•He went on: “The combination of Sarah Wasike, Martha Lavender, and Euphrasia Mukasia)worked well for us on offence.”
•The trio top-scored with Wasike hitting 10 goals, Lavender nailed eight and Mukasia added another six.
Ulinzi Sharks defeated National Cereals and Produce Board 36-30 in a top Kenya Handball Federation (KHF) league clash at Nyayo Stadium on Saturday.
The soldiers were on top of things from the start, leading 18-14 at halftime.
“This was not an easy game. My girls played their hearts out and our tactics worked well. We also showed a lot of character in defence," he noted
He went on: “The combination of Sarah Wasike, Martha Lavender, and Euphrasia Mukasia)worked well for us on offence.”
The trio top-scored with Wasike hitting 10 goals, Lavender nailed eight and Mukasia added another six.
The Millers' top scorers were Susan Mabonga, Naomy Musyoka and Joan Akinyi who all nailed five goals each.
Ulinzi men disarmed Young City 39-14. The win pushed the soldiers to joint top with leaders Equity Bank. They both have 14 points.
Franklin Kiplangat shot five goals while Philip Isutsa and Noah Cheruiyot had four each. Joel Mwasa managed five for the losers.
Black Mamba pipped National Youth Service 28-26 in a closely fought game. Morgan Mambo shot seven goals while Victor Luvale and Kelvin Talam had five each.
NYS, down 13-11 at half-time, had seven goals from Rolex Odhiambo, six from Mathew Nguma, and five from Denis Kiptanui.
"My players have made me proud for their great growth in terms of teamwork. They applied what we have been doing during our training," NYS coach Anthony Naburuck said.
Buccaneers trailed 14-13 at the break but did enough after resumption to tie 30-30 with Strathmore University.
Moses Oduor bagged 12 goals and Eshiton Siruma added eight for the students. Randy "Buccs" Ochieng led with another game-high of 13.
Nanyuki beat Trans Nzoia 32-27. Evans Ngolekau shot eight goals for the winners while Brian Wekesa had the youngsters' eight and Kevin Wasike seven.
In their first game, the Kitale boys made a winning debut, hitting the Spartans 36-41. Colins Simiyu had eight and Dan Moi posted seven.
Spartans, who were down 16-15 at the breather, were led by Andrew Odoyo who scored 12 with Brian Mutunga adding nine.