LHSAA cancels 2019-2020 school year championships because of COVID-19

LHSAA cancels 2019-2020 school year championships because of COVID-19
High school sports in Louisiana have been canceled because of the coronavirus. (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Louisiana High School Athletic Association has canceled 2019-2020 school year championships because of COVID-19.

The decision was announced Thursday morning (April 9).

LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine made the decision based on recommendations from the board and state.

Louisiana has more than 650 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

Summer sports are still in question depending on how the containment of the coronavirus.

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