DESPITE fielding their first girls' team in three years at the schools national A Division golf championships, Raffles Institution still returned from the Marina Bay Golf Course on top of the pile.
Powered by national golfers Sarah Tan (one-over 73) and Ashley Loh (seven-over 79), the Rafflesians eked out a 14-stroke win over Victoria Junior College on Wednesday afternoon.
A further stroke behind were Anglo-Chinese JC, with the Singapore Sports School rounding up the top four on 168.
There was better news for ACJC in the boys' competition. They retained the title, which served as a small consolation to individual runner-up James Leow, who was unable to clinch a second consecutive individual gold medal.
Overall results -
1. Anglo-Chinese Junior College (James Leow and David Teo)
2. Hwa Chong Institution (Chee Keng Jin and Ethan Looi)
3. Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) (Lim Zhen Zong and Wong Qi Yang)
4. Yishun Junior College (Johnathan Ho and Bryan Goh)
1. RI (Sarah Tan and Ashley Loh)
2. Victoria Junior College (Callista Chen and Kylie Teo)
3. ACJC (Fion Yeo and Grace Lim)
4. Singapore Sports School (Sabrina Chau and Rachael Lim)
B division -
1. SSP (Tommy Ong and Louis Tee)
2. RI (Aaerishna Shahsthya and Sanjay Anand)
3. St Gabriel's Secondary (Tan Foo Yew and Leverett Chua)
4. St Andrew's Secondary (Desmond Kim and Damien Tan)
1. SSP (Jacqueline Young and Nicole Mok)
2. Methodist Girls' School (Amelia Oh and Jacqueline Tan)
3. Raffles Girls' School (Teo Yuuga and Lee Joh Ann)
4. CHIJ Katong Convent (Lizanne Lam and Iman Sieanna McPherson)
C division -
1. SSP (Andre Chong and Justin Kuk)
2. RI (Maximus Toh and Emerson Boon)
3. ACS (Barker) (Ray Chng and Daniel Yap)
4. ACS(I) (Gabriel Yap and Darren Choo)
1. Nanyang Girls' High (Erika Layson and Vanessa Chua)
2. MGS (Rachel Maswi and Jezreel Tang)
3. RGS (Vanessa Khoo and Lauren Tan)
4. New Town Secondary (Adoncia Tan and Heng Ee En)