8:00 p.m. Friday, November 13, 2020 UPDATE: (WVNS) — On Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 the Bluefield Beavers announced their game scheduled for Friday night against Clay County was cancelled. Clay County forfeited the game, but the reason for the forfeit is unknown.
Head Coach Fred Simon told 59 News the game will now be played on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. He said with so much uncertainty this season, he tells his guys to stay loose.
“It’s out of our control, do our best and let it rest,” Simon said. “We have no control over what’s going on. All we can do it prepare ourselves and that’s all we can do.”
Kick-off is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Sunday at Mitchell Stadium. The winner of the game will go on to face North Marion in the second round of playoffs.
Bluefield High School announced those who purchased tickets for Friday’s game can use those same tickets for Sunday.
BLUEFIELD, WV (WVNS) — An unusual turn of events leaves the Bluefield Beavers one step closer to a state title.
Mercer County Schools announced Clay County forfeited their playoff matchup against Bluefield, which was scheduled for Friday, November 13, 2020. The exact reason behind the forfeit is unknown at this time.
The game will not be rescheduled. Ticket purchases will be refunded through the GoFan company or in person at Bluefield High School.
As a result, Bluefield wins and advances further into the AA state playoffs. The Beavers will face North Marion next Friday, Nov. 20.