GUAYA UNITED returned to winning ways on Sunday, as action in League One of the Trinidad and Tobago Super League continued at the Guayaguayare Recreation Ground.
The league leaders trounced Siparia Spurs 5-1, courtesy of a double from Carlon Hughes (52nd and 90th) and one apiece from Kendes Garcia (10th), Shaquille Ferrier (18th) and Russel Alfred (78th).
Sylvester Teesdale scored for Siparia, in the 11th.
FC Santa Rosa stayed four points adrift of Guaya after blanking hosts Bethel United 4-0 at the Mt Gomery Recreation Ground. Scoring two goals apiece were Kheelon Mitchell (19th and 69th) and Rashad Griffith (65th and 82nd).
In a clash of the servicemen, at the Hasely Crawford Stadium’s Training Field in Mucurapo, Defence Force edged Police 2-1.
Aaron Lester (10th) and Zebulun O’Brien (20th) scored fro Defence Force, with Colin Williams (43rd) responding for the lawmen.
Nigel Thomas (58th) and James Thomas (90th) were on target as 1976 Phoenix FC defeated the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT ) 2-0 at the Canaan/Bon Accord Recreation Ground.
At the Grand Chemin Recreation Ground in Moruga, Queen’s Park beat hosts Club Sando Moruga 4-3.
Devon Modeste’s hat-trick (19th, 49th and 85th) and Jabari Raphael’s item (70th) were enough for the Parkites to gain full points. Responding for Club Sando Moruga were Anderson Toussaint (54th), Andy London (74th) and Trevon Mitchell’s own goal (90th).
And, at the Larry Gomes Stadium in Arima, Cunupia FC battled to a 2-2 draw vs WASA.
Kylon Gay (fifth) and Glen Walker (49th) gave WASA a 2-nil lead before Stevon Stoute replied with strikes in the 57th and 88th.
With overnight League Two leaders Prisons FC on a bye, Petit Valley/Diego Martin United moved from fourth place to the top of the pile on Saturday after a 1-0 win over Central 500 Spartans at the Edinburgh 500 Recreation Ground, Chaguanas. Former TT midfielder Keron “Ball Pest” Cummings was the hero for Petit Valley/ Diego Martin United, as he found the back of the net in the 66th.
Harlem Strikes remained in fifth place despite a narrow 2-1 win over Perseverance Ball Runners, at the New Settlement Recreation Ground, Caroni. Malcolm Nedd netted twice for Harlem, in the 11th and 20th, before Kareem Beckles pulled one back for Ball Runners, in the 37th.
But there were goals galore at Guaracara Park, Pointe-a-Pierre as, in the clash of the table-proppers, Youth Stars recorded a 6-3 licking on Marabella FCC.
Terquiel Mahabal (sixth and 84th), Noel Williams (49th), Nathan Cadiz (53rd), L’Che Edwards (86th) and Levi Crawford’s own goal (89th) did the trick for Youth Stars. Kierron Mason replied for Marabella with a hat-trick (11th, 58th and 69th). In related news, the Caribbean Football Trust Limited (CFTL)-sponsored League Cup will kick off tomorrow with a trio of Round One matches.
Club Sando Moruga will host Harlem Strikers from 4 pm at the Grand Chemin Recreation Ground; Youth Stars will entertain Marabella FCC at the Roxborough Complex from 5 pm and, at six o’clock, Bethel United and Petit Valley/Diego Martin United will face off at the Mt Gomery Recreation Ground from 6 pm.