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Rain interrupts Lady Rebels' series
Third baseman Bailee Wilson celebrates the recording of an out with pitcher Julia Carter during Tuesday's second game against Lakeside-Evans. - photo by Mark Lastinger/staff

SPRINGFIELD -- A heavy downpour arrived at Rebel Field on Tuesday with Effingham County on the verge of advancing to the second round of the Class AAAAAA softball tournament.

With the Lady Rebels up 5-2 in the seventh inning of the second game of the best-of-three series against Lakeside-Evans,  rain forced play to be halted.

Effingham County prevailed in the opener 5-3, getting home runs from Bailee Wilson and Addie Reynolds.