Makueni basketball men soared high as they finished second in the 6th edition of Kenya Youth Inter-County Sports Association games held in Busia between 14th and 21st December.
The under 23 boys put up an onerous fight against hosts Busia, under a sea of cheering fans, but fell 51-46 finishing second overall.
Makueni had earlier crashed Turkana 58-42 in a breath taking semi final at the Busia stadium to advance to the final.
Enroute to the finals, Makueni edged out Siaya 68-30 and Nakuru 44-37.
County Executive for Education, Sports and ICT Joshua Wambua is convinced Makueni has what it takes to become a sporting giant. He says the county will continue to invest in talent development With a view to promoting sports as a career for thousands of young people.