Escambia Academy Wins AISA State Championship

November 18, 2017

The Escambia Academy Cougars are the AISA 2A state champions after  a 30-20 win Friday afternoon over top-ranked Autauga Academy at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy.

The Cougars were first on the board with a 1-yard keeper from quarterback Jabe Dawe, capping a 7-run drive that included a 52-yard run from Patrick McGhee to the three. With a missed point after, the EA Cougars were up 6-0. Dawe found senior Neikel Robinson with a 50-yard pass to expand the Cougars’ lead to 12-0.

Escambia Academy’s MJ Jones sacked an Autauga General forcing a fumble that was recovered by EA’s Jason Davis who returned 27-yards for  a touchdown and an 18-0 lead. Late in the first quarter, Autauga cut their deficit to 18-7, a score that held headed into halftime.

Late in the third quarter, Dawe found Fred Flavors with a 66-yard pass and Escambia Academy was up 24-7.

Friday’s championship is the second ever for Escambia Academy; the Cougars brought home the state championship in 2014. The Cougars lost to Autauga 28-21 in the state game last year.

Escambia Academy is located in Canoe, AL, about two miles north of the Alabama/Florida line. Students from both states attend the school.

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Comments

2 Responses to “Escambia Academy Wins AISA State Championship”

  1. Michael Jonex on November 20th, 2017 12:25 pm

    Thanks Cougars for a great season and let’s go after that ring in basketball too.

  2. Trocarman on November 18th, 2017 7:07 am

    CONGRATULATIONS COUGARS





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