WIAA cancels boys, girls basketball state tournaments
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association has canceled all remaining games of the state girls basketball tournament and the boys basketball sectional final and state tournament due to COVID-19 concerns.
WIAA Executive Direction Dave Anderson released the following statement on Thursday, March 12:
“I want the student-athletes and their coaches to know that your school leaders, the WIAA Executive Staff, our committees and the Board of Control have done everything imaginable to try to provide and preserve these opportunities for you. However, we want and need to be responsible in helping the global and state efforts to stem the tide and spread of this virus.”
Tickets for the WIAA tournaments will be refunded. The WIAA says refunds should be available within two weeks.