Four teams head into the SPSC Football Tournament Semi Finals
Thursday, April 10th, 2014
The San Pedro Sports Committee Football Tournament (SPSC) is heading into the semi-finals, and only four teams remain. The matches are getting tougher and tougher as every team is fighting for the coveted first place trophy. In the quarter finals, eight teams battled to score as many goals as possible to earn points and advance in the competition. The determining matches for the semifinals were played on Saturday, April 5th and Sunday, April 6th.
Two matches were played on Saturday starting at 7PM. First up were FC United and Caye Caulker. FC United struggled throughout the game, as Caye Caulker was determined to take the win. In the end, Caye Caulker won the match in a 2-0 point game and earned a coveted spot in the semifinals. Next to take to the field were the Legends and Veterans. Both being seasoned teams; the match was certainly an interesting one. Unfortunately, it was the last match that the Veterans would play in the tournament, as they succumbed to the Legends in a 6-2 point game. This big win allowed the Legends to advance to the semifinals.
Sunday saw two matches as well. Starting off the day was Joker FC and Dorados. The match was certainly a struggle and ended up going into a penalty shootout. The Dorados took the win and advanced to the semifinals, eliminating Joker FC from the tournament. The second match of the day was between Southwind and Island Pure. The match ended in a 2-1 point game in favor of Southwind. Southwind advanced to the semifinals, eliminating Island Pure from the tournament.
Closing off the quarter finals as top scorer is Jordy Craft from Joker FC with nine goals. Other top scorers are: Ediberto Caliz (Legends) in second place with eight goals, Joel Banner (FC United) in third place with seven goals, Jason Valladarez (Legends) in fourth place with six goals, Ethnie Figueroa (Southwind) in fifth place with six goals, Jessie Smith (southwind) in sixth place with six goals, and Jose Chimal (Legends) in seventh place with six goals.
Matches for the semifinals will be held on Sunday, March 13th starting at 3PM, games include Southwind versus Dorados and Legends versus Caye Caulker.
Be sure to come out and support your favorite team in the San Pedro Sports Committee Football Tournament. Games are played at the newly renamed Honorable Louis “Cuz” Sylvestre Sporting Arena, previously known as the Saca Chispas Football Field.
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