GUY 6 vs PAN 0
The first women match of the day had Guyana beating Panama 6 nil. Shebeki Baptiste opened the scoring for Guyana in the 6th minute after being awarded a penalty corner. Kerensa Fernandes and LaTacia Chung in the 24tha and 26th minute respectively. Guyana was awarded two penalty corners after, but failed to capitalize due to the pressure from Panama.
Guyana’s extended their lead the second half through Tamala Glenn in the 38th minute. Panama encountered great difficulties getting pass the Guyanese defence. Baptiste found goal once again to make it 5 – 0. Marzana Fiedtkou scored the final goal of the match four minutes from fulltime.
BER 0 vs PUR 0
Bermuda and Puerto Rico could have gotten on the score sheet had they utilized the chances presented throughout the match. Penalty corners were awarded to the teams on a number of occasions, however they were unable to get pass the defence.
In a post match interview, Jasmine Patterson admitted that they didn’t capitalize on the chances and they plan to simplify the penalty corners to get better results in the upcoming matches.
JAM 6 vs GUA 0
The Jamaican women closed the first day with a 6-0 win over Guatemala. Demi Nicholson opened the scoring in the 7th minute from the penalty spot, receiving thunderous cheers from the crowd. Guatemala’s defence gave Jamaica a fight to keep the score locked at 1-0 going into the second quarter. Ebony McLean managed to make a pass through the blockage in 24th minute to Krystal Holgate, who made it 2-0.
Xiomara Flores made a magnificent pass to Daniela Vasquez who broke away with a counter attack, but could not manage to get it in the goal.
The third goal came in 26th minute from Shareeka Elliott by way of a penalty corner. McLean and Holgate combined in the attack once more, this time with McLean being the one to get the ball pass goalkeeper Norma Quevedo. Kamille Griffiths scored in the 57th minute from the top of the D and Shana-Kay Tullongue sealed the 6 nil win two minutes later.