TRURO – The Cobequid Cougars suffered a 17-6 setback to the Horton Griffins Saturday in Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation Football League at Acadia University.
The result drops the Cougars to 1-1 while Horton improves to 2-1. The Griffins held a 14-6 lead at half time.
Kicker Nick Zscheile accounted for all of Cobequid’s points, splitting the uprights from 37 and 25 yards.
Running back Austin Wheeler made nine carries for 32 yards before leaving the game with an injury. Quarterback Riley Jennings was 7-for-12 passing for 55 yards.
Defensively Drew Erskine made seven tackles for the Cougars while Adam Kaulbach made six, Andrew Gibson made five and Cory Knockwood had four.
Cobequid is back in action Sept. 30 at 4 p.m. when they host the J.L. Ilsley Judges at James Macpherson Stadium.