NCPB close in on leaders Nairobi Water

NCPB have 18 points from 12 games as compared to Water who have 22 from 11 matches.

In Summary

• Betty Alungat and Marjorie Okwakwao scored eight goals each as Nanyuki beat Kenyatta University 30-24 in another women’s encounter.

• KU roared back from a 11-9 half time deficit to blank Generations 25-17.NCPBW

(NCPB Ladies During a Past Match at Kaloleni Grounds, Jogoo Rd.)

National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) blanked Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Jkuat) 40-19 at Nyayo national stadium court.

The win saw NCPB close in on leaders and current champions Nairobi Water.

They have 18 points from 12 games as compared to Water, who have 22 from 11 matches.

The former Kenya and regional queens led 17-5 at the break and piled on the pressure after intermission.

Sheryl Atieno was unstoppable, sinking 12 goals as Medina Kerubo shot 8 and Sarah Mabonga six. Sarah Wanjiju managed seven scores for the losers.

Betty Alungat and Marjorie Okwakwao scored eight goals each as Nanyuki Bees beat Kenyatta University 30-24 in another women’s encounter.The students had eight from Claire Wanyonyi while Catherine Cherotich and Cherop Winnie shot four apiece.

In the men’s match, Gunners defeated Vickers 43-32. They led 15-14 at half time. Zachary Kibet hit nine and Malanga Meshack six. Eregei Frank had six and Dennis Koech four for the losers.

KU roared back from a 11-9 half- time deficit to blank Generations 25-17. Morgan Wafula shot eight goals and Samuel Katuro 5 for the students. The losers had five from Mike Orimi and four from Ian Wekesa.

On Saturday, Nairobi Water drubbed KU 36-18 at Kaloleni grounds. The winners led 15-11 at the break. Gladys Chilo scored seven as Brenda Ariviza and Melvin Akinyi shot 5 each. The students had seven from Cherop Winnie and four from Wanyonyi.

©The Star, Kenya.

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