EA tops Pickens Academy 35-22 in Carrollton
Published 10:18 pm Friday, October 7, 2022
Escambia Academy shot out to a big lead over Pickens Academy and pulled away to a 35-22 road region victory tonight in Carrollton.
Cougars head football coach Gex Billups said they had momentum early, and PA scored right before halftime.
He said it shifted momentum a bit, and PA came out and hit some big plays.
PA cut the lead to 28-22.
Billups said the players battled and scored to put away the game.
“The kids played their tails off,” he said. “It was a four-quarter battle. They never gave up and I’m super proud of them.”
Billups said PA is a really good team.
“They’re really well coached,” he said. “Our coaches got our kids well prepared for the Wing-T. It had to be a disciplined game. The coaches did well this week.”
EA (3-3 overall, 1-2 in AISA Class 2A, Region 2) hosts Patrician Academy next week.