Cornwall College suffers big blow to D’Cup hopes
Spot Valley High's Malike Stewart (left) looks for a pass after getting away from Herbert Morrison's Davaun Brown in Friday's ISSA daCosta Cup Zone C game played at Spot Valley. The game ended in a 1-1 draw.(Photo: Paul Reid)

ST JAMES, Jamaica— Cornwall College’s hopes of advancing past the first round of the ISSA daCosta Cup took a massive blow on Friday when they were beaten 2-1 by Maldon High in the Zone A game played at Maldon.

Cornwall College were losing back-to-back games in the first round for the first time in at least nine years while Maldon High won back-to-back games for the first time since 2017, the last time they beat Cornwall.

Kevin Hawthorne and Jordan Bartley scored for Maldon while Braxton Richards scored for Cornwall College who dropped to fourth in Zone A, stuck on six points from five games.

Irwin High leads with maximum 12 points, two more than Green Pond, who beat Anchovy High 3-1, followed by Maldon High on seven points.

Meanwhile, Rusea’s High rebounded from their loss to Frome Technical on Tuesday with a big 5-0 drubbing of Merlene Ottey High in Zone B with goals from Raheim Lowe, Eric Norman, Tajay McIntyre, Deonjay Brown and Dameni Gordon.

Green Island were also winners, beating Hopewell High 4-1.

Holmwood Technical opened a six-point lead in Zone G after their 3-0 win over Alston High, improving to 11 points while York Castle and Oracabessa stayed first and second respectively in Zone I with wins over Ocho Rios High and Marcus Garvey Technical.

Friday’s Games

Zone A

Green Pond- 3, Anchovy- 1

Maldon- 2, Cornwall -1

Zone B

Green Island-4, Hopewell -1

Merlene Ottey- 0, Rusea’s- 5

Zone C

Cedric Titus vs Muschett @Cedric Titus- Rained out

Spot Valley- 1, Herbert Morrison-1

Zone F

Belair vs Bellefield @Belair- rained out

Manchester vs Mt St Joseph @ Manchester -rained out

Zone G

Alston - 0, Holmwood- 3

Zone I

Marcus Garvey- 1, Oracabessa- 2

York Castle - 5, Ocho Rios - 0

Paul A Reid

Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at https://bit.ly/epaper-login

HOUSE RULES

  1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper; email addresses will not be published.
  2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.
  3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.
  4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.
  5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.
  6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.
  7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy