NUTLEY, NJ -- The football game between West Essex and Nutley scheduled for Saturday has been called off.
According to Nutley Public Schools Communication Director Karen Greco, "Our opponent, West Essex, has confirmed positives for COVID-19 in their school community, and both schools believe that it is in our best interest to cancel and attempt to reschedule the game for later in the season."
West Essex defeated Brearley, 33-8, in its first game last weekend.
The West Essex athletic website still lists Saturday's boys soccer game at North Star Academy as being on.
The latest Essex County COVID-19 data released Friday showed four new cases in Fairfield, one new case in North Caldwell, one new case in Roseland and no new cases in Essex Fells.