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Zetech teams register mixed results in university leagues

BASKETBALL By Elizabeth Mburugu | February 12th 2019 | 2 min read
KU Pirate's Brian Ondiek (left) and William Okombo of ZETEC University during KBF League at USIU on Sunday Sept 30, 2018. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]

Zetech University's Titans hit Riara University 40-36 in a Kenya University Sports Association (KUSA) men’s basketball match at the University of Nairobi.

Akol Ador Akol scored 12 points for Titans as they forced a four-point win over Riara.

Zetech led in the first half taking the first quarter 10-5 before scoring 11 points against Riara’s nine for a 21-14 half-time lead.

Riara were the stronger side in the second half as both sides improved their scoring. Riara took the third quarter 15-13 and fourth 7-6 but it was too late for them to salvage a victory.

On Saturday, the Titans lost 38-48 to Strathmore University in their first weekend tie.

In the women’s contest, Zetech Sparks thrashed Machakos University 40-13 on Saturday before going down 17-37 to African Nazarene University on Sunday.

In hockey, United States International University of Africa (USIU-A) men thumped Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) 2-0.

Timothy Barasa bagged a brace for USIU-A to see his side bag maximum points.

In another match, Hillary Kishoiyan, Dennis Mwangi and Abel Jumba were on target as Kenyatta University Main Campus thrashed their Ruiru compatriots 3-0.

The men’s matches pitting Mount Kenya University and Daystar as well as JKUAT Nairobi and St Paul’s University ended in barren draws.

In the women’s contest, USIU-A Spartans defeated Kenyatta University Titans 2-0.

Beatrice Mbugua and Vivian Mahindu scored for USIU-A.

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