SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) -Another adjustment to the area high school football schedule for the Friday football schedule happened Thursday afternoon.
As the Broome at BHP game has been moved back to Sept. 17, neither team is attempting to find another opponent for this Friday.
As a means of filling their respective schedule Southside Christian will play host to Greer next Thursday, SCS Mike Sonneborn told 7NEWS Thursday morning.
SCS is the reigning 1A state champ and has won 11 straight games.
Two more area teams were impacted by sudden schedule changes on Wednesday.
Daniel announced it has picked up a home game Friday night against Duluth of Georgia. The Lions initially had an open date but needed a replacement game due to their opener against West Ashley being canceled.
Earlier in the afternoon Wednesday, Gaffney’s game at Rock Hill, scheduled for Friday, was canceled. The Indians were seeking an opponent to play either home or away as of Wednesday afternoon.
Other games affected this week include Broome, which began Tuesday planning to play at Liberty Friday night, learning the contest was canceled at midday due to a Liberty COVID issue.
The Centurions then scheduled a game at Airport early Tuesday afternoon, only to later learn the game was was canceled by Airport, according to Broome head coach Lynn Fleming.
Undaunted, Broome has now lined-up a visit to BHP Friday night, the third different opponent for the Bears this week.
Monday, BHP replaced Palmetto with Woodmont for this Friday. Like Palmetto, Woodmont is now unable to play Friday.
Southside Christian at Woodruff has been canceled due to a Woodruff COVID issue. The Sabres were seeking a different appointment for Friday as of Tuesday afternoon.
Blacksburg will not play its game at Cherryville(NC) Friday night “due to a COVID-related issue out of an abundance of caution,” according to Wildcats head coach Jet Turner. Its school district later released information indicating next week’s game against Broome is also canceled.
Clinton High School announced Tuesday morning its make-up game with Newberry, postponed Monday due to a COVID issue, will take place on September 24th.
Ninety Six’s game at Saluda was canceled Monday due to a Saluda COVID issue. The Wildcats have instead scheduled a home game with Silver Bluff.