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Goalball and Academic Bowl Teams Excel

Great job to the VSDB Academic Bowl team for making it to the National competition at Gallaudet. VSDB is confident that you will do well! Good luck!

Our boys and girls Goalball teams represented our school well in competition and sportsmanship.

GIRLS: The girls finished winning third place for the highest finish since since 2013 when they placed 2nd. Cheyenne M. and Mausam M. both made the All Tournament team. The girls played 6 games in 2 days. Girls team members were DeWayzha C., Cheyenne M., Mausam M., Marie P., Maryam A. Here are the scores:

  • Virginia 8 ,   Overbrook   5         
  • Virginia 4,   New York   9
  • Virginia 11,  Maryland    1
  • Virginia 6,   Governor Morehead  1
  • Virginia 6,    Overbrook  9         
  • Virginia 9,    New York 7 (3rd place game)

BOYS: The boys took home the gold for the third year in a row! Christian K. led the team on a four-game march to the gold medal, beating Florida 15 to 13. Christian scored a total of 47 goals for an average of 11.75 per game and was a member of the All Tournament team. Joining Christian K. on the Virginia team were Jonell F, Malik S and pool player from the Maryland School for the Blind, Isaiah. Isaiah proved to be a wonderful addition to our team and a pleasure to have with us. We thank the Maryland school for allowing him to play on our team. The boys in addition to winning the Championship took home the Sportsmanship award! Here are the scores:

  • Virginia 14,  Florida 10
  • Virginia 15,  Maryland  11
  • Virginia 10,  Governor Morehead 5
  • Virginia 15, Florida 13 (championship game)

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