DCup semis taking shape
Two-time defending champions Clarendon College is the fourth team to win back-to-back games in the quarter-finals of the ISSA daCosta Cup football competition and moved closer to securing a place in the semi-finals.
Clarendon College outplayed Manchester High to win 2-0 and moved to the top of the tables in Group 4, joining Dinthill Technical, Mannings School, and Edwin Allen High as teams with perfect win records in the second round.
Malachi Douglas scored in the 13th minute to give Clarendon College the lead and a well-taken penalty in the 76th minute by Jaheim Rose doubled their lead.
Meanwhile, there is a three-way race in Group 3 with one point separating the top three teams after St Elizabeth Technical High (STETHS) and Garvey Maceo High played out a 2-2 draw at Kirkvine while Frome Technical trounced St Thomas Technical 9-2 at Drax Hall.
STETHS and Garvey Maceo are tied on four points, one more than Frome who rebounded from their loss to Garvey Maceo on Saturday, all with one game to go on Saturday.
The draw snapped Garvey Maceo High’s eight games perfect win record while at Drax Hall, Fabian Forbes scored six times, Dujon Brown scored two and Omarion Irving scored the other for Frome Technical.
Cornwall College had a big 5-0 beating of McGrath High in the first game at Manchester High as Devin Johnson and Mikhail Samuels both scored two goals and Dane Buckley got the other in Cornwall College's biggest scoreline this season.
Johnson opened the scoring in the 13th minute as the 12-time champions led 1-0 at halftime and increased the intensity in the second half as Buckley who was tripped in the McGrath box in the 47th minute, picked himself up to convert the penalty.
Samuels overlapped from his defensive position to add two goals, in the 59th and 73rd minutes before Johnson completed his brace in the 82nd