Zetech and Strathmore win KBF women’s league

By Elizabeth Mburugu: Tuesday, October 9th 2018 at 00:00 GMT +3 | Basketball
Zetech University's Linda Kimemia during KBF premier league match against Masaku Sparks at USIU grounds on Sunday August 19, 2018. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]

Strathmore University Swords and Zetech University won their respective Kenya Basketball Federation women’s Premier League matches at the weekend to increase their chances of qualifying for the playoffs.

Zetech showed no respect for their hosts United States International University of Africa (USIU-A) Flames thrashing them 54-27 while Swords shook off a slow start to rally from behind and beat Eagle Wings 49-29.

Cynthia Mawero was Zetech's top scorer with seven points while Lindey Wanyonyi netted eight points for Flames.

Zetech led 16-8 at the end of the first quarter as their hosts struggled to contain them.

There was no looking back for Zetech as they charged on to snatch the second quarter 12-8 to take a 28-15 halftime lead.

The game was done and dusted in the third quarter as Zetech scored an impressive 15-4 for an unbeatable 41-19 lead.

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USIU restricted their guests in the final quarter but did not matter much.

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