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Gardens Stars extend unbeaten run to remain First Division leaders

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Garden Stars extended their unbeaten run to eight matches to remain leaders of the Antigua and Barbuda Football Association’s First Division League on Thursday, 26th January.

Jahred Williams scored a penalty one minute before the end of regulation to allow Garden Stars to snatch a 2 – 1 victory against JSC Progressors in the first game of a double header at the ABFA Technical Center.

Andre Mark snatched a late equaliser for JSC Progressors by converting a penalty in the 86th minute before Williams also scored Garden Stars’ winner from the penalty spot in the 89th minute.

Following a goalless first half, Wilden Cornwall Jr. gave Garden Stars a 1 – 0 lead with a 64th minute conversion.

Their seventh win in eight outings lifted Garden Stars to 22 points at the top of the First Division.

It was the seventh loss in nine matches for JSC Progressors, who remained in the cellar position with 4 points.

Green City came from behind to claim a 2 – 1 win against Lion Hill at the Bendals playing field to advance into second place and move within a point of Garden Stars.

Renford Harris scored in the 25th minute to give Lion Hill a 1 – 0 halftime lead.

Shaquan Simmons scored the equaliser in the 52nd minute and teammate Carlton Warner converted Green City’s winner with a 73rd minute conversion.

The win lifted Green City to 21 points from nine matches while their fourth loss in eight matches ensured that Lion Hill remained on 10 points.

John Hughes advanced to third place by pulling off a 3 – 1 win against Police in the second game of the double header at the ABFA Technical Center.

Police took a 1-0 lead when Daniel Bryan scored in the 34th minute.

Troy Jules converted the first of two goals in the match with a 44th minute strike to draw John Hughes level as both teams finished the first half deadlocked 1 – 1.

John Hughes went on to win the encounter, however, after scoring two more goals in the second half.

A Deno Bryan 58th minute conversion gave them a 2 – 1 lead and Jules scored his second goal of the match in the 73rd minute to wrap up John Hughes’ victory.

Their fifth win in nine matches lifted John Hughes to 17 points while their opponents remained on 10 points after losing for the fourth time in eight appearances.

Bendals stayed in fourth place by beating hosts Young Lions 3 – 0 at the Old Road playing field.

Following a goalless first half, Okeski Ledeatte scored in the 50th minute, Alvah Guishard had a 52nd minute conversion and Ken Murray netted in the 81st minute for Bendals in the second half.

Their fifth win in nine outings lifted Bendals to 16 points, while Young Lions remained in fifth place with 12 points after succumbing to their fourth loss in eight encounters.

Bolans recorded a 2 – 1 win over Potters Tigers at the Bolans playing field. Orlando Peters scored the winner for Bolans in the 58th minute after Brian Davis had scored an equaliser for Potters Tigers in the 53rd minute.

Taiem Tonge had given Bolans a 1-0 halftime lead with a 44th minute conversion.

Their second win in six outings lifted Bolans to 6 points, the same as Potters Tigers, who have played eight matches.

The result means that Potters Tigers Will stay third from bottom of the standings on goal difference ahead of Bolans, who remain second from bottom.

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