H.S. Forfeits Football Wins

By: WSAZ NewsChannel 3
By: WSAZ NewsChannel 3

Matewan High School has forfeited its first three football wins because a player was ruled ineligible.

The player in question transferred from Belfry High School in Kentucky.

School officials met with the secondary school activities commission this week and decided to forfeit wins over Madonna, Williamson and Shelby Valley.

Matewan is 4-0 this season and ranked fifth in this week's S.S.A.C. class a computer ratings.

After forfeiting, Matewan's record will change to 1-3 and its position in the ratings would drop drastically.

The school plans to appeal.

Matewan takes on man Saturday.

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