EDITOR'S NOTE: This article has been updated to include a statement from Pierre Athletic Director Brian Moser.
PIERRE — The high school volleyball match featuring Yankton at Pierre, scheduled for Friday, has been postponed, according to an announcement on the Pierre High School website.
“This postponement is due to COVID-19 cases on Pierre High School’s athletic teams,” Pierre Athletic Director Brian Moser said in a statement. “We have chosen to not put another community in jeopardy of spread of the virus and want to ensure that when we are given the opportunity to play again it is safe for all those involved.”
No makeup date has been announced.
Yankton face Pierre in football on Sept. 11.
The match is one of several Pierre High School postponed events in the coming days, including football against Tea Area on Friday, boys’ and girls’ soccer at Sioux Falls Roosevelt on Thursday, and volleyball against Douglas on Saturday.