Defending Under-9 and Under-11 league champions Cayman Prep hope to be double champs again this weekend.
Prep will attempt to retain their titles this Saturday at the TE McField Annex as the CUC Primary Football League playoffs conclude with the finals and third-place games.
In the U-9 Consolation Cup semifinals, Truth For Youth secured their place in the final with a 6-0 victory over Bodden Town Primary as Jayden Wright hit four goals and Tyreese Denton added two.
Truth For Youth will face South Sound Schools who overcame a penalty shootout to defeat Triple C 3-2 (0-0 after full and extra time) in what was the ideal game to kick off the day’s activities.
In the U-9 Champions Cup, defending champs Cayman Prep are in the final again after a 2-0 win over Red Bay Primary, thanks to two first half strikes from Jahmer Campbell.
Cayman Prep will play Sir John A. Cumber after the West Bay boys squeezed past Savannah Primary 3-2 following an entertaining penalty shootout.
Savannah Primary opened the scoring with an Immanuel Duran strike only for Isaiah Woodman to equalize late in the game. Ten minutes of overtime could not settle this exciting encounter.
In the penalty shootout, both schools missed two of the three penalties to keep the score level going into sudden death penalties. With Savannah Primary missing their first penalty in sudden death, Sir John A. Cumber’s Drequan Kirchman blasted his school into the final and a rematch with Cayman Prep.
In the U-11 Consolation Cup, Cayman International School defeated Bodden Town Primary 6-0 (mercy rule) and South Sound Schools beat Prospect Primary 3-0 with two goals from Jake Booker and a third from Thiy-Ru Nixon.
In the U-11 Champions Cup, defending champions Cayman Prep secured their place with a hard fought 1-0 victory over St. Ignatius Prep, thanks to a late Nathan Trickett goal. Trickett has a knack for scoring against his former school.
An undefeated Cayman Prep will face an undefeated Red Bay Primary for the U-11 title after Red Bay Primary beat Savannah Primary 2-0, thanks to two second half goals from Alejandro Holness.
The finals, third-placed games and trophy presentations begin at 9 a.m. at the TE McField Annex.
In the U-9 Consolation Cup final, Truth For Youth face South Sound Schools at 9 a.m.
In the U-9 Champions Cup third-place game, Red Bay Primary take on Savannah Primary at 9 a.m. and Cayman Prep face Sir John A. Cumber in the final at 10 a.m. There will be a trophy presentation for the U-9s immediately following the final.
In the U-11 Consolation Cup final, Cayman International School play South Sound Schools at 11.30 a.m.
In the U-11 Champions Cup third-place game, St. Ignatius Prep face Savannah Primary at 11.30 a.m. and Cayman Prep play Red Bay Primary in the final at 12:45 p.m.
With the finals set, it promises to be an exciting day of primary school football to conclude the 2014/15 CUC PFL season.
Collin Redden, Chastine Rankine and Dwayne Ebanks were praised for officiating the semifinal games.