By now, most of you have probably heard the WCI Vikings have been barred from the CWOSSA senior boys soccer championship at Woodside Park.
Details are still sketchy at this point but the team is said to have unknowingly used an ineligible player this season.
WCI reported the situation to WCSSAA president Josh Windsor on Monday and the decision to not allow the Vikings to play at CWOSSA was made on Tuesday.
What we don't know is whether the Vikings' win over Forest Heights Trojans in the WCSSAA final will be allowed to stand.
WCSSAA's own rules state it will not but Windsor said there is no rush to revoke the championship. WCSSAA's seasonal committee that includes Ryan Hume, Darcy Mintz and Windsor will examine the issue and make a decision in the next week or two.
There may be a precedent, said Windsor, that would allow WCI to keep the title.
The situation appears to be an honest mistake on WCI's part so one can only imagine how disappointed the players were to find out their season had come to an end.
Stripping them of the WCSSAA title would be pouring salt on the wound but that would appear what's likely to happen.
Rules are rules and WCI broke them.
The other options are awarding the championship to Forest Heights or not having a champion at all.
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Here's a link to an updated story on the Record website.