Quacy Price and Delroy Dean Friday night combined to power Beterverwagting to a crushing victory over Buxton B as the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets Tournament’ East Coast leg commenced at the Buxton Community Centre ground.
Price, who scored a double netted as early as the fourth minute through a brilliant solo run and two minutes later BV A added to their lead as a clever buildup was neatly capped off by Price.
Dean penned his name on the scorer’s sheet in the 20th minute to complete the clinical dismantling of Buxton B.
In the other results of the night; Beterwagting B edged Victoria Eagles 1-0 with Threon Petre scoring in the 17th minute while Paradise crushed Ann’s Grove Young Warriors 4-0.
Dorwin London in the third, Quincy Adams in the sixth and eighth minutes, and Kwame Alfred in the 13th minute were the goal scorers.
Mahaica beat Ann’s Grove Punters 1-0 in sudden death kick off after the game finished 3-3 at end of regulation time.
Terry Caesar scored a hat-trick for Mahaica in the third, 12th and 14th minutes while Traulyan Daniel also netted a hat trick for his side, Ann’s Grove Punters scoring in the 13th, 15th and 19th minutes.
Akeel Bacchus became the third footballer to score a hat trick scoring in the third, 12th and 19th minutes for Melanie B who defeated Golden Grove 3-1. Phillip Williams scored for Golden Grove in the opening minute.
Plaisance overcame Nabacalis 4-2 with Carlos Matthews netting a double in the second and 19th minutes while Warren Gilkes also scored a double in the fourth and sixth minutes.
Rashleigh Rickford scored both goals for Nabacalis in the seventh and 11th minutes.
In the other matches, Melanie `A’ needled Church Yard United (Victoria) 3-2 on penalty kicks after the game ended 1-1 at the end of regulation time.
Derwin Peters in the fourth minute scored for Melanie A while Church Yard United’s goal came in the sixth minute through Shawn Daniels.
In the final match of the evening Buxton A edged Vryheid’s Lust 1-0 with Devon Dennis scoring the winning goal in the fifth minute.
Earlier, Banks DIH Limited’s Carlton Joao thanked the patrons of Buxton for allowing the company to launch the East Coast edition.
“I would like to thank the community of Buxton for affording us the opportunity to launch the tournament here. This initiative which started in 2009 has grown from strength to strength and we hope that continued progression and success can be achieved in the East Coast edition<” Joao said.
In brief remarks, acting Guyana Football federation president Franklin Wilson congratulated the sponsors and organizers for the growth and advancement of the event while wishing all the competing units the best of luck.