Twelve year old prodigy Jody Brown banged in four goals as Jamaica trounced Anguilla 9-0 at the TE McField Sports Complex and advanced to the quarterfinals of the inaugural CONCACAF Female Under-15 Championship last night.
Brown netted in the 12th, 17th, 19th and 29th. The diminutive striker missed a penalty in the 56th while her goal bound shot in the 26th minute took deflection and was deemed an own goal.
Chavelle Henry had opened the floodgates in the 11th minute while Shanhaine Nelson converted from the spot in the 43rd minute for her second goal of the tournament. Substitutes Jamila Ashley and Sydoney Clarke also got among the goals in 61st and 70th minutes.
The Young Reggae Girlz joined Costa Rica who whipped Belize 7-0 in the curtain raiser in Group C into the next round.
Both Jamaica and Costa Rica moved to six points from two games with the Reggae Girlz in top of the group on goal difference. Jamaica has scored 14 goals to Costa Rica’s 12. Anguilla and Belize both pointless and are heading home on Wednesday.
Jamaica will tackle Costa Rica on Tuesday to decide the group winner which will be crucial in their quarterfinals match up with Group D opponents in which Canada leads ahead of Haiti.