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Wolmer’s, Camperdown the first teams through to Manning Cup quarters

By October 20, 2018

Wolmer’s Boys’ School and Camperdown High School are the first Corporate area teams through to the quarterfinals of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup after comfortable second-leg wins in their second-round games on Friday evening. 

Wolmer’s earned their place courtesy of a 3-1 win over Denham Town High School on Friday, which led them to a 4-1 aggregate score. In the day’s other game, Camperdown had to win in a penalty shoot out after their game against Excelsior High ended in a 1-0 loss. Camperdown had won the first leg 1-0, as well, the 1-1 aggregate score prompting the penalty shootout.

Excelsior got back into the tie in the 69th minute through a Demorney Hutchinson goal, but still fell short in the penalty shoot out with Rohan Beadle and Tajhay Williams the only players to score in the tie-breaker.

For Camperdown, Basil Trelevan, Jeovanni Laing, Dejaun Gordon, and Shaquiel Bradford were all on target.

Wolmer’s, unlike in their first-leg encounter where Revaldo Mitchell scored late to give the Heroes’ Circle-based institution a win, this time around, they went onto the front foot early, getting a goal in the 16th minute courtesy of the same player.

On the stroke of half-time, Denham Town made the game interesting, scoring an equalizer through Jermaine Lyons.

Dwayne Allen put the Wolmerians ahead again three minutes after the break, before Nickashae Murray's 79th-minute penalty put the result beyond doubt.

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