SAN ELIZARIO, Texas (KTSM) — Playing high school football through a pandemic has proven to be difficult, especially in the greater El Paso area where COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise.
The San Elizario High School football program was scheduled to host Clint in the District 1-4A regular season finale on Friday night. Officials at the San Elizario Independent School District confirming to KTSM 9 Sports that the game has been canceled and, “is COVID-19 related.” The cancellation results in an Eagles forfeit, giving the Lions the outright district championship.
San Elizario finishes the regular season 2-4 (1-3) and qualified for the playoffs. However, next Friday’s Bi-District playoff game against Fort Stockton has also been canceled, effectively ending their season.