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Cougars finish season with win, prepare for playoffs

BURNSIDE - In heavy rain and wind the CEC Cougars finished their regular season with a win Friday night in Burnside against the Dartmouth High Spartans, in NSSAF football.

In a rare occurrence the Dartmouth High team called the game after the opening kick off of the second half, due to the conditions, with the Cougars ahead 28-0

CEC finishes the regular season with a 7-1 record.

 Kamryn Matheson led the way on offence with nine carries for 166 yards and two touchdowns.  Riley Gabriel carried the ball four times for 65 yards and a score. Tyler Ball had the other Cougar touchdown on an exciting 56-yard punt return in the first quarter.  Michael Adams was successful on all four converts.

 Defensively, the Cougars pitched a shutout with strong play by linebacker Dylan Beniot, defensive linemen Seamus Meagher and Gabe Isenor as well as defensive backs Emmitt Fitzgerald and Tyler Ball.

 The Cougars finish their regular season tied for first in their division but will be the second seed based on the tie breaker. The Cougars will host the third place team from the other division in a quarter-final playoff game this coming weekend with details yet to be announced.

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