Aga Kha Academy have easy passage to county games

Joshua Bwaruhanga (right) of Aga Khan and Adnan Maulana of Allidina Visram. [Gideon Maundu]

Aga Khan Academy Mombasa successfully retained both boys and girls’ basketball titles during Mombasa County Mvita sub county Term One secondary schools games.

The champions defended the boys’ title after defeating Mombasa Baptist High School 89-49 in the final.

Coached by Jimnah Kimani, Aga Khan Academy took the lead from the first whistle to the end, a signal that they are ready for the Mombasa County games set for next Wednesday, at Shimo La Tewa High school.

Jordan Ssewakiryanga was the top scorer for Aga Khan with 29 point while Joshua Braruhanga, Jonathan Ssemuwemba and Dennis Khamala added 13, 11 and 10 points respectively.

Fredrick Mwendwa emerged as the top scorer for Mombasa Baptist with 19 points while Ajang Aguer and Samuel Chege bagged nine and six points respectively.

Kimani said his focus is to steer the boys to the national games.

The coach also handled Baptist High between 2000 to 2012 before he moved to Aga Khan Academy.

On their way to the final, Aga Khan outsmarted  Allidina Visram 69-9 while Baptist stopped Tudor Day 58-12.

In girls’ final, Aga Khan Academy retained the trophy after dismissing Mama Ngina 35-8 in the deciding match where Victoria Stanley scored the game’s highest points 13, while Georgia Mulindwa added 10 more for the winners. Amwa Kasichana had seven points for Mama Ngina.

Despite losing in the final, both boys and girls finalists have qualified for the Mombasa County games as each sub country will be represented by two teams in all disciplines.

Meanwhile, Kwale County Term One secondary schools games will be held from Thursday to Saturday. Some of the venues for the games are Msambweni, Mivumoni and Kinondo.

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