MSHSAA: Only essential personnel allowed at Class 4 and 5 Quarterfinal games

MSHSAA: Only essential personnel allowed at Class 4 and 5 Quarterfinal games
Participating schools will be responsible for designating who is essential personnel. (Source: Pexels/stock image)

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KFVS) - Fans will have limited access to this weekend’s Show-Me Showdown in Columbia, Missouri after another confirmed case of COVID-19.

MSHSAA made the announcement on Thursday, March 12.

Only essential personnel will be allowed in the arena for all Class 4 and 5 Quarterfinal games on Saturday, March 14. Participating schools will be responsible for designating who is essential personnel.

“We understand the unexpected hurdles this creates for our schools and fans, and apologize for the inconveniences it has caused. We wish the best of luck to all of our teams and a safe and healthy return home,” said Dr. Kerwin Urhnan, MSHSAA Executive Director.

Below are the affected games:

Class 4 Girls

  • Notre Dame (Cape Girardeau) vs. Rockwood Summit- at Jefferson College, 1 p.m.
  • Grain Valley vs. Lincoln College Prep- at Blue Springs South, 6 p.m.
  • Ladue Horton Watkins vs. Incarnate Word Academy- at St. Charles West HS, 1 p.m.
  • Sullivan vs. Carl Junction- at Southwest Baptist University, 1 p.m.

Class 5 Girls

  • Poplar Bluff vs. Kirkwood- at Francis Howell Central, 12 Noon
  • Blue Springs vs. Liberty- at Blue Springs South HS, 1 p.m.
  • Hazelwood Central vs. Troy Buchanan- at Francis Howell Central, 6 p.m.
  • Rock Bridge vs. Republic- at Southwest Baptist University, 6 p.m.

Class 4 Boys

  • Notre Dame (Cape Girardeau) vs. Westminster Christian Academy- at Jefferson College, 2:45 p.m.
  • Raytown South vs. Lafayette (St. Joseph) - at Blue Springs South, 7:45 p.m.
  • Vashon vs. Kirksville- at St. Charles West HS, 2:45 p.m.
  • Helias Catholic vs. Webb City- at Southwest Baptist University, 2:45 p.m.

Class 5 Boys

  • Mehlville vs. Chaminade- at Francis Howell Central, 1:45 p.m.
  • Raymore-Peculiar vs. Staley- at Blue Springs South HS, 2:45 p.m.
  • Christian Brothers College vs. Francis Howell- at Francis Howell Central, 7:45 p.m.
  • Rock Bridge vs. Kickapoo- at Southwest Baptist University, 7:45 p.m

MSHSAA said it will be working with participating schools on any reimbursements.

In addition to the limit on spectators, other elements involved with the Show-Me Showdown have been canceled.

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