It was very wet and slippery on Thursday, December 31, but First Division teams used the drenched conditions to score goals galore at King George V Ground.
LIME Empire definitely lived up to the name “The Men From Mud”. With most of the game played in pouring rain, Empire came from behind to trounce Island Fence Jennings United 8 goals to 3.
Jennings’ Bernard Simon scored first, but Empire struck back very hard with Justin “Trini “Pereira, Lennie Quashie and Omarely Henry all scoring two goals each, while Massiah Benjamin and Akeem George scored a goal each to total 8.
However, Jennings did not give up and Danny Martin and Denley Bright scored Jennings’ second and third goals, respectively.
Also in rainy conditions at Dredge Bay, Bullets handed the home team West Ham a 4 goal to nil thrashing. Auckland “Pin-up” Jarvis scored in the 12th, 34th and 54th minutes, while C Lyne scored in the 76th minute.
At Freemansville, the home team beat Kite Antigua English Harbour 3 goals to 1. Freemansville’s Kevin Christian scored in the 59th, and Coy Hunte scored twice – in the 66th & 67th minutes.
Akeem Miller scored for English Harbour in the 76th minute to give a total of 19 goals scored in 3 matches. Bullets now hold on to a 3-point lead in the standings.