Playo time

CEC nishes with 6-2 record for sec­ond place in the Sco­tia Con­fer­ence

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The CEC Cougars wrapped up their reg­u­lar sched­ule Sun­day and now look ahead to the rst round of the playo s against Sir John A.

e CEC Cougars will host Sir John A. Mac­don­ald Flames this Sun­day in the open­ing round of NSSAF high school foot­ball playo s, af­ter nail­ing down sec­ond place in their divi­sion.

Game time for the quar­ter- nal matchup is 1 p.m. at James Macpherson Sta­dium.

In the nal game of the reg­u­lar sea­son, the Cougars pulled away from the Hor­ton High School Gri ns in the sec­ond half to take a 21-9 de­ci­sion at home Sun­day.

Cobe­quid Ed­u­ca­tional Cen­tre nished the reg­u­lar sched­ule with six wins against two losses, good for sec­ond place in the Divi­sion 1 Sco­tia Con­fer­ence, be­hind divi­sion front run­ner C.P. Allen. e Cougars face the Flames who se­cured third place in the Nova Con­fer­ence.

At Macpherson Sta­dium Sun­day, CEC held an 8-0 lead at the half over Hor­ton. Start­ing quar­ter­back Michael Adams scored a ma­jor on a one-yard plunge for the Cougars’ only TD of the rst half.

Run­ning back An­drew Floyd had 12 car­ries for 56 yards and ran back a kick-o 80 yards for a touch­down. Charles Toole hauled in a pass from quar­ter­back Craig Ta­bor and ran the rest of the way for a ma­jor that cov­ered 25 yards.

On de­fence, Jor­dan Waller and Ivan Gault each had six tack­les, while Will Syl­li­boy had four tack­les and an in­ter­cep­tion. Jonah Rhind, Kaleb John­stone and Con­nor Richard­son each picked o a pass and had two tack­les.

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CEC quar­ter­back Michael Adams bulls his way through Gri ns’ de­fend­ers Sun­day in the CEC Cougars’ nal reg­u­lar sea­son game. The Cougars de­feated Hor­ton 21-9 and will play Sir John A. Mac­don­ald Sun­day in a quar­ter nal playo matchup.

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