Hueytown vs Clay-Chalkville game back on despite COVID-19 concerns, 13 players to miss

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HUEYTOWN, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE (8/24): Friday night’s game between Hueytown High School and Clay-Chalkville High School is back on after it was reportedly canceled due to possible COVID-19 concerns.

The news of the game being put back on comes from CCHS head coach Drew Gilmer to CBS 42.

Hueytown released a statement on Facebook about the matter, saying 13 players will be out of Friday’s game due to possibly being exposed.

Jefferson County Schools released a statement on the decision to keep the game.

No other information has been released at this time. Stay with CBS 42 as this is an ongoing story.

ORIGINAL (8/24): Hueytown High School has canceled its Friday game against Clay-Chalkville High School due to COVID-19 concerns, according to multiple coaches within the Clay-Chalkville program.

The announcement was confirmed to CBS 42’s Simone Eli Monday.

Due to the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s coronavirus guidelines, teams with exposure to a positive case must quarantine for 14 days with no practicing or games.

Clay-Chalkville is now looking for a possible opponent for Friday.

No other information has been released at this time. Stay with CBS 42 as this is an ongoing story.


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