365 goals in six days of daCosta Cup – Top teams begin to make their move

first_imgWESTERN BUREAU: A total of 365 goals were scored in week one of the 2016 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW daCosta Cup football competition, with the fancied schools already beginning to show their clout, while those of lesser quality continue staking a claim in their bid to wear the ‘upsetters’ tag for this year. Lennon High have scored 13 goals so far, the most by any school, with marquee teams such as defending champions St Elizabeth Technical (STETHS) 12 goals and Vere Technical 11 goals occupying the next two places. Teammates Romeo Wright and Jovoney Brown of STETHS have each scored four goals (hat-tricks included) to lead the scorers’ table. Also with four goals are two Vere Tech players, David Duckworth and Ronaldo Thomas. Michael Heaven of Cornwall College has three. STETHS, along with last year’s defeated finalists Dinthill Technical and several other teams including a host of former winners including the Paul ‘Tegat’ Davis-coached Clarendon College, Rusea’s, the always dangerous Glenmuir, Vere Technical, Godfrey Stewart and Cornwall College all seemed primed for making a deep run into the next stage of the competition. BELOW THE RADAR Then there are those flying just below the radar in the likes of Lennon, Manchester, Spalding, Petersfield, Paul Bogle, Frome Technical, Kemps Hill and Garvey Maceo, anyone of which could become real threats this year. Each has looked good so far, with the competition’s second week about to get underway this afternoon with a full slate of matches scheduled. Here is how they actually stand in each zone after week one. Zone A: Cornwall College (six points) lead on goal difference over second place St James High (6). Green Pond (4) and Irwin (1) are next, while Maldon and Anchovy remain without a point at this stage. Zone B: Frome (3) lead on goal difference over Rusea’s (3), Green Island and Knockalva High are yet to log points. Zone C: Herbert Morrison (5), after three matches, lead Spot Valley (4), Cedric Titus (4), Muschett (4), William Knibb (2) and Holland (1). Zone D: Petersfield (6) lead on goal difference over Godfrey Stewart (6), Little London (5), Grange Hill (4), Manning’s (4) and Maud McLeod yet to secure a point. Zone E: STETHS (6) lead on goal difference over Lacovia (6), Munro (1), Newell (1), Maggotty and Black River yet to score a point. Zone F: Manchester (6) lead on goal difference over BB Coke (6), Mile Gully (6), Belair, DeCarteret and Cross Keys without any points at this stage. Zone G: Spalding (9) lead over Holmwood (6), Christiana (3), Bellefield (3), Alston (3) and May Day High (3). Zone H: Lennon (6) lead on goal difference ahead of Clarendon College (6), Edwin Allen (3), Thompson Town (3), Knox and Claud McKay (0) point. Zone I: Marcus Garvey (6), Steer Town (4), A. Gallimore (3), Browns Town (3), York Castle (1) and Ocho Rios (0) point. Zone J: Iona High (6), Horace Clarke (5), Tacky High (5), St. Mary High (4), Brimmervale (2) and St. Mary Tech (1). Zone K: Dinthill (6) lead ahead of Ewarton (6), McGrath (3), Charlemont (1), Guys Hill (1) and Bog Walk (0) point. Zone L: Port Antonio (6), lead on goal difference over Fair Prospect (6), Oracabessa (3), Titchfield and Happy Grove (0) points. Zone M: Glenmuir (6) lead on goal difference over Garvey Maceo (6), Denbigh (6), Foga Road, Porus and Winston Jones are yet to log a point. Zone N: Vere Tech (6) lead on goal difference over Kemps Hill (6), Central High (3), Old Harbour (3), Bustamante (1) and Tacius Golding (1). Zone O: Paul Bogle (9), Seaforth (7), Robert Lightbourne (6), Morant Bay (2), St. Thomas Tech (1) and Yallahs (0) point.last_img read more

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Carlos’ absence a challenge for Lady Maroons

first_imgPutin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names As expected, Isa Molde spearheaded the Lady Maroons but she also got enough support from her teammates with the likes of Marian Buitre, Aiesha Gannaban, Roselyn Rosier and Genn Layug giving the squad a lift.Carlos won’t be playing in the Collegiate Conference due to a shin splint that, according to Okumu, has bothered the star spiker since the previous UAAP season.“She experienced the pains when we were actually playing in the UAAP and we just took it for granted like you’ll recover, you’re a tough person so after that, then, there was the PSL where she played for Foton,” he said.“She did not take a break and after that that’s when we took her to the doctor to be checked and the doctor said she needs rest.”Okumu said Carlos won’t be cleared for training until the next couple of weeks.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netThe absence of the injured Tots Carlos is a major blow to University of the Philippines’ offseason preparation and campaign in the Premier Volleyball League.It could also be a blessing in disguise.ADVERTISEMENT DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “When she’s ready to play that would be a bonus for us and that’s what we’re waiting for,” he said.“We decided not to line her up. I wish I would’ve but we have to respect the doctor’s opinion and advise and we have to think about her future as a player.”The present, even with Carlos still recuperating, looks promising for UP.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES PVL: Molde powers UP past Perpetual Help MOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? UP coach Godfrey Okumu thinks Carlos’ loss will also serve as a big test to the Lady Maroons.READ: PVL: Molde powers UP past Perpetual HelpFEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“We miss her services a lot, but it’s also a challenge for our team how can we hold ourselves without the team captain and so far so good,” said the Kenyan mentor.UP hardly needed Carlos in its debut in the PVL Collegiate Conference after ripping University of Perpetual Help in straight sets, 25-10, 25-12, 25-23. Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins View commentslast_img read more

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