Courts Pee Wee kicks off with goal-scoring fiesta


By Treiston Joseph  

It was raining goals on the opening day of the Courts Pee Wee football tournament on Saturday at Thirst Park. Sophia Primary kicked off the proceedings with an 8-0 win over Winfer Gardens Primary with an all out offensive attack.

Sophia displayed one of the best attacking displays of the day by controlling the pace of the match as Ronaldo Wilson scored a helmet-trick in the third, 12th, 15th and 22nd minutes.

Shem Howard scored in the 11th while David Weeks and Leonard King scored goals in the 28th and 38th minutes. Ovid Playter scored an own goal in the ninth minute.

Part of the action on the opening day

Meanwhile, defending champs St Angela’s got off to a slow start with a nil-all draw against inaugural champs Marian Academy in match that was a physical with both sides showing the ability to counter attack but had problems putting their shots on target.

However, the scores continued to come during the day with St. Ambrose Primary topping Colaaco Academy 8-0.

Jacob Rodney scored a quadruple of goals in the third, sixth, 16th and 22nd minute, while Rovin Henry scored a double in the fourth and 30th minutes. D’Andre Anderson scored a goal in the 28th minute and Jadidia James scored an own goal in the ninth minute.

St. Pius Primary got into the winner’s row with a 6-0 win against F.E. Pollard Primary with Dwayne Baptiste leading the way with a hat-trick in the second, 25th and 26th minutes, while Kaven Wellington scored as double in the 21st and 24th minutes. Manassel Anderson scored a solo effort in the third minute.

In other results, Tucville topped Soesdyke 6-0, St. Agnes defeated Grove 1-0, Mocha drew with South Ruimveldt 1-1, Victoria defeated School of the Nations 3-1, Dem Amstel topped Smith Memorial 3-0, Enterprise drew with West Ruimveldt nil-all, Stella Maris defeated Mae’s 2-0, Redeemer topped North Georgetown 2-0 and St. Stephen’s defeated Timehri 1-0.

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