Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Imani Wins One-Half Game Injuries, Heat Convince Coaches to End It

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Imani Wins One-Half Game Injuries, Heat Convince Coaches to End It

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Due to injuries and the heat Saturday afternoon, the coaches of Imani Christian and Springdale got together and decided one half was enough.

Imani Christian got a 38-0 victory against visiting Springdale in a WPIAL Class 1A Eastern Conference game, even though the second half was not played.

Springdale coach Seth Napierkowski said he and Imani Christian coach Ronnell Heard got together at halftime and made the decision to stop the game. A few players from each team had to exit the contest because of injuries and Napierkowski said each team also had a player taken to the hospital because of problems from the heat. Napierkowski said game officials were informed of the coaches' decision.

"They said it was OK if both coaches agreed," Napierkowski said. …

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