Lower Division: RezLife Storms Division One Summit

Sunday, Results
Division II
*Emperors 57-48 Livingstone

Division I
*Kampala Rockets 79-93 Gulu Hawks
*Knight Riders 65-59 Charging Rhinos
*Entebbe Archers 66-76 Rezlife saints

RezLife Saints beat Entebbe Archers at Nakasero to go top of the Division One basketball league on Sunday.

This was the second straight win for RezLife since league resumption after the side beat Tropical Royals 63-58 on Saturday.

During Sunday’s game, RezLife trailed 23-29 at the long break but improved in the second half to win the third quarter 26-18 before closing the fourth with a 27-19 lead in a hard fought win.

Emmanuel Okot led the way with a game high 22 points, Gideon Kasasa had 15 points while Gabriel Makoi had a 16-point and 11-rebound double double for Rez Life.

They are now joint top with Tropical Royals having amased 22 points (10-2) after 12 games.

Gulu Hawks thrashed fourth-placed Kampala Rockets in overtime to move to sixth thanks to Kenneth Ocira his 34 points and 9 rebounds.

Entebbe Knight Riders returned with a win against the Charging Rhinos who currently sit at the bottom of the table. Huzaipha Sentongo scored 11 points and Galuak Thon scored 9 points for the Riders. Swaib Kalungi obtained 15 points and Mago Ian had 10 points for Charging Rhinos.

Only one Division Two game was played on the day with Emperors beatint Livingstone.

The Emperors have 14 points placing them in the 3rd position above Livingstone which has 13 points in the 4th position.

Derrick Otim managed to score 14 points for Livingstone while Okot Bismark contributed 12 points and 16 rebounds. The top scorer for the Emperors was Vinny Kabongo who scored 11 points and had 11 rebounds.

The Schedule for next week’s games;

Saturday, 23rd October

Division II (Makerere Main Grounds)
*Miracle Eagles vs Vegetarian
*Governors vs Watoto Men
(Nakasero Primary School)
*Kings vs Livingstone
*JKL Junior Dolphins vs Berkeley Reloaded

Division I (Makerere Main Grounds)
*Diamonds in the Sun vs Entebbe Archers
*Knight Riders vs Kampala Rockets

(Nakasero Primary School)
*Charging Rhinos vs Rez life
*Our Saviour vs Tropical Royals

Sunday, 24th October (Nakasero Primary School)
*Kings vs Emperors
*Watoto Men vs Miracle Eagles
*Entebbe Archers vs Kampala Rockets
*Our Saviour vs Rezlife



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