Jayne Chan (SP #3) pushed the pace for Singapore Polytechnic, scoring a team-high 15 points as they raced to a 57--53 win over Institute of Technical Education (ITE), defending their POL-ITE Basketball title.
It was a team effort for Singapore Polytechnic, as several members contributed on both sides of the ball for a 56--42 win over Anglo-Chinese School Oldham in the National Youth Sports Institute Basketball League.
With her 12 points, Singapore Polytechnic's Mei Ling (SP #81) led them past Anglo-Chinese School Oldham 43--40 in the National Youth Sports Institute Basketball League.
All-around play helped SIM fend off a second-half scare and beat five-time champions NTU 64--62 for their first ever IVP Women's Basketball Championship title.
SIM and NTU got the best of their respective semi-final opponents to set up a second clash, this time in the final of the IVP Women's Basketball Championship.
Thrower Melissa Yee struck gold again on the last day of the Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic (IVP) track and field competition with a second gold medal and new personal best in discus throw, while National University of Singapore (NUS) had a clean sweep of the overall titles for the fourth year running.
National pole vaulter Chan Sheng Yao clinched his first ever IVP gold medal and set a new men’s pole vault record at 4.71m to complete a strong comeback after failing to clear any height in last year's competition.
National hurdler Kerstin Ong stood tall and finished strong on the opening day of the 2018 Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic track and field competition, winning the women’s 100 meter hurdles crown, spurred on by the outpouring of support from her peers.