|Nine-goal Barbican on a
FOOTBALL -- Women's
Friday, September 06,
MID-season champions, Barbican,
continued their impressive run in the Jamaica Football Federation
(JFF)/Sherwin Williams Women's League with a 9-0 drubbing of
Waterhouse at Barbican on Wednesday.
Jody-Ann McGregor, Taneisha Francis
and Fern Maxwell all scored twice for Charles Edwards' team, which
stayed atop Zone B.
Petrona Rickett opened the scoring
after just three minutes, and Tyiesha Grant made it 2-0 half an hour
McGregor scored her first four
minutes afterwards before Hishamar Faulkner made it 4-0 before the
Francis opened her account after 11
minutes in the second half, with McGregor adding her second 15
minutes from time.
National defender, Maxwell, then
traded positions with Tamara Honeywell and the burly player struck
in the 82nd and 87th to give her team an 8-0 lead. Francis sealed
the issue a minute from time.
Edwards was very happy with his
team's display: "I'm very, very pleased with their performance. The
girls played well and put away their chances," he said.
"It's a very good signal after
winning the mid-season final, going towards the semifinals and
finals. We just want to take it from here and get ourselves ready
for the semis," Edwards said.
In other games, Elizabeth Vassell
and Megg Sterns scored two goals apiece to give Untouchables a 5-0
win over Blacks United. Kimberley Petgrave got the other for the
At Cling Cling Oval, national
senior captain, Alicia James, scored a hat-trick as Olympic Gardens
hammered Maverley 14-0.
Kerry-Ann Henry, Denise Malcolm and
Nadine James scored doubles for the winners, while Claudia Walker,
Andrea Duffus, Latoya Reid, Claudia Calender and Tiffany Hunter also
got onto the score sheet.
At Racing, defending champions,
Portmore Strikers, defeated Rae Town 1-0 courtesy of Keisha Brown's
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