After cancellation against Westside, Lions get final chance for region tuneup Friday


By Bru Nimmons
Staff Reporter

CENTRAL — With high school football teams from all over the area canceling their games on Friday night, Daniel and Westside continued to hold out hope that they could get their game in.

However, after almost two hours of delays, the contest was canceled, with no plans to make up the game.

“We never lost focus,” Daniel coach Jeff Fruster said. “It’s very unfortunate that we didn’t get a chance to come out against a very close opponent.”

Forecasts throughout the day called for scattered showers in the evening, but as game time approached, lightning wreaked havoc on the area. The Daniel game was pushed back to 7:45 p.m. originally before more and more delays came down.

Game time was pushed back to 8:15, 8:40 and finally 9:20, when it seemed like it was going to be played.

However, just minutes after the 9:20 start time was announced and the national anthem was played, officials made the call to cancel the game.

The game will not be made up due to the Rams starting region play this

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