2024 Girls Schools Cricket Week Soroti: Light SSS Dominate Group B, Kasese SS on debut Shock Ndejje SS

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Morning Results: 05/05/2024
SCA Ground
Sacred Hearts SS 60/7 (17 overs) v St Marys Girls SS Madera 27 all out
Madera won by 33 runs
Teso College Ground 1
Light SS 107/9 v 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) v Olila High School 60/5 (10/20 overs)
Olila High School won by 5 wickets
Father Hilders
Kasese SSS 123/4 (20 overs) v Ndejje SSS 88/8 (20 overs)
Kasese SSS won by 35 runs
Iganga SS 145/5 v St James SS 10 all out
Iganga SS won by 135 runs

Afternoon Results
SCA Grounds
St John’s SS Mukono 126/4 v Good Heart SS 22 all out
St John’s won by 104 runs
Madera Ground
Kasese 59/6 (17 overs) v 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 v Masindi SS 87/7
Masaka SSS won by 20 runs

Ithungu Ronitah (62 not out) scored the 1st half century of the tournament, her unbeaten half century helped Kasese SS to spring up the 1st surprise of the tournament defeating Ndejje SS by 20 runs. The team making their debut in the girls’ schools cricket week were not afraid against seasoned Ndejje SS. Unfortunately they were unable to carry that momentum into the afternoon where they lost to fellow debutants Mukono Kings High School by 9 wickets.
Defending Champions Olila High School had a scare against Jinja SSS but eventually prevailed by 5 wickets in the low scoring game.

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Last year’s finalists Light SS came through unscathed on day winning both their games against Ndejje SS and Mukono Kings. Light SS leading the way in Group B and wearing the favorites tag in a group they are expected to top.
Mukono Kings were dominant against fellow debutants Kasese SS in the afternoon winning by 9 wickets.
Masaka SS was pushed by debutants Masindi SS but they came through to win by 20 runs in the afternoon as they warm up with a win in a very tough group A.

Match Day 2 Fixtures 06/05/2024:
SCA Ground
Olila High School v Good Heart SS
Kilembe SS v Light SS
Teso College Ground 1
St James SS v Masindi SS
Teso College Ground 2
Gayaza High School v Kasese SS
Father Hilders
St Mary’s Girls Madera v Ndejje SS
SCA Ground
Sacred Heart SS v Kilembe SS
Masaka SS v Jinja SS
Teso College Ground 1
Good Heart SS v Iganga SS
Teso College Ground 2
St James SS v St John’s SS

PS: All the games at the Madera ground will have a live stream on Uganda Cricket Association Youtube Channel.

Group A: Olila High School, Jinja SS, Masaka SS, St John’s SS Mukono, Iganga SS, Masindi SS, St James SS, Good Heart SS.
Group B: Light SS, St Mary’s SS Madera, Kasese SS, Mukono Kings, Sacred

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