LHSAA: COVID-19 outbreak could force high school football teams to forfeit

State News

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Louisiana High School Athletics Association is not playing around when it comes to the coronavirus and the upcoming high school football season.

If a team reports an outbreak of coronavirus cases and can’t field a team, they must forfeit their upcoming game.

This was made known in a memo released by the Louisiana High School Athletics Association.

A copy of that memo can be found below:

The first high school football games in Louisiana are scheduled to be played on Thursday, September 2.

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