Black Star, Burnt Ground draw 2-2
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Defending champions Black Star FC played to a 2-2 draw with Burnt Ground in the opening round of the new Wray & Nephew-sponsored St Elizabeth Major League season on the weekend.
Kareem Lewis scored twice for the defending champions in 59th and 82nd minute, while Rudane McKenley in the 56th and St Elizabeth Technical High School star striker Khesanio Hall (68th) netted for Burnt Ground.
In other games, Round Hill United trounced Middle Quarters 3-0 with goals from Carl Campbell (56th and 75th minutes) and Tafari Powell (35th).
Newell United's Delojay Linton scored a 14th-minute goal to give his side an early lead, but Charles Milton equalised for Tafari Lions in the 46th minute to ensure a 1-1 draw.
Mountainside defeated Young Brazil 3-0, while there were 0-0 draws between Appleton Estates and Holland PYC as well as Super Action and Parottee United.
Games scheduled for today: Mountainside FC vs Appleton Estates FC at Mountainside and Young Brazil FC vs Tafari Lions FC at Santa Cruz Community Centre. All games set to start at 3:30 pm.