KC humbled as STATHS, JC book Manning Cup final spots

November 22, 2017
Ian Allen/Photographer St Andrew Technical High's goalkeeper and captain, Jeadine White, is mobbed by teammates and supporters after he saved two penalties to help his team defeat St.Georges College in a recent Manning Cup play-off match at the Constant Spring Sports Complex yesterday. STATHS beat Kingston College on Wednesday to book their spot in the final.

Defending champions Jamaica College (JC) held on for a nail-biting 3-2 extra-time win over Holy Trinity, while pre-season favourites Kingston College were shocked 2-1 by St Andrew Technical (STATHS) in Wednesday's semi-final action in the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup inside the National Stadium.

Gavin Thrope (19th), Norman Campbell (98th) and Shaniel Thomas (100th) were the scores for the JC, who trailed 2-1 in extra-time, with Phillion Lawrence (38th minute) and Omario Cole in the 95th minute getting the goals for Holy Trinity in an exciting opening game.

Meanwhile, in the 7:00 p.m. feature semi, KC's dreams of ending their three decade drought in the competition went crashing with David Smith (65th) and Barrington Bailey (65th) powering STATHS to a famous victory. STATHS will march into the final 30 years after they last lifted the trophy. Ronaldo Robinson scored for KC in the 70th minute. 

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