Sports — 22 August 2014 — by Mervin “Rugged” Flores
Dangriga sports – Wagiya FC preparing for Premier League tournament

DANGRIGA—Boys and Girls U-12 football

Here are some game results from the Dangriga Cancer Center Boys and Girls Club U-12 tournament that is being played at the Benguche Football Field.

In game 1 last Thursday, August 14, Wagierale and Silk Grass ended in a 1-1 tie. Felix Martinez hit the target for Wagierale, while Julian Pixabaj tallied for Silk Grass. In game 2, Wagiya won over Benguche, 1-nil, on a goal by Malakie Reyes. Game 3 saw Umadagu getting the 3-1 win over Hopkins Esanigu. Deshawn Sutherland got a hat trick (3 goals) for Umadagu, while James Martinez scored the only goal for Hopkins Esanigu.

On Tuesday, August 19, game 1 saw Montise and Silk Grass playing to a nil-nil stalemate. Game 2 was another draw, as Hopkins Esanigu and Wagierale ended in a 1-1 tie.

Denny Martinez rocked the net for Hopkins, while Felix Martinez hit the target for Wagierale. And in game 3, Umadagu won over Wagierale, 2 goals to 1. Deshawn Sutherland and Demeal Flores got 1 apiece for Umadagu, while Wagierale’s only goal came from Kenrick. In game 4, Silk Grass and Benguche also ended up in a nil-nil tie.

The tournament continues today, Thursday, at the Benguche Football Field, starting at 3:00 p.m. with Game 1 – Umadagu vs Wagierale; Game 2 – Montise vs Wagiya; Game 3 – Silk Grass vs Hopkins Esanigu; and Game 4 – Montise vs Umadagu.

Wagiya FC preparing for Premier League

Wagiya Football Club, which is now preparing for the upcoming Premier League of Belize (PLB), played their first friendly practice match on Sunday at the Carl Ramos Stadium, and won 5 goals to 2 against Santa Cruz selection from the southern village.

CYCLING

The Dangriga Amateur Cycling Association, in collaboration with the First Annual Harlem Street Fest, will be hosting this Saturday, August 23, the First Annual Harlem Street Fest Cycling Classic. This is an open race for amateur cyclists only from across the country of Belize. The race will start (and finish) from in front of Roxy Bar at 9:30 a.m. and head all the way to Hopkins junction on the Southern Highway and back. First place $300.00, second $200.00, and third $100.00. Station prizes will be provided going and coming throughout the race. Registration per rider is only $5.00.

For more information, amateur riders from across the country can contact Moses Lopez at 625-4022.

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