Every week, the checklist of coronavirus circumstances affecting highschool athletics grows and grows.
By the tip of final week, greater than three dozen soccer groups had been sidelined, some because of school-wide shutdowns or exposures inside their program. A lot of these groups stay shut down as we put together for Week 5 , and extra groups — and colleges — will doubtless be part of this checklist because the week progresses.
Under is a listing of groups presently shut down in addition to video games for this week which were canceled. You’ll additionally discover a checklist of video games added to this week’s schedule.
We’ll replace this checklist as extra data turns into out there all through the week.
Barringer: The Newark faculty is fulfilling its second week of a 14-day quarantine. It expects to be again in motion Nov. 6 towards West Orange.
Belleville: The Essex County faculty’s soccer group shall be coming off quarantine forward of Saturday’s initially scheduled sport towards Nutley, however Nutley has since rescheduled. Belleville’s subsequent sport is Nov. 6 at Orange.
Bergen Tech: All athletic groups have been shutdown till additional discover. The varsity has suspended in-person studying till Jan. 15 after a number of college students and workers have examined optimistic, in line with Superintendent Howard Lerner.
Bridgewater-Raritan: The soccer group is within the second week of a 14-day quarantine after optimistic take a look at inside the program. It was first introduced Oct. 22, someday earlier than its sport towards Elizabeth.
Cliffside Park: The Bergen County faculty transitioned to distant studying and shut down athletics for 2 weeks after optimistic checks had been found in the neighborhood final week. The shutdown will final till Nov. 2, in line with athletic director David Porfido.
Cresskill: The varsity has shut down all of its athletic applications till Nov. 9. The soccer group additionally was compelled to scratch Monday’s sport towards Pascack Hills and won’t play Friday towards North Arlington.
DePaul: The Passaic County faculty has shifted to all digital studying because the soccer program has postponed its Week 5 contest towards St. Peter’s Prep.
Don Bosco Prep: The varsity stays on digital studying and athletics stay on pause after three college students take a look at optimistic. The shutdown will final till at the very least Nov. 2. The soccer group misplaced video games towards St. Joseph (Mont.) final week and Saturday’s showdown towards rival Bergen Catholic, though that sport has been rescheduled for Thanksgiving.
Jap: Athletic director Steve Picot would solely affirm that the soccer sport scheduled for Friday at Kingsway has been canceled.
Elmwood Park: Athletic director Dan Basile mentioned all sports activities shall be shut down from Oct. 27-Nov. 10. The Elmwood Park soccer group was alleged to host Ridgefield on Friday evening.
Hamilton West: The Mercer County faculty begins a second week of quarantine after two optimistic checks amongst its scholar physique. In keeping with the Colonial Valley Convention schedule web site, the Hamilton West-Ewing sport has been canceled on Friday. Hamilton West is hoping to return for its Week 6 sport towards Nottingham.
Jackson Liberty: The Ocean County faculty shut down its whole athletic program final week for COVD-19-related points. Jackson athletic director Rob Paneque mentioned in an e mail to NJ.com “at this level, we’re nonetheless hoping to play.”
Hammonton: The athletic division introduced through Twitter final week that a number of gamers and coaches have both examined optimistic or are an in depth contact of a confirmed case. Final week’s sport towards Atlantic Metropolis was canceled and Friday’s contest towards Egg Harbor Township has additionally been canceled. All different fall sports activities have continued. That is the second week of the shutdown.
Kinnelon: The varsity district introduced final week that it might be going full digital till Nov. 9 after six college students examined optimistic. The soccer group could have missed three consecutive video games with a fourth, the common season finale at Whippany Park on Nov. 6, nonetheless up within the air.
Maple Shade: On account of COVID-19 considerations, Maple Shade is now conducting all digital studying till Nov. 9. Video games towards Wildwood and Princeton have been canceled in addition to all different fall sports activities. Maple Shade’s subsequent sport is TBA based mostly upon postseason scheduling.
Monroe: The soccer group disclosed a optimistic take a look at inside the program within the week main as much as final Friday’s sport towards South Brunswick, which was canceled. Monroe’s subsequent scheduled sport is Nov. 6 towards New Brunswick.
Montgomery: The soccer group is within the strategy of contact tracing for 48 hours, however as a substitute of ready for the outcomes, the varsity struck an settlement that enables Watchung Hills to hunt one other opponent this weekend and reschedule this sport at one other date, in line with Montgomery athletic director Christopher Penna. Watchung Hills will play host to Rahway on Saturday.
Northern Highlands: All athletics are on pause till Nov. 4 as the varsity continues distant studying. The soccer group missed final week’s sport towards Wayne Hills and won’t play its sport Friday towards Previous Tappan.
Nottingham: The Mercer County faculty, also referred to as Hamilton North, shall be on the sidelines for a second week. Nottingham was alleged to play Steinert this weekend.
Palmyra: The soccer program has shut down till Monday for precautionary causes after taking part in Maple Shade final week. Maple Shade has canceled its subsequent two video games and is doing distant studying till Nov. 9 for precautionary causes.
Pascack Hills: The varsity’s athletic division introduced through Twitter that every one athletic occasions by Nov. 5 had been canceled, together with the ultimate two video games on the soccer group’s schedule
Pennsauken: The Camden County faculty postponed its sport with Moorestown final Saturday and the group is is quarantined because the athletic division waits for take a look at outcomes. Friday’s sport towards Burlington Township has additionally been canceled.
Plainfield: The Union County faculty is conducting a 14-day quarantine as a result of a current opponent had a participant take a look at optimistic for COVID-19. There have been no optimistic checks for Plainfield. The Cardinals have canceled this weekend’s sport towards Somerville and its Nov. 6 sport towards Scotch Plains-Fanwood.
Riverside: On account of optimistic COVID-19 take a look at outcomes inside the faculty, all sports activities have been shut down for 2 weeks. Soccer video games towards Wildwood and Palmyra had been canceled. That is the second week of the shutdown.
Saddle Brook: The varsity was compelled to postpone Saturday’s soccer sport towards Glen Rock, in line with the North Jersey Interscholastic Convention, but it surely’s unclear whether or not or not it’s associated to the coronavirus.
Secaucus: All sports activities stay shut down by Nov. 9, extending a earlier pause of the varsity’s athletic applications. Secaucus has solely performed one soccer sport on Oct. 9.
Shore: A “a presumptive, optimistic take a look at” final Friday led Shore to cancel its sport towards St. Thomas Aquinas. Over the weekend, Shore officers mentioned its Week 5 sport towards Asbury Park had been canceled. Shore is predicted to return in time for its Week 6 sport at Keansburg.
South Plainfield: The Middlesex County faculty’s soccer group started 14-day quarantine Tuesday after a participant examined optimistic for COVID-19. The Nov. 6 sport towards North Plainfield additionally has been canceled.
Trenton: The soccer group is quarantined for an additional week so Saturday’s sport towards Allentown has been canceled.
Waldwick: The soccer group began a two-week shutdown final Friday, in line with athletic director Mike Mayer. This week’s sport towards Manchester Regional was canceled.
Wallington: Athletics will stay shut down by Nov. 9 after circumstances had been reported over the previous two weeks, in line with athletic director Jim Branick. Wallington’s soccer group has not performed since Oct. 9.
Washington Township: The soccer program has been affected for a second time this season. All sports activities have been canceled till additional discover because of COVID considerations at the highschool, as per an e mail to folks from Superintendent Joseph Bollendorf. Friday’s sport towards Clearview has been canceled.
Willingboro: On account of COVID-19 considerations, the varsity was compelled to cancel final week’s sport towards Haddonfield and has additionally canceled Friday’s sport at Rancocas Valley.
Westfield: A optimistic take a look at inside the soccer program final week compelled the cancellation of final Saturday’s house sport towards Ridge. Westfield will continues to serve its 14-day quarantine and shall be again in motion Nov. 7 towards Colonia.
Westwood: This would be the second week of the varsity’s shutdown. As of now, the Bergen County faculty plans on resuming in-person studying Nov. 2.
Friday, Oct. 30
- DePaul at St. Peter’s Prep
- Northern Highlands at Previous Tappan
- Manchester Regional at Waldwick
- North Arlington at Cresskill
- Ramsey at Westwood
- Pascack Hills at Ridgefield Park
- Ridgefield at Elmwood Park
- Parsippany at Kinnelon
- Westfield at Elizabeth
- Rahway at South Plainfield
- St. Joseph (Met.) at Bridgewater-Raritan
- Monroe at East Brunswick
- Hamilton West at Ewing
- Lakewood at Jackson Liberty
- Shore at Asbury Park
- Egg Harbor at Hammonton
- Gateway at Palmyra
- Pennsauken at Burlington Township
- Riverside at Palmyra
- Washington Township at Clearview
- Willingboro at Rancocas Valley
- Wildwood at Maple Shade
- Watchung Hills at Montgomery
- Jap at Kingsway
- Barringer at Montclair
- Bergen Tech at Ferris
- Belleville at Nutley
- Cliffside Park at Dickinson
- Don Bosco Prep at Bergen Catholic
- Glen Rock at Saddle Brook
- Secaucus at Wallington
- Somerville at Plainfield
- Level Nice Seashore at Keyport
- Allentown at Trenton
- Steinert at Nottingham
Friday, Oct. 30
- Wildwood at Gateway, 5:30
- Somerville at Previous Tappan, 6
- Egg Harbor at Atlantic Metropolis, 6
- Clearview at Roxbury, 6
- Manchester Regional at Park Ridge, 7
- St. Joseph (Met.) at Ridge, 7
- Rancocas Valley at Burlington Township, 7
- Elizabeth at Union, 7
- Montclair at East Brunswick, 7
Saturday, Oct. 31
- Butler at Wooden-Ridge, 12
- Ramsey at Kittatinny, 1
- Teaneck at Nutley, 1
- Rahway at Watchung Hills, 1
Monday, Nov. 2
- Parsippany at Iselin Kennedy, 7
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