H.S. football update: Five games are postponed due to the aftermath of Hurricane Idalia

Columbia, Dixie County and Suwannee postponed their home games
Columbia postponed Week 2 game vs Union County
Columbia postponed Week 2 game vs Union County(WCJB)
Published: Aug. 31, 2023 at 12:37 AM EDT
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CROSS CITY, Fla. (WCJB) - After Idalia moved on from north central Florida, the coastal towns began to clean up and the damage left behind led to a few postponements in high school football.

Trenton and Dixie County have agreed to reschedule their matchup. Last Thursday, the (1-0) Tigers earned their first win since 2021 in a 28-0 win over Bell. The (0-1) Bears fell in a competitive low-scoring game versus Lafayette, 7-6.

Columbia waits another time to return the favor to Union County. Last year, the {0-1) Tigers dropped a heartbreaking 31-27 loss to the {1-0) Fighting Tigers.

Suwannee delayed their second home game versus Hamilton County. A year ago, the {1-0) Bulldogs shut out the (1-0) Trojans, 41-0. Suwannee started off the season with a 33-13 win versus Flagler Palm Coast.

THURSDAY UPDATE: Williston plays at First Coast high school on Friday night in Jacksonville. The {1-0) Red Devils won their season opener, 44-7 over Chiefland.

Staying in the Jacksonville area, Oak Hall moved their game to Friday night at 7 p.m. versus Bishop Snyder. The {1-0) Eagles pulled off a 43-0 win last week.

Branford is postponing their matchup at Duval Charter. The {1-0) Buccaneers opened up the season with a 53-0 victory at home.

Lake Weir rescheduled their game for Monday, September, 11th at Bronson. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. The {0-0) Hurricanes play their first game of the season next Friday at Umatilla. The {0-1) Eagles host Dixie County.

On Friday, Week 2 kicks off with our TV 20 Game of the Week in a Class 1-R showdown between defending champion Hawthorne and Newberry.

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