Louth’s St Michael’s School celebrates football and hockey success

St Michael's School football team are one match away from the county finals after a recent tournament win EMN-151211-161720002

St Michael's School football team are one match away from the county finals after a recent tournament win EMN-151211-161720002

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A Louth primary school have finished top of the class on the playing field after capturing two tournament wins.

St Michael’s School’s Year 5 and 6 football are one step away from the county finals, while the quicksticks hockey teams booked their spot after heroic wins.

County finalists - St Michael's Year 3 and 4 quicksticks hockey team EMN-151211-161707002

County finalists - St Michael's Year 3 and 4 quicksticks hockey team EMN-151211-161707002

St Michael’s A team dominated their group at the Louth Area School Games Football Tournament, held at Cordeaux Academy.

After winning all of their matches they met unbeaten rivals Lacey Gardens Junior School in the final.

St Michael’s soon took the upper hand and ran out 4-1 winners, finishing with an impressive goal tally of 28 and conceding just once.

They now head for a showdown with Caistor Primary School to determine who will represent the Wolds School Sports Partnership at the county finals in Sleaford in the new year.

St Michael's Year 5 and 6 quicksticks hockey team made it through to the county finals with a last-gasp winner EMN-151211-161731002

St Michael's Year 5 and 6 quicksticks hockey team made it through to the county finals with a last-gasp winner EMN-151211-161731002

But the school’s quicksticks hockey teams are already through after returning victorious from the Wolds School Sports Partnership Hockey Tournament.

The event, held at London Road and supported by King Edward VI School students, was divided into two competitions for Years 3 and 4, and

Years 5 and 6.

All teams had to consist of both boys and girls, with Lacey Gardens Junior School, Holton-le-Clay Junior School, and North Cockerington Primary School also entering.

St Michael’s A team won the Years 3 and 4 competition, defeating Lacey Gardens in the decisive match.

The Years 5 and 6 competition was hotly-contested with St Michael’s once more finishing victorious.

They had to come back from 2-1 down in the crucial match to defeat North Cockerington, scoring with the final hit of the game to win 3-2.

The teams will represent the Wolds School Sports Partnership at the county finals to be held as part of the Lincolnshire School Games in 2016.