After 5 weeks of competition at the MCC Grounds, the top 3 teams in the standings of the SMART 13 & Under Football Tournament are still undefeated, with standings leader Brown Bombers sporting a perfect 5-0 record; while 2nd place City Boys have drawn twice, and 3rd place Ladyville Jaguars have 3 draws so far. At the completion of the 9-week single round-robin, where each team plays 9 games, the top 4 teams will enter a knockout semifinal, with the winners then facing off for the championship.
In Week 5’s game 1 on Saturday, November 2, Brown Bombers dropped Belize Elementary, 2-0, with goals from Sherwin Requena and Jovann Ramos.
Game 2 saw Rising Stars (from Ladyville) shutting out Young Stars, 3-0, with a goal apiece from Hakeem Smith, Camryn Lozano and Andres Velasquez.
In game 3, it was City Boys, 2-0, over Hattieville United, with Kenroy Linares scoring both goals for City Boys.
Game 4 was another shutout, as Ladyville Jaguars bombed Survivors, 4-0, with 2 goals from Lyndon Flowers and 1 each from Joshua Martells and Allen Anderson.
The fifth and final game of the day ended in a scoreless draw (0-0) between Collet Strikers and Third World.
Upcoming Week 6 schedule:
Saturday, November 9
10:00 a.m. – Hattieville United vs Rising Stars
10:50 a.m. – Survivors vs Third World
11:40 a.m. – Brown Bombers vs City Boys
12:30 p.m. – Belize Elementary vs Collet Strikers
1:20 p.m. – Young Stars vs Ladyville Jaguars