Heights FC seek to move ahead in Zone 2 of St James FA Major League

Observer West writer

Thursday, March 21, 2019

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MONTEGO BAY, St James — Heights FC could take over sole leadership of Zone 2 of the St James Football Association Sandals Resorts International Major League today, when they take on Marl Road in a return round game set for the UDC field, starting 3:30pm.

Heights FC are tied with Cambridge FC both on nine points, but while the latter leads on goal-difference, Heights FC have played a game less.

Marl Road had led their first round game 3-0 before Heights FC stormed back to earn a 3-3 draw, one of four draws for Marl Road in the first round.

Meanwhile, Lilliput Rovers maintained their two points lead in Zone 1 after repeating their first round 3-0 win over Melbourne Mind Game at Spot Valley High on Tuesday.

Sican Strachan scored a hat-trick in the final seven minutes of the game to take all three points, netting in the 83rd, 86th and 89th minutes.

Lilliput Rovers are on 15 points, two more than Irwin FC, who hammered Violet Kickers 7-1 at Irwin High on Monday with Odaine Ellis scoring four goals and Shaquille James getting three.

Ellis scored in the seventh, 29th, 65th and 73rd minutes, while James scored in the 30th, 39th and 72nd minute. Andrew Walker got Violet Kickers' consolation in the 89th minute.

Seba FC and Catherine Hall played out a 1-1 draw at the UDC field on Monday.

Alton Shaw gave Seba FC the lead from the penalty spot in the 47th minute.

Resean Gray equalised for Catherine Hall FC in the 65th minute, also from the penalty spot.

On Tuesday at UDC, MoBay City FC came from two goals down at half-time to earn a 2-2 draw against Cambridge FC, who led 2-0 at half-time with goals from Obrien Bent in the 30th and 38th minutes.

Devon Davis pulled one back for MoBay City in the 49th minute, before Brandon Curate levelled the scores in the 53rd minute from the penalty spot.

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