Kenya Secondary Schools Sports Association (KSSSA) County sevens competitions took place across several counties over the past weekend of 27-28 August, the results bringing with them a series of upsets along the way ahead of the respective regional competitions in the quest to punch a ticket to the National championships in Nakuru from 8-10 September.
Koyonzo defeated St. Peter’s Mumias 17-5 to claim the Kakamega County title while Vihiga High School were 17-0 winners over Chavakali High School in the Vihiga County final. Butula defeated Kolanya 42-0 to claim the Busia County title as Friends School and Kamusinga completed the cast for the Western regional championships set for this weekend at the St. Peter’s High School in Mumias.
Action in counties across the Rift Valley region saw a host of teams battle for the sole ticket from their respective counties to the regional games.
Longisa secured the Bomet County ticket with a 19-14 victory over Kamungei as Mogoiyuet defeated Emurrua Dikirr 5-0 to qualify from Narok. Kabianga won the Kericho County title with a 50-0 win over Londiani as Nanyuki High School defeated GG Kariuki 34-0 to win the Laikipia County crown.
Over in Elgeyo Marakwet it was athletics powerhouse St. Patrick’s Iten earning victory with a 46-0 win over Simotwo while Bwake stunned St. Anthony’s Kitale 3-0 to claim the Trans Nzoia County title. Banja upset Kapsabet High School 17-0 in the Nandi County final.
Ngong Township qualified from Kajiado County with a 15-0 victory over Kitengela Boys while Marigat defeated Baringo High School 12-10 to lift the Baringo County title.