It was introduced shortly earlier than 11 a.m. at the moment that a number of occasions, together with a pair of anticipated matchups within the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Convention Class L semifinal spherical, could be postponed on account of air high quality considerations.
Forest fires in Canada and wind circumstances have pushed smoky air down over a large swath of the Northeast U.S. the previous couple of days, culminating in air particulate readings which can be unhealthy for some teams.
The lacrosse and tennis playoffs have been postponed, however the ladies’ golf championship, which teed off early this morning, is reportedly persevering with to its conclusion due to the low cardio nature of the sport.
Tomorrow’s Class L semifinals will see the No. 1 staff in all of the land, Darien, tackle Greenwich Excessive Faculty, representing a metropolis that has three very robust groups already (Sacred Coronary heart and Greenwich Academy having already completed their seasons). Within the different half of the bracket will see Wilton taking up New Canaan.
There have been different locales affected by the haze and smoke. Pennsylvania had three of its 16 first-round contests postponed from yesterday to at the moment, however it’s unknown whether or not at the moment will see any enchancment in air high quality at Manheim (Pa.) Township, Pottstown Owen J. Roberts (Pa.), or West Garden Wilson (Pa.).