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Fremont Forced To Forfeit Post-Season Game Against Copper Hills Due To COVID-19

Photo: Jody Genessy, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Fremont High School will be forced forfeit their first-round, post-season game against Copper Hills High School due to an outbreak of COVID-19 on the team, according to a district spokesperson.

Under county and state health department recommendations, the team will be quarantined for 14 days after the known exposure which occurred on October 14, according to the district.

Fremont is the 13 seed and Copper Hills is the 20 seed. The winner would play American Fork on October 30 as part of the 2020 UHSAA 6A State Football Championship tournament.

The game between Copper Hills and Fremont was slated for Friday, October 23 at 6:00 p.m.

Since the game is post-season, there is no opportunity to make it up or postpone, which forces the Fremont to forfeit, according to the district.

2020 Championship Brackets

The UHSAA released the 6A championship brackets this past weekend. They are as follows:

6A

1 Corner Canyon – First Round Bye

2 Lone Peak – First Round Bye

3 Skyridge – First Round Bye

4 American Fork – First Round Bye

5 Kearns – First Round Bye

6 Weber – First Round Bye

7 Roy – First Round Bye

8 Pleasant Grove – First Round Bye

9 Bingham vs. 24 Granger on Friday, October 23 at 5:30 p.m. (MDT)

10 West vs. 23 Jordan on Friday, October 23 at 6 p.m. (MDT)

11 Davis vs. 22 Syracuse on Friday, October 23 at 4 p.m. (MDT)

12 East vs. 21 Clearfield on Friday, October 23 at 6 p.m. (MDT)

13 Fremont vs. 20 Copper Hills on Friday, October 23 at 6 p.m. (MDT)

14 Herriman vs. 19 West Jordan on Friday, October 23 at 6 p.m. (MDT)

15 Riverton vs. 18 Layton on Friday, October 23 at 6 p.m. (MDT)

16 Hunter vs. 17 Westlake on Friday, October 23 at 5:30 p.m. (MDT)