The Broch had been crushed 4-2 at Bellslea by the Gable Endies of their Group B conflict.
Cowie was with out seven first-teamers – Willie West, Paul Leask, Paul Campbell, Ryan Cowie, Aidan Combe, Lewis Davidson and Jamie Beagrie.
Mark Cowie felt his patched up Fraserburgh aspect competed nicely of their Premier Sports activities Cup loss in opposition to Montrose.
However the Fraserburgh supervisor nonetheless felt his prices competed nicely in opposition to League One opposition.
He mentioned: “The objectives we gave away had been prison actually which isn’t like us usually.
“However on the identical time I feel they solely had three possibilities and scored three objectives within the first half whereas at instances Ryan Sargent and Lewis Duncan brought about actual issues.
“It would sound silly to say it however I don’t suppose there was a lot between the 2 groups.
“Within the second half we had been extra aggressive, on the entrance foot and we brought about extra issues.
“We had been somewhat bit unfortunate as nicely we had a few respectable penalty shouts and an offside objective which on one other day isn’t offside.
“However it’s nonetheless pre-season and it’s about sport time greater than outcomes so I’m not going to moan about issues.
“We’re attempting to get a squad collectively to play these video games and be as aggressive as we are able to.
“We’d seven first-team gamers lacking and also you’d in all probability argue most of them would play many of the video games.
“However final season we had been lucky and didn’t have many damage issues.
“Though we couldn’t discipline our strongest aspect we’ve nonetheless competed within the two video games.
“I don’t suppose Montrose or Kilmarnock have outplayed us, there are issues to work on however the primary focus simply now’s to be prepared for the league.”