By: Nacho Black Armo
After giving their all in a tight game against Magic Stormers, UCU Lady Canons turns claws against JKL Lady Dolphins 18:00 at YMCA.
The Mukono based side had to come from behind to level scores and later kill the game at 69-67 over Magic Stormers, they will now face off with JKL Dolphins a side which gave them a run for their money in round one.
JKL lady Dolphins come into the game after a 35-26 low scoring victory over KIU Rangers and seek to avenge their first round result against UCU, a game which they had in their own bag.
Such was close a contest that saw Lady Canons win by 4 points. Dolphins won the first quarter 16-13 and it all looked game over for UCU at half time as they were trailing by 15 points, 19-34.
Achieng Donasama, Flavia Oketcho and Akello Hope continued misery to UCU as they shared points and rebounds amongst themselves to give Dolphins a 50-38 lead at the end of the 3rd quarter.
It was in the fourth and last quarters that UCU beasts in Among Annet, Achieng Vilma ,Lokwameri Angella and Judith Nansobya were unleashed to unfold the scores.
UCU Ladies pushed Dolphins at the edge levelling scores 61-61 with 1mimute and 13 seconds left to over time and later sealing it 66-62 with both Lokwameri and Nansobya scoring 17 points each, the highest in the game.