ECHS to travel for area tourney

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Escambia County is traveling to Monroe County for the Class 4A, Area 2 tournament next week as the Tigers won a coin toss to claim the No. 1 seed.

The Blue Devils play Andalusia on Feb. 9 at 5 p.m. with the girls playing before at 3:30 p.m., also against AHS.

Last week, ECHS beat Hillcrest-Evergreen and lost to Pine Forest, Fla. The Blue Devils topped the Jaguars 80-69, and fell 64-51 to PFHS.

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Devon Robinson led ECHS with 24 points; Lue Williams had 19 points; Triston Knott had 18 point; and Malik Brown dished in 10 points in the win over Hillcrest.

Against Pine Forest, the Blue Devils were led by Knott with 13 points. Williams chipped in 11, and Robinson had nine.

ECHS hosts T.R. Miller tomorrow for senior night and to close out the regular season.