There were a lot of shockers and surprises at the 8th Institute of Certified Public Accountants Uganda (ICPAU) Junior Woodball championship.
The annual event held at King’s College Buddo over the weekend saw St. Kizito Primary School, Bugolobi win the boy’s category while Luzira Secondary School team A emerged winners in the secondary school boy’s section.
St. Kizito improved a lot from their performance last year where they finished 8th to eventually emerge winners this year.
Shanion Kato, Guti Stuart, Wasswa Shaldon and Aaron Emudu combined for 211 strokes to help St. Kizito win the Primary schools team competition.
Motherwell Junior School from Mutungo settled for second position with 214 strokes while Nalinya Lwantale Primary school came third on 219 strokes.
In the boy’s singles, David Hunsen from Entebbe Junior Primary school emerged winner on 47 strokes. He improved from 6th position last year.
Edson Mbonigaba(Motherwell Junior School) and Kato Shanion(St.Kizito) finished 2nd and 3rd respectively.
Green Acres Junior school defended their title in the girls category with 221 finishing ahead of Kiddawalime Preparatory School and Nalugala Muslim Primary school which had 227 and 229 strokes respectively.
Mariam Nantenza of Kiddawalime Preparatory school won the girls’ single category on 50 strokes.
In the Boy’s secondary schools section, Luzira SS A emerged winners ahead of defending champions Kyambogo College while Luzira team B came third.
Kyambogo’s Phillip Carl Nadiope won the boys’ singles with 44 strokes while Nateesa Rashida Idrisai from Mpoma School won the girls’ singles.
Mpoma School went ahead to also clinch the girl’s secondary school championship combining for 229 strokes.
A total of 432 participants took part in this year’s championship with 20 primary schools and 24 secondary schools.
David Hunsen – Entebbe Junior School
Nanteza Mariam – Kiddawalime Primary school
Philip Carl Nadiope – Kyambogo College School
Nateesa Rashid Idrisai – Mpooma School.
St. Kizito Primary school (Boys)
Green Acres Junior School (Girls)
Luzira secondary school A (Boys)
Mpooma School (Girls).