Benet vs. Hinsdale South sectional game postponed due to “student health emergency”

Wednesday’s sectional semifinal game has been postponed until Thursday.

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The Illinois High School Association and Hinsdale South issued a joint statement on Wednesday night announcing the sectional semifinal game between Benet and host Hinsdale South has been postponed until Thursday.

“Due to a potential student health emergency at Hinsdale South, the IHSA Class 3A Boys Basketball Sectional that is scheduled to be hosted by the school will be delayed by one day,” the statement said. “The Sectional Semifinal between Benet Academy and Hinsdale South scheduled for March 11 will now be played on March 12 at 7 p.m. The Sectional Final will be moved from Friday, March 13 to Saturday, March 14 at 7 p.m.”

The Hinsdale South-Benet winner will face Bogan on Saturday.

Several sporting events have been canceled this week due to the coronavirus and the NCAA announced that its college basketball tournament would be played without fans in attendance.

Earlier today the IHSA announced that the Class 1A/2A state finals would take place as planned this weekend in Peoria.

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