Gaza off with hat trick

The Premier League football season kicked off on Sunday and lethal striker Dwayne “Gaza” Wright got off to his typical fast start with a hat trick for Elite Sports Club. 

Elite trounced Premier League newcomers Academy 5-0 with other goals coming from Wesley Robinson and Raul Rodriquez. 

Cayman Athletic beat George Town 3-2. Athletic scorers were David Connolly (2) and Martin Webb. Tex Whitelocke scored George Town’s goals. 

League champs Scholars International beat Roma United 1-0 thanks to a Rolly Bodden strike and Sunset beat Bodden Town 1-0. 

This Sunday Cayman Athletic play Sunset at the North Side field at 5 p.m. before Bodden Town face Elite there at 7 p.m. 

Academy are matched with Scholars in a 5 p.m. kickoff at Bodden Town and Roma face George Town at 7 p.m. at the TE McField Annex. 

The women’s league season starts on Sunday. Scholars face Alliance at the Bodden Town field at 5 p.m. and Elite play champions Sunset at Annex at 5 p.m. 

Dwayne “Gaza” Wright hit another hat-trick. – PHOTO: RON SHILLINGFORD