Temasek Polytechnic celebrated as they claimed the POL-ITE Basketball Championship title from defending champions Republic Polytechnic, behind a game-high 26 points from Kelvin Lim (TP #22).
After a laboured effort in the first quarter, Temasek Polytechnic finally clicked into gear in the second half to take their second victory of the Polytechnic–Institute of Technical Education Games (POL-ITE) season with a 67-56 win over Nanyang Polytechnic.
Temasek Polytechnic overcame an unexpected ejection of one of their players, Sherman Seet, in the second quarter, to defeat Ngee Ann Polytechnic 72-59 and kick-start their POL-ITE basketball championship campaign.
Siming's (TP #10) team-high 19 points led Temasek Polytechnic's quintet of double-digit scorers as they took down Republic Polytechnic 84--78 in overtime to end their season in the National Youth Sports Institute Basketball League.
Joanne's (TP #2) team-high 10 points were enough for Temasek Polytechnic to scrape past Republic Polytechnic 41--35 in the former's final game of the National Youth Sports Institute Basketball League.
Sparked by a hot-shooting Marco Kok and a blistering fourth quarter, RP defeated NUS 72–64 to clinch their first IVP Basketball Championship title since 2012.
Thanks to a clutch trey by Zoel Lee in overtime, RP defeated defending champions NTU 81-75 and are on their way to their first IVP Basketball Championship final appearance since 2013.
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.