Reigning Kenya Secondary schools Sports Association (KSSSA) rugby-7-a-side champions and Hockey champions Laiser Hill and St. Anthony’s Kitale and East Africa Secondary schools hockey champions Trans Nzoia Mixed will be chasing their title as Rift Valley school games come to an end tomorrow.
Laiser Hill, who defeated Chavakali High school to win their second national title in Eldoret last year, will be battling out with former national champions Menengai high school at the final level.
The kajiado based Laiser defeated Baringo Boys 24-07 while Menengai defeated St. Joseph’s Kitale 14-0 to progress to the finals.
In hockey girls, FEASSSA champions Trans Nzoia Mixed will face Tachasis at the final match. The champions thrashed Hill School from Uasin Gishu 5-0 in the first semi final while Tachasis Girls defeated Njoro girls 3-1 in the second semifinal.
Laurine Musungu scored a hat trick with Beverline Akoth and Joyce Atieno netted a goal apiece, which please head coach Joseph Onyango.
“It was a good show to win the semis as we face the final hurdle. As champions, each team wants to beat us in any match but the girls know it therefore they are playing a good game, avoiding any injuries. We just want to win not walking around,” said Onyango.
Tachasis goals were scored by Gladys Cheroben, Lydia Moraa and Abigael Jerop.
coached by Daniel Kibaba, he said “Our focus is to play at the national level despite facing the champions. We will win against them tomorrow to make a slot to the national championships.”
Lorgan Mabuka scored a brace for Kitale as they edged out Ortum as a solitary goal from Edwin Kosgei sealed the victory for Tambach against Mother Of Aspostle Seminary (MOAS) journey.
In rugby15s, St. Patrick’s Iten will battle out against Kabianga after beating Kapsabet in 9-6 while Kabianga narrowly won 19-18 against Suwerwa.