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Westlake cancels football games after 2 players test positive for COVID-19

Posted at 4:16 PM, Oct 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-05 16:28:52-04

WESTLAKE, Ohio — Westlake has canceled its varsity, junior varsity and freshmen football games for this weekend after two players tested positive for COVID-19, according to Westlake City Schools Superintendent Dr. Scott Goggin.

Twelve additional players were excluded due to the positive tests, Goggin stated. The varsity, junior varsity, and freshman teams share players and coaches.

To avoid the spread, the teams' games and practices have been canceled for the week, Goggin said.

Goggin released the following statement on the cancellation:

"Although we have mitigated and prevented spread within our buildings, extracurricular activities such as athletics still are an area of vulnerability."

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