Monterey athletic director Chris Buckner confirmed, late Friday afternoon, that the Wildcats football team will be on a 14 day quarantine and miss the first two weeks of the season because of a positive Covid19 test within the team. The Wildcats will miss the season opener on the road against Sale Creek in Chattanooga and week two’s home opener against Lookout Valley.
“We are down for the next two weeks,” Buckner said. “It is what it is. It is full quarantine. It’s not a question right now of if it’s going to happen but when it’s going to happen for a lot of teams.”
As of today Monterey’s first game of the season will take place against Region 4, 1A opponent Red Boiling Springs, in Monterey, on September 4th. Per the guidelines set out by the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association Monterey will not take a loss for the two game they will not be able to play. Sale Creek and Lookout Valley are permitted to look for replacement games.