BREAKING: Batavia game off for WHS

Wilmington High School athletic director Troy Diels reported via Twitter the WHS football game with Batavia tonight will not be played.

The Batavia administration, Diels said, has confirmed a COVID-19 case and therefore will no be making the trip to Wilmington.

Diels said he is attempting to find another opponent for this week.

“We’re looking but haven’t got a response yet,” Diels said in a phone conversation with the News Journal.

For a game to be played today, Diels said he would expect a decision no later than 2 p.m.

The option of playing Batavia, an SBAAC American Division rival, following the playoffs is possible but has not be determined at this point.