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It was another good week for sports at G.C. Foster College. In the Intercol Basketball game played on Tuesday October 20, between G.C. Foster College and UWI at the G.C. Foster College, the Fostodians overcame UWI 62 – 61. In the other game on Thursday October 22 against Moneague College at Moneague, G.C. Foster College continued their unbeaten streak defeating Moneague 79 – 27. Excelsior Community College was not speared the wrath of the G.C. Foster College Lions as they were run over 62 – 48 on Saturday October 24 at Exced. The next game will be played this evening against UTech at Utech Papine Campus starting at 6 pm.
On the football scene, the Male Football Team demolished Moneague Teachers’ College 5 -1 to advance to the finals in the Intercol Greg Garrell Knockout competition. Daryn James hit the back of the net 4 times while Hanel Burrell put the icing on the cake to make it 5 -1 at the end on the game. G.C. Foster will face Mico University at the Knockout finals at a date to be announced.
In the second Intercol football league, the male team officially opened the season playing Knox Community College and defeated them 2 – 1. Their next game will be against Sam Sharpe Teachers’ on October 27 at 3:00 pm at G.C. Foster College.
The female footballers had their fair share of excitement as they competed in the Sherwin Williams Women’s Premier League knockout Competition. In their 4th game, they took on Boys Town FC who they crushed 12 – 0 at the G.C. Foster College on Tuesday, October 21. In their game against Los Perfectos on Sunday October 25, they beat Los Perfectos 3-2 to advance to the Semi-final round.
The women’s Intercol football campaign began Monday, October 26 against Mico University College at G.C. Foster College. They were unfortunate however, as after leading 1 - 0 for sometime in the first half, the team from Mico took the lead from G.C. Foster with the game ending with a score line 2-1. Their next game will be onWednesday October 28 against Utech at Shortwood Teachers College.
In the area of netball, the G.C. Foster College ‘B’ Team played their first game on Thursday October 22 against UWI ‘A’ team and disappointingly lost 51 – 8 at the UWI Mona Courts. G.C. Foster College’s ‘A’ team challenged the girls from UTech at the Utech Papine campus Courts on October 24, where the Knights from UTech were defeated 32 – 29. The G.C. Foster College ‘C’ Team played Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) later that day at G.C. Foster where the team from Kingston was defeated 30 – 17.
The ‘A’ team will play Mico ‘B’ at Mico on October 27 at 4pm, while the ‘B’ team will take on Utech at G.C. Foster College at G.C. Foster at 4 pm on Thursday October 29 and the ‘C’ team will play Moneague on Saturday October 31 at Moneague starting at 3:00 pm.
The Volleyball girls did well at the Mico Old Students Association (MOSA) Volleyball Invitational Tournament at Mico University over the weekend when they came in second behind UWI.
Let us support our teams as they keep the G.C. Foster College Flag flying high