Port­more Busi­ness House foot­ball at semi-fi­nal stage

Jamaica Gleaner - - SPORT -

De­fend­ing cham­pi­ons Portsmouth Pri­mary and archri­vals Naggo Head booked their spots in the semi-fi­nals of the INSPORTS Pri­mary Net­ball League af­ter com­mand­ing wins last Wed­nes­day.

Naggo Head trounced Bridge­port 23-3 and Portsmouth clob­bered As­cot 21-6. In other games, Bel­mont Park de­feated Greater Port­more 12-6. The other semi-fi­nal­ists will be known af­ter the play­ing of a fresh round of matches next week. The semi-fi­nals will be on Fri­day, De­cem­ber 2, at a venue to be an­nounced.

Foot­ball League have post­poned the semi-fi­nals which were sched­uled for Thurs­day, Novem­ber 24, due to the in­clement weather.

The semi-fi­nals will now be played next Tues­day, Novem­ber 29. The matchup will see de­fend­ing cham­pi­ons Water­ford against Naggo Head at 10 a.m. while the fea­ture match at 11:30 a.m. will pit Portsmouth against Bridge­port. Both games will be played at the Portsmouth Pri­mary play­ing field.

The INSPORTS/Charles Choco­lates-spon­sored 5-a-side Port­more Busi­ness House Foot­ball League has reached its semi-fi­nal stage.

On De­cem­ber 2, Kon­nexx will take on Port­more Gas at 7:30 p.m. and Tyre Ware­house tackle Lasco at 8:30 p.m. Both matches will be played at the Sun­shine play­ing field in Naggo Head, Port­more, St Cather­ine.

In a game Wed­nes­day night, Wisynco outscored Net­work Plus 4-2. Cal­berth Coke scored a dou­ble while Nor­man Bai­ley and Ro­mario Mitchell notched a goal each for the vic­tors. Kirk Ed­wards and Ever­ton Thomas were on tar­get for Net­work Plus.

Cum­ber­land scored a 3-2 win over arch-ri­vals Brae­ton United in the open­ing round of the York Phar­macy-spon­sored Port­more Di­vi­sion Two Foot­ball League last Sun­day. In an­other game, Westch­ester clipped Cay­manas Gardens 2-1.

The league has at­tracted 10 teams, with the top four ad­vanc­ing to the semi-fi­nals.

To­mor­row’s matches: 1 p.m: South­boro vs Water­ford – Rac­ing field. 3 p.m: Rac­ing United vs Edge­wa­ter at As­cot High. 3 p.m: Day­tona vs Three West.

Water­house United re­mained on top in the Ja­maica Domino Coun­cil As­so­ci­a­tion’s Pre­mier League af­ter last Sun­day’s round of matches.

Water­house United dis­man­tled Me­chan­i­cal Strik­ers 300-251 and surged to the top on 53 points, four points clear of sec­ond-place Caribbean Clas­sic (49 points). Third-place Spit Fyah (46 points) failed to show for a game against In­ter­na­tional and they lost ground on the lead group.

In other games, fourth-place Right Stuff (42 points) beat Small Axe 300-264; fifth-place Brae­ton All Stars (41 points) schooled Mem­ory Lane 300257; Bull Bay United out­classed Naggo Head 300-296; Jade Strik­ers de­feated 300 Ex­cep­tional 300-282; Vin­tage Pub cut down Sour­sop tree 300-282.

Jonathan Carter ... was un­beaten on 43 when rain ended play.

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