COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula women cancel three games due to COVID-19 protocols

PORT ANGELES — The Peninsula College women’s basketball team has canceled its next three games due to positive COVID-19 test(s).

Peninsula College announced the cancellations late Tuesday afternoon and confirmed Tuesday evening it was due to COVID-19 protocols.

“We received a report of positive COVID test(s) so per [Northwest Athletic Conference] protocol the games were canceled. We are following protocols from NWAC and our local health officials,” stated Keri Desser, communication coordinator/public information officer for Peninsula College.

More details on the number of positives were not provided.

The women’s next three games were at Olympic on Wednesday, at home Saturday against Bellevue and on April 14 at Whatcom. Their next scheduled game will be at home against Skagit Valley on April 17.

The Peninsula men’s team will go ahead and play Edmonds on Wednesday and will play at home at 4 p.m. Saturday against Bellevue. Fans will not be permitted in the gym at that game, nor at the men and women’s games against Skagit Valley in Port Angeles on April 17.

Limited fan access may be allowed again later in April, the school announced. If fans want to watch the games, they will be livestreamed on the NWAC Sports Network at www.nwacsportsnetwork.com.

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