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Cougars fall to Rebels 48-44

By By Chandler Myers
The Escambia Academy Cougars lost a close battle 48-44 to the Lowdnes Academy Rebels Thursday night in Lowndesboro.
The Cougars were led by senior guard Michael Hipa who scored 13 points in the loss, while recording three steals and two rebounds.
Junior forward Keaton Maher added 10 points, six rebounds and four blocks for the Cougars.
Cougars junior guard Brandon Goddard scored nine points, while recording six rebounds, an assist and a steal.
Cougars center Nate Smith and forward Darron McGhee each scored six points. Smith pulled down six rebounds, stole three passes and had an assist. McGhee recorded seven rebounds and had two steals.
Guard James White recorded four rebounds, four steals and three assists for the Cougars.
Rebels JV 36
Cougars JV 24
The Escambia Academy Cougars junior varsity fell to the Lowdnes Academy Rebels 36-24 Thursday in Lowdnesboro.
The Cougars were led by Garrett Kirk’s nine points.
Paul Arnold scored six points in the loss, while Jordan Sasser added five.
Jacob Dean and Blake Quimby rounded out the Cougars scoring with two points apiece.