Goals galore as women's league begins

October 06, 2015
Richard Morais photo Arnett Gardens player Shantal Bailey scored seven goals during the Sherwin Williams Women's Football Premier League.

Marc Stamp

STAR Writer

The 2015-16 Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)/Sherwin Williams Women League kicked off with a total of 52 goals scored in five matches last Sunday.

Last season's beaten finalist Arnett Gardens FC accounted for most of the goals when they flooded Rangers FC of St Mary 24-0 at the Anthony Spaulding Complex.

National representative Shantel Bailey scored seven times. She led the way with goals in the 23rd, 30th, 54th, 56th, 73rd, 76th and 88th minutes. Other scorers were Shanel Spence with a four-timer (2nd, 6th, 10th,12th), Kadian Edwards (24th, 47th, 65th), Abbygale Adams (78th, 83rd), Abby O'Hara (4th, 41st), Annakay Richards (32nd), Shakira Douglas (60th) and Tamara O'Sullivan (90th).

In another high scoring game on the day, Olympic Gardens swamped Boys' Town FC 10-0 at Collie Smith Drive.

Sabrina Berry hit home a hat-trick in the 11th, 64th and 66th minutes. Berry was supported by goals from Renee Scott (34th, 44th), Alicia Mullings (43rd, 74th), Courtni Smith (86th, 89th) and Stacy Ann Johnson (41st).

Waterhouse was also on a goal spree, when they slammed St James FC 9-0 at Waterhouse Stadium.

Shanell Martin hit a five-timer in the 10th, 16th, 65th, 69th and 90th minutes. While Christina Murray hit a hat-trick (6th, 38th, 73rd) and Jameica Henry also scored in the 48th minute.

Los Perfectos FC of Manchester defeated Trelawny Women's FC 7-1. Venecia Reid scored five goals in minutes, 27th, 45th, 51st, 75th and 77th. Sashalee Cooper (16th) and Sashan Campbell (88th0 also got on the scoresheet. Kemecia Conroy scored the lone goal for the losers in the 70th minute.

In a low scoring match, defending champions Barbican FC edged G C Foster College FC 1-0, at Barbican Complex. Keneshia Reid scored the only goal in the 19th minute.

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