Old Road off to good start in Warriors Youth Cup

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Old Road opened their campaign in the Under-17 Division of the Warriors’ Cup football tournament with a 6-1 trouncing of Herberts United when they met at the Buckleys playing field on August 11.

The round south men were led by a hat-trick from Roy York while Kyan London recorded a double. Argell London scored the other goal for Old Road. Herberts’ lone conversion came via a strike from Rashawn Henry.

In another Under-17 clash, Villa Lions snatched a one-nil victory over Young Cubans. Akielo Andre had the lone strike of the contest.

SAP also claimed victory in their opening contest when they had a 2-1 victory over Urlings. Emmerson Henry and Jabari Simon both scored for SAP while K Francis netted for Urlings.

In the other Under-17 contest, CPTSA Wings and Earthquakes played to a 2-2 draw. Gerald Williams and Rashawn Looby netted for Wings while Dwayne Lavonn had both strikes for Earthquakes.

Meanwhile in the Under-15 division, hosts Young Warriors came out with a huge 6-0 victory over Blizzard. Isiah Thomas had a double strike while Jahmali Smith, Garfield Thomas, Tajah Morton and Tyrique Benjamin each converted once.

Still in the Under-15 competition, Villa Lions enjoyed a 3-0 victory over Liberta with goals coming from Kwame Kirby and Fari Thomas while there was an own-goal by Shemoy Rhodes.

Also, Earthquake and Pears played to a 1-1 draw with goals coming from Shaquan Charles for Earthquakes and Jawazu Locker for Pears.

In the other fixture, Stingray City Seaglans had the better of Young Warriors by a 2-0 margin. Jamal Simon and D’Jare Giddings netted for the victors.

The Youth Cup also featured matches in the Under-13 Division. Pares had a convincing victory when they hammered Young Germans 5-1. Dandre Gayle and Shemar Weekes both had double strikes while Orain Carr netted the other goal for Pares. Jalique Browne was the lone scorer for Young Germans.

Villa Lions kept their winning streak throughout the divisions alive when they enjoyed a 3-1 victory over SAP. Anderson Hubert, Terique Browne and Iplin O’keefe netted for Villa while Joel Martin was the lone scorer for SAP.

Also, Young Warriors and Blizzard played to a 2-2 draw in their Under-13 fixture. Karique Knight and Tajah Marton netted for Warriors while Tequane Harris and Britney Hector scored for Blizzard.


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