The North Carolina High School Athletic Association suspended all interscholastic athletic events today. While the NCHSAA policy declared a stoppage of play by Friday, March 13 at 11:59 PM, Ayden-Grifton Athletics and Leadership decided to postpone all athletic events immediately.
The following events for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday have been postponed:
Softball at Pamlico for Friday – Postponed
Varsity and Junior Varsity Baseball at Northside for Friday – Postponed
Varsity Baseball versus North Pitt for Saturday – Postponed
Men’s and Women’s Track at Greene Central for Thursday – Postponed
The Men’s Tennis Team and Men’s Golf Team had matches in progress when the announcement was made and are being allowed to complete those events Thursday.
All other athletic events, workouts, practices, and games have been postponed until April 6.
We will continue to provide updates from Ayden-Grifton High School, Pitt County Schools, and the NCHSAA as they become available.
Everyone stay safe.
The NCHSAA release:
|NCHSAA COVID-19 Update | Basketball Championships & all interscholastic athletics suspended indefinitely
Thursday, March 12, 2020
|CHAPEL HILL, NC – Due to the threat from COVID-19, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) has made the decision to postpone the 2020 Men’s and Women’s Basketball State Championships indefinitely.
“As much as we would like this opportunity for our student-athletes, coaches, and their communities, we know that ultimately any decision we make must err on the side of caution,” said Commissioner Que Tucker.
The Board of Directors also moved to suspend interscholastic athletics beginning at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020 through Monday, April 6th, 2020. The NCHSAA Board of Directors will assess this situation regularly over the next few weeks. This includes all workouts, skill development, practices and contests.