By: Nacho Black Armo
Pemba Warriors completed their double against UCU Canons in the regular season giving them more confidence a head of their re-scheduled fixture against City Oilers on Tuesday.
Warriors dominated the game from the first quarter with small figures but ensured they keep in lead.
They led 18-12, 37-26, 47-44 and 62-59 from 1st to fourth quarter respectively. Wundi Steven scored the highest points of the game, 21, followed by a fellow UCU player Namake Brian who scored 17 points.
Warriors’ points came from different players with at least 4 players averaging 10-11 points each. Syrus Kiviri and Micheal Buzangu each scored 11 while Amisi Saidi and Mark Opio scored 10 points a piece.
In other games, struggling Falcons got whooped by JKL Dolphins in a 67-103 loss. Falcons’ Karoro Francis scored 21 points while Our Savior’s Brian Ochola scored 20.
UPDF defeated Our Savior 72-64 with Andrew Okot scoring 19 points and Moses Muhumuza 17 while Our Savior’s Wilberforce Pirwoth scored 22 points which was the highest mark of the game.
In the Women’s category, Kcca found no trouble in destroying Nkumba Marines defeating them 80-48 in a game Nabusimba Halima scored 23 points, the highest of the game.
UCU Lady Canons had to give all they can to steal a win against Magic Stormers winning by 2 points gap, leading 69-67 into the last 15 seconds of the game.
Monday 23rd- October games
KIU Rangers vs Magic Stormers 19:00 Lugogo
KIUT Titans vs City Oilers 21:00 Lugogo