23 January 2007
KENYA : High School | St Austins, St Georges Claim NSSSA 3 rd Edition Titles
St Austins Academy- Nairobi and St Georges Girls Secondary School claimed the winners' titles of the 3 rd edition of the Nairobi Secondary School Sports Association (NSSSA) Term 1 Basketball tournament. St Austins Academy, former high School basketball champions, won all their games, including a “Pay-Back” 62-45 win over Nairobi Jaffery's Academy …who eliminated them last year at the semi final stages of the NSSSA Schools League. The girl's finals saw Defending champions St Georges Secondary School edge out Moi girls Nairobi 49-41 I an entertaining encounter. David Ogolla of St. Austins Academy and Grace Kendi of St. George's were named the events Most Valuable Players.There were a total number of 24school teams' boys being 16 and girls 8school teams.
Boys had Quarter final as follows;-
1. St.Mary school 22 Vs Kahawa 26
2. Highway 23 Vs St. Austin 41
3. Nairobi Jafferys Vs Dagoretti Boys Walkover Dagoretti didn't show up.
4. Light Acdemy 23 Vs Hillcrest 24
Nbi Jafferys 51 Vs Kahawa 30
St. Austins 57 Vs Hillcrest 30
St. George's 44 Vs Precious Blood Riruta 39
Moi Nbi Girls 36 Vs Buruburu Girls 25
St. Austins 62 Vs Nbi Jafferys 45
David Ogola 24pts David Sinda 18pts
Chidi Emmanuel 15pts Bak Bul Bak 19pts
MVP ;-David Ogolla - St.Austins Academy
St. George's Girls 49 Vs Moi Nairobi Girls 41
Janet Okoth 17pts Shila Anyanyo 13pts
Linda Mfuchi 16pts
Grace Kendi 11pts
MVP ;- Grace Kendi - St.George's Girls school.