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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.
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.