Exciting play continues in CIFA youth leagues

| 20/03/2018
CNS Local Life

Jasmine Lavis (orange) from Sunset FC outsprints an Academy SC defender in their U13 match

(CIFA): Spectators witnessed yet another exciting day of football as the fifth round of games in the 2018 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues was played Saturday, 17 March. In the Boys Under 11 league at the Annex Field, East End United FC’s Derek Russell grabbed the day’s only hat trick as his team defeated Latinos FC B 6-0. Anthony Rankine, Lee Ebanks and Derek’s younger brother Jayden added one each in the one-sided win.

In other Under 11 games, Academy SC Stingrays defeated George Town SC 3-0 thanks to goals from Preston Duval, Sean Byles and Kyan Okoli.

Sunset Warriors’ Jaxon Cover was a constant menace for the 345 FC A defence as he scored two goals in a 4-2 victory. Charlie Ibister and Phin Ellison rounded off the scoring for Sunset while a Jaden Verhoeven double almost sparked a 345 comeback.

Future SC downed Bodden Town FC 4-0 with Jason Ebanks scoring two goals and Caleb Fredrick grabbing the third. A Bodden Town own goal resulted in the fourth and final goal for the boys from West Bay.

Latinos FC A and Academy SC Lionfish settled for a 1-1 draw with Latinos’ David Arch and Academy’s Kaleb Barboram getting their names on the scoresheet.

345 FC B continued their winning ways with a 3-1 win over Sunset Rockets. A Danny Lynne double and a solitary strike from Patrick Duggan was enough to see off the Rockets. Barry Evans scored Sunset’s goal.

In the Girls Under 13 games, Sunset FC and Academy SC thrilled the crowd with an entertaining 1-1 draw. Sunset’s Felicity Hughes opened the scoring for her club while Talia McMillen-Collette grabbed the equalizer for Academy SC.

Elite SC overcame George Town SC 2-0 thanks to goals from Raeanne Ebanks-Hydes and Madison Ebanks.

In the Boys Under 13 games played at the Annex Field, Academy SC Jaguars defeated Sunset Sharks 4-0 with Jahmar Campbell, Malcolm Hill, Lucas Tibbetts and Kai Hulse securing the victory, and 345 FC downed Cayman Athletic SC 6-0 thanks to strikes from Toby Johns (2) Jaden Verhoeven, Danny Lynne, Paul Morineau and Dillon Phillips.

At the CIFA Centre of Excellence, Sunset Stingrays defeated Academy SC ESM 3-2.

The fifth round of youth games concludes with a Boys Under 15 match today (20 March) as Academy SC White face Cayman Athletic SC at 4:15pm at the Annex Field, and a second game on Wednesday, 21 March as Academy SC Blue take on Scholars International at 5pm at the Ed Bush Field in West Bay.

In the Boys Under 17 league, Bodden Town FC play Cayman Athletic SC today at 4pm at the CIFA Centre of Excellence and Future SC face Sunset FC at 5pm at the Ed Bush Field.

In the Girls Under 15 league on Thursday, 22 March, George Town SC play Academy SC at 4:15pm at the Annex Field and Elite SC go up against Sunset FC at 5pm at the Ed Bush Field.

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