BASE­BALL: CEC CLAIMS FOURTH STRAIGHT TI­TLE

CEC rolls to a pair of wins to nab fourth straight NSSAF Northum­ber­land re­gion crown

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e Cobe­quid Cougars swept a pair of games on Tues­day to win their fourth straight Nova Sco­tia School Ath­letic Fed­er­a­tion Divi­sion 1 Northum­ber­land re­gion boys base­ball ti­tle. e Cougars, who are cur­rently 8-0 this sea­son, are de­fend­ing pro­vin­cial champs.

ey have a com­bined record of 39-2 over the past three sea­sons, and on Tues­day made short work of their op­po­nents, outscor­ing them by a com­bined 17-2 mar­gin.

Cobe­quid will play at the pro­vin­cial cham­pi­onship Oct. 12-13, hosted by the West­ern re­gion.

Fol­low­ing are snap­shots of Tues­day’s games:

CEC 9, Northum­ber­land 0 Chad Mingo threw a two-hit shutout and struck out 12 bat­ters as the Cougars cruised to vic­tory.

Luke Creel­man sin­gled and belted a solo home­run, while Con-

nor Angers added three sin­gles in a 15-hit CEC at­tack. Mingo, Micheal Jol­limore, Bai­ley Mackin­non and Quinn Cashen all chipped in three sin­gles.

CEC 8, North Nova 2

e Cougars jumped out to a 4-0 rst-in­ning lead and never looked back. Con­nor Ir­win pitched the win and Jack­son Haight earned a

three-in­ning save.

ey com­bined to al­low just four hits with 12 strike­outs.

Ir­win de­liv­ered three sin­gles to lead the o en­sive charge.

SUB­MIT­TED

The Cobe­quid Cougars are once again NSSAF Northum­ber­land re­gion base­ball champs. The Cougars de­feated Northum­ber­land and North Nova on Tues­day to win the re­gional crown. Mem­bers of the team are, front row, from left, Will Macgillivray, Seth Pri­est-atkin­son, Mar­shall Field, Chad Mingo, Con­nor Angers, Darsey Pratt and Micheal Jol­limore; sec­ond row, coach Scott Macgillivray, Bai­ley Mackin­non, Quinn Cashen, Jack­son Haight, Con­nor Ir­win, Max Ashton, Adam Mackin­non, Luke Creel­man and coach JP Wood. Miss­ing are Ai­den Hen­ni­gar and Tan­ner Greatorex.

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