Poland and Lisbon football matches canceled and Mt. Blue moves to Monday


Hours before the scheduled kick-off, Friday night football games at Mt. Blue and Poland Regional high schools underwent changes.

Due to a positive case of COVID-19 at Bucksport High School and the contact tracing that followed, his match against Poland was called off.

“Bucksport High School was informed today of a positive case of COVID-19 associated with the high school, and through the contact tracing process, it was determined that there was a need to cancel this football game. evening with the Polish Regional High School, ”RSU 25 Superintendent Jim Boothby said in a statement that Ellsworth American and Mount Desert Islander sports reporter Mike Mandell shared with the Sun Journal.

The match will not be rescheduled. The Knights will have to wait until Week 3 to play their first game of the season after having had a week off in Week 1. Poland’s opponent next Friday is Madison / Carrabec.

Poland are not the only side in the region hoping to play their first game next week. Leavitt’s first two games were called off due to their opponents’ COVID-19 issues.

Mt. Blue, meanwhile, will have to wait until 6 p.m. on Monday to host his match with Cony High School. According to a tweet from Cony football coach BL Lippert on Friday afternoon, the Cougars’ field “is unplayable for tonight”.

Lisbon’s match at Madison / Carrabec, scheduled for Friday evening, was initially postponed until Saturday afternoon. Then late Friday night, the game was called off.

Three other matches of week 2 have been changed:

• Morse’s match with Mount Desert Island has been called off due to COVID issues. The Shipbuilders will host Camden Hills Square on Saturday in Bath.

• Maranacook’s game against Cheverus is postponed until Monday evening.

• Oceanside in Old Town has moved from Saturday to Monday due to field conditions and lack of officials.

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