Ahmed Kassa Stars As JKL Dolphins Beat Power


Sunday, August 13 (YMCA)
•KIU Rangers 89-61 Nkumba Lady Marines
•Angels 59-62 Kampala University Ladies
•JKL Dolphins 71-60 D-mark Power
•JT Lady Jaguars 73-66 UCU Lady Canons
•Kampala Rockets 69-95 Our Saviour

Ahmed Kassa was outstanding as JKL Dolphins beat D-Mark Power 71-60 in the National Basketball League on Sunday at YMCA Court in Wandegeya.

Kassa who joined JKL midway this season from KIU Titans, scored a game high 27 points to lead the assault.

He was 4-9 from three in one of his best performances this season.

Austin Odiwuor and Jude Ochen added 19 and 12 points respectively for JKL.

JKL started slowly, trailing 6-14 after the first quarter but recovered to lead 30-26 at the long break.

The Dolphins dominated the third quarter, winning it 31-15, to take command and held on until the final buzzer.

Power will feel guilty of turning over the ball 27 times, and missed 24 of their 28 three point attempts.

Pauti Ozias Kikomba (22pts, 12rebs) and Elvis Mpeti Bwanka (15pts, 13 rebs) had double doubles for Power but in vain.

The victory is the sixth for JKL Dolphins as the side hope to beat the drop this season.

This is loss number 8 for Power who came into the game on the back of a dramatic walkover against UCU Canons.

Power’s remaining three games are against Kampala Rockets, KCCA Panthers and KIU Titans.

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