|Harper hat-trick aids St James Division |
GABRIEL BLACKMANN NYLO INTERN Saturday, August 12 2017
ST JAMES Division scored a massive sixgoal victory over Central Market in the Port of Spain Corporation Inte r-Depa rtment Football tournament, last week. The match took place at Nelson Mandela Park, St Clair.
The game yielded the second consecutive hattrick for St James Division in the league, with Marvin Harper finding the back of the net on three ocassions, while Aton Thomas, Michael Harris and Akhel Fairbain copped one goal apiece.
The victory allowed them to maintain their number three spot on the standings with 12 points, just behind City Hall and Transport and Cleansing which are both on 13 points.
In last week’s other matches, Transport and Cleansing’s Nicholas Solomon scored twice to help secure a 2-1 victory over Public Health.
Akeem Patterson got the lone item for Public Health. City Hall proved victorious over St James Medical with an impressive 6-0 scoring that featured a beaver trick from N’Kosi Raphael, and two goals by Nicholas Andrews.
Central/Eastern’s Jahi Mollick ushered the team to a 2-0 win over Western Division with both goals.
The teams are vying for the first place prize of $3,000 along with trophies and medals. Second and third place will win $2,000 and $1,000 along with medals, respectively.
In addition to the winners, prizes are accorded to the player with the most goals and the best goal.
The best goalkeeper, the most valuable player (MVP), the most disciplined team and the best uniformed team will also earn prizes.
RESULTS St James Division 6 (Marvin Harper 3, Aton Thomas, Michael Harris, Akhel Fairbain) vs Central Market 0 Transport and Cleansing 2 (Nicholas Solomon 2) vs Public Health 1 (Akeem Patterson) City Hall 6 (N’Kosi Raphael 4, Nicholas Andrews 2) vs St James Medical 0 Central/Eastern 2 (Jahi Mollick 2) vs Western Division 0 STANDINGS AFTER FIVE ROUNDS 1 City Hall 13 points; 2 Transport and Cleansing 13; 3 St James Division 12; 4 Central/Eastern 8; 5 Public Health 6; 6 St James Medical 4; 7 Central Market 1; 8 Western Division 0.