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At Fatima ground, the relegated “Saints” produced their famed InterCol spirit to rally from a goal down at half time to oust the flagging Royalians from the competition.

Second half goals from Germell Dosithee (57th), Tyrique Huggins with a penalty (76th) and Harrison Parks (81st) put an end to QRC’s season, handing them their fourth straight loss.

However, things went according to the script in the other North Zone quarter-final yesterday in Maraval, where Premier Division survivors Malick Secondary completed a 2-0 win over another relegated side, Trinity College Moka. Zion Carpette and Nickell Alexander got the goals in the second half for Malick.

Over in Tobago, the other relegated Premier Division side, Speyside High School had no problems despatching Roxborough Secondary 8-1 in the first match of a Tobago Zone quarter-final double-header at Plymouth, Jelani James leading the way with a hat-trick.

Today, InterCol action will continue with a South Zone quarter-final double-header at the Manny Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella, Defending national champions Naparima College play Rio Claro West Secondary from 3.30 p.m., while at 1.30pm, St Benedict’s College face Fyzabad Anglican Secondary.

Scores

Quarter-finals

Yesterday

North Zone

QRC 1 St Mary’s 3 (Germell Dosithee, Tyrique Huggins (pen), Harrison Parks)

Trinity Moka 0 Malick 2 (Zion Carpette, Nickell Alexander)

Tobago Zone

Speyside 8 (Jelani James 3, Deleon Beckles, Adriel George, C’el Toppin, Kael Moore, Kern McDonald) Roxborough 1

Mason Hall 2 Goodwood 2. Goodwood won 4-3 on spot kicks.

Wednesday

(East Zone)

San Juan North 7 Malabar 0

Arima North 1 Manzanilla 1; Manzanilla won 5-3 on spot kicks

Preliminaries

Oct 31

(East Zone) Malabar 1 El Dorado East 0

Nov 1

(North Zone) Fatima 10 Blanchisseuse 1

Mucurapo West 0 Tranquillity 2

St Mary’s 5 Diego Central 4

Nov 4

(North Zone) Malick 13 Diego Martin North 1

Trinity Moka 3 St Francis 0

Tuesday

(South Zone) Rio Claro West 2 Princes Town West 0

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