Winter weather cancels Farmersville athletics through Friday

by | Feb 18, 2021 | Sports

With winter weather encompassing the metroplex, Farmersville athletics has had to cancel a number of games.

FHS boys and girls soccer teams postponed a Wednesday contest against Bonham and a Saturday contest against this week. 

The district announced on Friday that the Melissa game was moved to Monday, Feb. 22, with the girls’ varsity scheduled to kick off at 5:30 p.m. and the boys varsity being played at 7:15 p.m. The contest against Bonham was rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25, with the Lady Farmers kicking off at 5:30 p.m. and the boys playing at 7:15 p.m. 

PISD has also rescheduled the Community contest from Wednesday, Feb. 17 to a date to be determined. 

Girls soccer coach Chris Chase and boys’ soccer coach Felix Barboza said that the teams were still hoping to play the Saturday, Feb. 20 contest against Caddo Mills.

In addition to soccer, the Lady Farmers softball team also had the start of their season delayed. Originally scheduled to open the season in a three-day tournament, a Ponder tournament beginning Feb. 18 was cancelled 

The Lady Farmers are now scheduled to open the season Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Prairiland. 

The first home game for the Lady Farmers is Tuesday, March 9, against Kaufman. 

Farmersville baseball has also seen their season delayed. This week’s scrimmages against Howe and Leonard were canceled. 

Farmersville changed its season opener at Anna Monday, Feb. 22, to a scrimmage. 

The Farmers will now open the season Thursday Feb. 25 at the Harmony baseball tournament. The first home game is Tuesday, March 9, against Canton.

By Jackson King * [email protected]

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