Kaya Tiwi, Dr Aggrey basketball teams reach semis at Coast school games

part of action during KSSSA basketball match in Malindi.

The Coast Region Games entered the second day today in Malindi with the semi-finals games that were scheduled to take place in the in the afternoon.

The opening matches saw big wins for sports giants as Kaya Tiwi thrashed Ngala Girls 94-04 in their pool A basketball game. They went on to wallop Mwasere 105-6 to lead in their pool. St John’s Kaloleni fought to a slim 32-22 win over Matuga.


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In boys’ basketball, defending champions Dr Aggrey easily won against Agha Khan Academy from Mombasa 66-18 in their pool A opening game. The champions also thrashed Kwale’s representative Mvindeni 93-08. Timbila in the other pool easily saw off the hosts Malindi High 62-31.

In boys’ handball, a strong Mwangea side from Taita Taveta thrashed Menzamwenye 26-12 as Jaribuni got a 22-11 win over Ndura. A resilient Dungicha Girls team fought to a 23-10 win over Shimba Hills as Mwatate Day edged out Kaya Tiwi 20-19.

There was great display of talent in the rugby field as Oda fought to a 8-nil win over Shimba Hills. Timbila faltered against Marafa, losing 15-0 while Shimo la Tewa edged out Waa Boys 6-3.

Further afield, no athletics records have been broken on the first day of athletics action as 2010/2011 records remain unbroken.

Action continues today as Kaya Tiwi meets St. John’s Kaloleni in the first basketball girls’ semi-final. Agha Khan Academy will play against Mwasere in the second semi-final.

By Cedric Masindo

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