PADUCAH, KY -- Friday night's scheduled rivalry game between Hopkinsville and Christian County will not take place after several players have been quarantined because of COVID-19 contact.

Christian County Public Schools Superintendent Chris Bentzel saying, "with some players quarantined for COVID-19 contact, the game is postponed until a later date. The delay will allow players under quarantine to return at full strength."

The game is said to be rescheduled at a later date.

Both Hopkinsville and Christian County have played each of the last 49 years, with the last year they didn't play coming back in 1969.