Lee, JD game in jeopardy after player tests positive for COVID-19

Lee, JD game in jeopardy after player tests positive for COVID-19
The Jeff Davis Volunteers have announced the abrupt cancellation of Friday's game against Lee High School. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The rivalry game between the Jeff Davis Volunteers and Lee High Generals Friday night is in jeopardy of being canceled after one football player was confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19 Tuesday.

A since-deleted tweet from the JD Athletics twitter account announced the abrupt cancellation without giving a reason, but the Montgomery Public Schools system has since said the game is still on at this time.

A since-deleted tweet from the JD Athletics Twitter account announced the game's cancellation, but MPS says that's not the case at the moment.
A since-deleted tweet from the JD Athletics Twitter account announced the game's cancellation, but MPS says that's not the case at the moment. (Source: Twitter)

“Currently, MPS is conducting contact tracing and will provide an update on August 26, 2020, if the game will remain scheduled for August 28, 2020,” an MPS spokesperson confirmed.

MPS is expected to release more details on its findings on Wednesday.

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