By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Riverhounds season has come to an early end due to a rise in COVID-19 cases among the team.READ MORE: Protest Held Outside Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald's Home Hours Before COVID-19 Vaccination Deadline For Employees
The USL Championship announced Saturday that the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal match between the Riverhounds and Birmingham Legion FC has been canceled.5,000-6,000 Gallons Of Gas Spilled Into Washington County Stream
Birmingham Legion FC will advance to the semifinals as a result.
“I’m gutted right now for Bob Lilley, his staff and our players to have the season end like this after all their hard work,” Riverhounds owner Tuffy Shallenberger said in a statement. “I’m also disappointed for our fans, who have been behind us all season. I hate to see our season end this way, but we’re going to come back even stronger next season.”MORE NEWS: Liquor Control Board Report Reveals Unflavored Vodka As Top-Selling Drink In Pennsylvania
The Riverhounds say they will soon begin preparing for the 2022 season.