West Forsyth High School Cancels Football Games due to Positive COVID-19 Testing

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — West Forsyth High School is canceling football games after a student-athlete tested positive for COVID-19.

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools released the following statement on Thursday:

WS/FCS Athletics and West Forsyth High School are canceling two upcoming West Forsyth football games. Tonight’s West Forsyth Junior Varsity game against East Surry High School is canceled. The West Forsyth Varsity football game against East Forsyth, which was scheduled for Friday, March 12, is also canceled.

School officials at West Forsyth were made aware a student athlete tested positive for COVID-19 today. After extensive contact tracing and following safety protocols, school officials have excluded several student athletes out of precaution.

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  1. Always worried about this hope players staff families ok. Saw it coming though shocked it not more prevalent. Curious how nc hs body gonna view west and the two teams who they cancelled
    Given the tight playoff picture
    Does that mean other conference gets some looks?

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