Two More Area Playoff Football Games Canceled

A pair of area high school football playoff games have been canceled because of the coronavirus.

The Frankfort-Saginaw Nouvel Division 8 first round game has been canceled because of positive COVID-19 cases at Nouvel. Frankfort (4-3) will receive a forfeit win and will face either Johannesburg-Lewiston (6-0) or Alcona (0-5) in a district semifinal next week.

Following positive COVID-19 cases at Gaylord, the Mt. Pleasant-Gaylord Division 3 district contest has also been canceled. Mt. Pleasant (6-1) receives a forfeit win and will take on either Marquette (5-1) or Muskegon Reeths-Puffer (2-4) in a district semifinal next week.

On Monday, the Farwell-McBain and Stephenson-Pickford games were canceled because of positive COVID-19 cases within Farwell and and Stephenson schools. In addition, Lakeview forfeited its game against Ithaca because of injuries and eligibility issues.

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