Promoted Molynes United battled their way to a gritty 2-1 win over Waterhouse at the Drewsland Stadium.

Waterhouse FC’s to go one better in this season’s Red Stripe Premier League continues to look promising after last year’s runners up, courtesy of a 2-1 win over Humble Lion at the Effortville Community Centre, moved to 30 points.

Waterhouse’s lead is now eight points after second-place Mount Pleasant lost 2-0 to RSPL defending champions Portmore United.

National representative Cory Burke scored a brace to help the champions keep momentum that is now four games strong. They are now on 18 points and up to sixth place in the standings.

Molynes United, continued to struggle, losing 3-0 to Vere United at the Wembley Centre of Excellence but they are still third on 20 points.

Cavalier SC now lie ninth in the table on 15 points after they were held 1-1 by 10th place University of the West Indies, who now have 12 points.

In the day’s late game, Duneholden, who began the day ninth, are now up to seventh with 17 points, leapfrogging Harbour View, who drop to eighth on 16.

Waterhouse extended their lead at the top of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) following a 2-1 win over Molynes United in a top-of-the-table clash at Drewsland on Sunday.

In a strong showing against the recently struggling promoted team.  Kenroy Howell settled the team’s early nerves after finding the back of the net in the 26th minute.  Colorado Murray then crucially extended the lead in the 55th minute, leaving Molynes with a mountain to climb.  Waterhouse failed to capture an elusive clean sheet, however, after conceding a penalty in time added on.  The effort was dispatched by Jeremy Nelson.  The loss was the third in a row for Molynes United who opened the season winning their first six.

Mount Pleasant recorded a third straight win following a 2-1 win away to promoted Vere United.  The hosts took the lead from the spot after Kemar Beckford put away a 40th-minute penalty.  Vere were back on even terms seven minutes later when Xahne Reid converted penalty of their own.  Jourdaine Fletcher, however, managed to break the tie when he found the back of the net in the 60th minute.  Humble Lion maintained their five-match unbeaten streak with a 2-1 win over Tivoli Gardens at the Edward Seaga Stadium.  Andrew Vanzie put the visitors in the lead in the 42nd minute with Andre Clennon adding the team’s insurance goal in the 73rd.  Newton Sterling got a consolation goal for Tivoli nine minutes later.

Elsewhere a Zhelano Barnes brace led UWI to come from behind 2-2 with Harbour View.  Tevin Scott gave the visitors the lead in the 12th minute but Barnes found the back of the net first-half stoppage time and early in the second half.  Norman Campbell, however, struck to restore parity in the 67th minute.  Cavalier and Portmore United played to a 0-0 draw.

 

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