SECOND-PLACED St Ann’s Rangers (20 points) suffered their second consecutive defeat, by a 2-1 margin, against fifth ranked Queen’s Park (13 pts) when Round 10 action of the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s League Football (TT WoLF) took place over the weekend.
Natasha St Louis equalised for St. Ann’s Rangers in the 74th, but Queen’s Park’s Moira Lindsay was not in the mood to suffer another loss, and sealed a victory for her team in time added on.
Meanwhile, third placed Petrotrin (18 pts) played host to St Augustine FC (15 pts) and used their home advantage at Guaracara Park, Pointe a Pierre, to salvage a 2-1 win. Laurelle Theodore would give ‘Gustine squad the lead in the seventh minute as the Petrotrin goalkeeper Chelsey Reney charged out the box against the oncoming forward who neatly tucked the ball under the goalie.
The visitors continued to control the tempo of the game for the most part, but the experience of Dernelle Mascall, Kayla Taylor and Mariah Shade kept harassing the St Augustine defence.
Shade would equalise for the hosts in the 68th minute as she slotted past the oncoming Nicollette Craig at the far post.
The game would change hands over the next few minutes and in the 73rd, Taylor would dribble past her defender and release a bullet that Craig could only deflect into the back of the net.
Additionally, top-ofthe- table WI Sports Real Dimension (27 pts) earned an easy victory as Point Fortin Pioneers were affected by injuries and unable to present a team on the scheduled day to play.
In the First Division, Trincity Nationals continued their clean sweep as they defeated St Augustine FC by a 3-0 margin.
Goals were scored by Ranelle Pascall (fifth), Shanelle Warrick (13th) and Nia Honore (41st). Diego Martin Central also defeated Malvern 2-0 at the Patna Recreation Grounds in Diego Martin with goals coming from Shania Lewis (49th) and Alizza Mc Cutcheon (57th).
Real Dimension wins without breaking a sweat.
T&T Guardian Reports.
WI Sports Real Dimension widened its lead at the top of the T&T Football Association Women’s League Football Super League Division after scheduled opponents Pt Fortin Pioneers were affected by injuries and unable to field a team for their match.
With the easy three points, Real Dimension pushed its points tally to 27 from ten matches, seven more than previous leaders St Ann’s Rangers, which dropped its second loss on the trot, this time to Queen’s Park Cricket Club.
Christine Rose gave the Parkites the lead in the 13th minute and the score remained the same for the rest of the first half. Natasha St Louis equalised for St Ann’s Rangers in the 74th and the match seemed to be destined for a draw until Moira Lindsay snatched victory for the Parkites in extra time.
Down South, host Petrotrin also battled to a hard fought 2-1 win over defending champion St Augustine FC at Guaracara Park. Laurelle Theodore put St Augustine ahead in the seventh minute when she tucked the ball under onrushing Petrotrin custodian, Chelsey Reney. The visitors continued to control the tempo of the game for the most part, but the experienced national senior team trio of Dernelle Mascall, Kayla Taylor and Mariah Shade kept harassing the St Augustine defence as Petrotrin pressed for the equaliser
Shade eventually equalised in the 68th minute as she slotted past oncoming goalkeeper Nicollette Craig to score inside the far post and five minutes later Taylor dribbled past her defender and unleashed a bullet that Craig could only deflect into the back of the net for Petrotrin to go ahead 2-1.
St Augustine then tried to at least get a share of the points, but it was not to be as Petrotrin jumped to third spot on the table, just two points behind Rangers while St Augustine slipped to fourth with 15.
In the First Division, Trincity Nationals made it seven wins from as many matches with a 3-0 defeat of St Augustine FC ‘B’ with goals from Ranelle Pascall (5th), Shanelle Warrick (13th) and Nia Honore (41th) while Diego Martin Central defeated Malvern 2-0 at the Patna Recreation Grounds in Diego Martin thanks to second-half strikes from Shania Lewis (49th’) and Alizza Mc Cutcheon (57th’).
Current T&TFA WoLF Standings:
Super League Division:
Team P W D L F A Pts
1. Real Dimension 10 9 0 1 31 7 27
2. St Ann’s Rangers 10 6 2 2 23 10 20
3. Petrotrin 10 6 0 4 12 10 18
4. St Augustine FC 10 4 3 3 17 11 15
5. QPCC 10 4 1 5 10 11 13
6. Tobago Chicas 9 2 1 6 16 17 7
7. Pt Fortin Pioneers 10 1 3 6 10 30 6
8. Club Sando 9 1 2 6 6 29 2
Teams P W D L F A Pts
1. Trincity Nationals 7 7 0 0 59 0 21
2. D/Martin Central 6 5 0 1 15 16 15
3. St Augustine B 7 4 0 3 24 11 12
4. Central United 6 2 1 3 8 19 7
5. St Ann’s Rangers B 7 1 0 6 9 42 3
6. Malvern 7 0 1 6 3 30 1