Parents Sue Gavin Newsom over Youth Sports Restrictions

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On January 28th a lawsuit was filed in San Diego Superior Court asking for all High School and youth sports to begin. Defendants include Governor Gavin Newsom, CDPH and local health officials. The restrictions placed on youth sports in California are the toughest in the Country , with California being one of three states in which youth sports like Football , Baseball , Soccer and Basketball are not permitted until a county gets to a less restrictive tier which would basically make it impossible to reach in the next couple of months. The #LetThemPlayCA movement is getting really good momentum , the Facebook group ( is over 52,000 members . On Tuesday Health Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly drew the frustration of many when he did not give any update on the youth sports tiers directly contradicting the Governor who on Monday said an update was coming . One of the Plaintiffs in the Lawsuit is Division 1 Level RB Nicholas Gardinera (Scripps Ranch) who has seen his chances of earning an Athletic Scholarship diminish due to the fact that he hasn’t been able to play his senior year , Colleges look at Senior Year tape in order to finalize offers to prospects they have on their recruiting lists . His father Marlon Gardinera is the Head Coach at Scripps Ranch and he is fighting to make sure his son and team see the field this season. Veteran Attorney Stephen Grebing of Wingert Grebing Brubaker & Justice LLP is the attorney lead on the case . On Friday over 14 Rallies (4PM) will take place all over California to show support for a return to all youth Sports.

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