Mary Cholhok’s shooting star continues to shine bright.

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By Alex Bossa

Uganda’s Mary Cholhok continued with her impressive shooting form as she inspired Loughborough Lightning to a 47 -55 win against Saracens Mavericks in the Vitality Netball Superleague.

The Ugandan goal shooter increased her lead at the top of goal scoring chart to 523 after shooting 41 goals.  She was voted player of the match after only missing 3 shots and had only 2 unforced errors.

Mary is now 163 goals clear of 2nd placed Rachel Dunn from England with a similar number of games played. Next for Lightening is a date with Severn stars on Sunday May 9th ,2021.

Before the game, Lightning announced a social media blackout which covered the whole period of the game. This was in solidarity with the rest of the UK where major sporting organizations and broadcasters like Sky sports and BT sports announced a social media blackout in protest of the ongoing online racial abuse against black football players. The campaign is spearheaded by Thierry Henry who deleted his social media accounts five months ago.

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