Jamestown High School's varsity football game at Mandan scheduled for tonight (Oct. 21) has been rescheduled to Saturday, Oct. 24.
Jamestown High School Athletic Director Jim Roaldson sent a letter to media outlets Wednesday afternoon stating the game has been rescheduled "out of an abundance of caution" after receiving notification of one confirmed positive case of COVID-19. The letter did not specify any further on the confirmed case.
The game is now scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Mandan's Starion Complex.
The letter said moving the game to the weekend will provide time for self-monitoring of coaches and players and allow the district time to investigate potential close contacts. JHS will issue any further updates by Friday evening if necessary.
The game between Mandan and Jamestown will determine the West Region's third and fourth playoff seeds for the upcoming Class AAA state quarterfinals. Jamestown will earn the No. 3 seed with a win or the No. 4 seed with a loss.
The West Region's No. 3 seed will open the postseason at Fargo Davies, while the No. 4 seed will play at West Fargo Sheyenne. Both playoff games are scheduled for Oct. 30.