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Basketball: KPA women maintain perfect start with victory over ANU

KPA Captain Vilma Achieng. [Washington Onyango,Standard]

Reigning Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Women Premier League champions Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) maintained their perfect start to the 2022 season after making it three wins in a row with victory over African Nazarene University (ANU) on Sunday.

The Dockers thrashed ANU 78-26 in a one-sided league fixture played at the Nyayo National Gymnasium in Nairobi.

New signing Jemima Omondi announced her arrival on the big stage with an 18 points performance to lead the visitors to victory.

Experienced Selina Okumu and Rachael Wandago dropped a combined 18 points in the match.

Ann Wangui, Dersila Okode and Nicole Otieno each finished with eight points for the losing team.

KPA were ruthless in the match after taking a comfortable 30-point lead at the break after a 24-0 and 15-9 first quarter and second quarter performance.

 KPA carried on with their impressive display in the third quarter scoring 18-06 before winding up with a 21-11 win in the last quarter with the game ending 78-26 at the final buzzer.

In another match Zetech University hammered JKUAT University 76-24. 

Zetech dominated all quarters winning 22-07, 20-07, 10-05 and 24-05 to take their victory home.

Meanwhile, in the men’s match, KPA were handed their first defeat of the seaon after losing 73-63 to ANU.