Franklin County Junior Varsity Opener Postponed | Sports news

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DALEVILLE – Today’s junior varsity soccer game between rivals Franklin County and Lord Botetourt of the Blue Ridge District has been postponed.

The game has been rescheduled for Monday March 8th in Lord Botetourt.

FCHS opens its season on Thursday against league opponent William Byrd. The starting gun will be fired at 6 p.m. at CI (Cy) Dillon Stadium – Fred M. Brown Memorial Field.

FCHS last played on Thursday, November 7, 2019 when the Eagles defeated William Byrd in a game played in Vinton.

The Eagles have had a 9-1 season. They had won their last seven games and nine in a row before suffering their only setback – a 36-0 loss to Lord Botetourt on the road.

Mike Guecia is in his fourth year as the Eagles’ head coach. He led FCHS to a 23-7 record.

The Eagles have been 30-10 in junior college football since 2016.