Lija keep pace with Mellieha

Lija Athletics kept the pace with their nearest rivals Mellieha for the final honours of the season as they dominated Sirens 8-1 to climb top of the table although having a game more.

Aleksandar Ribic, Ryan Bugeja, Redeemer Borg and Antonio Marin scored a brace each to ensure a comfortable win for Lija.

Naxxar Lions strengthened the grip on the top positions of the table after a comfortable 7-1 win against Mqabba.

The Lions dominated the encounter and managed to install a 3-1 advantage before half-time.

In the second part of the game, they maintained their positive play and scored four more goals to ensure of the points that mattered.

Roderick Attard was Naxxar’s star player as he hit a hat-trick, Daniel Brincat scored a brace while Lydon Baldacchino and Khail Drago completed the mission for their team.

Mqabba scored the consolation goal through Conrad Dimech.

Even Attard maintained their positive glimpse in this division after clinching their fourth victory of the season.

Two braces by Antonio Camilleri and Darren Grech, Kevin Loughborough and Gianni Aquilina helped Attard see off Qrendi 6-3.

Maxime Landais scored a hat-trick for Qrendi.