USIU-A Bounce Back To Winning Ways

Jun 11, 2021

After last week’s dip in form, the United States International University - Africa men’s team bounced back to winning ways by beating Lakeside 109-68 over the weekend at the Nyayo National Stadium.

Victor Bosire scored 22 points and Chris Musumba 16 for USIU-A who led 49-34 at halftime. Lakeside replied with 22 points by Romanov OC Conner and 15 by Dennis Oduor. 

The USIU-A women’s team had set the tone in the second match of the day by convincingly beating Safe Spaces 75-28. They had a commanding 38-15 lead at halftime. Sarah Achan scored 12 points and Linda Mfuchi 10 for the students.

Immaculate Agutsa replied with nine points for Safe Spaces. In the men’s division one category Upper Hill narrowly led 29-27 at halftime before beating Umoja 71-55. Joseph Ogoro top scored for Upper Hill with 25 points. In reply, Eric Mtoro scored 16 and Victor Abinadam had 13 points for Umoja.

Earlier, Trailblazers narrowly led 25-24 at halftime before beating Worldhope 57-46 in the first match of the day at the Nyayo National Stadium gymnasium. Shem Otieno was the top scorer for Trailblazers on 14 points and Zedekiah Oganga sunk 10.

Patrick Wakasia replied with eight points for Worldhope. On Saturday, University of Nairobi Terror overran Lakeside 73-53. At half time, the students led 35-12. Brayan Namulata scored 19 points for the students while Conner replied with 28 for Lakeside.

Eagle Wings soared over Mennonites winning 98-16. Samba Mjomba contributed 30 points for Eagle Wings and Rebecca Sarange added 11.

Eagle Wings led 41-12 at half time. The top scorer for Mennonites was Belinga Okoth who scored eight points.

Nairobi Aviation battled to a close 68-54 win over Embya in the men’s division one league. They led 28-23 at halftime. Morris Obillo scored 15 points for Nairobi Aviation, two more than John Byron. Embya’s top scorer was Patrick Ruto on 24 points.

Collated results Saturday: Parklands Baptist 57 Africa Nazarene University 37, Nairobi Aviation 68 Embya 54, Safe Spaces 42 Gladiators 31, Mennonites 16 Eagle Wings 98, Terror 73 Lakeside 53. Sunday: Worldhope 46 Trailblazers 57, USIU-A 75 Safe Spaces 28, Umoja 55 Upperhill 71, Stormers w/o Gladiators, USIU-A 109 Lakeside 68.

 

 Eric Odanga

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