Cougars to host playoff games

Published 10:02 pm Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Solid pitching helped Escambia Academy clinch the second seed in the region with a 2-1 win over Fort Dale Academy Friday.

EA pitcher Michael Thompson threw  102 pitches in 10 innings.

EA hitters collected eight hits and scored two runs.

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Tristan McAnally walked and stole second in the bottom of the 10th before Brett Gorum hit a single to score him for the game-winner.

EA hosts Kingwood Academy Friday, starting at 4 p.m.