Annotto Bay High race to four straight wins in daCosta Cup
Cornwall College's Alexander Cox gets past Spot Valley High's Leshem Forbes in their ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup Zone A game in Montego Bay on Friday. Cox scored a double as Cornwall College won 4-0 to stay atop Zone A with 10 points.(Photo: Paul Reid)

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Annotto Bay High raced to their fourth straight wins in the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition when they edged St Mary Technical 2-1 in their Zone I first-round game played in Richmond, St Mary.

Annotto Bay High is the first school to win their first four games and lead their zone ahead of Tacky High, who had a massive 10-0 win over Iona High, also on Friday.

Giovanni McLean scored a hat trick to lead Tacky High while there were goals for Romario Gibbs, Jayden Davis, Saviana Johnson, Malique Campbell, Donjay Gouldbourne, Robert Cain and Deandre Jackson.

Two other schools lost their perfect starts as Knox College were beaten 3-0 by Holmwood Technical and Denbigh High were held to a 1-1 draw by Old Harbour High.

It was Holmwood Technical’s first win of the season as Bellefield High joined Knox College at the top of Zone G, both on nine points after a 1-0 win over Alphansus Davis High.

Alexander Cox meanwhile scored a double for Cornwall College as they rolled past Spot Valley High 4-0 in their Zone A game played in Montego Bay.

Deshawn Evans gave Cornwall College the lead in the third minute before Cox scored in the 36th and 59th minutes before Dane Buckley added a fourth in the 80th minute.

Irwin High blanked Green Pond High 3-0 to return to second place while Maldon High’s two-game winning run was cut as they were held 2-2 by St James High at home.

Cornwall College lead their zone with 10 points, three more than Irwin High and Maldon High, both on seven points.

Results from Friday:

Maldon High 2, St James 2

Cornwall College 4, Spot Valley High 0

Irwin High 3, Green Pond 0

Christiana High vs Mile Gully- lightning, not played

Holmwood Tech 3, Knox College 0

Alphansus Davis 0 Bellefield High 1

Tacky High 10, Iona High- 0

St Mary Tech 1, Annotto Bay 2

Denbigh High1, Old Harbour High 1

Paul Reid

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