Fernandes’ hat-trick highlight Sunday’s GHB matches 

A hat-trick of goals from national squash player Nicolette Fernandes took the spotlight in the latest round of the Guyana Hockey Board (GHB) Under-19 and Second Division Development Leagues Sunday at the Saint Stanislaus College (SHC) ground. 

Fernandes suited up for the Woodpecker Hikers who defeated Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) Bingo Spartans 5-1 in the women’s second division encounter.

Fernandes’ strikes came in the 11th, 15th and 23rd minutes and her efforts were supported by Avonda Edghill and Kenisha Wills who scored in the 33rd and the 25th minute respectively. 

A 38th-minute goal from the inform Abosaide Cadogan earned the GCC side a consolation strike. 

Meanwhile, Old Fort defeated Bounty GCC 2-1 in the men’s second-division. Omar Williams and Dominic Alleyne were the men responsible for Old Fort’s triumph after recording strikes in the 16th and 28th minute respectively to eclipse Meshach Sargeant’s second-half goal for GCC.

Also in the winners’ row were St. Joseph’s Warriors, who defeated Saints Sonics 4-1 and Old Fort, who got the better of North Ruimveldt Multilateral 6-3 during a boys’ Under-19 encounter.

An exciting clash between Saints U19s and Senior Saints saw the juniors downing their seniors 4-2 in the men’s second-division while Old Fort and Saints played to a 1-1 draw in the women’s second-division. The league continues on Saturday and Sunday at the same venue. 

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