Arkansas Activities Association postpones state finals, suspends spring sports

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HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KAIT) - The Arkansas Activities Association is the latest organization to adjust their schedule out of concern for the coronavirus.

The AAA announced that the State Basketball Finals scheduled for Friday and Saturday will be postponed until further notice. The Thursday evening session will be played as scheduled.

Here’s a revised calendar involving NEA teams.

State Finals Weekend (NEA Teams in Hot Springs)

Melbourne 47, Quitman 28 (2A Girls)

England 68, Earle 57 (2A Boys)

POSTPONED: Osceola vs. Rivercrest (3A Boys - was scheduled for Friday)

POSTPONED: Nettleton vs. Greenwood (5A Girls - was scheduled for Saturday)

POSTPONED: West Memphis vs. Jacksonville (5A Boys - was scheduled for Saturday)

POSTPONED: Mountain View vs. Valley Springs (3A Girls - was scheduled for Friday)

The AAA announced Thursday night that all competition in spring sports will be suspended until March 30th. That includes baseball, softball, soccer, and track & field.

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