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Saturday October 27, 2012

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2012 Digicel Golf Classic...

Moore, Bacchus joint leaders heading into final day today

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awle Moore and Kishan Bacchus each with a net 67 led after the first day of this year’s Digicel Golf Classic which opened yesterday, at the Lusignan Club. Moore playing off a 13 handicap ended the day with a gross 80, while Bacchus starting with a 14 handicap closed with a gross 81. Also in contention was Carlos Adams with a handicap of 26 and a gross 95 to end with a net 69, while Fazil Haniff with a handicap of 10 and a gross 79 closed with a similar net of 69. Canada-based Salim Rashid playing off a 5 handicap and a gross of 75 ended with a net 70, the same as Orlando Deo and Christine Sukhram. Last year’s champion Canada-based Roger Rajkumar had a tough day, closing with a net 78 playing off a 7 handicap and a gross 85 Sukhram, the defending Ladies champion looks poised to retain her title, but Joann Deo, who closed with a net 72 playing off an 11 handicap and a gross 92 is lurking in her shadows. The final day today should be an interesting battle and golf fans are being urged to come out and witness what is anticipated to be a showdown.

Courts Pee Wee Inter-Schools Football Competition...

Goals galore continues

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t was goals galore when the Courts Pee Wee InterSchools Football Competition organsied by Petra Organisation continued yesterday with 28 goals being recorded in the eighth matches that were played, at the Thirst Park ground. The day had seven teams emerging victorious; Tucville defeated Sophia 3 -0, St. Gabriel’s trounced Green Acres 5 – 0, West Ruimveldt edged F.E. Pollard 2 – 1, Enterprise blanked South Ruimveldt 3 – 0, Marian Academy won 3 – 0 against Ketley, St. Pius defeat St. Sidwells 4 – 1 and St. Margret defeated Success Academy 4 – 0. Redeemer Primary drew with North Georgetown 1 – 1 in the final game of the day. In the St. Gabriel’s victory, Teon Forde was the architect who set it up with a helmet-trick against Green Acres. He scored in the 11th, 27th, 39th and 40th minutes while his team mate Raymond Bandhu accounted for the other goal in the 23rd minute. Tucville’s Simeon Hackett scored a hat-trick against the Sophia team which could not find the back of the opposition’s net. Goals from Michael Oie (12th) and Bryan Singh (32nd) for West Ruimveldt, was enough to overpower the lone goal from F.E. Pollard that was scored by Tiray McCah in the sixth minute. A double from Enterprise’s Jermaine Garrett (18th, 39th) and an own goal from South Ruimveldt secured a comfortable victory for Enterprise. Beveney McGarrell scored in the 19th, 30th and 34th minutes for St. Pius while his teammate Marcus Wilson supported with a 38th minute goal against St. Sidwells. Samuel Devonshire scored the latter’s lone goal in the second minute. Marian Academy was able to get past Ketley with goals from Shemroy Holder (5th) and Dominic Roberts (12th) and a gifted own goal in the 27th minute. In the penultimate game of the day St. Margret’s was led by Andrew Harrison who scored a double and was supported by Stephen Chapman (17th) and Dieago Britton (38th). Redeemer’s Shemar Dover scored in the fourth minute against North Georgetown, but they equalized in the 34th minute through Tyrese Prescot and eventually secured a 1-1 draw.

Canada-based Salim Raschid attempts a putt during the Digicel Golf Classic yesterday.

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