Academy’s Jamiel White hit a hat trick but North Side FC showed their resilience to earn a 4-4 draw in week eighteen of the Cayman Islands Football Association Premier League.
White scored in the 10th, 43rd and 57th minutes, while his teammate Ernie Jaques (14th) was also on target.
Academy went to the break with a 3-0 lead but North Side FC fought back late in the second half, scoring all four of their goals in the final half hour.
Ronald Davis (63rd, 90th), Gutton King (75th) and Dwayne Wilson (88th) earned a share of the points.
The drawn result broke North Side’s streak of four straight defeats and was Academy’s second draw in five match ups.
Three points separate Academy (10) and North Side (7) at the bottom of the standings.
Cayman Athletic produced the surprise result of week 18, securing a 2-2 draw with league leaders Bodden Town.
Ricoh Brown (18th) continued his hot goal scoring form, hitting his 12th of the season to open Bodden Town’s account.
Jamaal Seymour equalized for Cayman Athletic in the 39th and on the stroke of halftime Jorronie Mclean gave Athletic the lead.
After the break, Bodden Town equalized through Juwan Ebanks (65th) to squash any plans of an upset.
Bodden Town leads the league with 42 points while Cayman Athletic Sports Club is sixth with 16.
Sunset FC held title chasing George Town to a 1-1 draw.
George Town’s Tex Whitelock opened the scoring in the 25th before Darien Montague equalized in the 86th.
With three weeks left in the season, George Town are five points off Bodden Town. The top two teams meet in a top of the table clash in week 19.
Scholars International were the only outright winners in week 18 topping Elite 1-0. Ziecko Herrera’s late goal gave his side the victory.
Scholars have been on a tear, winning of their last five starts while Elite has stumbled to four draws and a loss in their last five matches.
Week 19 Fixtures
Sunday 20 April, 2014 – Haig Bodden Field, Bodden Town
5 pm – North Side FC v Sunset FC
7 pm – Bodden Town FV v George Town Sports Club
Sunday 20 April, 2014 – T.E Mcfield Sports Centre (The Annex)
5 pm – Academy SC v Elite SC
7 pm – Cayman Athletic Sports Club v Scholars International Sports Club