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Water­ford take last semi-fi­nal spot

WATER­FORD PRI­MARY took the fourth and last semi-fi­nal spot in the INSPORTS Port­more Pri­mary Foot­ball League fol­low­ing their re­sound­ing 4-1 win over As­cot Pri­mary at the Water­ford Pri­mary play­ing field last Thurs­day.

Jah­mari Nolan and Demario Knight both struck double strikes in the de­fend­ing champions’ em­phatic win. Water­ford topped Zone One with 11 points, while Bridge­port (10 points) were the other qual­i­fier from the Zone.

In Zone Two, Portsmouth ended the pre­lim­i­nar­ies with a per­fect 12 points, af­ter they blanked Kens­ing­ton 6-0 while Naggo Head (7 points) took the other semi-fi­nal spot af­ter they drew 1-1 with Greater Port­more. The semi-fi­nal matchup will see Water­ford against Naggo Head at 10a.m., while the fea­ture match at 11:30 a.m. will pit Portsmouth against Bridge­port. Both games will take place at the Portsmouth Pri­mary play­ing field on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 24.

Water­ford United shock Ken’s Wild­flower

WATER­FORD UNITED moved to 22 points and closed in on a semi-fi­nal berth as they sur­prised third-place Ken’s Wild­flower (27 points) 250-244 in a thrilling count­down in the lat­est round of the MP Colin Fa­gan South East St Catherine Inter-Con­stituency Domino Tour­na­ment last Sun­day. In the other game, Cum­ber­land brushed aside Gar­veymeade 250-223. Lead­ers Pas­sage­fort United had a walkover against West­meade Ris­ing Star, who failed to show.

Matches on for to­mor­row: (Home teams named first) Ris­ing Sun vs Gar­veymeade at In­de­pen­dence City Plaza; Pas­sage­fort vs Water­ford at Old Pas­sage­fort, Myr­tle Way; and Ken’s Wild­flower host West­meade Ris­ing Star on Port Hen­der­son Road, Port­more Plaza.

Domino Coun­cil As­so­ci­a­tion’s Pre­mier League round-up

WATERHOUSE UNITED are still lead­ers of the Ja­maica Domino Coun­cil As­so­ci­a­tion Pre­mier League with 49 points.

They were pushed to the limit in their last en­counter but held on for a close 300296 win over 10th-place Naggo Head (27 points).

Caribbean Clas­sic, who are also cred­ited with the same points tally, eas­ily de­feated eighth-place Gi­ants (34 points) 300-273. In other games, third-place Spit Fyah (46 points) whipped Jade Strik­ers 300-247; fourth­place Right Stuff (39 points) beat sixth-place Brae­ton All Stars (37 points) 300-291 in a count­down; fifth-place Ex­cep­tional (38 points) downed Me­chan­i­cal Strik­ers 300-271; sev­enth-place Bull Bay United (36 points) de­feated Small Axe 300-282; Sour­sop Tree got the bet­ter of Mem­ory Lane 300-247; In­ter­na­tional turned back Vin­tage Pub 300-264. The com­pe­ti­tion con­tin­ues to­mor­row.

INSPORTS Port­more Pri­mary Net­ball League

AS­COT PRI­MARY lost ground on the lead group af­ter they were hum­bled 21-4 by a ram­pant Naggo Head team as ac­tion con­tin­ued in the INSPORTS Port­more Pri­mary Net­ball League last Mon­day.

In other games, two-time de­fend­ing champions Portsmouth out­classed Water­ford 15-2, Gre­gory Park ran away 19-2 win­ners over Bridge­port and Kens­ing­ton beat neigh­bours Greater Port­more 7-2.

AN­THONY MINOTT PHO­TOS

Showayne Ed­wards (sec­ond left) won the men’s cat­e­gory of the Mayor Ge­orge Lee Foun­da­tion 6Km road race in 20 min­utes and 22 sec­onds to beat Bridge­port High’s 16-year-old ath­lete David Thom­spon (left), who clocked 20 min­utes and 42 sec­onds, while St Catherine High’s Ro­mardo Hu­luzana placed third in 21:01. Here they share a photo op with Anita Lee (right), widow of the late Mayor Lee.

Ake­lia Hamil­ton (sec­ond left), a stu­dent at St Catherine High School, took the fe­male sec­tion of the Mayor Ge­orge Lee Foun­da­tion 6Km road race in 26 min­utes, 24 sec­onds, while her team­mate Ser­ena Dou­glas (left) (26:40), and Dana Thomas (27:59) of Bridge­port High placed sec­ond and third, re­spec­tively. Shar­ing the mo­ment is Anita Lee (right), widow of the late Mayor Lee.

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