2020 Sterlington at Richwood

Played at Mackie Freeze Stadium, Richwood, La., 15Oact2020. Photo by TOM MORRIS/The Ouachita Citizen. c.2020,TomMorrisPhotos.com. All Rights reserved.


Sterlington will travel to play East Beauregard Friday night for a 7 p.m. clash. 


Wossman canceled its Friday night matchup with Sterlington after coaches felt they did not have enough players available due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

When asked how many players were out, Wossman head coach Maurice Pollard said, "enough." 

"We just didn't get the kids back that we felt we needed," Pollard said. "We didn't want to put any other kids at risk, as well. We said we'll just wait again until we know we feel good about where we stand. It's just an abnormal time." 

The Panthers now have to decide if they want to play a team on short notice just one week before playing against Neville. 

The Wildcats' canceled matchup with Sterlington comes one week after scratching a road contest against Edna Karr last Friday. At the time, Pollard said the decision was made for "precautionary reasons." 

"Just based off of the trip and heading down to that New Orleans area, we just thought it wouldn't be smart right before district," said Pollard a week ago. 

At 2-2, Sterlington is currently 25th in the unofficial power rankings in Class 3A. Meanwhile, the Wildcats are currently 38th, using Geaux Preps' formula. 

Award-winning sports writer for columns and features since joining the field in 2013. As the first-ever featured columnist of the month at Bleacher Report, Martin cut his teeth with online media before joining the newspaper business in 2014.

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