Southmoreland receives football forfeit from Brownsville
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 | 9:15 PM
For the second consecutive week, the Brownsville football team has canceled its scheduled WPIAL Class 3A Interstate Conference game.
This week’s game against Southmoreland will be forfeited. A game against Mt. Pleasant on Oct. 8 was considered a no contest because after covid contact tracing, the Falcons had fewer than 11 players cleared to play.
“Safety-wise, we didn’t want to put our players in difficult spots,” Brownsville athletic director Scott Roebuck said. “We have 14 players available, which is enough to play a game, but we only have five linemen, and if one goes down, we’d be putting an inexperienced player in a dangerous position. That’s why we decided to let this game go.”
Roebuck said there are still covid concerns going on in the program.
Boring said while it doesn’t look promising, he has expanded his search for an opponent to outside the WPIAL.
Paul Schofield is a Tribune-Review Staff Writer. You can contact Paul by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via Twitter .
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