Lewes High Fives qualify for School Games

Victorious Wallands High Five netball squad

Wallands Primary School, Lewes, has secured its place at the Sussex School Games in July, representing South Downs Area in High Five Netball.

Wallands took two teams to the South Downs Area Finals in March, having gained both first and second place in the Lewes area competition. Six teams in total took part in the Area finals, held at The Eastbourne Academy.

High Five Netball is an adapted game for primary aged children in which players rotate into each position. Wallands won all of their matches, retaining the winner’s trophy. Ocklynge Junior School, Eastbourne, gained second place.

Students from Lewes Priory School and Lewes Old Grammar School, who have recently completed their Young Umpires Award, officiated at the tournament.

Wallands Primary School team will now have the opportunity to attend the first Sussex School Games event on July 3 at K2 Crawley, where they will compete against the top teams from across the county.

The six teams from five schools took part were: Wallands Primary A and B teams,  Ocklynge Junior, Telscombe Community Primary, Blackboys Primary and Park Mead Primary.

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