23 January 2007

ZIMBABWE : Varsity Leopards - 100 Stormers - 55

VARSITY Leopards handed Stormers a 100-55 thrashing in the Harare Basketball Association A League at the City Sports Center over the weekend.

The win was Varsity's seventh win of the season.

They have lost twice this season.

Gideon Chikopa once again led the attack for Varsity and top-scored with 22 points and got great support from Michael Makanda, Tafadzwa Walani and Hamilton Mudawarima.
Former Faithwear Jammers player Makanda scored 16 points with Walani adding 13 while Mudawarima weighed in with 12 points.
Ulemu "Respect" Gwaze battled hard for the Stormers with 11 points while Tommy Mhurushomana had eight points.

Varsity team manager Rutendo Makanda said the victory will boost the team's spirits ahead of the forthcoming showdown against Raiderz.
"It was an open game and we were in control from the beginning of the game and we took this game as a preparatory match for next weekend's battle against Raiderz.
"We are on course and we will always give the best we can.
"Hamilton and Gideon played well and not forgetting Makanda and Dominic Mhlanga who came in with valid play as well," said Makanda.
Raiderz also upset favourites Londoner Hawks 72-50 at the same venue.
Brothers Duncan and Norest Shenje were in great form for Raiderz with 21 and 14 points while Menard Masawi chipped in with 12.
Tafadzwa Ndudzo (17 points) and Ian Janure (14 points) tried their best in a losing cause.

A-League: Mbare Bulls 0, Gentlemen's Association 20; South Central 15, Kingdom Cavaliers 85; Varsity Leopards 100, Stormers 55; Raiderz 72, Londoner Hawks 50; Mbare Bulls 39, JBC 64; Faithwear Jammers 56, Raiderz 90.

B-League: Crocodiles 31, Drifters 55; Golden Spurs 50, Sigauke 65; Trinity 23, Richwood 55; Crocodiles 0, Highfield Assassins 20; Panthers 53, Nuggets 59; Golden Spurs 21, Blades 38; Raiderz 50, Londoner Hawks 54.

Women: Raiderz 67, Londoner Hawks 21; Varsity Leopards 83, Stormers 21; Pistons 37, Ducumus A 19; Golden Spurs 35, Blades 20; Panthers 0, JBC 20; Stanbic Mavericks 116, Highfield Assassins 18.

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