HL: Blue Bombers score big win over Argos in peewee football
TRURO - The Truro Blue Bombers took a big step in securing a Tier 1 playoff spot on the weekend with a 20-13 victory over the Halifax Argos in the Peewee Division of the Nova Scotia Minor Football League.
The victory lifts the Blue Bombers to 5-2 and into a three-way tie for second place with the Valley Saints and Bedford Bulldogs. The Dartmouth Destroyers (6-0) lead with 12. Truro finishes the season Saturday on the road against the Timberlea Titans (2-5).
Reilly Carmichael scored a pair of touchdowns for Truro while Ryan Power had the other. Lorne MacLean was stellar on the defensive side and was named player of the game.
HL: Freightliners lay beating on Argos for second bantam football win
TRURO - The Truro Freightliners got their second win of the season in a big way, pounding the Halifax Argos 39-7 on the weekend in the Bantam Division of the Nova Scotia Minor Football League.
The victory improves the Freightliners to 2-4 to sit sixth in the 11-team circuit and increases their chances of a Tier 2 playoff spot. Halifax is 1-5. Truro wraps up the regular season Saturday in Middleton against the Western Valley Wings (0-6).
Runningback Cory Knockwood ran in four majors and booted three conversions for Truro while Tyren Desmond added a pair of touchdowns. Ethan Devouge also fell on a punt in the endzone for an extra point.