COURTS Pee Wee Schools football

Action in the COURTS Pee Wee Under-11 quarter-final round at the Banks DIH ground, yesterday. (Cullen Bess-Nelson photo)

Enterprise, St. Angela’s, St. Pius, West Ruimveldt advance

ST. Angela’s, West Ruimveldt, Enterprise and St. Pius have booked a spot in the semi-final round of the fourth annual COURTS Pee Wee Under-11 Schools football competition after contesting the quarter-final round..Spectators at the Banks DIH Ground witnessed yesterday eight exciting matches in the Petra organised event.
Enterprise upset the defending champions Stella Maris with a hard fought 3 – 1. Even though Stella Maris struck first in the tenth minute when Jayden Pitt was successful, Enterprise pressed and found the equalizer in the 13th minute thanks to Seon Archibald.
As the two sides battled for the upper hand, the weight of the match shifted in the 32nd minute when Martin King put Enterprise ahead. Four minutes later Archibald completed his double which put the victory beyond doubt with only four minutes of play remaining.
St. Angela’s destroyed Tucville 4 – 0 thanks to another explosive performance from Keyon Douglas who registered a hat-trick.
He scored twice in the first half and completed his double in the 26th minute while being supported by Nickone Dover who struck in the 25th.
West Ruimveldt then humbled St. Margaret’s as they were also led by a hat-trick performance from Mark Cameron who found the back of the net in the second, 26th and 37th minutes while Michael Oie accounted for the other West Ruimveldt goal in the 18th minute.
Josiah King (21st) and Mickelle Andrews (35th) scored once each in St. Margaret’s’ effort.
Last year’s runner up, St. Pius, moved one step closer to having another shot at the title with a 1 – 0 win over South Ruimveldt. After the teams romped to a goalless first 20 minutes, Christian Jupiter found the decider in the 35th minute to keep his side’s hopes alive.
Earlier in the day, the 9th -16th-place playoff took place as St. Stephen’s defeated F.E. Pollard 8 – 0, led by a helmet-trick from Ronaldo Forde who scored in the third, 19th, 33rd and 36th minutes while Jequan Cole, Otis Straughn, Michael Beckles and Jaiheam Taylor pitched in with a goal each.
In other results, North Georgetown defeated Winfer Garden 4 – 1, Smith’s Memorial won via walkover against Comenius and St. Agnes trounced St. Ambrose 4 – 0.