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St Peter’s, Upper Hill & Vihiga book slot in National 7s last eight

National Secondary School 7s defending Champions Laiser Hill, former Champions St Peters, Upper Hill and Vihiga registered two straight wins in the on-going 7s games at Shimo La Tewa High School.

The four have booked a slot in the last eight with one match to spare. Upper Hill beat Kerugoya 28-5 in a Pool D  match. Their first-half display saw them cross over for two converted tries while Kerugoya pulled one back. In the final half, they added 14 unanswered points to register second straight win.

Shimba/Menengai first win 

Menengai on their part bounced to winning ways after beating Katwanya 34-0. The Rift Valley side led 10-0 after Nicodemus Mang’ok and Roy went over for two unconverted tries. In the closing half, Menengai added 24 more points to win 34-0.

Shimba beat Barani 25-5 in an all Coast Region affair.  Joseph Kariuki and Ali Fungo dotted the first two tries before the latter returned to the scoresheet for his second and third try for Shimba, Eric Wanzala scored the fourth try before Ali Tosha sealed the first half scores.

Jefwa Charo cut the deficit for Barani in the final half but it was too late for them to pick a meaningful result from the clash.

Vihiga winning streak

Vihiga High School whipped Thika High 33-7 in Pool C. The Western Region runners up led 26-0 at the break after three converted tries and one unconverted try. In the final half, Thika came back stronger and scored a converted try to lose the clash 33-7.

Agoro Sare handed Muhuri Muchiri the first loss of the competition after scoring two unconverted tries for a 10-0 win while St Peters Mumias beat Khamisi High 24-0 in the other Pool B match.

Pool A

The opening clash of the 7s games saw Laiser Hill whip Coastal region side St Marys 34-0 while Muvuti beat Chianda 12-0. The final round will be played later in the afternoon.

Pool A: Laiser, Chianda, Muvuti, St Mary’s
Pool B: St Peter’s, Agoro, Muhuri Muchiri, Khamisi

Pool C: Vihiga, Barani, Shimba, Thika

Pool D: Upper Hill, Katwanya, Menengai, Kerugoya


Day Two round one

Laiser 34-0 St Marys
Chianda 0-12 Muvuti
St Peter 24-0 Khamis
Agoro 10-0 Muhuri
Vihiga 33-7 Thika
Barani 5-25 Simba
Upperhill 28-5 Kerugoya
Menengai 34-0 Katwanya

Day One

Laiser 21-0 Chianda
Muvuti 31-0 St Marys
St Peters 24-12 Agoro
Muhuri 25-0 Khamisi
Vihiga 24-5 Barani
Shimba 7-25 Thika
Upper Hill 31-0 Katwanya
Menengai 0-7 Kerugoya


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