Banks, COVID-19, Sports

Positive COVID-19 cases in Astoria, Seaside teams scuttle volleyball, football matches

The Banks Braves Logo. Photo: BSD

Two separate sporting events Banks student athletes were scheduled to play in were cancelled after a positive COVID-19 test was reported from two separate team members of programs in Astoria and Seaside.

At this time, there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 among Banks teams. Ben Buchanan, the Banks High School athletic director, confirmed there were no COVID-19 cases among Banks' student athletes.

The varsity game between the Banks Braves varsity volleyball team and the Astoria Fishermen, originally scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday, was cancelled due to a positive COVID-19 case among the Astoria team members, according to the Banks School District.

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