Goals galore in women's league
The 2015-16 Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)/Sherwin Williams Women's League kicked off with a total of 52 goals in five matches last Sunday.
Last season's beaten finalists, Arnett Gardens FC, accounted for most of the goals when they flooded Rangers FC of St Mary 24-0 at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex.
National representative Shantel Bailey scored seven times, leading the way with goals in the 23rd, 30th, 54th, 56th, 73rd, 76th and 88th minutes. Other scorers were Shanel Spence with a four-timer (2nd, 6th, 10th, 12th), Asheina Nelson (27th, 37th, 57th) and Kadian Edwards (24th, 47th, 65th) with hat-tricks, Abbygale Adams (78th, 83rd), Abby O'Hara (4th, 41st), Annakay Richards (32nd), Shakira Douglas (60th) and Tamara O'Sullivan (90th).
In another high-scoring game, Olympic Gardens swamped Boys' Town FC 10-0 at Collie Smith Drive. Sabrina Berry hit home a hat-trick in the 11th, 64th and 66th minutes. Berry was supported by goals from Renee Scott (34th, 44th), Alicia Mullings (43rd, 74th), Courtni Smith (86th, 89th) and Stacy Ann Johnson (41st).
Waterhouse were also on a goal spree, when they slammed St James FC 9-0 at Waterhouse Stadium.
Shanell Martin hit a five-timer in the 10th, 16th, 65th, 69th and 90th minutes. Christina Murray netted a hat-trick (6th, 38th, 73rd) and Jameica Henry also scored, in the 48th minute.
Los Perfectos FC of Manchester defeated Trelawny Women's FC 7-1. Venecia Reid scored five goals, netting in the 27th, 45th, 51st, 75th and 77th minutes. Sashalee Cooper (16th) and Sashan Campbell (88th0 also got on the scoresheet. Kemecia Conroy scored the lone goal for the losers, in the 70th minute.
In a low-scoring match, defending champions Barbican FC edged G C Foster College FC 1-0 at Barbican Complex. Keneshia Reid scored the only goal in the 19th minute.