St. John’s United thrash Mahico in Zone 2 match-up

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St. John’s United rebounded from their dry spell to trounce Mahico Stars 4-2 on Wednesday afternoon in the Antigua and Barbuda Football Association (ABFA) Second Division.
Playing in Zone 2, Romaine Gordon drew first blood for United in as early as the 3rd minute while teammate, Odane Gordon was a goal shy of a hattrick, as he found the back of the net in the 15th and 40th minutes to give United a 3-0 advantage.
Mahico would however not go down quietly as Dwayne Morris (58th) and Tamas King (74th) struck back.
Frustration would set in for Mahico only a few moments later as an own goal by Devin Ferdinand would guarantee United a full three points.
The west-side team now sit on 33 points in the 2nd position on the 11-team standings, three points behind of frontrunners, Golden Grove FC.
Mahico dropped to 10th place with 10 points.
In the other Zone 2 encounter, CPTSA Wings held Blackburn Palace to a 2-2 draw.
Jahiem Ferron got Blackburn off the mark in as early as the 6th minute while Haushaune Charles would then give them a 2-0 advantage in minute 24.
A gleam of hope would fall over Wings as Brian Samuel hit home in the 30th minute.
It was then that the young team truly rallied by stringing a number of passes together.
The dominance would continue as Jamar Peters scored the equaliser placing them in 8th place with 13 points, one point ahead of Blackburn.
Meanwhile, the agony continued for BASSA as they fell to Jennings United 3-2 in their Zone 1 match-up in All Saints.
Jean-Pier Williams, Jahoneya Abiccombe and Edwin Gallay were the goal-scorers for the victors while Kimel Westley and Kadeem Spencer found the back of the net in a losing effort.
United now move ahead of BASSA with 12 points on the 11-team standings in 8th place while BASSA remain on 10 points.
In the other Zone 1 encounter, frontrunners, Hon. Michael Browne Sea View Farm FC were held to a one all draw by Young Lions in Sea View Farm.
Golden boy, Conrad Willock scored the equalising goal three minutes after a strike by Sea View Farm’s Zafique Sampson.
Despite the draw, Sea View Farm remain at the top of the standings extending their lead to 7 points.
Point WestHam sit on 31 points in the number two position. 

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