Game 1: Dmark Power 79-72 City Oilers (Power lead series 1-0)
Game 1: UCU Lady Canons 65-32 A1 Challenge (UCU lead series 1-0)
City Oilers fell to DMark Power 79-72 on Wednesday night in the first of a possible five games in the Fuba Castle Lite playoff semifinal series at YMCA Wandegeya despite Kami Kabange scored game high 23 points and 14 rebounds in the thriller.
Oilers’ big men Kami Kabangu and Ramadhan Arou dominated Power, scoring 27 and 17 points respectively. Kabangu added 13 rebounds to boss the boards 65-50 as the Division two and three champions destroyed Power in regular season second round 82-69 but Game 1 belonged to Norman Blick and Joseph Ikong contributed 12 points apiece for Power.
In the ladies’ playoffs semifinal, Peace Proscovia scored game high 18 points and collected 28 rebounds to inspired UCU Lady Canons to a 65-32 mauling of AI Challenge. Mariam Birungi was A1’s top-scorer with a team high 9 points.
Game 2 for both semifinals is on Sunday, 5:30pm and 1:30pm respectively at the Lugogo MTN Arena.