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EXCELSIOR High whipped Norman Manley High 3-1 and jumped to the top spot of Group B in the ISSA/LIME Manning Cup, while Jamaica College (JC) hammered Tivoli Gardens 10-0 at Old Hope Road yesterday.
Holy Trinity became the first team into the quarter final with a resounding 9-0 thrashing of Campion College in Group G and moved to an unassailable 22 points from eight games.
They lead second-placed Trench Town (15) who defeated St Mary's College 1-0 by seven points with two games remaining. This was coupled with third-placed Innswood (11) drawing 1-1 with lowly Meadowbrook High.
In the feature game at Maxfield Park, Excelsior had to work hard for their victory with the talented Kareem Banton once again leading the way with two goals in the 73rd and 88th minutes.
Tevin Jackson stunned the home crowd scoring in the first minute of play before Damone Douglas pulled Norman Manley level in the 19th minute.
Excelsior, with their fifth win from seven games, soared to the top of Group B with 16 points ahead of Norman Manley on 14 with three sets of games remaining.
St Jago stayed in touch with a 3-1 win over Haile Selassie and moved to 13 points in third spot in a clear three-team race for the top-two quarter final spots.
It was a crucial game for Norman Manley, playing at home, and they will rue throwing away three valuable points after playing to a 0-0 draw at Excelsior in the first round.
Excelsior’s Kareem Banton (right) is being congratulated by
teammate Delewa Holness after the former scored during their
ISSA/ LIME Manning Cup match against Norman Manley
yesterday. Excelsior won 3-1. (PHOTO: GARFIELD ROBINSON)
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