LHSAA releases statement concerning Marsh Madness

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - The Louisiana High School Athletic Association released a statement concerning the high school state championship games being played at Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles, La.

Source: KALB

Here is the full statement:

Today, Governor John Bel Edwards issued a proclamation stating that all large gatherings of people to be halted immediately until Monday, April 13th. The LHSAA Marsh Madness Tournament and the Divisional Select State Championships will continue as scheduled. However, based on this additional information and guidance from both the Louisiana Department of Education and the Governor’s office in the last hour, at this time, only student-athletes, coaches, officials, school administration, LHSAA staff, Burton Complex staff, Visit Lake Charles staff, security officers, the official TV Network, and pre-approved and previously credentialed media will be allowed to attend the remainder of the tournament. This means that at this time NO schools support groups which include bands, cheerleaders and fans etc. will be allowed to attend the remainder of the tournament. The games will be televised on Cox Sports Television and NFHS Network.

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