After several hard fought battles on the courts, the Lady Indians of Milan were defeated by a solid Shawe Memorial team (0-5). However, outstanding performances were put in by Juniors Margo Taylor and Megan Berger, who have both begun to establish themselves as forces to be reckon with going into their Senior season in 2019, making several athletic shots against tough competition.Dominating Junior Varsity victories were scored by Freshman Delaney Bushhorn (8-4) and Sophomore Doubles partners Lucy Ortt/Calista Koehmstedt (8-3), showing great promise for next year as well.The Lady Indians will host Franklin County HS tomorrow for Senior Night and the last home match of the 2018 season.The Lady Indians paid a visit to Madison Consolidated HS Thursday hoping to steal a victory against the Cubs. The Senior Doubles tandems of Tori Haessig/Abby Riehle and DeLanie Weber/Tulsi Patel emerged victorious for Milan with scores of (4-6, 7-6, 10-4 tiebreak) and (7-5, 6-4), but the Lady Indians fell just short, losing the overall match (2-3) after hard fought Singles play.Junior Harley Bruns and Sophomore Jessica Starkey chalked up a Doubles victory in JV competition (7-5) to finish a night of impressive Doubles play for Milan.The Lady Indians will host Shawe Memorial HS next Monday (5-7).Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Kyle Flynn.
Action between Warriors and City Oilers at YMCA on Monday. (PHOTO/FUBA)FUBA National Basketball League – Playoff Semi-finalsWarriors 68-56 City Oilers YMCA Court, WandegeyaMonday, 18-112019WANDEGEYA – Warriors produced an inspired performance as they leveled their playoff semi-finals’ series with City Oilers at 1-1 at YMCA Court on Monday night.Having lost game one on Friday, Ronnie Mutebi’s side knew that there was no room for error and took the contest to Oilers from the word go.Michael Buzangu put the first points on the board, converting two free-throws to see Warriors 2-0 up inside the first two minutes.Despite Oilers leveling moments later through Landry Ndikumana’s jump-shot, Warriors would take the first quarter 14-6.They continued on the same round in the second quarter, winning it 18-14 and in the process take a 12 point lead into halftime.Once again, Warriors took the third 19-17 and improve their advantage to 14 points going into the last 10 minutes.Gatwech Kutai scored the first three points of the fourth quarter and ensured Warriors led by 17.However, Oilers tried to mount a late surge as they scored 19 points in the last 7 minutes and restricted Warriors to 14 but the damage had already been done and would lose the contest 56-68.Warriors’ victory means that the series are tied at 1-1 going into game three on Wednesday at the MTN Arena in Lugogo.Warriors had three players reach double figures in terms of scoring on Monday with Mark Opio managing 12 points, Saidi Amisi 10 and Kutai 11. Their bench came up with an impressive 27 points en route to victory.For Oilers, they had only two players in double figures in terms of scoring with James Okello and Captain Jimmy Enabu both managing 11 points each.In the other game played on Monday, UCU Lady Canons also levelled their series with KCCA Leopards in the Ladies division at 1-1 thanks to a hard-fought 59-57 victory.With the game tied at 57 all, Rose Akon won it with a jump shot inside the last 24 seconds.Akon was in inspired form on the night as she registered a double double of 15 points and 12 boards.The FUBA NBL Upcoming fixtures-Tuesday, 19-11-2019-JKL Lady Dolphins vs KIU Rangers @6:30pm-Betway Power vs UCU Canons @8:30pmComments Tags: city oilersFUBA NBL 2019James OkelloJimmy EnabuLandry NdikumanaMark OpioRonnie MutebiSaidi AmisWarriors