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SEMS cheerleaders take Battle in the Boro
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Members of the South Effingham Middle School cheerleading team are, front row, left to right: Hannah Morris, Elizabeth Hare, Caroline Dasher, Emily Eddy, Alaina Ricker, Bella Kay Tatum, Taylor Neely, Chloe Kowalker; back row: coach Lisa Grassi, Lexi Murray, Katie Mclain, Kaylee Clay, Lexi Butler, Bailey Hurt, Mackenzie Layson, Maighan Mansukhani, Mallory Henninger, Melanie Zeigler, Peyton Radcliffe, and assistant Emma Wheeler. - photo by Photo provided

The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won first place in the large division and grand champion at Battle in the Boro. They competed at Southeast Bulloch High School on Oct. 25 and won by 54 points. Bella Kay Tatum from SEMS won first place in the jump off.

The SEMS cheerleaders are getting ready for their final competition, which will be held Thursday at Ebenezer Middle School at 5:30 p.m.