SPRCS boys win Belize District Primary School Football Competition

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

San Pedro RC Boys football team travelled to Belize City where they competed at the MCC Grounds for the opportunity to represent the Belize District at the Primary School National Football competitions. Eliminations took place on Wednesday November 14th, when the primary schools from both San Pedro and Caye Caulker took to the Ambergris Stadium to compete against each other to choose the winning male and female teams of the Belize Rural Zone.

At the end of those competitions, both teams from the San Pedro Roman Catholic School emerged victorious. The teams then travelled to Belize City on Tuesday November 27th to compete against other zone winners from the Belize District to choose the district winners that will then compete in the Nationals scheduled for December 7th in Belize City at the MCC Grounds.

In the male competition at Belize City were: Our Lady of the Way Elementary School from Ladyville, San Pedro Roman Catholic School, St. John’s Viannie RC School and the Belize Presbyterian Elementary School. The San Pedro female team was first on the field, going up against Belize Elementary school. Neither team was able to get in a goal, so the game went into penalty round where the SPRCS girls lost with a score of 4 to 3. With this loss, the girls were eliminated from the competition.

The SPRCS boys played the second game against St. John’s Vianni RC School in a game of two to one. With this win, they moved into the finals. At finals, they went up against the Belize Presbyterian Elementary School where they swept the game with a score of three to zero.

The San Pedro RC School male team is now preparing for the nationals. Team Captain Wilmer Hernandez is with happy with their win and plans to lead his team to victory come December 7th. The San Pedro Sun congratulates this very young group of footballers and wishes them the very best at the nationals.

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