Kitovu, Wampeewo Ntake register important wins in handball action at USSSA-Nationals

Kitovu, Wampeewo Ntake register important wins in handball action at USSSA-Nationals

By Emmanuel Sekago

The USSSA-National Ball Games Two at Teso College ground witnessed fierce competition in the boys’ handball category.

On the court, there were no friendships, just serious battles, but off the court, camaraderie and friendships flourished. Several teams registered important wins on day one, setting the stage for a thrilling tournament.

Gombe Secondary school while in team talk

Day One, St. Henry’s College Kitovu dominated Ntungamo Secondary School with an 18-6 victory, Wampeewo Ntaake Secondary School the reigning champions from Wakiso overpowered St. Mary’s College Lugazi 31-11, Lubiri Secondary School Secured a 20-13 win against Bishop Comboni, Gombe Secondary School National record holders, defeated Kawanda Secondary School 15-9 and Namakwa Secondary School Triumphed over Nabumali High School 21-8.

Sseta High School (Green Campus) vs. Soroti Secondary School, This game was a nail-biter, ending in a 15-15 draw.

The intensity of the match left most fans, especially the Soroti supporters, on the edge of their seats, calling for more time as the game wasn’t easy.

Battling of the ball at the ongoing Handball competition Boys at Teso College

Wallnetnews interviewed several supporters who flocked to Teso College grounds to witness the handball battles in the boys’ category, with Alice Tumusiime, a supporter of St. Henry’s College Kitovu, “Our team played with great energy and focus. The win against Ntungamo was a fantastic start, and we are hopeful for more victories.”

Paul Ssemboga, cheering for Wampeewo Ntaake Secondary School, “Wampeewo showed why they are the reigning champions. The way they dismantled St. Mary’s College Lugazi was impressive. I believe they will retain the title.”

Joan Okello, “The Sseta vs. Soroti match was incredible. Both teams played their hearts out. I’m excited to see how they perform in their next games.”

However, Supporters expressed high expectations for the upcoming fixtures, anticipating more intense and closely contested matches. The competition remains fierce, and teams are gearing up to showcase their best performances.

John Mutebi, a handball enthusiast, “Tomorrow’s games will be even more competitive. I expect to see some upsets and standout performances from the underdog teams.”

Grace Akello, supporting Namakwa Secondary School, “Our team did well today, and I’m confident they will continue their winning streak. The competition is tough, but I believe in our boys.”

The USSSA-National Ball Games Two continues to deliver thrilling handball action, with supporters eagerly awaiting the next round of matches. The spirit of competition is high, and every team is determined to make their mark in this prestigious tournament.

Results

BOYS
Lubiri SS 20-13 Bishop Comboni
Wampeewo Ntaake SS 31-11 St. Mary’s College Lugazi
Kawanda SS 09-15 Gombe SS
Ntungamo SS 06-18 St. Henry’s College Kitovu
Namakwa SS 21-08 Nabumali High School
Sseta High School (Green Campus) 15-15 Sototi SS

GIRLS
Kawanda SS 22-07 Mbogo Mixed SS
Kibuli SS 26-14 Kakira SS
Gombe SS 19-12 Wampeewo Ntake
Iganga SSS 6-20 Mbogo High

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