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Girls Schools Cricket Week: Last year’s finalists hold strong at table summit post matchday two

Timong Patricia from Light SS while receiving the player of match award

After two exhilarating matchdays in the Girls Schools Cricket Week, the powerhouses of the competition, Olila High School and Light Senior Secondary School, have asserted their dominance in their respective groups, A and B.

In a display of sheer brilliance, Olila High School showcased why they were last year’s finalists by securing a commanding victory over Good Heart SS with a staggering 183-run margin.

The dynamic duo of Malisa Ariokot (60) and Lorna Anyait (71), both Victoria Pearls players, led the charge with impressive half-centuries, setting a formidable target of 205 runs, the highest score of the tournament thus far.

Meanwhile, Light SS continued their relentless pursuit of success, clinching a convincing win over Kilembe SS by 116 runs, maintaining their unbeaten streak in the tournament.

In another gripping encounter, St Mary’s Madera Girls School triumphed over Ndejje SS by a narrow margin of 18 runs, showcasing the competitive spirit that permeates every match in this prestigious event.

As matchday one concluded, Olila High School emerged as the frontrunners in Group A, boasting a perfect record of two wins in as many games, accumulating four points and firmly establishing themselves atop the table.

In Group B, Light SS reign supreme, having won all three of their games, closely pursued by St Mary’s Madera in a thrilling race for the top position.

Individual brilliance also shone through, with Nabulime Giringish leading the batting charts with an impressive tally of 80 runs, while Apio Blessing Noeline showcased her bowling prowess, topping the statistics table with six wickets to her name.

As the tournament progresses, each match promises to deliver excitement, skill, and the unyielding spirit of competition as these talented young athletes vie for supremacy on the cricket pitch.

Full Results for Matchday two



St. James SS 62/9 in 20.0 overs

Masindi SS 63/7 in 12 overs

Masindi Secondary School won by 3 Wickets

Olila High School 205/4 in 20 overs

Goodheart SS in 22 all out 19 overs

Olila High School won by 183 Runs

Light SS 135/6 in 20 overs

Kilembe SS 19/10 in 13.2 overs

Light Secondary School won by 116 Runs

St. Mary’s Girls SS 87/7 in 20 overs

Ndejje SS 69 all out in 14 overs

St. Mary’s Girls Secondary School, Madera won by 18 Runs

Gayaza High School 88/7 in 20 overs

Kasese Secondary School 89/7 in 19.5 overs

Kasese Secondary School won by 3 Wickets


Jinja SS in 101/6 20 overs

Masaka SS 94/7 20 overs

Jinja Senior Secondary School won by 7 Runs

Kilembe SS 46/10 in 16.1 /18 overs

Sacred Heart SS 47/4 in 10.0 /18 ov

Sacred Heart Secondary School won by 6 Wickets

Goodheart Secondary School 52/5 in 15.0 /15 overs

Iganga SS 53/1 in 8.2 /15 overs

Iganga Secondary School won by 9 Wickets

St. John’s SS 140/4 in 15.0 /15 overs

St. James SS 41 all out in 10.5 /15 ov

St. John’s Secondary School, Mukono won by 99 runs


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