Title hopefuls Special Security Services All Saints United got back on track in the I-mobile Premier Division.
Troubled by expulsions in their previous 4 outings, a disciplined United defeated Asot’s Arcade Parham 3-2.
It appears as though the red card issues that have plagued United were behind them as for the first time this season, as the men from All Saints finally completed a match with 11 players.
The All Saints men were on the score cards as early as the 13th minute when midfielder Randolph Burton was brought down in the box by a Parham defender.
Grenadian Striker Kitson Baines stepped up and put away the spot kick sending Parham’s Keita Decastro the wrong way.
But Burton wasn’t finished as his skilful play tormented Parham backline beating his marker in similar fashion to tee up Conroy Hall’s 2 goals in the space of 2 minutes to give United a 3-0 lead at the half.
Jamie Thomas’ goal in the 68th and Kenny Morgan’s close range effort was not enough to salvage a point from the encounter.
In the preceding match-up frontrunners Sugar Ridge Sap early season dominance continued with an 8-1 routing of Sea View Farm.
Striker Peter Byers led the south men with a hat-trick as he bullied his way through the non-existent Seaview Farm back line.
Odel Murray had opened the scoring and Hazely Pyle pulled one back for Farm which saw a 4-1 lead for Sap at the mid way point.
However the Bolans men could do nothing wrong with a clinical finish – adding another 4 goals in the second half.
Rackley Thomas and Francisco Abreu had a goal each and substitute Javid Charles found the back of the net twice in the onslaught.
In another encounter La Bousola Willikies recorded their first point of the season – holding A&R Plumbing and Electrical Celtics to a 1-1 tie.
Marlon Williams put the men from the east ahead before Celtics Arthur Lake spoiled the pursuit for 3 points by Willikies 3 minutes from time.
Eight goals were scored in two games as Champion Footwear Greenbay Hoppers and defending Champions LIME Old Road recorded identical victories over their opponents in the I-Mobile premier division.
In Saturday’s feature showdown, Hoppers stomped their authority over Education for Advancement Bassa, whipping the former champions 4-nil.
Omarie Daniel shot Hoppers ahead in the 11th minute in what turned out to be the only goal of the half.
But four minutes on resumption, defender Troy Dublin was on target when he headed the ball high into his own net and in the 76th, Jari Jackson made his presence felt with a brilliant effort.
National striker, Tarmaley “Ziggy” Thomas also joined the feast, picking his spot and hitting home in the 82nd, 4-nil in favor of the title chasers.
Earlier, Kittitian import Orlando Mitchum, Stephan Smith, Tiran Williams and Jalany Djemesi all had moments to savor as they propelled the Lime sponsored side to a 4nil triumph against Fort Road.
Mitchum struck in the 7th minute, and ten minutes later, the league’s chief scorer Stephan Smith took his to 6 goals.
Midfielder Tiran Williams added the third in the 62nd minute and with the cake already in hand Djemesi added the icing from the penalty spot.
Gayson “Bubbler” Gregory was brought down in the box, resulting in the spot kick.