CARY — Apex escaped Green Hope with a Tri-Eight 4-A victory.
The win was the first league win of the season for the Cougars, who are now 3-4, 1-2.
Green Hope (1-6, 1-2) was coming off its first victory of the season, a 27-20 win over Panther Creek last week.
Green Hope travels to Cary next week.
Apex will be at Panther Creek, which is still seeking its first varsity football win.