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STAYING ALIVE IN DOMINOES
By Orville Clarke, Portmore Star Writer
The Portmore/St Catherine domino league moves into its 19th and final round of matches in the preliminaries tomorrow with a number of teams bidding to stay alive.
Of the 20 teams in action, 12 will be eliminated after tomorrow's round of matches, as the first eight in the standings advance to the quarter finals.
The teams fighting for survival are ISCF in eighth position with 59 points from 18 matches, Right Stuff in ninth with 58 points, but from 17 matches, and Village Link in 10th position with 58 points from 18 matches.
The top seven in the standings are Fort International, galloping strongly on the lead with 82 points from 18 matches, Caribbean Classic 79, Eradication 72, Eagle View 68, Ackee Pod in fifth, also with 68 as a result of losing to Eagle View early in the season, Old Harbour United 62 and defending champions Hurricane 62 for seventh, having lost to Old Harbour United earlier in the season.
Teams from 11th to 20th in the standings are as follows: Masterpiece 53 from 17 matches, Seamaster 53 but from 18, Prozz and Cons 49 but from 17, Correctional Services 37 from 18, Marlie Mount 35 from 17, High Roller 34 from 18, Lime Tree in 17th spot with 29 from 18, JUTC 20 from 18, Ken's Wildflower 15 from 18 and New Look in the 20th spot with 11 from 18.
The bottom two at the end of the preliminary round will play off for the Colin Fagan Trophy.
Results of matches played last Sunday are as follows: Fort International beat Right Stuff 300-293 in an away match at Cedar Grove Road, Caribbean Classic stopped Prozz and Cons 300-279 in a home match at Portmore Lane, Seamaster upset the highly fancied Eagle View 300-280 in a home match in Old Harbour, Eradication drubbed New Look 300-270 at Lakes Pen, ISCF clipped Masterpierce 300-295 in a countdown at Back Road, Village Link beat JUTC 300-291, High Roller defeated Lime Tree 300-282, Ackee Pod and Old Harbour United played to an exciting 299 tie and cup holders Hurricane crushed Marlie Mount 300-245 at Dunbeholden.
Two notable matches tomorrow will see Eradication against Right Stuff at Gregory Park and Caribbean Classic vs ISCF at Portmore Lane.
Caribbean Classic players beat the table after victory in a game against Prozz and Conzz. Opponents during a CTL-sponsored Portmore/St Catherine Domino League match.