Behind 19 points from Javier Lim (SAS #26), St. Andrew’s returned to winning ways with a 65--33 victory over Kent Ridge in the second round of the South Zone B Division Basketball Championship.
Incisive ball movement from ACS (Barker) took down St. Andrew's (SA) Secondary 70-27 in the second round of the South Zone B Division Basketball Championship.
Spotting clean shaven heads for the final, ACS(I) got off to a fast start, with hooker Gavin Ong cutting through the Saints defence to score a very early try that was converted. The St Andrew boys threatened to mount a comeback in the second half with two tries from Joedan Chan, but a penalty and then a fourth ACS(I) try in the closing minutes of the game snuffed out any possible danger.
Nationals Steeplechase: Jerrell Lim earns St Andrew’s 1st gold in 19 years; Hwa Chong sweep A boys podium
Jerrell finished the B boys 2000 metres steeplechase ahead of the three people who have recently outran him, including Singapore Sports School's Rohan D'Costa. Hwa Chong Institution's Fang Yiyang, Ivan Song and Er Wen Han finished 1-2-3 in the A boys 3000 meters steeplechase, while Victoria Junior College's Phoebe Kee won the A girls 2000 metres steeplechase to complete a hat-trick of distance titles.
In a repeat of last month's cross country nationals, Armand Dhilawala Mohan outran Hwa Chong Institution's Joshua Rajendran and St Andrew's Secondary's Jarrell Lim into second and third, respectively.
National Schools Cross Country: Behind Lim siblings’ pursuit for faster times, Dad’s unwavering assuredness
Joseph Schooling’s Olympic success last year underscored the unconditional love and support his parents offered though the years. In the more humble environment of the national schools cross country scene, parents such as Lim Ming Jee are no less important, the crucial cogs that often make or break a student’s sporting pursuit.
National Schools Cross Country: ACS(I) edge out HCI to win B Boys title by a whisker; retain A Div title
It came down to each school’s fourth-fastest B Division runner – ACS(I) had Joshua Loo in 11th, while HCI’s George Lai was 15th.
Defending champions St.Andrew’s (SA) Secondary School tasted defeat for the first time in this year’s National B Division Hockey Championship when they lost to Raffles Institution (RI) 1-0 in a Round 2 group game.