Central High School’s 3-1 win over the previously unbeaten Irwin High was the only surprise in the first leg of the second round of the ISSA daCosta Cup football competition that ended on Saturday.

Irwin High had won seven of their 10 games to win zone A in the first round but were ambushed at Foga Road High by Central High who were runners-up in Zone M.

Shane Gordon, James Dyer, and James Gallimore scored for Central High who will go into Wednesday’s return leg with a comfortable lead but cannot afford to relax.

Meanwhile defending champions Garvey Maceo High, last season’s beaten finalists Manning’s School, Dinthill Technical, and Clarendon College lead the winners from the first leg.

Cleo Clarke and Shaquille Blackstock got two goals each and Jelani Williams got the other goal as the number one ranked Garvey Maceo High blanked deCarteret College 5-0 at Brooks Park on Friday.

Jhamaleek Porter, Akeem Scarlette, and Javin Williams scored for Manning’s School in their 3-2 win over Charlemont High got goals from Emry Cummings and Matthew Ellis got the goals for Charlemont High in their game at Dinthill Technical.

Clarendon College sent a big message as they beat St Mary Technical 7- 1 at Westmoreland Oval with Christopher Graham leading the way with a brace with Atheiebo Green, Tayshon Rowe, Okeno Jones, Kaheim Dixon, and Carlos Cooper also scoring.

Dinthill Technical won an 11th straight game after their 4-1 win over Browns Town but the victory came at a cost as goalkeeper Asha Hutchinson was set off in the second half at Drax Hall.

Giovanni Afflick scored a hattrick to lead Dinthill while Tomeish Richardson scored the other goal.

Rusea’s High took a 2-0 lead over Belair High with goals from Terome Morgan and Deonjay Brown.

Frome Technical continued their good run, beating Titchfield High 3-0 at Carder Park with Jevaughn Clarke, Stevaughn Spence, and Rojay Dixon scoring.

Ben Francis KO holders Edwin Allen High were 2-0 winners over McGrath High with goals from Jevaughan McLellan and Tajae Thomas while Paul Bogle High edged Cedric Titus High 1-0 with a first-half goal from Tajhean Mayne.

Glenmuir High dented Tacky High’s hopes of advancing with a 2-1 win at Westmoreland Oval and will go home with the lead while Vere Technical edged a wasteful Cornwall College 2-1 in their first meeting in years.

Dante Campbell’s goal was enough to give STETHS a 1-0 win over Holmwood Technical also at Brooks Park.

In the other game, York Castle blanked Seaforth High 4-0 at York Oval.