• 2010 Men's CAC Games

    2010 CAC Games - Day 10 (Men)

    (7-8) Jamaica vs. Panama : 13 - 0 Jamaica takes the seventh place of the competition and Panama stays in eighth. The Panamanians played well the first half as they only conceded 4 goals but they lost control of the situation in second half, and their defense left many opportunities for the opponent to attack, leading to another 9 goals for a final score of 13-0. (5-6) Puerto Rico vs. Dominican Republic : 4 - 4 (penalty-strokes: 1-3) An excellent match where host Puerto Rico started with a lot of attitude, being the first ones to score by means of player #2, Joseph AGOSTO VELAZQUEZ. Later on they scored again by means of player #8, Manuel COLON FERNANDEZ at the 19th minute. Then Dominican Republic started scoring by means of player #2, Jeffrey MONCION MALENO at the 24th minute to bring back the score to 2-1. Puerto Rico responded immediately by scoring a penalty stroke and 5 minutes later Dominican Republic did the same in a play by #15, Leonardo SEPULVEDA MIESES, ending... More

  • 2010 Women's CAC Games - Awards Ceremony

    2010 CAC Games - Day 9 (Women)

    7-8) Puerto Rico vs. Bermuda : 1 - 0 Women last day of competition, with Puerto Rico benefiting from a strong local support playing against Bermuda in search of the seventh place. They opened the scoring with the first goal at the 29th minute by player #16, Genesis ROMERO MELENDEZ. From that point forward they made everything possible to score again, unfortunately the girls from Bermuda, even though they couldn't score, did hold their opponent all the way to the end of the match. The scored ended 1-0, with a great win for the host. (5-6) Guyana vs. Jamaica : 0 - 1 It seems like the first one to score wins the game just like the last match. This time Jamaica scored at the 7th minute by means of player #11, Sharee RUSSELL, going up by one goal on the scoreboard and keeping it that way all the rest of the game. Despite arriving constantly both ways, neither team actually scored any more, thus ending 1-0. Jamaica wins the fifth place in the tournament. (3-4) Dominican... More

  • 2010 Men's CAC Games

    2010 CAC Games - Day 8 (Men)

    (5-8) Puerto Rico vs. Jamaica : 3 - 1 On the last day of semi-finals, Puerto Rico the host team goes against Jamaica, trying to go one step further through the Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez 2010. With the hope of the home crowd that came to watch them play for 5th place, the Puerto Ricans entered the game with all the courage of winning the game. At the 5th minute player #2, Joseph AGOSTO VELAZQUEZ, scored the first goal, putting some pressure on the Jamaicans but the scored remained the same the rest of the first half. It wasn't until the 46TH minute during the second half that player #8, Manuel COLON FERNANDEZ, scored the second goal. Jamaica responded 10 minutes later with their first goal by means of player Andre GARDENER, #6. On the other hand Puerto had to overcome this and they did it at the 61st minute by scoring the third goal by means of player #27, Ottus FELICIANO SANTIAGO, which would settle the match and assure their opportunity to play... More

  • 2010 Women's CAC Games

    2010 CAC Games - Day 7 (Women)

    (5-8) Guyana vs. Puerto Rico : 1 - 0 First women playoff game: Puerto Rico plays against Guyana looking after the chance to play for 5th place in this tournament. Unfortunately for the locals, they were caught off guard very early in the game at the 3rd minute with a goal by #6, Janelisse RIVERA SANTIAGO. This goal brought victory to Guyana since there were no more changes in score the rest of the game. (5-8) Jamaica vs. Bermuda : 1 - 0 In a tough game, Jamaica's strength and speed wasn't enough to score during the first half, but Bermuda, with its strong defense and counterattacks, couldn't find the goal either. Finally at the 62nd minute, Jamaican player #11, Sharee RUSSELL scored a penalty corner, thus offering the win to her team. (semi) Trinidad & Tobago vs. Dominican Republic : 6 - 1 Dominicans arrived as second place from group B to play against Trinidad and Tobago, first of group A, and get a chance to get into the finals and fight for the first place of the... More

  • 2010 Men's CAC Games

    2010 CAC Games - Day 6 (Men)

    Trinidad & Tobago vs. Panama : 15 - 0 Before the match, a minute of silence was observed in memory of Garvin Francis-Lau, former president of Trinidad & Tobago Hockey Board, who passed away suddenly on the 23rd of July. Unfortunate game for Panama after losing 15-0, this will be another experience as a starter at an international level. On the other hand, Trinidad and Tobago close very well and reach the semi-finals as first in their group. Mexico vs. Jamaica : 9 - 0 Third and last match in the qualifying round. Mexico wins 9-0 still in first place of its group and maintaining its undefeated status as well as their women's team. Jamaica has no change in points, therefore struggling to keep the third place depending on the result of the Netherland Antilles game. Dominican Republic vs. Netherlands Antilles : 0 - 1 It was an exciting match between these two teams, as the winner would have the second and last ticket to semifinals from group B. Dominicans arrived with... More

  • 2010 Women's CAC Games

    2010 CAC Games - Day 5 (Women)

    Trinidad & Tobago vs. Guyana : 5 - 1 A relatively easy game for the girls from Trinidad after being undefeated throughout the tournament. Today they managed the game very well reaching half time with a comfortable advantage of 3-0. During the next half those from Guyana redoubled efforts and scored a goal by means of player #10, Cora TOWLER at the 61st minute, the one and only goal against Trinidad and Tobago so far in the competition! The final score was 5-1. Dominican Republic vs. Jamaica : 1 - 0 This was a very thrilling game as both teams had 3 points and were looking to untie at the ranking table. During the first half Jamaica was well over the Dominicans but they held also very well. For the second half the Dominicans developed their game a little better even though Jamaica had various opportunities to score thanks to its speedy counterattacks. It wasn't until the 70th minute and just before the game ended that player #9, Agustina BIROCHO GIGENA from Dominican... More

  • 2010 Men's CAC Games

    2010 CAC Games - Day 4 (Men)

    Dominican Republic vs. Jamaica : 4 - 2 Third day of competitions and the weather is still great around. Dominicans set the line of the game during the first half of the match by opening the score at minute 8 by means of player 2, Jeffrey MONCION MALENO. It didn't went long when Jamaica responded with another goal therefore tying the match at minute 20 with a goal by player 16, Julian HONORIO DEL ROSARIO. Both teams were getting more confident as time went by, taking the game to a stronger level with more arrivals and opportunities on each side. Dominican Republic scored another goal before ending the first half just 7 minutes after Jamaica tied the game. For the second half Dominicans scored another 2 goals giving them advantage over their opponent. Jamaica was practically all over Dominicans half the majority of the time but it was not until the very last minute of the game that they scored a goal in a penalty corner but still not enough to tie the game, ending 4 - 2.... More

  • 2010 Women's CAC Games

    2010 CAC Games - Day 3 (Women)

    Bermuda vs. Trinidad & Tobago : 0 - 4 Although it was raining in the morning the weather conditions changed and it turned to be an excellent day to play hockey. Both teams entered the field with a good performance but, Trinidad y Tobago quickly showed supremacy when players #10, Stacey SIU BUTT and #20, Kristin THOMPSON netted at minutes 20 y 34. First goal came from a penalty corner and the second one was a field goal. With this result the teams went to the break. For the second half and after the advice of their coach the women from Bermuda returned to the field with new air, but Trinidadians maintained their pace and player #3, Blair WYNNE scored twice at minutes 36 and 57. Trinidad and Tobago won 4-0. Jamaica vs. Mexico : 0 - 2 Both teams had had a good performance on the first day of the tournament, now they had the chance to show their competiveness. México started the game attacking as expected, but Jamaica frustrated their intention to score. Jamaica... More

  • 2010 Men's CAC Games

    2010 CAC Games - Day 2 (Men)

    Netherlands Antilles vs. Jamaica : 0 - 0 This was a hard game with short approaches to the goal line. Netherlands Antilles displayed technical and physical strength while Jamaica showed speed and skills. Both teams reached the rival area, but although it was Jamaica who had the best opportunities to score none of them was able to net to win the match. Netherlands Antilles was very close to score but Jamaica GK and defense invalidated any intend to score.   Barbados vs. Panama : 12 - 0 Very early in the first half Barbados after a number of attacks scored their first goal from a deflection by player #11, Barry CLARKE at minute 8th. The rest of the game was for Barbados who showed an excellent performance and the final result of 12-0 against Panama. It is important to highlight this was Panama’s first participation at an international event same for Geert HUISMAN as an international umpire.   Mexico vs. Dominican Republic : 8 - 0 Mexicans achieved a victory of... More

  • 2010 Women's CAC Games

    2010 CAC Games - Day 1 (Women)

    Trinidad & Tobago vs. Barbados : 3 - 0 The Caribbean derby match opened the Hockey Tournament after an important delay due to bad weather. Both teams had a number of chances to net but it was Trinidad & Tobago who achieved the advantage through player #10, Stacey SIU BUTT after 27 minutes of play; SIU BUTT had an outstanding performance throughout the game. From that moment to the very end of the match her team gained the control of the game with a final result of 3-0, resulting from two more goals from Blair WYNNE; minute 39 and 49. Bermuda vs. Guyana : 0 - 0 Bermudian players opened the game with a number of opportunities in the circle but Guyana’s defence frustrated their ambitions to score. The players from the Earth of Water had some chances to net too, but again no goals were scored. The game ended 0 -0, first match of the tournament with no goals. Mexico vs. Dominican Republic : 6 - 0 No doubt this was an attractive match with Mexican team beating... More