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Effingham, South Effingham split matches
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South Effingham and Effingham County split their boys and girls tennis matches Thursday, with South Effingham winning the girls contest 3-2 and Effingham taking the boys 3-2.

The Lady Mustangs won two of three singles matches. Top seed Jessie Kessler downed Chandel McDonie 6-1, 6-0, and No. 2 seed Allison Williford won by injury default over Erin Hall. Effingham’s Emily Waltz beat Courtney Edenfield 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 at No. 3 .

South Effingham’s No. 1 doubles team of Cassie Hiatt and Katherine Perrin beat Victoria Webb and Hayley Hall 6-3, 6-1. Tayla Mondella and Paige Rahn took No. 2 doubles for Effingham County with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Kylie Adams and Raven Giles.

Effingham’s boys took two of three singles matches, with Kerry Wright topping Sam Barber 6-1, 6-4 at No. 2 seed and Josh Griffiths outlasting Ryan Kessler 6-0, 3-6, 6-3 at No. 3. The Mustangs’ Geoff Beecher downed Garett Craig 7-6 and 6-4 at No. 1 singles.

At No. 1 doubles, Tyler Jenkins and Shane Jenkins of South Effingham defeated Jason Mosley and Eric Oglesby 6-2, 6-4. Effingham County sealed its win with a 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 win by Neil Morgan and Jay Gnann over Austin Kuster and Nick Edel at No. 2 doubles.

Girls results
1) Jessie Kessler (SE) d. Chandel McDonie 6-1, 6-0
2) Allison Willford (SE) d. Erin Hall injury default
3) Emily Waltz (EC) d. Courtney Edenfield 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
1) Cassie Hiatt/Katherine Perrin (SE) d.  Victoria Webb/Hayley Hall 6-3, 6-1
2) Tayla Mondella/Paige Rahn (EC) d. Kylie Adams/Raven Giles 6-3, 6-1

Boys results
1) Geoff Beecher (SE) d. Garett Craig 7-6, 6-4
2) Kerry Wright (EC) d. Sam Barber 6-1, 6-4
3) Josh Griffiths (EC) d. Ryan Kessler 6-0, 3-6, 6-3
1) Tyler Jenkins/Shane Jenkins (SE) d. Jason Mosley/Eric Oglesby 6-2 6-4
2) Neil Morgan/Jay Gnann (EC) d. Austin Kuster/Nick Edel 5-7, 6-3, 6-4