Only three schools from last year are back in the quarterfinals of the ISSA/Wata DaCosta Cup football competition after the dust settled after Saturday’s end of the Round of 16.
Defending champions Clarendon College, former winners Dinthill Tech and Manchester High are the only survivors, and they will be joined by Glenmuir High, Christiana High, BB Coke High, Cornwall College and Garvey Maceo High.
Clarendon College’s perfect win record ended at 12 games after they were forced to come from behind to earn a 1-1 draw against Cornwall College at Glenmuir High.
Lincoln Cox who failed to finish his team’s last two games, gave Cornwall College a first half lead but Kaheim Dixon’s late second half equalizer saw both teams share the points.
The point was enough for Clarendon College to win the group with seven points while Cornwall College got second place on goal-difference over STETHS who were held 0-0 by Mile Gully High in their game.
Both Cornwall College and STETHS finished on four points but Cornwall College had a plus one goal-difference to STETHS’ zero.
Glenmuir High edged Garvey Maceo High on goal-difference after both schools won on Saturday to finish with seven points each in Group 4.
Glenmuir High beat Frome Technical High 2-1at Llandilo Sports Complex with goals from Kyle Gordon and Oneil Headley as Glenmuir High ended with a pus six goal-difference, two more than Garvey Maceo.
Garvey Maceo were 4-1 winners over Port Antonio High at Carder Park, Cleo Clarke scored a double in the 10th and 31st minutes, while Rakeesh Jones scored in the 46th minute and Everald Swaby in the 52nd minute.
Keroe George scored an 85th minute consolation for Port Antonio High.
BB Coke High who was the only school to win all three Round of 16 games, overwhelmed Tacky High 4-0 at Drax Hall as Jahmaul Wright scored a double with Semar Williams and Sanjay Allen also scoring.
Manchester High rebounded from their first loss of the season, to beat Happy Grove High 2-0 in Mandeville and get second place in Group 2.
Davonie Daley and Nickoy Henry scored for Christiana High in their 2-0 win over McGrath High to finish second in Group 3 to Dinthill Technical who were 2-1 winners over William Knibb Memorial in their weather affected game at Dinthill Technical.