STETHS send out early warning in DaCosta Cup, big wins for Dinthill & Charlemont
Ben Francis Cup champions St. Elizabeth Technical have fired an early warning shot that they could be the team to beat this year in the ISSA DaCosta Cup schoolboy football competition.
STETHS who were beaten in last season’s final by Rusea’s, recorded a crushing 10-nil win over Balaclava in Zone E. Kessanio Hall led the way with a hat-trick for the Santa Cruz based school to move his tally to 6 for the season.
The other game in the group saw Munro brushing aside Lacovia 4-0.
In Zone A Cornwall College stopped Green Pond 2-0 while Anchovy were surprise 3-0 winners over 2008 champions St. James High.
In Zone G, Romaine Williamson was on target 3 times to lead Spalding to a 3-1 win over DeCarteret College, Knox and Alston ended 2-2 while it was scoreless between Holmwood and Christiana. The game was blown off prematurely due to crowd invasion at Long Pond Chudley in Manchester.
Over in Zone H, Clarendon College edged Thompson Town 2-1, while Lennon and Edwin Allen played to a goalless draw.
Action in Zone I saw Marcus Garvey beating York Castle 2-0, Cedric Titus clipping Albert Town 1-0, and Browns Town and Ocho Rios battling to a 1-1 draw, while Dinthill thrashed Tacky 6-0 and Bog Walk hammered Charlemont 5-1 in Zone K encounters.
Port Antonio beat Fair Prospect 1-0 to remain undefeated in Zone L while Happy Grove and Titchfield had to share the points after playing to a scoreless draw.
In Zone M, former champions Glenmuir ran out 5-1 winners over Denbigh, and Garvey Maceo stopped Foga Road 2-0.
Morant Bay had the biggest win in Zone O blanking Robert Lightbourne 3-0, Seaforth edged Yallahs 1-0, and St. Thomas Technical and Paul Bogle ended goalless.