STETHS look to continue perfect run today
Shamour Smith of Rusea’s High (left) takes on Hopewell High’s Henrico Cole in Saturday’s ISSA daCosta Cup Zone B game played at the Orchard Sports Complex. Smith has scored back-to-back hat-tricks so far and could get a third today against Green Island High. (Photo: Paul Reid)

Five-time champions St Elizabeth Technical High (STETHS) will lead 11 schools who will be seeking to maintain perfect win records when the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup football competition continues today with 16 games.

STETHS and Manning's School, last season's beaten finalists, will be hoping to extend their winning runs to four straight; former champions Rusea's High, Ben Francis Cup holders Edwin Allen High, Petersfield High and Manchester High will be seeking a third-straight win; while Clarendon College, Frome Technical, Green Island High, William Knibb Memorial and Cedric Titus High will hope for back-to-back victories.

Included in the schedule is Manchester High against Belair High in Zone F with both schools putting their unbeaten records on the table but a fixture that Manchester High has dominated through the years.

STETHS will start favourites against BB Coke High who are coming off a 3-1 win over Sydney Pagon STEM in a rescheduled game on Monday, their first win of the season from three games.

STETHS are yet to concede a goal in their three wins and Dantay Campbell will be hoping to add to his goals tally.

Manning's School have run roughshod over their opponents so far and Coach Everton Tomlinson could be tempted to rest his regular starters against a Belmont Academy team that won for the first time on the weekend but, based on results so far, are not expected to mount much of a challenge.

Jhamaleek Porter leads the scoring in the daCosta Cup so far with seven and could boost that figure even more today.

— Paul A Reid

YESTERDAY’S RESULTS

Zone A

St James 1, Maldon 1

Irwin 2, Green Pond 0

Cornwall College 8, Anchovy 0

Zone D

Grange Hill 0, Black River 0

Zone E

Lacovia 1, Maggotty 0

Zone F

DeCarteret 1, Bellefield 1

Zone I

Browns Town 0, Oracabessa 1

Marcus Garvey 1, Ocho Rios 2

Zone J

St Mary Tech 0, Horace Clarke 0

Zone K

Charlemont 3, Ewarton 1

McGrath 4, Enid Bennett 2

Guys Hill 1, Dinthill 4

Zone M

Glenmuir 6, Tacius Golding 1

Old Harbour 0, Central 2

Zone N

Winston Jones 0, Garvey Maceo 10

Foga Road 1, Vere 1

TODAY’S GAMES

Zone B

Frome Tech v Hopewell High — @ Frome

Green Island High v Rusea’s High — @Green Island

Zone C

William Knibb Memorial v Muschett High — @ William Knibb

Cedric Titus High v Herbert Morrison Technical — @ Cedric Titus

Zone D

Petersfield High v Godfrey Stewart High — @ Petersfield

Belmont Academy v Manning’s School — @ Crawford Sports Complex

Zone E

BB Coke High v STETHS — @ BB Coke

Sydney Pagon STEM v Munro College — @ Sydney Pagon

Zone F

Manchester High v Belair High — @ Kirkvine

May Day High v St Joseph Catholic — @ May Day

Zone G

Christiana High v Alphansus Davis — @ Christiana High

Mile Gully High v Holmwood Tech — @ Mile Gully

Zone H

Clarendon College v Lennon High — @ Clarendon College

Thompson Town High v Edwin Allen — @ Thompson Town

Zone J

St Mary High v Wycliffe Martin High — @ Highgate Community Centre

Tacky High v Annotto Bay High — @ Tacky High

*All games kick off at 3:30 pm

Paul Reid

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