St Catherine, KC, St George’s register massive wins, defending champs off the mark

By September 16, 2018
Jamaica College player Norman Campbell Jamaica College player Norman Campbell

St Catherine High outclassed Oberlin High 12-0 to secure the day's biggest victory on Match Day 5 of the 2018 ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup schoolboy football competition on Saturday. 

In other matches, St George’s College, Kingston College (KC) and Excelsior High secured comfortable victories.

The Neville Bell-coached St George's College, which opened the season with a 7-1 victory over Cedar Grove High on September 10 returned on Saturday to score a 6-1 victory over Cumberland High at Winchester Park. The victory pushed St George's College to maximum six points from two games to lead Zone A courtesy of goal difference from last season's beaten finalists St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS), who won 3-0 at Tarrant High.

KC, who opened the season with an 8-0 victory at Dunoon High on September 10, secured a second victory on Saturday by winning 5-0 at Clan Carthy High. The 'Purples' are now on maximum six points from two games to lead Group B.

Excelsior High followed up their 11-0 whipping of Oberlin High on September 10 with a 3-0 victory at Penwood High. Excelsior High are leading Group E with maximum six points from two games, three points clear of St Catherine High. St Catherine secured the day's biggest victory - a 12-0 victory at Oberlin High.


Meanwhile, defending champions Jamaica College (JC)m notched their first mark in the win coumn after a comfortable 3-0 victory at Vauxhall High in their Group F fixture. JC are on four points from two games after a 1-1 draw with Hydel in their opening fixture.

Paul-Andre Walker

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