Friends School Kamusinga continue bright start in school games
Friends School Kamusinga continued their quest for a 12th national hockey crown as they thumped Aberdare region’s Ndururumo Boys 3-1 to record a second successive win in as many games, as the national term one ball games entered day two in Bungoma County.
After captaining his team to a first tournament win against national champions Narok Boys on Monday, an elated Justine Ngetich said that the team is eager to once again reclaim the title they have over the years dominated.
“Last year we lost in the county finals which was a very painful setback. It’s a bright start for us to win our first two matches but we are not going to underrate any team; the plan is to keep putting our best foot forward from start to finish,” he told Citizen Digital.
In another hockey match, Narok Boys from the Mau region bounced back from yesterday’s loss to beat Lake Basin’s Maseno School by two goals to nil.
Misikhu girls of Nzoia region won their first two matches overcoming Kategi Girls and Moi Girls Nairobi by a two nil scoreline each.
In what was termed as the pool of death comprising Bungoma High School from Nzoia region, Mang’u High from the Aberdare region, St Georges from Coast region and Upper Hill from Metro region lived up to its expectation as the match between Upper Hill Boys and Bungoma Boys thrilled fans as Bungoma’s Johnstone Olindi in their 14 -3 win, making one try and a conversion.
In the same pool, Mang’u Boys beat St. Georges 26-6 and face a fierce Bungoma Boys in their next fixture.
It took extra time to separate the tie between Nzoia region champions Kapenguria Boys and Lake region’s Kisumu Boys after their thrilling contest ended in a 39-39 draw in normal time. Kapenguria saw off the Lake region champions 48-42 after extra time.
Coast region and basketball powerhouse Aga Khan defeated Highland Region’s Kangaru High School 48-39 to join Kapenguria Boys in booking a semi-final berth.
In the Girls’ category, Barichondo Girls of Lake region whitewashed Olgly from Northern region 93-2, Moi Girls from Mau region won 36-25 against Loretto Girls from Aberdare region while Kayatiwi from Coast region brushed aside Kirigara from Highland region 63-20.
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