Varsity Tennis · Region Tennis Tournament

Statesboro High hosted Effingham in the Region Semifinals at Mill Creek on Monday afternoon.  Kate Laircey got going in a hurry as she raced to a 6-0,6-0 win at first singles to put the Devils up 1-0.  Julia Basquin played really solid at second singles as she won 6-2,6-0 to increase the lead to 2-0.  Julia Basquin is now 16-0 on the season. Jolee Jordan and Mincey Akins played a great first set as they jumped out to a 6-1 first set but trailed 4-5 in the second before winning the final 3 games to win 7-5 and give the Devils a 3-0 victory.  Statesboro improves to 14-2 on the season and will play South Effingham on Tuesday at Mill Creek at 1:00 for the championship.