Editor’s note: Highlight video above is from Thursday night’s coverage of the game in the first half, before the game was suspended and concluded on Friday afternoon.

AKRON, Ohio (WKBN) – In a game that began Thursday night and finished Friday afternoon, the Chaney Cowboys fell to Akron East 14-13 in their season opener.

The Cowboys trailed the Dragons 14-7 at the half, when the game was suspended and set to resume Friday at noon at Ellet Stadium.

Chaney quarterback Matt Jones scored a touchdown with just under two minutes remaining in the game to pull the Cowboys within a point. But a two-point conversion attempt ultimately failed.

The Cowboys started the game off Thursday night with a bang with Matt Jones scoring a 19-yard rushing touchdown in the opening minutes of the game.

After an interception return by Ibraheem Kamara for a touchdown tied the game at 7-7, a long Ziaire Stevens touchdown run put Akron ahead 14-7 before the severe weather event halted the game at the midway point.

Chaney (0-1) is off in week two before hosting Boardman in week three.

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