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11 High School Football Games Canceled Or Postponed Due To COVID-19

Lehi’s Carson Gonzalez carries the ball as he dives into the end zone for a touchdown during a high school football game against Timpview at Lehi High School in Lehi on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. (Yukai Peng, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – High School football took a big hit this week with many games canceled or moved to another date due to COVID-19 outbreaks.

Leading up to Week 8, the cancelations were minimal but this week was the most amount of games impacted by the pandemic than another other week this season and it’s not even close.

Deseret News Preps writer James Edwards counted 11 games canceled or moved while another game since his tweet has been canceled.

Games Canceled Or Moved

Here are the 13 games that have been canceled or moved due to the pandemic for Week 8 of the season.

  • No. 12 Orem vs. No. 13 Timpview
  • Mountain Ridge vs. Maple Mountain
  • Providence vs. Gunnison
  • Rich vs. Enterprise
  • Layton vs. Fremont
  • No. 5 Kearns vs. Granger
  • Murray vs. No. 6 Brighton
  • No. 16 Skyline vs. Highland
  • Copper Hills vs. Jordan
  • Viewmont vs. Bountiful
  • Stansbury vs. Mountain View

Two games were added to the schedule including Brighton and Jordan along with Fremont and Bountiful.

Earlier in the week, Brighton’s game against Murray was canceled. They were able to book a non-region matchup with Jordan which later got canceled. The Skyline game against Highland was moved to this Monday, October 5.

No. 12 Orem has not played a game in three weeks. They have had games canceled after a spike of COVID-19 cases occurred in the Orem/Provo area. Fans are not allowed to attend because those areas are in the Orange. The Tigers are trying to play Kearns, who is No. 5 in the latest Game Night Live Power Rankings.

Games Scheduled For Friday

  • Duchesne at Layton Christian
  • North Summit at Monticello
  • No. 18 Beaver at Kanab
  • Millard at Milford
  • Parowan at North Sevier
  • Clearfield at No. 4 Roy
  • Syracuse at Northridge
  • Weber at No. 9 Davis (On KSLSports.com and the KSL TV app)
  • Cyprus at West Jordan
  • Taylorsville at Hunter
  • East at Herriman
  • Riverton at No. 11 Bingham
  • No. 7 American Fork at No. 10 Pleasant Grove
  • No. 2 Skyridge at No. 3 Lone Peak
  • Westlake at No. 1 Corner Canyon
  • No. 14 Bonneville at Farmington
  • Woods Cross at Box Elder
  • Olympus at Hillcrest
  • Alta at Lehi
  • Springville at Spanish Fork
  • Canyon View at Hurricane
  • Cedar City at Desert Hills
  • Crimson Cliffs at Dixie
  • No. 19 Snow Canyon at Pine View
  • Cedar Valley at Ogden
  • No. 20 Park City at Ben Lomond
  • Uintah at Tooele
  • Bear River at Mountain Crest
  • Logan at No. 8 Sky View
  • No. 17 Ridgeline at Green Canyon
  • Carbon at Grand
  • San Juan at Richfield
  • South Sevier at Emery
  • Morgan at Juan Diego
  • Summit Academy at Grantsville
  • Delta at Union
  • Manti at Juab
  • North Sanpete at American Leadership
  • Cottonwood at Payson
  • Judge Memorial at Timpanogos
  • No. 6 Brighton at Jordan
  • Bountiful at Fremont