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CEC Cougars football squad loses home opener 13-11 on final play of the game

Andrew Floyd of the Cougars grinds out some yardage during action Sunday afternoon when CEC hosted Sir John A. Macdonald in their season opener. The Flames kicked a field goal with no time on the clock to take a 13-11 decision.
Andrew Floyd of the Cougars grinds out some yardage during action Sunday afternoon when CEC hosted Sir John A. Macdonald in their season opener. The Flames kicked a field goal with no time on the clock to take a 13-11 decision.

TRURO – The Cobequid Educational Centre Cougars lost a heartbreaker Sunday as they hosted Sir John A. Macdonald Flames of Halifax in the opener of their NSSAFFL season.

The teams were tied 8-8 at the half and CEC went ahead with a field goal in the third quarter to take an 11-8 lead that stood up until late into the fourth quarter. Backed up in their own end on third down, CEC gave up a two-point safety to give themselves some breathing room, making the score 11-10. Then the Flames marched back down and kicked a field goal as the clock ran down to take the 13-11 win.

Andrew Floyd of the Cougars grinds out some yardage during action Sunday afternoon when CEC hosted Sir John A. Macdonald in their season opener. The Flames kicked a field goal with no time on the clock to take a 13-11 decision.

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