A brace by Koh Wenjun (#14) and goals by Nicolai Neo (#3), Ryan Tham (#9) and captain Koh Dun Xian (#5) helped Victoria Junior College overwhelm reigning champs Raffles Institution to reclaim the trophy they last won in 2013.
Coming back from defeat in their first ever semi-final appearance in the boys' competition, CJC upset traditional powerhouses MJC 3-2 to clinch third place.
Victoria Junior College retained the third placing they achieved last year, while Hwa Chong Institution recorded their first top 4 finish in four years.
A & B Div 1500m: VJC’s Syed Hussein completes hat-trick of titles; Dave Tung claims solitary SJI gold
Syed Hussein blitzed the A boys' 1500m field in 4:13.29, while Dave Tung earned victory among the B boys in 4:22.54.
ACS(I)'s anchor Joshua Lim stopped the clock at 3:27.60, ahead of SAJC's 3:28.82 and VJC's 3:31.12. SAJC's and VJC's podium finishes also meant traditional powerhouses RI and HCI were both denied of a top three finish for the first time in eight years.
Only in sixth position on the second leg, Addeen Idzni pulled one position ahead for SSP, before Celeste Goh destroyed the competition on the third leg, going from fifth to second. Anchor runner Ismi Zakiah then powered SSP home to gold in 4:12.23. Only 0.9 seconds separated the top three of SSP, HCI and RI.
CJC anchor runner Hassan Khan held off the challenge from RI's Joshua Chua, pipping favourites RI to gold by 0.1 seconds.
RI's winning time of 49.60s is just 0.2 seconds shy of the championship record in the event. Sports School finished second in 50.03s, with HCI third in 51.24s.