Schools: St Andrew’s Turi claim county hockey trophy

By Ben Ahenda: Monday, March 12th 2018 at 00:00 GMT +3 | Hockey

Taking part in the Nakuru County Secondary Schools Term One Games for the first time, St Andrew’s Turi defeated Njoro Girls 3-2 in the final at Kabarak University over the weekend.

With the game locked at 0-0 after normal time, the winner had to be decided through penalties.

In the first shootout, both teams tied 2-2 forcing the match to turn to the sudden death shootout.

It was the ingenuity of Nicole Jean Louis that landed Turi the title.

“This is marvelous. It was a great experience for this talented group after we took every challenge head on the start in the tough and hard playing surface to a very aggressive type of play in this tense match befitting a final match,” Head coach Priscilla Jean Louis told Standard Sports.

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St Andrew's now have a ticket to the Rift Valley Secondary Schools Term One Games in Kitale next week. [Ben Ahenda]

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