Combermere, Foundation in hockey clashes
Perennial hockey powerhouse Combermere and rising talent Christ Church Foundation will clash in two finals of the CRS Building and Maintenance National Sports Council’s Indoor Hockey Tournament which will climax on October 29 at the Wildey Gym.
Those two schools will meet in the girls’ finals as well as the under-15 battle after qualifying in contrasting style following an entire day of action on Tuesday. Whereas Foundation girls’ only score came with a 1-0 win over Lester Vaughan Combermere A slammed Lester Vaughan 4-0 and followed up with a 3-0 beating of Combermere B.
More teams took part in the boys’ under 15 with Harrison College playing unbeaten to top Group A which contained, The Alleyne, Combermere B, St. Leonard’s Boys and Deighton Griffith. Foundation topped Group B on a better goal average after losing 1-0 to Combermere A, with the other teams being Graydon Sealy and Lester Vaughan.
Unfortunately, Harrison College’s sole loss occurred in the semifinals when they were beaten by penalty flicks by Combermere A after the game ended love all in regular time. The hero was goal keeper Theo Farley who saved the second penalty shot from Callum Sumpter with Christopher Goodluck, Stephen Morris and then Anton Cox putting Combermere into the finals. Ryan Bruce had scored HC’s first flick.
Foundation suffered no such drama as prolific scorer Peter Alleyne scored twice to lead his team to a 3-0 victory over Combermere B and into the finals. Michael Walton added the third goal for Foundation.
Alleyne now has eight goals which have surpassed the six which he scored while playing in the under 15 last year. On that occasion Alleyne had slotted home a record 16 goals competing in his under 13 division.