Teso North athletes dominate County school games
Teso North ladies dominated this year’s Busia County Term 2A athletics championships, becoming the Sub-County overall winners.
They were followed by Teso South and Butula in second and third positions respectively.
Kevin Anyokorit from Kamuriai Secondary School led the park with a double victory in 5, 000 and 10, 000 metres.
Ruth Akodoi from Kakurikit Secondary School won the 1, 500m race with Linet Anyango of Busende taking second position.
Delisha Atyang of Kamuriai and Zeruya Amojong of Kakurikit took the first and second position in 400m.
Atyang also emerged winner in 100m with Leah Apali taking second position.
Sharon Adionyi and Mercy Amoding took first and second positions in 800m race. The quartet of Victorin Barasa, Stella Nzioki, Maureen Akisa and Delisha Atyang won the 4X100m relay.
Brigit Akinyi from Fr Okodoi in Teso South emerged winner in 3, 000m with Violet Nabifo of Moding in Teso North coming second.
Bernard Ouma of Murende Secondary in Matayos Sub-County was the winner in 800m with a time of 2:00.06.
He was followed in second position by Douglas Odhiambo in 2:00.63. Murende also produced the top athlete in long jump girls where Joyce Odhiambo took a leap of 4.58m.
Nambale Sub-County dominated the 3, 000 and 10, 000m men’s races.
Chrispinus Tabaise took first position in 10,000m with a time of 32:02.00. Kennedy Ekesa second in 32:09.00.
In the 3, 000m category Hillary Elung’ata emerged first with a time of 9:11.56 followed by Mark Shapili of Moding School clocking 9:11.62.
Triple chase jump was won by Edwin Okumu of Madende followed by Butula’s Tony Evans.
Nyaoga Nehemia of St Joseph’s Kocholia took first position in Javelin and Sylvester Kubasu came second.
Kennedy Ekisa emerged winner in 5, 000 in a time of 17:34.56m with Ikunusai Bernard from Teso North taking second position.
By Salome Alwanda