Arnett Gardens, Waterhouse among winners in JFF Women's League

By August 09, 2018
Arnett Gardens, Waterhouse among winners in JFF Women's League JFF

Waterhouse FC, Frazsier’s Whip and Arnett Gardens all recorded victories on Wednesday when action resumed in the Jamaica Football Federation Women’s league.

 In Zone A, leaders Waterhouse came from behind twice to edge St. Ann Women 3-2 at Drax Hall. It was mid-way the first half when Rochelle Grey pulled Waterhouse level in the 26th minute.

 It wouldn’t take long for St. Ann to retake the lead as Jody Brown put them in the ascendancy once more when he scored in the 35th minute. Her goal though seemed to spur Waterhouse and Chavelle Henry leveled the scores in the 37th minute.

 Kenesha Reid scored Waterhouse’s third a minute into stoppage time to give Waterhouse the lead at the interval and for the rest of the match.

 Meanwhile, at the Dunbeholden Sports Complex in St. Catherine, two goals from Janiel Simpson led Frazsier’s Whip to a 3-1 win over Rangers FC.

 Simpson scored in the sixth as Frazsier’s Whip went to the interval leading 1-0.

Eleta Brown pulled Rangers level in the 53rd minute but Kelly Nunes put the Whip ahead for good in the 69th minute before Simpson put the match beyond Rangers in the 87th minute with her second of the day and secure her side’s first win of the season.

 Over in Zone B, Real Mobay picked up their first point of the season when they battled to a 2-2 draw with Trelawny Women FC at the Elleston Wakeland Centre.

 Cameisha Smith opened the scoring in the ninth minute for Trelawny but Jodi Ann McGregor pulled Mobay back in the 21st. Assieka Brown scored in the 39th to send Trelawny into the break leading 2-1.

 Elizabeth Vassell equalized in the 59th but neither team was able to break the deadlock the rest of the way.

 Over at the Cling Cling Oval, two goals from, Shanel Spence and one from Rena Gordon propelled Zone B leaders Arnett Gardens to a 3-0 win over Olympic Gardens.

Spence scored the opener in the 29th minute before Gordon doubled the lead in the 34th.

Spence scored her second in the 58th to wrap up proceedings.

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