Terror demolish Zetech as basketball leagues gains momentum

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 06:00 | By
Trufosa Mochache of Eagle Wings (C) dribbles past ANU guards during their Women Premier League match played at the Nyayo National Stadium, at the weekend. PD/ RODGERS NDEGWA

University of Nairobi’s Terror were in their true element as they humbled Zetech Titans in a 78—67 in a hotly Kenya Basketball Federation Premier League played at Nyayo Stadium at the weekend.

Terror saw much of the action with Collins Nyamweya contributing 20 points in the 27 minutes he played coupled with four assists and nine rebounds.

He was duly assisted in the mission by Pharez Adala on 14 points with five rebounds and two assists to his name. On his part, David Ochieng weighed in with nine points as the University side did just enough offensively and defensively to shut down its counterparts in the classy encounter.

Titans fought well and matched their opponents ball to bal. Ragen Thomas on 16 points was their top scorer with his good show resulting into five rebounds and two assists.

Thomas was exceptional as he was often in the right place at the right time and constantly caused trouble to his markers.

The other star player was Collins Ocholla who contributed 11 baskets of his own plus offering eight rebounds at the ring. Keith Okolla was on 13 points as Titans gave their opponents a good push with the game swinging from one end to the other.

Both coaches switched tactics with Terror’s Eugene Kallman rotating Bior Borir and Aaron Nduva while Titans’ Job Munene introducing Charles Kiragu and Robert Odhiambo who helped the team gain valuable points.

In another match, Equity Hawks clawed JKUAT-Lynx 85-23 in the Ladie in what was a one sided affair. Betty Kananu had 18 points and Janet Otieno 10 as they led a serious onslaught against their out of sorts opponents. The Hawks defense was solid as it thwarted attacks after another.

The bankers mostly neutralized the University side movement and territorial play in the box which helped them to regroup and launch quick attacks. As for JKUAT, Giffy Onkui and Agnes Wafula were instrumental in most of the forays directed to their opponents.

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