School sports: Practice makes perfect for ACJC as they win first A Division netball title since 2013

ACJC (in blue and white) on the attack against RI with goal shooter Syntyche Yeo (third from right) and goal attack Kaylee Lim. They won 38-34 for their first A Division netball title since 2013.
ACJC (in blue and white) on the attack against RI with goal shooter Syntyche Yeo (third from right) and goal attack Kaylee Lim. They won 38-34 for their first A Division netball title since 2013.ST PHOTO: SYAMIL SAPARI

Fine shooting by Syntyche and committed teamwork help them end RI's 4-year streak

A thousand shots a week. That is the number that goal shooter Syntyche Yeo put in to train for this year's Schools National A Division netball season.

Her hard work paid off in yesterday's final, as the 17-year-old Year 1 student from Anglo-Chinese Junior College (ACJC) scored more than three-quarters of her team's points for a 38-34 victory over Raffles Institution (RI).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 26, 2018, with the headline 'Practice makes perfect for ACJC'. Print Edition | Subscribe