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Rebels extend season; Glynn Academy ousts Effingham County girls
The Rebels' Trevon Wilkenson (4) fires a pass as teammate Samari Westbrook (12) circles behind him Friday in a game against Brunswick. The Pirates, who will host the Rebels on Wednesday, won 60-50. - photo by Mark Lastinger/staff

BRUNSWICK -- Effingham County's boys basketball team kept its season alive Monday night by beating Glynn Academy 61-48 in a play-in game for the Region 2-AAAAAA tournament at Brunswick.

Thanks to the victory, the Rebels will play top-seeded Brunswick in the tourney opener Wednesday at 8 p.m.. The Pirates edged Effingham County 60-50 on Friday in Springfield.

Effingham County's girls ended their season Monday with a 54-31 loss at Glynn Academy.