The next two football games have been cancelled for Pickens High School after “a large number of the football players” had contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, according to a press release from the school system.
Friday’s home game against Ridgeland Panthers and the away game on Oct. 30 against Central Lions have been cancelled.
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This decision is not made lightly and is based upon guidance provided by the PHS Administration team, Director of Health Services for Pickens County School District, Department of Public Health, and the Georgia High School Association , said the press release.
The system is making efforts to reschedule the games and Senior Night recognition, which was originally going to be Friday. Tickets purchased online will be refunded and details will be announced on the Pickens High School social media pates.
Due to privacy laws, specific information, such as the identity of those affected by COVID-19, cannot be released by the Pickens County School System. If you have any questions, please reach out to PHS Athletic Director, Mr. Chris Williams. He can be contacted at 706-253-1800 or via email at [email protected]
Harmony Elementary School will reopen Monday after closing due to a rise in COVID-19 cases.