Former champions Frome Technical and Clarendon College as well as William Knibb Memorial all extended their perfect starts in the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup football competition, which continued on Wednesday, and moved closer to securing their places in the second round.
Meanwhile, Munro College's 1-0 loss to Lacovia High yesterday means St Elizabeth will win Zone E, a day after they were one of three schools who had booked their places along with Dinthill Technical and Manning's School.
Frome Technical swamped Merlene Ottey High 8-0 to maintain their lead over Rusea's High in Zone B, with Stevaughn Spence, Kemar Beckford, and Dwayne Watt each getting a brace, while Jevanni Plummer and Dujon Brown also scored in the rout.
Rusea's High were also winners on the day, beating Hopewell High 3-0 as both winners are on 15 point,s but Frome Technical has the edge on goal difference.
Clarendon College also ran their record to five straight wins, beating Kellits High 5-1 and increased their margin atop Zone H to seven points after second-placed Edwin Allen were held to a 0-0 draw by Lennon High.
William Knibb Memorial failed to live up to their standards but beat Spot Valley High 3-0 to regain their lead in Zone C on goal difference over Cedric Titus.
Omarion Robb and Mark Lewis gave William Knibb a 2-0 lead at half-time before Tajay Cooper added a third midway the second half.
Belair High took over the lead in Zone F after beating Manchester High 1-0 for the first time and avenged their first round 2-0 loss.
Belair are on 15 points from six games, two more than Manchester High, while deCarteret College improved to 12 points after blanking Bellefield High 2-0.
Defending champions Garvey Maceo won a fourth straight game, beating Kemps Hill high 4-1, while Vere Technical whipped Winston Jones High 10-0 to stay three points behind the champions.
— Paul A Reid
St James 3, Anchovy 2
Irwin 1, Maldon 1
Rusea's 3, Hopewell 0
Merlene Ottey 0, Frome 8
Herbert Morrison 1, Muschett 0
Spot Valley 0, William Knibb 3
Lacovia 1, Munro College 0
Bellefield 0, deCarteret 2
Belair 1, Manchester 0
Mt St Joseph 3, May Day 0
Edwin Allen 0, Lennon 0
Clarendon College 5, Kellits 1
Wycliffe Martin 2, Annotto Bay 3
St Mary Tech 1, Tacky High 1
Tacius Golding 0, Central 5
Vere Tech 10, Winston Jones 0
Kemps Hill 1, Garvey Maceo 4
Titchfield 1, Port Antonio 1
Happy Grove 6, Fair Prospect 0