Rangers maintain perfect record
Southampton Rangers romped to a 5-0 home win over Flanagans Onions at Southampton Oval yesterday to maintain their unblemished record and two-point advantage at the top of the First Division.
Jarazinho Bassett netted a brace while Nicholas Mello, Donte Brangman and Marquel Tankard also scored.
Hot on Rangers’ heels are Somerset Eagles, the only other unbeaten team in the league, who thumped Devonshire Colts 6-1 at White Hill Field.
After a goalless first half, the home side opened the floodgates with Leo Burgess and Tahj Wade each scoring hat-tricks before Dominic Lambe scored a late consolation for Colts.
Taking advantage of Colts’ second loss of the season was Hamilton Parish, who climbed above them into third after beating St David’s 2-0 at Wellington Oval. Siblings Ryan and Nico Richardson were on target for the home side.
Young Men’s Social Club remain fifth after being held to 3-3 draw at home to bottom side Vasco da Gama at Police Field.
Wolves climbed three places from ninth to sixth after twice coming from behind to beat Ireland Rangers 7-4 at Malabar Field on Saturday.
Lamont Brangman was the hero for Wolves after netting a hat-trick in his team’s third win of the season.
Vince Minors, the Wolves player-coach, Lamelle Paynter, Marcus Ming and Matthew Mello-Cann notched for their team during the high-scoring affair.
Ireland Rangers, who slipped from seventh to ninth in the table, replied through goals from Henry Santucci, Duante Woods, Raquan Smith and Rudy Seaman.
St George’s Colts, who are second from bottom had a bye at the weekend.