Promising talent

Bay Primary’s Amir Gustave and St Gabriel’s Ethan Wood continue to impress in the Bico-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Football Tournament.

Today, the prolific Gustave notched a hat-trick as his school defeated Mount Tabor 5-1 at Gall Hill, St John. Gustave, who is among the competition’s leading goal-scorers, is also one of his school’s very promising track athletes.

Matteo Batson delivers a chest- high kick to clear the ball away from Shakur Bishop (centre) of St Bartholomew’s Primary.
Matteo Batson delivers a chest- high kick to clear the ball away from Shakur Bishop (centre) of St Bartholomew’s Primary.

He got great assistance from team-mates Jaedon Blackman and Michael Browne with a goal apiece. Mount Tabor benefited from an own goal.

At Briar Hall, Christ Church, St Gabriel’s very promising Wood also scored three goals and impressed spectators with his speed and accuracy on the ball. He led his school’s attack well and got good assistance from Michael Chandler and Marcus Jordan with a goal each in their 5-1 demolition of Vauxhall Primary. Jahiem Clarke scored the consolation goal for Vauxhall.

Alvin Boyce of Vauxhall Primary was an imposing figure in the sweeper position today and gave his all against  St Gabriel’s.
Alvin Boyce of Vauxhall Primary was an imposing figure in the sweeper position today and gave his all against St Gabriel’s.

In other games played at Briar Hall, Wills Primary’s Jed Leach scored the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win over St Angela’s; St Winifred’s also defeated St Bartholomew’s 1-0; and Damien Matthias and Edward Downey each scored in Milton Lynch’s 2-0 victory over St Christopher.

At Ellerton, St George, Cuthbert Moore were in serious goal-scoring form as they crushed St John Primary 7-0 with Aaron Holder scoring three goals and Tyrese McGeary, Najwa O’neale, Ty Boyce and Delano Callender each getting on the score sheet.

Kerisha Catlyn of St Bartholomew’s Primary takes charge of the ball during the game against St Winifred’s.
Kerisha Catlyn of St Bartholomew’s Primary takes charge of the ball during the game against St Winifred’s.

In other action at Ellerton, Ellerton Primary’s home advantage and fan support counted for a great deal once again as they beat Providence Elementary 3-1. It was a case of the three “Js” doing the damage with goals for the winners from Jahiem Belle, Javon Parris and Jayde Goodridge. Enan Harrison got the goal for Providence.

At Greens, St George, Hill Top defeated St Margaret’s Primary 2-0 with goals from Dave Lovell and Thiago Harding. Also at the same venue St Jude’s Primary beat Workman’s 2-1.

Kemar St Hill (left) of Vauxhall Primary struck the ball so powerfully that he made Marcus Jordan of St Gabriel’s flinch.
Kemar St Hill (left) of Vauxhall Primary struck the ball so powerfully that he made Marcus Jordan of St Gabriel’s flinch.

At Speightstown, St Peter, Gordon Greenidge Primary got goals from Tremaine Greaves and Daniel Best in a 2-0 win over Selah Primary. All Saints also defeated St Lucy Primary 2-0 with goals coming from Jacobi Morris and Kyiare Clarke. Netori Graham and Jamari Benn each scored as Half Moon Fort defeated Roland Edwards 2-1, with Jeremy Boyce getting Roland Edwards’ goal.

At Trents, St James, Isaiah Babb’s strike was enough to give West Terrace Primary a 1-0 victory over St James Primary. Defending champions St Stephen’s showed their mettle in an easy 4-1 triumph over Good Shepherd at the same location. Rashad Worrell got a brace and there were also goals for Kimani Blackman and Achilles Browne. Javian Eastmond netted for Good Shepherd.

At Bagatelle, St Thomas, Joshua Clarke and Zanico Pilgrim each scored in St Alban’s 2-0 win over Sharon Primary for whom Renako Thompson scored.

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