Inter-JC Ultimate (Pools): RVHS, JPJC, EJC, ACJC clinch top four seeds going into second day of play

By |2019-06-04T14:05:03+08:00June 3rd, 2019|ultimate frisbee, Youth in Motion|7 Comments
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By Zachary Foo/Red Sports.

NUSH #13 rises up to contest the disc against an SAJC player. (Photo 1 © Zachary Foo/Red Sports)

Nanyang Technological University, Saturday, June 1, 2019 — River Valley High School (RVHS) Team A, Jurong Pioneer Junior College (JPJC) Team A, Eunoia Junior College (EJC) Team A and Anglo-Chinese Junior College (ACJC) Team A emerged as the top four seeds after the first day of pool play at the 15th Inter-JC Ultimate Frisbee Championship held at Nanyang Technological University.

The teams at this year’s tournament were seeded into four pools for the first day, with each pool consisting of six teams. Every team played four games of pool play and the games crossed over into the other pools. Seedings were determined at the end of the day based on win-loss record, with ties being decided on goal difference. Games were played to a hard cap of 11 points.

On the second day, the seedings are split into three groups — 1st-8th seeds, 9th-16th seeds and the 17th-24th seeds — and matches would be played in a single-elimination format. The winners proceed to the next round, while the losers play subsequent matches to determine their final placing.

One of the surprises of the day was when defending champions Raffles Institution (RI) Team A went down to EJC Team B 6–7 on universe point. EJC held the upper hand at 6–5 when soft cap was called. The ensuing point saw many turnovers from both RI and EJC as both teams desperately played out for the win.

EJC came close in the end zone on a couple of occasions, but failed to convert both times. RI held their nerve to even the scores up at 6–6 and brought up universe point. However, Julian (EJC B #81) ended the game in style with a hammer into the end zone that sent the EJC team into delirium.

But this was a mere blip on the radar for RI Team A, as they won the rest of their games in pool play to finish in seventh. This leaves them with a good chance to make a run at defending their title on Sunday, June 2.

Seedings after Pool Play
1st RVHS Team A
2nd JPJC
3rd EJC Team A
4th ACJC Team A
5th SAJC Team A
6th ASRJC Team A
7th RI Team A
8th ACSI Team A
9th HCI Team A
10th NUSHS
11th EJC Team B
12th SJI Team A
13th YIJC Team A
14th DHS
15th ASRJC Team B
16th ACSI Team B
17th CJC
18th ACJC Team B
19th RI Team B
20th HCI Team B
21st SAJC Team B
22nd RVHS Team B
23rd NJC
24th YIJC Team B

We have made the effort to identify the players in the photos that we captured. If you recognise any of your friends in the photos, do post them in the comments below and we will update accordingly.

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7 Comments

  1. javin chua June 9, 2019 at 2:49 pm - Reply

    hi, pls upload the article for the second day soon? thx :—)

  2. Clifford June 4, 2019 at 1:58 pm - Reply

    Photo 41 YIJC Player – Adam

    • Clifford June 4, 2019 at 2:01 pm - Reply

      Photo 46 ACSI Player 77 – Nathaniel Yeo

      • Zachary Foo June 4, 2019 at 2:07 pm - Reply

        Thank you for your helpful comments Clifford! We’ve made the changes in the captions.

        Best,
        Zach

  3. Luke June 3, 2019 at 10:16 pm - Reply

    Photo 29 is #29

  4. Luke June 3, 2019 at 10:02 pm - Reply

    I’m identified in photos 18 and 19 as #99. That was my last year jersey number. I’m #1 this year.

    • Zachary Foo June 3, 2019 at 11:21 pm - Reply

      Hi Luke,

      Thank you for the comments! We’ve amended the captions accordingly.

      Best,
      Zach

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