Augusta Christian football to travel to Athens Academy Friday

Augusta Christian QB Jeb Bradford scrambles past Ronald Smith of Johnson High School and scores on a 31 yard run at the high school football game between Augusta Christian and Johnson High School on August 19, 2021 in North Augusta, SC. [MIKE ADAMS FOR THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]

Coming off a win last Friday over Richmond Academy in a game that came to fruition in just a matter of days, Augusta Christian finds itself in familiar territory.

The 2-0 Lions were originally scheduled to play Cardinal Newman on Friday, but the game fell through due to COVID issues with the Cardinals. Less than 24 hours after the cancellation, Augusta Christian tweeted it had found an opponent in Athens Academy, which recently had its Friday night game at Commerce called off due to COVID issues.