Young footballers on the mark

Rashad Harris netted a brace as Reynold Weekes Primary defeated St Luke’s Brighton Primary 2-0, as the first week of action in Zone 8 of the Bico-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Football Competition ended at King George V Memorial Park Thursday.

William Morris (l) and Aleito Forde (r) of Gordon Walters defending against Kashawn Boyce of Hilda Skeene.

In other action at the St Philip park, Hilda Skeene and Gordon Walters played out a 1-1 draw. Deshawn Haynes scored for Hilda Skeene while Hasani Alkins netted for Gordon Walters.

In Zone 3 matches at Shorey Village, St Andrew, Grantley Prescod Primary beat St Elizabeth Primary 4-0, while Hillaby Turner’s Hall Primary defeated Holy Innocents 3-0. In the first game, Shakoby Brathwaite, Kamal Bryan, Kiko Wade and Roberico Brathwaite scored for Grantley Prescod. Rasheed Mayers, Jerad Hunte and Keshon King scored for Hillaby Turner’s Hall in the encounter against Holy Innocents.

Marius Douglas-Wade of Reynold Weekes (in white) challenging Javonte Griffith of St Luke’s Brighton for possession of the ball.

In Zone 2 fixtures played at Orange Hill, St James, St Stephen’s Primary trounced Welches Primary 6-0, St James Primary defeated Selah Primary 5-1, St Alban’s Primary won 6-0 over St Matthews Primary and Sharon Primary and West Terrace Primary played to a 0-0 draw.

St Luke’s Brighton’s Shaquan Gay (second left) and Kenron Hunte (third left) control the ball while Enrico Jn’Pierre (white shirt) of Reynold Weekes tries to get in on the action.

In Zone 6, Deacons Primary defeated Lawrence T Gay Primary 5-1 at the Passage Road, St Michael ground, where Wesley Hall Primary also won 4-1 over Trinity. Playing at the National Stadium, Grazettes Primary and Eagle Hall Primary drew 0-0 while Eden Lodge Primary beat Westbury Primary 2-1.



One Response to Young footballers on the mark

  1. Nicole May 12, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    Why are we still playing a tournament with no nets on the bars???
    We need to do more than just say we host an annual tournament, the investment needs to go towards proper infrastructure for the children to play with,,
    proper fields, equipment and uniforms for the schools,,,


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