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Capacity crowd watches SEHS edge ECHS for region title
The South Effingham Lady Mustangs pose with their region championship trophy. - photo by Photo by Paul Floeckher

A packed house at Rebel Field saw a thriller between the South Effingham Lady Mustangs and Effingham County Lady Rebels for the Region 3-AAAAA softball championship Thursday.

SEHS built a seven-run lead and held off a furious Effingham rally for a 7-6 win to claim the region title.

Each team will host a series Wednesday in the first round of the Class AAAAA state tournament.

For more on the game, select either the ECHS or SEHS section from the Sports dropdown menu on the front page of

To watch video of the Lady Mustangs' celebration and postgame comments, visit the Featured Video section of