KPA boosts title defence with a win against Ulinzi Warriors

Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) came from down to beat Ulinzi Warriors in the Kenya Basketball premier league match play-off game one at Nyayo national stadium gymnasium today.

Victor Bosire scored 27 points for KPA to keep their title defence alive  after unlocking the 74-74 deadlock with two free-throws as KPA came from behind to snatch their first lead at 75-74.

In the women’s Premier League semi-finals, Storms, missing the services of key forward Mercy Wanyama, were humiliated 80-56 by champions KPA in Game One.

The dock women started punishing Storms early when Linet Atieno and Debora Obunga sunk five three-pointers to help them take a convincing 23-12 first quarter lead.

In the men’s Division Two play-offs final, Kenya Airports Authority made a strong start beating Blazers 70-55 after leading 32-27 at half-time. Blazers started well to go up 18-14 in the first quarter, before they were overpowered by their opponents.

Forward Ken Adodi scored 21 points and Nick Odhiambo added 11 for KAA with Joe Koech replying with 13 for Blazers.

University of Nairobi’s Dynamites went up 1-0 in the women’s Division One League play-offs final after they destroyed Africa Nazarene University 45-40 in a low scoring Game One.

Dynamites led 16- 13 at the breather with Triza Akeyo leading the scorers chart with 15 points and team mate Pritex Ngozi 10.

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