NCHSAA: Wallace-Rose Hill football team dealing with 3 positive COVID-19 tests ahead of state championship

RALEIGH, N.C. (WITN) – North Carolina’s high school sports governing body said that an Eastern Carolina football team is dealing with positive COVID-19 tests ahead of the state championship.

The North Carolina High School Athletics Association confirms that Wallace-Rose Hill football team reported three positive COVID-19 tests.

“At this time there are no plans to postpone or delay the 2A State Championship between Wallace-Rose Hill and Shelby scheduled for Saturday,” NCHSAA Commissioner Que Tucker said in a statement.

The Duplin County Health Department and Duplin County Schools put out a joint statement. WITN spoke with the principal and he said they would not give a comment on camera Thursday.

The Bulldogs are scheduled to face Shelby in the state 2A football championship on Saturday at 3 PM at NC State.

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