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Old Road Football Classic at Lucky Strike Field

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 16, 2020– Here are the results from games played so far in the Dickie Hernandez Old Road Football Classic, which will be holding Week 5 games this coming weekend. All games of the tournament, which kicked off in December, 2019, are being played at the Lucky Strike football field.

In Week 1 action, game 1 saw Lucky Strike taking down Corozalito by a 5-2 margin. Goal scorers for Lucky Strike included Keenen Gillett (40’), Daniel Lino (51’), Frederick Garbutt (65’ & 77’) and Kendale Chacon (85’); while Tyrel Estrada (54’) and Wayne Godoy (82’) scored for Corozalito. In game 2, Rookies (Lucky Strike) bombed Pasadita, 6-1, with goals from Augustine Smith, Jr. (5’), Travis Herrera (29’, 55’ & 85’), Jun Garnett (78’) and Elvis Godoy (72’); while the lone goal for Pasadita was by Samuel Torres (18’).

Week 2 games scheduled were Lucky Strike, Sr. vs Rookies, and Sandhill/Rockstone Pond vs Pasadita. In the opener, Keenen Gillett scored for Lucky Strike and Augustine Smith, Jr. scored for Rookies, to result in a 1-1 draw. And the nightcap was a (3-0) default win for Pasadita over Sandhill.

In the Week 3 opener last Sunday, January 5, Kings Rookies dropped Sandhill/Rockstone Pond, 2-1, with a goal each from Albert Garnett (25’) and Alex Jex (38’); while Sandhill/Rockstone Pond got their only goal at the 75th minute. In the nightcap, Corozalito got the 3-1 win over Pasadita. Shaking the net for Corozalito were Joseph Williams (36’) and Byron Reid (60’ & 75’); while Luis Vasquez (25’) scored for Pasadita.

Week 4 games were held this past Sunday, January 12. In game 1, Kings Rookies clipped Corozalito, 3-2, with a goal each from Augustine Smith (15’), Devon “Deebo” Rhaburn (63’) and Travis Heredia (92+’); while Corozalito goals were by Jason Gilharry (3’) and Shaquille Godoy (75’). Game 2 saw Lucky Strike prevailing in a slug fest, 6-3, over Pasadita. For Lucky Strike, Keenen Gillett had a hat trick (23’, 40’ & 75’) along with 1 apiece from Jermaine Wallace (34’) and Yogu Esquivel (65’), and an own goal by Pasadita (85’ OG); while Jose Caseres struck twice (15’ & 54’) and Samuel Torres (70’) got the other goal for Pasadita.

Upcoming Week 5 schedule:

Sunday, January 19, Lucky Strike
1:00 p.m. – Corozalito vs Lucky Strike
3:00 p.m. – Rookies vs Pasadita

Big Thanks to Allan Jones (JP) for officiating the games free of cost. Big Up!

The goal of the football tournament is to help raise funds for schools in the area that are welcome to come and conduct sales at the football games. Contact Dickie at 623-9288.

Feature photo: Dickie Hernandez

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