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ECMS cheerleaders take crowns
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From left to right, first row, are: Sarah Winter, Cie Cea Villarreal, Brooke Nease, Camille Vernava and Taylor Smith; middle row, Peyton Gracen, Anna Snooks, Allison Hoch, Brooke Burns, Kirsten Jones, Hailey Brabham, Analeigh Casey, Selena Osborne and Jill Craig; top row, Emily Alexander, Megan Clemons, Coach Marti Smith, Kindall Strojny and Abby Freyermuth. - photo by Photo provided

The Effingham County Middle School competition cheerleaders took first place in the small middle school division and were named grand champions of the overall middle school division at the Georgia College and Jones County Greyhound Invitational.

Additionally, Camille Vernava, Cie Cea Villarreal, Selena Osborne, Megan Clemons and Kirsten Jones held off 17 other middle and high school teams to win the Longest Lib contest. They are coached by Marti Smith.