KENYA : KCB Lions stop Co-op Bank but ICC also wins to lead the show

Reigning national champions KCB Lions wins against Co-operative Bank of Kenya but International Christian Center (ICC) still tops the show in the premier league following weekend results.

KCB nipped Co-op 60-59 in a top tie

Victor Odendo and Tobias Onyango still blowing hot as two of the most dangerous tandem in the league. Onyango hit 18 while Odendo nailed 16 in that 60-59 win over fellow bankers.

But the surprise package Christian Center (ICC) continued their great form when they hit Lomboritz 68-57 to maintain their top placings in the league.

Griffin Ligare continued to shine when he popped up with 16 points. ICC have won three of their four matches and are leading the pack with seven points in their best start so far in many years.

Posta are still sputtering like an old engine. They continued struggled for grip in that far from impressive 45-26 win over University of Nairobi "Terrorists" in a scrappy affair.
Ben Oluoch led Posta with 13 points and while the offense is still not living up to expectations, the defense set a record by allowing not more than 10 points in all the four quarters.

Eagle Wings hit Strathmore University "Swords" 70-47 behind 23 points from Caroline Achieng and 19 from Eunice Ouma. Yana had the last laugh whipping Mennonites 54-42 in another match.

In Mombasa, Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) teams had the last laugh when they won their matches at the Makupa Welfare Hall with convincing scores against the visiting United States International University (USIU) sides.
Up beat KPA men who have brought back Geoffrey Omondi from Kampala, dismissed USIU Tigers 83-70 to earn five points from three games. This was the porters opening home match where they have proved a hard nut to crack over the years.

The women side who are also the reigning champions had 26 points from Everlyne Akoth as they extinguished the Flames 85-15 in a one sided show to remain unbeaten. Samba Mjomba and Everlyne Norah had it rough against KPA.

In the lower division matches, Parklands Baptists won 52-46 over Nairobi Pentecostal Church (NPC) with Radcliffe Nyamai recording 15 points for the winners. NPC had 15 from the inspirational forward Radhi Ndalu.

Blazers hit Mennonites 60-44 as John Gicheru and Mutwiri Kiogoa nailed 17 and 13 points respectively. Collins Ochieng bagged 14 for Mennonites who have started the season on a low.

Blazers made it two wins in as many days when they steam roll over World Hope 73-75 behind 11 points from Collins Odhambo and 13 from John Gicheru. Eric Khayere shot 18 for the losers who have won one and lost one.

In Nakuru, the visiting Kenya College of Accountancy (KCA) University continued their winning ways when they hit the home boys Nakuru Club posting a convincing 54-45 win in this fixtures played at the Menengai High School courts.
Trailblazers beat Kenya Polytechnic University 60-37 with Richard Mutua scoring 12 points. Satelite Mercenaries pipped Balozi 48-47 as MosesAbraham led the way with 27 points.
Roy Javan scored 12 to lead Emyba to a 57-31 win over Don Bosco. Nairobi Aviation College (NAC) dismissed Deaf Kings 70-20 with Snaky Guyo hitting 14 points.
NAC also won 47-42 over Emyba in a tight show with Geoff Ssozi hitting 13 points, Kenya Polytechnic also recovered to nip Madison 50-48 as Massoud Issa poured in 15 points. Baraka Xtreme shut out Old Pirates 49-26 while Don Bosco lost 49-53 to Balozi.

In the women matches, Predators had 13 points from Sophpie Mohammed in an easy 47-27 win over Africa Nazarene University (ANU).