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Jefferson County football team quarantined, will miss Friday's game

Jefferson County Tigers
Posted at 7:35 PM, Sep 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-17 11:44:29-04

MONTICELLO, Fla. (WTXL) — Jefferson County High School's football team is in quarantine.

Ira Reynolds, the head coach at Jefferson confirmed that a player had been exposed to the coronavirus and the team was quarantined in response.

They will miss this Friday's game against Sneads.

Reynolds says he is waiting to hear back from the health department on how long that quarantine will last.

North Florida Christian head football coach Steve Price also confirmed that their entire team would need to be quarantined until September 28 following their recent game against Jefferson County.

North Florida Christian says they currently have no cases or symptoms on the team.

They’re shooting for a return to play on October 2 against Maclay.