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Girls Schools Cricket Week 2024: Soroti schools showcase dominance on day one of the matches


On the inaugural day of the Girls Schools Cricket Week in Soroti, local teams showcased their prowess with all three Soroti schools clinching victories in their opening matches.

Light SS emerged as the standout performers of the day, securing victories in both of their encounters.

Meanwhile, Olila High and St. Mary’s Girls School Madera each claimed a win in their respective fixtures.

In a thrilling morning clash at the TCA ground, Light SS triumphed over Mukono Kings by 82 runs, with Christine Aguti’s stellar performance earning her the Player of the Match accolade for her all-round display.

Aguti receiving her player of match award from Simon Kintu (Chairman Mukono Cricket Community)

Similarly, Olila High School overcame Jinja SS by 5 wickets at TCA 2 ground, with Ariokot Malisa’s remarkable bowling spell of 4/8 in 3 overs earning her the Player of the Match honor.

Ariokot receiving her player of match award from Okongel Francis (Games teacher Olila High School)

At the City ground, St. Mary’s Madera defended their total of 60/7 by restricting Sacred Hearts to just 27 runs, securing victory by 33 runs.

Achan Zita’s outstanding contribution earned her the Player of the Match title.

In the afternoon fixtures, Light SS continued their dominance, defeating Ndejje SS by 42 runs to maintain their position at the top of Group B.

Meanwhile, Nalumansi Resty’s captain’s innings guided Mukono Kings to a comprehensive 9-wicket victory over Kasese SS in Group B.

Kintu Aisha while having over the playwr of match award to Nalumansi Resty (Captain Mukono Kings)

At the end of day one, St. John’s SS leads the table in Group A, while Light SS tops Group B.

Excitement looms for tomorrow’s matches, with selected games set to be streamed live on Deep End Sports Media, featuring Kilembe SS versus Light SS and Masaka SS versus Jinja SS.


Full Results for Match day one

Morning Results

SCA Ground

Sacred Hearts SS 60/7 (17 overs)

Marys Girls SS Madera 27 all out

Madera won by 33 runs

Teso College Ground 1

Light SS 107/9

Mukono Kings HS 25 all out

Light SS won by 82 runs

Teso College Ground 2

Jinja SSS 59 all out (17.2/20 overs)

Olila High School 60/5 (10/20 overs)

Olila High School won by 5 wickets

Father Hilders

Kasese SSS 123/4 (20 overs)

Ndejje SSS 88/8 (20 overs)

Kasese SSS won by 35 runs


Iganga SS 145/5

St James SS 10 all out

Iganga SS won by 135 runs

Afternoon Results

SCA Ground

St John’s SS Mukono 126/4

Good Heart SS 22 all out

St John’s won by 104 runs

Madera Ground

Kasese 59/6 (17 overs)

Mukono Kings HS 60/1 (9.3/17 overs)

Mukono Kings won by 9 wickets

Teso College Ground 1

Light SS 89/9 v Ndejje SSS 46/9

Light SSS won by 43 runs

Teso College Ground 2

Masaka SS 107/7

Masindi SS 87/7

Masaka SSS won by 20 runs

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