PFL & GPFL finals this weekend

Triple Cs tenacious Corey McLaughlin (red and blue) outruns a Bodden Town Primary defender during his school’s 1-0 victory in the Under 9 Consolation Cup semi final.

The stage is set for next Saturday’s championship games in the 2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL). Semi-finals for boys and girls were contested Saturday, 2 December, at the Annex Field.


GPFL Champions Cup:

Defending girls’ champions, St. Ignatius, will defend their title in the Champions Cup when they face Cayman Prep in the final. St. Ignatius’ girls overcame Cayman International School (CIS) 1-0 for the second year running while Cayman Prep outlasted Prospect Primary 4-0.

In the third-place game, CIS will play Prospect Primary.


GPFL Consolation Cup:

In the Consolation Cup, Sir John A. Cumber will play Savannah Primary in next week’s final. The young ladies from West Bay showed great composure in a 2-0 semi-final penalty shootout victory over George Town Primary after neither school could find the back of the net during regular time or extra time.


PFL Under-9 Champions Cup:

In a rematch of last year’s Under-9 Champions Cup final, CIS ‘A’ avenged last year’s sudden death penalty loss to their rivals Cayman Prep ‘A’ with a convincing 3-0 victory in this past Saturday’s first semi-final. A strike from Chaz Ruddick in the 9th minute and a double from Hayden Keens in the 26th and 33rd minutes sealed the win for CIS.

In the second semi-final, St. Ignatius defeated Prospect Primary 3-0 with two goals from Kyan Okoli and one from Patrick Roberts. CIS ‘A’ will face St. Ignatius next week for the Under-9 championship.

Cayman Prep ‘A’ will play Prospect Primary for third place.


PFL Under 9 Consolation Cup:

CIS ‘B’ downed Cayman Prep ‘B’ 2-1 in penalties in their semi final contest to set up a final showdown with Triple C, who overcame Bodden Town Primary 1-0 in the second semi-final.


PFL Under 11 Champions Cup:

In a rematch of last year’s exciting Under 11 Champions Cup final, defending champions Cayman Prep will face CIS in the final.

In the first semi-final, Cayman Prep beat St. Ignatius 4-0 thanks to goals from Jakub Neverill, Jaxon Cover, Sean Byles and Zachary Brooks and in the second semi-final, CIS defeated Red Bay Primary 6-0 with goals from Gavin Sunley (2), Paul Morineau (2), Danny Lyne and Thomas Isabel.

The third-place game will be contested between St. Ignatius and Red Bay Primary.


PFL Under 11 Consolation Cup:

For the first time in CUC PFL history, a playoff game was hosted in Cayman Brac as Cayman Brac welcomed George Town Primary for one of two semi-finals. Cayman Brac ran out 4-1 victors and will face Triple C in next week’s final as Triple C defeated South Sound Schools 4-3 in the second semi-final.

Triple C and South Sound Schools needed a penalty shootout to decide a winner as both schools were locked at 2-2 at the end of full time and extra time. Triple C prevailed 2-1 in the deciding penalty shootout.

The 2017 CUC PFL and GPFL finals and third-place games take place this Saturday, 9 December, at the Annex Field.

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