Tornado fallout: Landstown High baseball, track unable to play at home this week

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A soccer goal sits on the track at Landstown High School in Virginia Beach
A soccer goal sits on the track at Landstown High School. (Justin Belichis)

VIRGINIA BEACH — After a tornado destroyed a field house and flung soccer goals, bleachers and trash cans across the Landstown High School athletic fields, student athletes will play games at another high school this week.

Landstown High School’s baseball team and boys and girls track and field teams will compete at Floyd E. Kellam High School for the rest of the week, according to a Virginia Beach City Public Schools news release.

The following games have been relocated:

Tuesday, April 4
Varsity baseball – Landstown vs. Frank W. Cox at 7p.m.

Wednesday, April 5
Boys and girls track – Landstown, First Colonial, Floyd E. Kellam, Frank W. Cox at 3 p.m.

Junior varsity baseball – Landstown vs. Floyd E. Kellam at 7 p.m.

Friday, April 7
Varsity baseball – Landstown vs. Floyd E. Kellam at 4 p.m.

The news release said the school’s baseball field and track were damaged by the tornado and hail storm.

Cleanup crews are working to restore the fields and repair work is set to begin soon, according to the news release.

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