St Mary’s College Rushoroza Girls Basketball Team triumph in EAC Games

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NEWS– There was great excitement and jubilation at the St. Mary’s College Rushoroza as the schools Girls Basketball Team arrived at their base from Arusha in Tanzania where they participated in the East African Secondary School games.

The Games took 11 days and involved different disciplines, where St Mary’s College Rushoroza was able to successfully field a formidable Girls Basketball Team.

As they returned to school in Kabale this week, the team was received by the rest of the students with excitement and warmly welcomed as heroes back from Arusha for having represented Kigezi Region as the only school in the Basketball category. 

Out of 9 Schools in the above discipline, Rushoroza emerged the 6th after winning two games out of five played in group stages. The team was welcomed by the school administrators and students with excitement by the school brass band.

A student of St Mary’s College Rushoroza Basketball team ( with the ball) challenging her opponent during the competition in Arusha.

According to the St Mary’s College Rushoroza Games Teacher Victor Ahabwe, the games were so competitive and being the first time appearance, the school put up a spirited performance and participating students tried their level best.

Ahabwe noted that they shall improve next time they are to compete at such level since now they have had enough exposure they needed.

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