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Published:Saturday | February 11, 2017 | 12:00 AM
William Mahfood (left), chairman of the WISYNCO Group, accepts a token from the Munro Old Boys Association as he reaffirmed the company’s title sponsorship of the Munro Top Rock 6.5K Run/Walk. The recent presentation was made by Elias Azan (right), president of the Munro Old Boys Association, and Robert Marriott (centre) treasurer of the association. The event is set for its second staging in September 2017. Held at 2,500 feet above-sea-level, the run/walk challenges competitors to traverse the hills and valleys of St Elizabeth along a four-mile stretch.

Mico defeat G. C. Foster

The Mico University College made it two from two in the intercollegiate 50 Overs cricket competition after defeating former champions G.C. Foster College by eight wicket at Marescaux Road on Thursday.

Scores: G.C. Foster College 132 all out off 40.1 overs, Mico 135 for two off 22.1 overs.

Batting first after winning the toss, G.C. Foster found themselves in early trouble struggling at 71 for six. However a 44-run seventh wicket partnership between Odane Vassell (38) and Keswick Archibald (28) brought some respectability to the score.

Antwain Stephens, Michael Bedward and Oshean Wilson took two wickets each for Mico.

In reply, Mico openers Odain McCatty and Tevin Gilzene put on 84 runs for the first wicket before McCatty was bowled by Tyrone Bailey for 51. Gilzene ended on 42 not out while skipper Stephens made 26.

The elite competition for the top four Intercollegiate teams starts today. UWI will host Mico while in Angels, Spanish Town G.C. Foster will oppose the University of Technology. Both matches start at 9:30 a.m.


Fort look for fifth win

Defending champion Fort International will hunt their fifth win in as many matches as they take on Garveymeade at Passagefort Drive, Portmore in the Jamaica Domino Federation/City of Kingston Cooperative Credit Union Portmore/ St Catherine League.

The star-studded team is expected to come out easy winners. In other games (home teams named first) Braeton All Stars vs Spring Village; Links United vs Correctional Services; Soursop Tree vs Chedwin Strikers; Ken's Wildflower vs Memory Lane; Right Stuff vs Masterpiece; Waterhouse United vs Mechanical Strikers; Frazsiers Whip vs Passagefort United; Exceptional International and Felluchi Strikers vs Naggo Head.

Five teams, have perfect records so far, they are Fort International, Eradication; Waterhouse United; Spring Village and Links United (Links won three from three games (12 points). The top four have won four games each for 16 points.

Results of matches played last Sunday: Exceptional 276 Ken's Wildflower 242; Correctional Services 300 Felluchi Strikers 260; Eradication 300 Mechanical Strikers 279; Fort International 300 Passagefort United 281; Waterhouse 300 Chedwin Strikers 283; Spring Village 300 Naggo Head 276; Masterpiece 300 Soursop Tree 280; Right Stuff 300 Memory Lane 245; Braeton All Stars 300 Garveymeade 245.


Edgewater blank Braeton Utd 3-0

Edgewater scored a big 3-0 win over Braeton United to solidify their lead atop the standings in the York Pharmacy-sponsored Portmore Division Two Football League last Sunday.

Mario Salesman with a double strike and another goal from Gadial Irving gave Edgewater their handsome win.

It was Edgewater's seventh win from eight games. They are sole leaders of the league with 21 points. Southborough, the only team to beat Edgewater this season, are on 19 points. They kept pace with the leaders with 1-0 win over Racing United. In other games, Cumberland drubbed Three West 6-1 and Waterford and Caymanas Gardens drew 1-1.

Matches on tomorrow at Cumberland High School field: Three West vs Waterford 1 p.m. and Cumberland vs Racing United 3 p.m. At Westchester field: Westchester vs Edgewater at 1 p.m. and Braeton United vs Southborough at 3 p.m.


Federal United whip Newland

Federal United jumped to an impressive 22 points after defeating Newland 3-1 in the St Catherine Major League last Sunday.

In another game, Old Harbour clipped their neighbours Bodles 1-0 through Najja Biggs' 83rd minute strike. They are now on 18 points. In other matches G.C. Foster edged Portsmouth 1-0. Two other games ended in 1-1 scorelines - Christian Pen vs Royal Lakes and New Raiders vs De La vega City.


Rotary Club's charity golf

The 2017 Rotary Club of Kingston charity golf tournament will be held on Saturday, March 4 at the Constant Spring Golf Club.

It's the only tournament locally which offers a motor vehicle as a 'Hole in One Prize'. The car will be provided courtesy of Magna Motors dealership, agents for Hyundai in Jamaica. Other prizes include TV sets, electronic tablets and weekends for two at luxury resorts.

Tee times are 7 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and the format is a full handicap stableford.