School sports: Silence not golden as NYJC learns communication is key to win

ACJC players Jevvon Tan (middle) and Caleb Seah attempting to block a ball from NYJC's Javier Lee. Nanyang won yesterday's A Division best-of-five final 3-1.
ACJC players Jevvon Tan (middle) and Caleb Seah attempting to block a ball from NYJC's Javier Lee. Nanyang won yesterday's A Division best-of-five final 3-1.ST PHOTO: ALVIN HO

The spectators at Toa Payoh Sports Hall were roaring at yesterday's Schools National A Division boys' volleyball final, but it was far too quiet among the players from Nanyang Junior College (NYJC).

A lack of communication early in the match cost the defending champions the first set as they succumbed 21-25 to first-time finalists Anglo-Chinese Junior College (ACJC).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 10, 2018, with the headline 'Silence not golden as NYJC learn communication is key in win'. Print Edition | Subscribe