The Newnan Times-Herald


Weather threat halts Newnan vs. EC basketball games

  • By Jeff Armstrong
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  • Jan. 07, 2017 - 12:13 AM

Weather threat halts Newnan vs. EC basketball games

Jeff Armstrong / The Newnan Times-Herald

Newnan’s Luis Gonzales gets ready to play defense in a recent game for the Cougars. Tonight’s games between Newnan and rival East Coweta has been postponed and will be made up at a later date.

Due to the threat of inclement weather, the first basketball games of the annual “Coweta Clash” between Newnan and East Coweta have been postponed.

Newnan High athletic director Jeff Bryant and East Coweta High athletic director Ken Kesselring will meet to discuss a makeup date for the rivalry games.

The Newnan Lady Cougars (7-8 overall, 0-2 Region 2-AAAAAAA) were coming off a 59-46 loss to Pebblebrook Tuesday while the EC Lady Indians (3-10, 0-2) haven’t played since a 38-35 win over Langston Hughes in the finale of the Newnan Holiday Classic on Dec. 30.

The Newnan Cougars (7-9, 0-3) fell big to Pebblebrook boys on Tuesday while the EC Indians (9-5, 0-2) haven’t played since losing to Park Crossing High in the Newnan Holiday Classic finale Dec. 30.

Newnan and EC’s non-region games scheduled for Saturday are also canceled and may be rescheduled at a later date.