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Class AAAAAA football playoff score
Effingham County's Julian LeGrande (8) picks off a pass at the Rebels 43 during the second quarter Friday night. The turnover and subsequent runback to the Lakeside-Evans 8 set up the Rebels' lone touchdown. The throw was intended for Panthers receiver Jamal Benjamin.

Effingham County won its first state playoff football game in 31 years Friday night, beating Lakeside-Evans 16-10 in the first round.

The Rebels will visit Class AAAAAA No. 1 Lee County next week.

See the Nov. 14 edition of the Effingham Herald for more details.