Cougars headed to playoffs after 48-13 win

Escambia Academy's Patrick McGhee only touched the football seven times Friday night at Fort Dale but the Cougar running back picked up 215 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead EA to a 48-13 win.

Escambia Academy (8-2) will begin post season play this Friday night at home against Coosa Valley. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

EA head football coach Hugh Fountain said his team has been battling injuries and illnesses, but said he was proud of how the Cougars finished the regular season heading into the playoffs.

“It's a new season,” Fountain said. “Records don't matter. Everybody enters the playof...

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