North Ruimveldt edge Charlestown secondary 2-1

North Ruimveldt overcame Charlestown Secondary 2-1 when the third annual Milo/Petra Organization Secondary Schools u-20 football tourney continued yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground on Carifesta Avenue.

Ravin Naughton opened the scoring for Charlestown in the third minute through a lobbed free kick from the centre of the field, over the head and outstretched hands of the goalkeeper into the middle of the goal.

However, North Ruimveldt would fire back 26 minutes later as Shaquan Mars netted through a right sided strike from inside the box that sneaked over the goal-line after the keeper saved the ball.

North Ruimveldt would then take the lead as Matthew Harrison scored what would prove to be the go-ahead winner in the 35th compliments of a lobbed shot into the right hand corner, following a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper after racing onto a lobbed pass from midfield.

North Ruimveldt’s Matthew Harrison (centre/green) trying to win possession of the ball from a Charlestown player inside the penalty box during their matchup.
North Ruimveldt’s Matthew Harrison (centre/green) trying to win possession of the ball from a Charlestown player inside the penalty box during their matchup.

The second fixture of the day saw School of the Nations upset North Georgetown by a 3-0 margin. Shaquille Bess sealed the unexpected win compliments of a hat-trick in the 31st, 64th and 65th minutes.

In the opening fixture, Richard Ishmael dismantled Freeburg Secondary by a 4-1 score line. Delton Peters led the win with a double in the 14th and 68th minutes while Sese Norville and Rondel Peters netted in the 38th and 54th minute.

Scoring for the losers in the 27th minute was Charles Chester in the 27th minute. The third program matchup between Queens College and Mae’s Secondary was rescheduled due to the unavailability of former owing to their participation in the Barbados Relay Fair.

The action continues today at the same venue with four fixtures. In the opening fixture at 11:00 hrs Christ Church Secondary will faceoff with Morgan Learning Center while Kingston Secondary will tackle St Joseph’s High from 12:30hrs.

The third matchup at 14:00hrs will witness St. Georges Secondary opposing Brickdam Secondary School whilst the final fixture will see David Rose Secondary tackling St. Roses High from 15:30hrs.

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