5 teams advance!

first_img“Keep Your Five Alive” Indoor KO Competition…Linden’s Swag Entertainment provided fans with a glimpse of what is in store for opposing teams when they inflicted a crushing 6-1 drubbing on Georgetown’s Kingston as play in the “Keep Your Five Alive” Indoor Knockout Competition opened on Thursday night at the National Gymnasium.Part of the action in the ‘Keep Your Five Alive’ Indoor Knockout Competition at the National GymnasiumAppearing in the third game of the night, Swag were led to victory through a brace each from Colwin Drakes, who netted in the 9th and 11th minutes; and Jermaine Grandison, who netted in the 6th and 13th minutes.Clarence Huggins in the 7th, and Shane Luckie’s 20th minute strike completed their tally.Kingston’s lone response came off the boots of D. Christian in the 8th minute.Mocha’s Rhythm Stars were also in ripping form, dispatching Berbice Guinness champion Trafalgar 4-2, with Orville’s and Dorville’s solitary strikes supporting a pair from Steffon Stewart.Led by a double from Seon Grant, Agricola eliminated Broad Street, while Ryan O’Selmo and Tsekedi Sealey’s single efforts were enough to secure Sophia’s win over newcomers Avocado Ballers.In the final game of the evening, Leopold Street, one of the tournament’s favourites, beat Melanie 3-0, with their captain, Okenie Fraser, firing in a treble in the 4th, 12th and 20th minutes respectively.Buxton Diamond engage West Demerara Showstoppers, while the young Uprising team from the East Coast go up against Linden’s Silver Bullets.Ol Skool Ballers then collide with East Coast BV, before Ann’s Grove and North East La Penitence take to the court.The rejuvenated Tiger Bay unit then faces California Square, before Sparta Boss and Tucville bring the curtains down on the evening’s proceedings.Meanwhile, the organisers are reminding teams that only those winning will advance further in the competition.Over $800,000 in prize monies and trophies will be up for grabs.Complete ResultsRhythm Stars – 4 vs Trafalgar – 2Rhythm Stars ScorersSteffon Ramsay in the 13th and 16thOrville Stewart in the 1stDorville Stewart in the 18thTrafalgar ScorerOdari Miller in the 17th and 20thBroad Street – 1 vs Agricola – 2Agricola ScorerSeon Grant in the 2nd and 13thBroad Street scorerAkeem Sam in the 16thKingston – 1 vs Swag Entertainment – 6Swag ScorersColwin Drakes in the 9th and 11thJermaine Grandison in the 6th and 13thClarence Huggins in the 7thShane Luckie in the 20thKingston ScorerD Christian in the 8thAvacado Ballers – 0 vs Sophia-2Ryan Oselmo in the 2ndTsekedi Sealey in the 10thLeopold Street – 3 vs Melanie – 0Okenie Fraserin the 4th, 12th and 20thlast_img read more