South Carolina Pigskin Prep learned this evening the following information from a source directly related to the current
The HSL is currently evaluating the options left to the organization after the ruling in
In the unlikely event that the case in not disposed of on Tuesday morning, the HSL would immediate appeal to a higher court to reverse any adverse ruling by a judge in favor of the two teams. If that is the case then the litigation would continue and the
If the litigation continues in any form past Tuesday, the odds are very high that there will be no games on Friday. If the situation is resolved after that one way or the other then the HSL would explore the distinct possibly of eliminating an entire round (The First Round) of the 2002 Class 4A playoffs. Our source confirmed today that the HSL will not delay the playoffs a week due to their unwillingness to have the 4A playoffs interfere with the Shrine Bowl or the North South All Star Game. The HSL also has NO arrangement with the
The short of this is simple. If the case is dismissed and the courts rule in favor of the HSL then the playoffs will proceed as scheduled Friday Night.
If the courts rule against the HSL or fail to rule in a
South Carolina Pigskin independently confirmed this information from a second and separate source prior to running this story. Likewise the Charlotte Observer also reported that the delaying of the playoffs was a possible outcome of the proceedings.
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