Portsmouth, Virginia, public schools received. A report from Nansemond River High School administrators. That a member of Churchland High School’s. Junior varsity coaching staff “participated in games.”
Two junior varsity girls basketball coaches are out of a job at a Virginia high school.
Portsmouth Public Schools received a report from Nansemond River High School administrators. That a member of Churchland High School’s junior varsity coaching staff. “Attended the game” on Jan. 21, district spokeswoman Lauren Nolasco said.
Churchland administrators investigated. The incident and reported it to the Virginia High School League. The state’s sanctioning body for public high school games.
“While I cannot discuss the details of the investigation as it is a personnel matter. I can confirm Arlisha Boykins is no longer an employee of Portsmouth Public Schools.” Nolasco said in a statement.
Boykins, 22, was an assistant coach at Churchland accused of posing as a student in a game. Against Nansemond River, TTN affiliate WAVY in Portsmouth reported. The actual player missed the game because of an out-of-town club tournament. His parents told the station.
Boykins was hired in August. His last day with the school was Wednesday, Nolasco said.
No Churchland administrators were at the game, Nolasco said. Suffolk High School administrators did not immediately respond. To a request for comment Tuesday.
Following the incident, Churchland staff members met with parents. And players from the junior varsity and varsity teams. The team decided it did not want to continue with the basketball season, Nolasco said.