Carpet Land ends legion season after two players test positive for COVID-19

The team, which is made of players and coaches from Lincoln East High School, announced on Thursday that two players tested positive for COVID-19.
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LINCOLN – Carpet Land legion baseball’s season is over.

The team, which is made of players and coaches from Lincoln East High School, announced on Thursday that two players tested positive for COVID-19. They were exposed to the virus earlier in the week. The team’s game against Gretna on Wednesday was cancelled when the players found out they were exposed.

In a statement head coach Mitch Lanik tweeted, “We want to thank all of our players and families for all of their hard work, commitment and dedication for our program this summer. Our hearts are broken for our players, especially our seniors. We are proud of our season both on and off the field.”

Carpet Land finished the year with a 20-7 record, recently winning the Cornhusker Tournament championship.

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