BASKETBALL: Aga Khan Academy retains title

By Ernest Ndunda: Thursday, March 16th 2017 at 00:00 GMT +3 | Basketball
Fadhil Khamis (left) of Baptist High School dribbles the ball against Isaiah Wanyama (right) of Shimo la Tewa High School in the boys basketball first semi final match during the Mombasa County Secondary Schools Term One ball games at Shimo la Tewa High School. March 15, 2017. Shimo la Tewa won to qualify for the finals against Aga Khan Academy. [PHOTO BY GIDEON MAUNDU/STANDARD].

Coast region boys’ basketball defending champions Aga Khan Academy successfully retained the title as their girls’ relinquished the title to new champions.

The boys’ team retained the trophy after they dismissed Shimo La Tewa High School 76-44 to qualify for the Coast region games. En route to the final, Aga Khan hammered Ushindi 97-11 while Shimo La Tewa defeated former champions Baptist High School 53-38.

In girls basketball, Mama Ngina became the new champions after dismissing Coast Girls High School 48-21 in the final.