Cougars fall in second game in 20-19 loss

Escambia Academy has opened the season 0-2, losing two games by a total of two points. This past Friday night the Cougars fell to Tuscaloosa Academy 20-19 in a game that wasn't decided until the final seconds when EA's Orlando Medina missed a 41-yard field goal.

EA head coach Hugh Fountain said despite the 0-2 start the goals of the Cougars to make the playoffs and make another run at a state title remain.

“It was a battle between two traditional powers of the Alabama Independent Athletic schools,” Fountain said.

EA struck first when Shannon Wheat scored on a 68-yard run in the first quarter....