Christiana High and Manchester High solidified their hold on the top spots in Zone D of the ISSA daCosta Cup football competition following close wins on Tuesday.

Christiana High improved to 10 points from their 2-1 win over contenders Holmwood Technical as they rebounded from their 1-1 draw against Bellefield High on Saturday.

Manchester High won back to back games after been held to a draw in their opening game to stay in second place with a 2-0 victory over Belair High.

Simoy Palmer and Diondray Griffiths both scored two goals for Bellefield to beat Alston High 7-0, their first win for the year as they jumped to third place in the zone.

Vere Technical slipped into second place in Zone F on seven points after edging Foga Road 2-1 for back to back wins as Charlemont High assumed the lead in Zone H with a 5-2 win over St Mary High, improving to eight points.