School sports: Bukit Panjang fight back to claim C Division boys' volleyball title

Bukit Panjang fended off four match points, beating Presbyterian High 17-15 in the fifth set.
Bukit Panjang fended off four match points, beating Presbyterian High 17-15 in the fifth set.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

Bukit Panjang Government High came back from the brink of defeat to deny Presbyterian High School their first Schools National C Division boys' volleyball title on Wednesday.

With the match locked at two sets all, Bukit Panjang fended off four match points - three at 11-14 and one at 14-15 - in the deciding fifth set to eventually squeak past their brave opponents 17-15.

The 25-14, 20-25, 25-16, 13-25, 17-15 win gave Bukit Panjang their fourth C boys' title, and their first since 2012.

In the girls' division, Ngee Ann Secondary beat Cedar Girls' Secondary25-18, 25-17, 25-19 to claim their first title since 2007.