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Lady Mustangs avenge loss to Lady Bobcats
South Effingham's Maleece Newbill makes a move toward the basket Tuesday night against Bluffton. - photo by Mark Lastinger/staff

GUYTON -- Taking care of the ball helped the South Effingham Lady Mustangs take care of busines.

Just five days a 50-31 turnover-prone loss at Bluffton (S.C.), South Effingham turned the tables and defeated the Lady Bobcats 63-54 on Tuesday.

The Lady Mustangs overcame a double-digit deficit in the second half by putting together a blistering shooting performance in the fourth quarter. The hit 13 of 17 free throws during a 28-10 spurt that clinched the victory.

Jillian Pelote, Maleece Newbill, Mallori Jenkins and Cheyenne Boswell led South Effingham with 19, 14, 12 and 10 points, respectively.

See the Dec. 20 edition of the Effingham Herald for more details.