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Covent Garden defies the odds with come from behind victory over Lenora

shot0004Football: A busy weekend in the Digicel Schools Football tournament as the semi-final match-ups were decided on Sunday.

At the  grove  community centre ground Covent Garden defied the odds and came from behind twice to score a thrilling 4-3 victory over Leonora. Trevon Gaskin, Kevin Agard, Roddick Mc Kenzie and Ricky Dass were the scorers for Covent Garden, while for Leonora, Captain Aubrey Greene, Jamaal Perreira and Gavin Graham were the scorers.

Leonora had enjoyed a good run to the quarterfinals where they were champions for the West Demerara zone, but they blamed the wet conditions for their defeat.

In Georgetown at the Ministry of Education Ground, it was excitement galore as the Clash of the Hinterland Teams ended with Waramadong thrashing Santa Rosa 4-0. The Waramadong team is creating waves after hammering Charity 13 nil on wednesday last to win their regional clash.

Meanwhile in other quarterfinals matches Dolphin Secondary defeated New Amsterdam Technical Institute 2-1 when the other two teams clash in Berbice,  and in the mining town  of Linden defending champion Wismar Secondary  disposed  of Ash Education Institute   4-0 to march into the semi-finals .

Covent Garden  would now clash  with Waramadong  while Wismar Secondary will play Dolphin Secondary  in the semi-finals  on Wednesday  for a place in the finals  which wil be held on Sunday.

Basketball: Bounty Colts defeated Ravens by two points in the Guyana Amateur Basketball Association Tier 1 tournament which concluded last evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall. The final score was 69-67.

In the Third Division clash between Buxton United and TGH Pacesetters, Pacesetters emerged victorious 70-61 over Buxton United. The first game was an exhibition which saw West Side Jammers and Kwakani High school clashing.

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