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Port­land FA-West­ern Union Ma­jor League

The Port­land FA-West­ern Union Ma­jor League con­tin­ues to­mor­row. At Hec­tors River, Ujama CC will face Man­chioneal FC, while at Bound­brook, Pav­il­ion Pro­gres­sive FC meet Tau­rus United SC. Both matches will kick off at 3:30 p.m.

Sco­tia­bank lift in­ter-bank crown

De­fend­ing cham­pi­ons Sco­tia­bank re­tained the West­ern Sports-spon­sored Nor­man Good­i­son In­ter-bank foot­ball league ti­tle at Winch­ester Park, St Ge­orge’s Col­lege last Sun­day when they stopped Ja­maica Na­tional Build­ing So­ci­ety (JNBS) 5-0.

The win­ners led 3-0 af­ter 20 min­utes. They went ahead in the sixth minute when cap­tain Ste­fan Bart­ley scored his third goal in two matches. Ni­cholas Scott made it 2-0 in the 14th minute, and mid­fielder Ra­mone Reid scored the third in the 17th minute.

Kevin Lamey killed off the game with a brace in the 76th and 90th minute.

JNBS and Na­tional Com­mer­cial Bank will meet at Bar­bican play­ing­field to­mor­row at 3 p.m. to de­cide who will play Sagi­cor in the JamClear Cup fi­nal. The JamClear Cup is con­tested by the teams fin­ish­ing sec­ond to fourth in the In­ter-bank com­pe­ti­tion.

Fraser-Pryce six-a-side foot­ball con­tin­ues to­day

The 2016 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce six-a-side foot­ball league moves into the knock­out quar­ter-fi­nal stage to­day at 451 Span­ish Town Road, Water­house, op­po­site Wray & Nephew Lim­ited, start­ing at 3 p.m.

The five zone win­ners and the three best sec­ond-place teams will be in ac­tion. Ashoka will op­pose Rangers in the first match, then an hour later, Hen­ley take on Youths United, the only team to win its three matches in the pre­lim­i­nary round.

On Sun­day, Novem­ber 6, Matha­tra will op­pose de­fend­ing cham­pi­ons Eurotrend and Miles en­ter­tain Whip­pers at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., re­spec­tively. Akeem Peter­son of Youths United is the com­pe­ti­tion’s lead­ing scorer with three goals.

The semi-fi­nal matches are sched­uled for Novem­ber 12 and 13 and the fi­nal on Satur­day, Novem­ber 19.

Three more teams ad­vance in Manch­ester KO

Porus, Downs, and Los Per­fec­tos have joined de­fend­ing cham­pi­ons in the sec­ond round of the 2016-17 sea­son of the Manch­ester FA/Bru­malia House KO com­pe­ti­tion.

Porus ad­vanced af­ter knock­ing out Com­fort via the penalty shoot-out route af­ter the two had played to an ex­cit­ing 2-2 in reg­u­la­tion and an ex­tra-time draw at Kirkvine Sports Club. Porus FC won 3-1 on penal­ties.

Mean­while, Downs FC used home ad­van­tage well and se­cured their pas­sage for­ward with a 1-0 win over Villa United.

At Manch­ester High School ear­lier this week, Los Per­fec­tos, who are mak­ing a re­turn to top-flight ac­tion, won 21 against Old Eng­land FC.

The de­fend­ing cham­pi­ons Ri­cam had ear­lier ad­vanced with an open­ing 3-0 win over pro­moted team Tech­ni­cal Strik­ers.

Lo­cal favourites dom­i­nate Knox 7K Run/Walk

The lo­cal favourites in both run and walk events shone brightly to cop the top spots in last week­end’s Knox 40th an­niver­sary 7K Run and Walk in Cob­bla, Manch­ester.

Oshane Archibald of GC Fos­ter, who eas­ily won the Church Teach­ers’ Col­lege edi­tion ear­lier in the month, again tri­umphed in the run event in a good time of 23 min­utes 42 sec­onds. For­mer Holm­wood Tech­ni­cal stu­dent now at Church Teach­ers Col­lege Melissa Thyme stole the show in the fe­male cat­e­gory, cross­ing the line in 29:46.

Belle­field’s Ro­mar Mun­dle was the top school boy cross­ing the line sixth in 25:14. His school­mate, 14-year-old Aneisha Lawrence, was the top girl, post­ing 31:11 and 35 overall.

The walk events were pre­dictably dom­i­nated by Jon Saleem Oliphant and Natasha McKen­zie. These two have taken all the ru­ral-based events this year. Oliphant won while post­ing 46:57, while McKen­zie made it four from four in fin­ish­ing third overall and the first fe­male.

Howie Chin Prep school foot­ball round-up

El In­sti­tuto de Man­dev­illa won 4-1 against Hill­crest Prep to score the big­gest vic­tory of the day in the Howie Chin Prep foot­ball com­pe­ti­tion last week­end. El In­sti­tuto would go on to win a sec­ond game on the day, edg­ing Chara­gape 2-1. They have now taken sec­ond place be­hind lead­ers Mt St Joseph.

Of sig­nif­i­cance, West Indies Col­lege Prep, who are re­turn­ing af­ter an ab­sence of five years, re­bounded from their 4-0 drub­bing on open­ing day at the hands of Mt Saint Joseph Prep to record their first win in a 2-0 ef­fort against Sa­cred Heart. Asad Parch­ment scored twice.

Tra­di­tional ri­vals Be­lair and Mt St Joseph bat­tled to a 0-0 draw.

In the girls’ cat­e­gory, Knox Prepara­tory School held Mount Saint Joseph 1-1 while Be­lair Prepara­tory School recorded a 3-1 win over Em­manuel.

Peter Bunting foot­ball round-up

Only one was played last week fea­tur­ing the Royal Flat Di­vi­sion, which has a split zone. That game saw Ken­dal de­feat­ing New Hall 4-0. Ken­dal, who has six points, is poised to ad­vance along with the win­ners of the other half zone, Royal Flat.

To­mor­row’s sched­ule fea­tures the last of the pre­lim­i­nary games with a dou­ble-header at the Han­bury Com­mu­nity field.

The matches on are Ken­dal vs Land Set­tle­ment at 3 p.m. and Com­fort vs New Hall at 1:30. At 3 p.m., it will be Ken­dal against Land Set­tle­ment.

Other teams who have al­ready se­cured quar­ter-fi­nal spots are Ge­orge’s Val­ley, Blue Moun­tain, Old Eng­land and Porus.

Water­ford, In­de­pen­dence City in 1-1 draw

De­fend­ing cham­pi­ons Water­ford had to dig deep to share the points as they scored a late equaliser in a 1-1 draw with In­de­pen­dence City in the INSPORTS Port­more Pri­mary Foot­ball League at the Water­ford Pri­mary School last Thurs­day.

Dante Brown gave In­de­pen­dence City a first-half lead be­fore De­mario Knight equalised in the dy­ing mo­ments for the home team.

Water­ford and Bridge­port are the zone lead­ers on four points apiece. In other games, Bridge­port won the first match of the sea­son in three tries as they whipped Port Hen­der­son 4-1 and As­cot beat Bel­mont Park 3-1. In Zone two, Portsmouth have sole lead­er­ship with six points from two games as they beat Naggo Head 3-1. In the other game in the zone, Kens­ing­ton and Gre­gory Park drew 1-1.

Domino Premier League

Spit Fyah took sole lead­er­ship of the

Ja­maica Domino Coun­cil As­so­ci­a­tion’s Premier League af­ter they trounced fifth-place Bull Bay United (32 points) 300-263 last Sun­day.

In other games, sec­ond-place

Water­house United (41 points) de­feated Vin­tage Pub 300-260; third-place Caribbean Clas­sic (also 41 points) sur­prised fourth-place Brae­ton All Stars (35 points) 300-282; sev­enth-place Right Stuff (31 points) beat Naggo Head 300-251; Eighth-place Ex­cep­tional (30 points) cut down Small Axe 300-162; Sour­sop Tree shocked Jade Strik­ers 300-293, and High­lights schooled Mem­ory Lane 300-292.

Portsmouth whip Bridge­port

De­fend­ing champs Portsmouth swamped new­com­ers Bridge­port 18-0 in the lat­est round of the INSPORTS Port­more Pri­mary Netball League last Wed­nes­day.

In other games, Kens­ing­ton de­feated Bel­mont Park 8-1 while As­cot had a hard-fought 8-6 win over Gre­gory Park Pri­mary. The com­pe­ti­tion con­tin­ues on Mon­day. The league is in its fourth year and Portsmouth have won it twice (2014, 2015), and Greater Port­more won the in­au­gu­ral year.

INSPORTS/Charles Cho­co­late Five-a-side League

Bridge­port Po­lice took no pris­on­ers as they scolded IGL 5-2 in Wed­nes­day night’s fix­ture in the INSPORTS/ Charles Cho­co­late Port­more Busi­ness House Five-a-side Foot­ball League.

Ki­mani Blis­sett net­ted a brace while Valdo Mar­gon, Rushane Spence, and Quarmie Richards had a goal apiece. Cleon Orig­gio and Chris Cun­ning­ham scored for IGL. In the night’s other game, Port­more Gas de­feated Wisynco 2-0 cour­tesy of a dou­ble strike from Devon Wil­son.

CON­TRIB­UTED PHO­TOS

MAY­BERRY TEN­NIS: Stephanie Har­ri­son (left), May­berry In­vest­ments mar­ket­ing of­fi­cer, and Anika Jen­gel­ley (right), as­sis­tant, vice-pres­i­dent mar­ket­ing, pose with Moe­sha Fox (sec­ond left), girls’ 14-and-un­der win­ner, and Hay­ley McHair, win­ner of the girls’ 16-and-un­der ti­tles at the Liguanea Club dur­ing the May­berry Open Ju­nior Ten­nis Cham­pi­onships last Sun­day.

Mem­bers of the vic­to­ri­ous Sco­tia­bank foot­ball team pose with the Nor­man Good­i­son In­ter-bank tro­phy af­ter they de­feated Ja­maica Na­tional Build­ing So­ci­ety at Winch­ester Park last Sun­day.

PA­TRICK PLANTER/ PHO­TOG­RA­PHER

Play­ers from Hy­del High and Ja­maica Col­lege bat­tling for the ball dur­ing the ISSA-FLOW Man­ning Cup sec­ond-round match at the Span­ish Town Pri­son Oval on Wed­nes­day. From left are Ro­dari Edwards of Hy­del High, JC’s Tevin Rochester (8), and Mal­ick How­ell (20) of JC. JC won 3-1.

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