November 27, 2012
St George's College players celebrate with the trophy after winning the Manning Cup at the National Stadium last Saturday. St George's beat Hydel High 3-0 in the final. - Ricardo Makyn
Your Weekly Guide to High-School Competitions
St George's College blanked first-time finalists Hydel High 3-0 at the National Stadium last Saturday to carve their 22nd lien on the coveted ISSA/Gatorade/Digicel Manning Cup.
Andre Lewis (30th minute), Zhelano Barnes (31st) and Jerondy Henry (77th) were the scorers for the North Street-based St George's.
In the first match of the National Stadium double-header, Wolmer's Boys clipped Jamaica College 1-0 to lift the Walker Cup KO trophy. Dennis Rose scored in the 15th minute to give the Heroes Circle-based Wolmer's their third hold on the Walker Cup.
Denbigh High of Clarendon will attempt to make both finals of the Digicel sponsored Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) rural Junior and Senior Netball competition today
Both the junior and senior semi-finals will be played at Manchester High.
In junior action at 10 a.m. Knox College will face Denbigh and St Elizabeth Technical (STETHS) take on Edwin Allen High. New champions will be crowned in this category after defending champions Manchester High, were beaten 28-35 by Edwin Allen in the quarter-finals last Friday
In senior action at 11 a.m. Manchester High face defending champions Holmwood Technical and first time semi-finalists Fogo Road oppose Denbigh.
Quarter-final results (Juniors): Knox beat Kemps Hill 23-17, STETHS defeated Charlemount 30-15 and Denbigh defeated Holmwood 28-21.
Seniors: Manchester High whipped Frome Technical 64-26; Holmwood clipped Titchfield 35-34, Fogo Road edged Knox 32-30, while Denbigh drubbed William Knibb 56-15
Defending champions St Andew High defeated St Jago High girls 5-0 last Thursday to move to 26 points and top the Eastern Schools Badminton League. Wolmer's Girls finished second on 23 points and Immaculate Conception High were third on 16.
In boys' action, defending champions Haile Selassie High had a 5-0 win over St Jago High to keep their hopes of a repeat regional win alive. The Haile Selassie boys will need a 5-0 win in their remaining tie against Campion College to repeat as although that will make them equal on points with Calabar High, the tie-breaker rule would give them victory .
Calabar now lead the way with 23 points with Wolmer's and Haile Selassie tied in second with 18.