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SEMS wins another title
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Members of the SEMS cheerleading team are, front row, from left to right: Alaina Ricker, Kate Brennan, Taylor Neely, Caroline Dasher, Hannah McCann, Victoria Farrar, Lexi Murray and Emily Eddy; middle row:Shazi Edmonds, Kayla Harrelson and Lillie Grace Cuatt; back row: coach Hannah Darling, coach Ashley McVey, Emily Butler, Madison Hagan, Nikki Truelove, Brooke Donovan, Bailee Milne, Sarah Jones, Kourtney Harrleson, Mallory Henninger, coach Courtney Hall and coach Sara Beth Gaskin. - photo by Photo provided

The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won the region championship for the third consecutive year.

They competed at Southeast Bulloch Middle School on Nov. 7 and won by 39 points.

The girls performed to a theme called 3peat, which can be seen at

Ashley McVey has been the head coach for the winning team for the last five years. This was her final competition with the team.