Spencer Schools superintendent, Terry Hemann, says a service for Austin Roberts has not been set yet.
Spencer High School has outside counselors on hand for all students and staff Monday and Tuesday.
Hemann says community members have been bringing in food and water for the students Monday while they go through grief counseling.
Both boys and girls home basketball games set for Monday night have been canceled due to the death of Austin Roberts.
This statement is being distributed on behalf of the Clay County Medical Examiner.
Due to the recent tragic death of Austin Roberts, Clay County medical examiner Dr. David Robison has turned the case over to the state medical examiner’s office.
According to Dr. Robison, preliminary investigation points to a natural cause of death. An autopsy and laboratory analysis will be performed to determine the official cause of death. Once determined, results of the investigation will be released to the family. Austin passed away Saturday evening December 19.
Spencer Community Schools superintendent Terry Hemann said that senior Austin Roberts collapsed during the championship match of the 220-pound weight division at the Spencer Invitational on Saturday, as he and his opponent were walking back to the center of the mat.
Spencer Hospital officials confirmed that Roberts passed away at the hospital on Saturday night.