Martin Saasita Paluku dribbles the ball for St Cyprian High School Kyabakadde (Photo: David Isabirye)
Martin Saasita Paluku dribbles the ball for St Cyprian High School Kyabakadde (Photo: David Isabirye)

2019 Fresh Dairy Secondary School Games:

Basketball: Mbale S.S 29- 46 St Cyprian High School, Kyabakadde

St Cyprian High School, Kyabakadde convincingly won their second basketball game at the on-going Fresh Dairy Secondary school games, triumphing 46-29 over hosts Mbale S.S on Tuesday.

Dangerman James Dienzera scored a game high 19 points in the one sided game, attended by a passionate cheering crowd.

Dribbling ace Martin Paluku Sasssita scored five points, all rebounds.

Towering South Sudanese Mathew Mayom and Chikuru Balorebwami each added four points apiece.

Jacob Jose Nkaja, a substitute in the last quarter also scored three points and another subsistute Michael Bangranla netted one point.

Niedas Wambisha led the scoring business for Mbale S.S with 14 points.

Gideon Eotu Ebwana added nine points and Vincent Teko had four points.

Frank Kagoma registered two points.

James Dienzera shoots to score one of his 19 points in the match (Photo: David Isabirye)
South Sudanese import Matthew Mayom with a free throw (Photo: David Isabirye)

This was St Cyprian’s second win of the tournament after the opening day 51-42 over rivals Seeta Green Campus.

St Cyprian High School Kyabakadde’s final game will be played on Wednesday against Seroma Christian High School.

We have now won two of two games in basketball. I thank the character of the players and the input by the technical team

Hamid Kasozi, head of technical at St Cyprian High School Kyabakadde

The games will continue on Wednesday in basketball (boys and girks), hockey, football (girls), rugby (boys), lawn tennis, badminton and table tennis.

The Fresh Dairy Games were launched on Monday afternoon by the Budiope Member of Parliament, Hon. Robert Musoke.

Other Basketball Results:

Boys:

  • Crane High School 69-49 Jinja College School
  • Light Academy 12-50 Mbogo S.S
  • Trinity Academy 54-57 Bethel Convenant
  • Nyakasura School 35-58 Nyamilyango College
  • Seroma Christian High School 66-45 Mbale Secondary School

Girls:

  • St Mary’s Kitende 81-19 Naalya SS
  • Cranes High School 29-26 Nyakasura School
  • Naalya S.S 43-Gayaza High School
  • Buddo S.S 50-19 Seroma Christian High School
Some of the students watching the games in Mbale (Photo: David Isabirye)

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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