Hiker Cadets, Old Fort secure big wins on day 2

first_imgGHB/Bounty Paper Towel LeagueThe Guyana Hockey Board’s (GHB) Bounty Paper Towel’s developmental second division league has resumed over the past weekend, and after a scintillating start on Saturday the competition got even better on Sunday.The Saint Stanislaus Ground saw matches in both male and female second division that lasted well into the afternoon.The Hikers Cadets who were on a rampage on Saturday, returned with the same determination on Sunday to defeat the Saints Under 19 players. Despite a surprise opening goal from Hilmar Chester to put Saints up by one, the Saints team saw no further success in a match that was dominated by the experienced Hikers. Newcomer Christopher Sumeer and veteran Brian Asregado both of the Hikers Cadets would manage an exhilarating helmet trick (4 goals) while Jerazano BellHiker Cadet Devin Munroe controls the ball against the Old Fort defensescored two and Colonel Heywood added a single. The Cadets were the clear winners, racking up 11 goals compared to Saints Under 19’s one.Another large win of the afternoon came from Old Fort, when they finished off their weekend of play by mauling the Senior Saints 9-2. After opening their account in the fourth minute through Theodore Thierens, Old Fort raced ahead to a 3-0 lead before Saints could get on the scoreboard to make it 1-3 at the half. Whilst Saints would manage only one more goal in the second half, Old Fort accumulated six more to seal the 9-2 finish. Omar Hopkinson with a helmet trick (4 goals) led the table while singles came from his teammates Thierens, Christopher Low-Koan, Warren Williams, Jael Gaskin and John Abrahams. On the other hand, Yonnick Peters and Kwesi Lewis were the scorers for Senior Saints.Over in the women’s division, Saints completed the weekend’s matches with a scintillating win over the Old Fort ladies by 3-0. Tekeisha Deleon was the star of the show with a pair of goals for Saints while her teammate Cherub Autar added a single to the total.Pizza Hut GCC and Saints currently lead the points standing with 7 each while the Bingo Spartans sit in second with 6 points followed by a tie between Old Fort and the Woodpecker Hikers with one point each.The action in the developmental league will continue this weekend at the Saint Stanislaus ground and is expected to run until September 30.last_img

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