Port­more Busi­ness House foot­ball for Oc­to­ber 5

Jamaica Gleaner - - SPORT -

The newly crowned Di­vi­sion One KSAFA/West­ern Sports Busi­ness House (BH) cham­pi­ons, Petro­jam, won a sec­ond tro­phy on Wed­nes­day fol­low­ing a hard-fought 2-0 win over Di­vi­sion Two cham­pi­ons Wisynco in ex­tra time, this in the Ray­mond Quallo Me­mo­rial Cup Chal­lenge fi­nal at Al­pha Boys’ Home on Wed­nes­day.

Both teams were goal­less at the end of reg­u­la­tion time, but the Len­nie Hyde-coached

Sixty-two campers were ex­posed to var­i­ous sport­ing dis­ci­plines dur­ing the re­cent week­long Kids Heaven Sports De­vel­op­ment/New Har­bour Vil­lage sports camp at the main playing field in New Har­bour Vil­lage, Phase One, St Cather­ine.

The camp was in as­so­ci­a­tion with the New Har­bour Vil­lage Junelle Brom­field of St El­iz­a­beth Tech­ni­cal High School re­ceiv­ing the 2015 Court­ney Walsh Award for Ex­cel­lence for her ac­com­plish­ments in aca­demics and sports from Dr David McBean, chair­man of the Supreme Ven­tures Foun­da­tion. Look­ing on is Court­ney Walsh.

Phase One Cit­i­zens’As­so­ci­a­tion, Kids Heaven Sports De­vel­op­ment, the Ja­maica Base­ball As­so­ci­a­tion, among oth­ers.

The campers were taught skills in base­ball, foot­ball, net­ball, vol­ley­ball, bad­minton and cricket.

The top girl camper was Karra Gor­don, while the top boy camper was Ni­cholas Burke. Rick McKen­zie was voted best base­ball player and re­ceived a set of gear cour­tesy of the An­drew Dixon Foun­da­tion Kids Heaven Sports De­vel­op­ment Cen­tre.

Er­rol Mathias, the camp di­rec­tor, said for next year’s stag­ing he will be invit­ing young­sters from Phase Two and

Phase Three of New Har­bour. He im­plored campers that sports can be ben­e­fi­cial to them and their fam­i­lies as many Ja­maican and in­ter­na­tional ath­letes have made a ca­reer in sport.

The INSPORTS-spon­sored Port­more Busi­ness House fivea-side foot­ball com­pe­ti­tion will com­mence on Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 5, with an open­ing cer­e­mony and a game at the Sun­shine playing field in Naggo Head, Port­more, St Cather­ine, match time 8:30 p.m. Three­time

de­fend­ing cham­pi­ons Ca­ble Pro will play new­com­ers Dig­i­cel to of­fi­cially kick off the sea­son.

Twelve teams have con­firmed par­tic­i­pa­tion. Some of the teams are Con­fec­tionery and Snacks A and B, Port­more Gas, Pet­com, IGL, ADA, Lasco Dis­trib­u­tors, Bridge­port Po­lice, Tyre Ware­house and Me­gaMart. Spon­sors are In­sti­tute of Sports (INSPORTS) and Charles Choco­lates. In ar­guably the best match of the sea­son, Water­house United

shocked pre­vi­ously un­beaten Brae­ton All Stars 300-299 in a nail-bit­ing count­down win, dur­ing the eighth round of games in the Ja­maica Domino Coun­cil As­so­ci­a­tion Premier League last Sun­day.

Both clubs have seven wins apiece. In other games, Bull Bay United out­lasted Right Stuff 300-286; Spit Fyah whipped High­light Strik­ers 300225; Gi­ants got a walkover against In­ter­na­tional; Caribbean Clas­sic beat Jade Strik­ers 300288; Me­chan­i­cal Strik­ers cut down Sour Sop 300-294; and Ex­cep­tional de­feated Naggo Head 300-293, and Small Axe de­feated Mem­ory Lane 300-276.

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