Portmore Business House football for October 5
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.