Methodist trounce Mo­rans in play­offs

The Star (Kenya) - - Sports -

BY DAN OWERRE / Kenya Methodist Univer­sity pipped Neosasa Mo­rans 53-52 to tie the Nairobi Bas­ket­ball As­so­ci­a­tion (NBA) play­off fi­nals se­ries 1-1 over the week­end.

Thon machuor grabbed 20 points that in­cluded 5-three point­ers while Gabriel Awuol nailed another 18 for the stu­dents. Joseph Achega con­trib­uted 25 for the losers and missed a last gasp bas­ket.

Mo­rans had on Satur­day eas­ily won Game 1 with a huge 61-44 dif­fer­ence over their ri­vals. They had 23 from dan­ger man Achega and 13 from Zico Kadir. Awuol man­aged 13 for Kemu. In the ladies fi­nals, Foot­prints beat Africa Nazarene Univer­sity 45-41 to dead­lock the duel 1-1. Sally Bosire scored 12 points while Daisy Ay­odi tal­lied 16.

Game 1 saw ANU pin down Foot­prints 46-43 as Ay­odi led the stu­dents with 16. Emmy Achieng shot the losers’ with 14.

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