This letter was released Friday afternoon by the Central Counties League’s seven schools.
As you know, on August 24th, Governor Cuomo announced that low and moderate-risk interscholastic athletics could begin play on September 21st. Since that time, both the New York Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) and Section III have allowed fall sports to continue.
In response, the Districts of the CCL have coordinated with one another to determine the best path forward for our student-athletes and our communities.
Collectively, we have reviewed the NYSPHSAA Return to Athletics guidance and compared it with the reopening guidance from the New York State Education Department and the New York State Department of Health.
In addition, we have consulted with our local…