GOALBALL: Lacey Gardens lift county championship

The triumphant Lacey Gardens Junior School team EMN-140718-124825001
The triumphant Lacey Gardens Junior School team EMN-140718-124825001

Lacey Gardens Junior School is celebrating this week, after being crowned Lincolnshire Primary School Goalball County Champions.

Years 5 and 6 pupils from the school travelled to the Level 3 Sainsbury’s School Games in Lincoln to compete against other teams from around the county.

Goalball is an inclusive event, and featured in the Paralympic Games. Competitors are blindfolded to ensure fair play between the teams, as they aim to score as many goals as possible whilst listening for a jingly ball. They then use their body shape to block the other teams attempts at goal scoring. With decisive victories in their matches,

Lacey Gardens pupils were awarded both gold and silver medals for the competition and lifted the champions trophy in an exciting closing ceremony.