Davian Matthews scored a hat trick for St James High as they opened their ISSA daCosta Cup schoolboys football season with a 4-2 in over Holland High at William Knibb on Saturday.

Jason Lee got the other goal for St James who were playing Holland High in an official game for the first time.

Herbert Morrison made a winning return to Zone A with a resounding 5-0 win over Maldon High in the first game at Irwin and are the leaders in Zone A on goal-difference.

Keishawn Heath and Camarco Brown each scored two goals for Herbert Morrison Technical as William Knibb Memorial are in second after their 4-0 win over Spot Valley where Mark Lewis scored a brace.

Cornwall College came back from a goal down after just seven minutes to beat 10 man Irwin High 2-1 with goals from Brandon Timberlake and Davian McLean in the second half.

After trailing 0-1 at the half time break, Cornwall equalised in less than a minute into the second half when Brandon Timberlake scored from the penalty spot after ons of his teammates was brought down inside the penalty area.

Things got worse for Irwin after Tavin Leslie who had given the ‘home team’ the lead with a spectacular goal in the 7 th minute was sent off in the 50 th minute for a dangerous tackle.

Cornwall were gifted the winner in the 71 st minute when Irwin’s goalkeeper Jkwon Kenton left his line and gave Davian McLean an empty goal to aim at and he did not miss.

Frome Technical beat Green Pond High 3-1 in their Zone B game in Montego Bay as St Elizabeth Technical beat Maggotty High also by a 3-1 margin.