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Cougars win third straight regional baseball title

The Cobequid Cougars won the NSSAF Northumberland region baseball crown for the third straight year. Members of the team are, front row, from left, Luke Creelman, Michael Jollimore, Mackie Marquis, Dawson Briggs, Lucas Watson, Luke Smith, Will MacGillivray and Darsey Pratt; second row, coach Scott MacGillivray, Quinn Cashen, Bailie MacKinnon, Connor Irwin, Jackson Haight, Chad Mingo, Connor Angers, Zack Betts and coach JP Wood.
The Cobequid Cougars won the NSSAF Northumberland region baseball crown for the third straight year. Members of the team are, front row, from left, Luke Creelman, Michael Jollimore, Mackie Marquis, Dawson Briggs, Lucas Watson, Luke Smith, Will MacGillivray and Darsey Pratt; second row, coach Scott MacGillivray, Quinn Cashen, Bailie MacKinnon, Connor Irwin, Jackson Haight, Chad Mingo, Connor Angers, Zack Betts and coach JP Wood.

TRURO, N.S. – The Cobequid Cougars baseball team recently captured its third straight Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation Northumberland region title.

The Cougars hosted the tournament and swept their two preliminary games by scores of 20-0 over the Hants East Tigers and 14-5 over the Northumberland Nighthawks.

In the final, the Cougars easily defeated the Amherst Vikings 15-1 to advance to the NSSAF provincial championship this weekend, hosted by the Capital region champion Halifax West Warriors.

The Cougars are 14-0 this season and a combined 18-1 during the past two seasons.

CEC 20 Hants East 0

(Game called after five innings)

Lucas Watson was the winning pitcher. Top hitters were Connor Angers, with two doubles and a single and Luke Smith, with three hits.

CEC 14 Northumberland 5

The winning pitcher was Jackson Haight. Chad Mingo stroked three singles, while Dawson Briggs and Mackie Marquis each had two hits and Haight added a two-run homer.

CEC 15 Amherst 1

(Game called after five innings)

Dawson Briggs fired a complete-game three hitter. Connor Angers had two singles and a double; Luke Smith singled and doubled and Connor Irwin tripled.

 

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