Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : November 21st 2014 Contents Naparima College, the school
which brough thrills and excite-
ment to the SSFL this year met an
exit from the CocaCola competi-
tion yesterday, after losing 2-1 to
St Benedict s College in the final
of the South Zone competition.
It was a come-from-behind
effort from St Benedict s, the fourth
place finisher at the inaugural SSFL
Premier Division over "Naps", which
took the season by storm winning
both the top tier league competition
and the Big-Four.
Martieon Watson opened the
scoring in the 40th minute to give
Naparima the narrow lead into the
break, after a flurry of missed
opportunities from the highly rated
Nicholas Dillon and Jabari Mitchell.
Then, five minutes after the
restart, St Benedict s found the
equaliser from Moriba Des Cartes,
before taking the shock lead and
the winner from Shemar Ravello.
Even before the match, St Bene-
dict s was one of few teams to do
damage to Naparima all season.
Just before going on a brilliant run
to the Premier Division title,
Naparima suffered a 3-0 defeat by
St Benedict s midway through Sep-
St Benedict s will now represent
the South Zone in the National
InterCol competition and will face
Carapichaima in the semifinal, on
Thursday at the Manny Ramjohn
Carapichaima East secured the
Central Zone title by dethroning
Chaguanas North Secondary in the
final. Caps exacted revenge for last
year s loss by issuing a comfortable
3-0 victory against a team, which
was already deflated by its relega-
tion from the Premier Division.
Today, the last team in the
National InterCol competition will
be determined in the North Zone
final. East Mucurapo and St Mary s
College will square off at the Hasely
Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo, from
The winner of that match will
meet Speyside Secondary in the
lone InterCol quarterfinal match
on Tuesday in Tobago.
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Brittany Joseph added two more
titles when the Solo National Table-
Tennis Championship continued
with the Doubles competition at
the Central Regional Indoor Sports
Arena, Chaguanas on Saturday.
Joseph, who won the Under-18
girls singles crown the weekend
before at the same venue paired with
Linda Partap-Boodhan to take the
Women s Doubles and also combined
with Anson Wellington for gold in
Mixed Doubles category.
In the Women Doubles decider,
Joseph and Partap-Boodhan of Arima
Hawks brushed aside Merle
Bagoo/Natalie Montes (Hawks) 11-
9, 11-9, 11-9.
This after Partap-Boodhan and
Joseph stopped Danielle Dick and
Nalini Boodoo 11-1, 8-11, 11-4, 11-
5 in the semifinal while Bagoo and
Montes defeated University of T&T
(UTT) duo, Aleena Edwards and
Jamilia Alexander 11-9, 11-9, 11-2.
The Mixed Doubles final was more
of a battle for Joseph and Wellington,
but they managed to prevail 11-5, 11-
8, 13-11, 8-11, 11-5 over Arun Roop-
narine and Edwards.
In the semis, Wellington and
Joseph beat their clubmates Mark
Modeste and Partap-Boodhan 12-
10, 10-12, 8-11, 11-8, 11-4 while Roop-
narine and Edwards stopped Lionel
Darceuil and Natalie Montes of
Hawks 11-9, 11-7, 11-9.
Earlier on in the quarterfinals,
Wellington and Joseph beat Andrew
Alexander and Merle Baggoo 11-4,
11-5, 11-9; Roopnarine/Edwards
dumped Joshua Maxwell/Nalini
Boodoo (Blasters) 11-2, 11-8, 11-4;
Alaric Humphreys/Jamilia Alexander
(UTT) 11-5, 11-6, 11-6 and
Darceuil/Montes rallied past Sarvesh
Mungal/Shannon Watson 11-5, 11-
8, 9-11, 11-5.
The Men s Doubles final saw the
Roopnarine/Humphreys UTT pair
overcoming Sarvesh Mungal and his
cousin Amresh Mungal of PowerGen,
11-5, 11-5, 7-11, 11-4.
the final via their win over Mod-
este/Dave Williams of Hawks 11-6,
2-11, 11-5, 11-8 while the Mungals
outlasted Everton Sorzano and Declan
John of D Abadie Youths, 11-9, 9-11,
11-7, 10-12, 11-8.
And in the quarterfinals, Roop-
narine/Humphreys beat Andrew
Alexander/Kwame Laurence of Solo
Crusaders 11-9, 11-5, 11-8; Mod-
este/Williams battled past Aaron
Edwards and Yuraaj Dookram 8-11,
11-9, 11-13, 11-7, 11-4; Everton
Sorzano/Declan John (D Abadie)
came from behind to beat Andrew
Edwards/Kyle Bennettn (Gladiators)
7-11, 11-9, 11-8, 12-10, and the
Mungals beat Wellington/ Darceuil
11-5, 7-11, 12-10, 11-8.
The Veterans Singles final was also
contested, with Anthony Laquis of
Oxford defeating Franklyn Seechan
of Guaya Dream Team for the crown,
11-9, 12-10, 11-6, 11-9.
Laquis won his final four clash
with Petrotrin s Hozare Gopaul 11-
5, 11-9, 11-3 and Seechan beat Clinton
Cardinal also of Petrotrin 11-3, 11-
In the last-eight, Seechan dumped
Michael Noel 11-4, 11-3, 11-5; Car-
dinal ousted Faiz Mohammed 3-11,
11-3, 11-7, 13-11; Laquis whipped
Vinoo Maraj 11-3, 11-3, 9-11, 11-5
and Gopaul spanked Carlisle Cleve-
land 11-5, 11-5, 11-7.
The tournament continues on
November 29 with the Inter-Team
competition at the Eastern Regional
Indoor Sports Arena, Tacarigua while
the men and women singles serve
off on November 30 at Tacarigua as
well, and ends on December 3, at
the Central Regional Indoor Sports
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica---
Jamaica s head coach Winfried
Schaefer says discipline, team
spirit and adequate preparation
are factors which helped propel
Reggae Boyz to another CFU
Caribbean Cup title on Tuesday
Jamaica out-shot T&T 4-3 on
penalty kicks after scores were
locked nil-all following regular and
extra time in the finals at the Mon-
tego Bay Sports Complex.
"This is a team with very good
spirit, big discipline and very
strong, and today was the highlight
of it," noted Schaefer.
"I hope everybody knows now
what is possible in Jamaica when
we have good preparation, when
we have good time with our team,
good service for our team; only
then we can make success".
Reggae Boyz victory over Soca
Warriors was the sixth time they
have won the CFU Cup and their
second title in the last five years.
In 2010 they defeated Guade-
loupe, also on penalties, in the final
staged in Martinique.
"This team is fantastic, every-
body should be proud of this team,"
said Schaefer during a post-game
"I m very proud of this team. I
have won the African Cup, the
Caribbean Cup, the Dubai Cup,
I m very proud of my team, they
are fantastic and we have to do all
that is necessary for this team, or
else we go down (regress)".
Outstanding Jamaican goalkeeper
Andre Blake, who won the Golden
Glove Award, gave his team the
perfect start when he denied skip-
per Kenwyne Jones.
However the win was sealed
when T&T s Khaleem Hyland
blasted over the cross bar to set
off ecstatic celebrations across
"The aim of the team was to win
the tournament," declared an excit-
The top four teams from the
Caribbean Cup, including third-
placed Haiti, who beat Cuba 2-1
in the bronze medal match, had
already qualified for next summer s
CONCACAF Gold Cup.
The victory also guarantees
Jamaica s participation in a special
edition of the 2016 Copa America
Centenario slated for the United
Schaefer points to discipline as Reggae Boyz revel in football supremacy
Joseph adds two titles in Solo Doubles table tennis
South InterCol at
...Caps into national preliminaries
WBC Cabofe champion Prince Lee Isidore, centre, coach Bharrath
Ramoutar and former world boxing champion Ria Ramnarine team-up
after a training session in Chaguanas earlier this week.
North Zone final
St Benedict's 2 (Moriba Des
Cartes 50th, Shemar Ravello
82nd) v Naparima 1 (Martieon
Central Zone final
Carapichaima East 3 v
Chaguanas North 0
North Zone final
East Mucurapo v St Mary's
College, Hasely Crawford
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