Richards and de la Cruz won their grievance to be included into the WNFR on Oct. 31, which bumped Masters and Harrell from the field.
Masters and Harrell then began the process of their three-step grievance, in which the first two steps were denied.
The third and final step is a Grievance Review Committee of three or five members, which occurred Nov. 24. However, at press time for this release, no final decision had been made.
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