SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Five games have been canceled in week seven of the high school football season as of Wednesday, October 7.
|Week 7 Canceled Games|
|11AAA- Rapid City Central vs. Roosevelt|
|11A- Milbank vs. Dell Rapids|
|9AA- Deubrook Area vs. Deuel|
|9A- Timber Lake vs. 9B Bison|
|9B- Scotland vs. Alcester-Hudson|
A total of 22 games have been canceled in the last two weeks, including twelve games last week.
Rapid City Central vs. Roosevelt
Roosevelt has had their second consecutive game canceled due to COVID-19, following Tuesday’s announcement of positive cases on the Rapid City Central football team.
The Rough Riders, along with the Sioux Falls School District, will be searching for a new team to play on Friday.
Milbank vs. Dell Rapids
Dell Rapids was scheduled to play Milbank, but a COVID-19 situation in Milbank has canceled that game. Milbank also had last weeks game against Madison canceled.
Dell Rapids head coach, Jordan Huska, confirmed to KELOLAND Sports that the Quarriers will not be playing a game on Friday night.
Deubrook Area vs. Deuel
The Deuel School District transitioned to remote learning on October 1, due to ‘he continued climb in positive cases and the large number of close contacts.’
Deuel will return to school on October 12, but until then, all of their school activities, including Friday’s game against Deubrook Area were suspended.
Scotland vs. Alecester-Hudson
Alcester-Hudson was scheduled to host Scotland on Friday, October 9 for their 2020 homecoming game.
The Cubs attempted to explore the nine man teams across South Dakota, and in less than ten minutes, Alcester-Hudson had announced they would host 9AA Elkton-Lake Benton, who was scheduled to have an off week.
Week seven has also seen a tie for the most number of new games created or rescheduled.
A total of five games have been created, including a team that will play two games this week.
|Week 7 New Games|
|11B- Aberdeen Roncalli at Sisseton|
|11B- Chamberlain at Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central|
|9AA Rapid City Christian at 9B Bison|
|9AA Elkton-Lake Benton at 9B Alcester-Hudson|
|9A Gayville-Volin at 9B Avon|
The Avon Pirates will hit the road on Friday, October 9, to play Irene-Wakonda. Three days later, Avon will play a week seven new game as they host Gaville-Volin.