BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - With Hurricane Delta expected to make landfall on Friday, coast football teams are rescheduling games a day early - Thursday, October 8th - for Week 6 to avoid wind and heavy rainfall.
As of Tuesday evening, 13 games will be played Thursday.
Biloxi (2-2) will host another tough Region 4-6A foe against Ocean Springs (4-1) after suffering back-to-back losses. Indians & Greyhounds will kickoff at 7 p.m. West Harrison (2-3) have the tall task of slowing down fifth-ranked D’iberville (4-0) at 6 p.m.
East Central (3-1) will travel up to face Wayne County (3-3) as they seek to tie the War Eagles in Region 4-5A standings at 1-1. Kickoff is slated for 6 p.m. Gautier (2-2) plans to give Pascagoula (3-2) it’s first loss in district play (Region 4-5A) at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Pass Christian (2-3) are just one win away from having a .500 record as they host South Jones (1-2) and Harrison Central (4-0) seek to stay undefeated when St. Martin (3-3) comes to visit. Both games kickoff at 6 p.m.
St.Patrick (3-2) are back in action in Week 6 after winning by forfeit last week. Fighting Irish take on East Marion (0-5) at 7 p.m. on the road. Resurrection Catholic (4-1) look to bounce back from their first loss of the season, going up against Richton (1-2). Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
Stone (2-2) and Poplarville (2-2) will duke things out in their Region 7-4A tilt, looking to give one another their first district loss at 6 p.m. George County (1-3) plan to upset 11th-ranked Northwest Rankin (4-1) on the road for their second win of the season at 7 p.m.
Vancleave (2-2) seek their first Region 8-4A win this season over the reigning district champion Moss Point (3-2) at 7 p.m. Bay High (4-1) will try and go up 2-0 in district standings against next door neighbor St. Stanislaus (3-2) in the other Region 8-4A matchup. Kickoff is at 6 p.m.
Lastly, Long Beach (1-4) is back in action after their 2-week quarantine. The Bearcats will look to dig themselves out of a 1-2 hole in Region 4-5A after having to forfeit the last two games. Kickoff against Pearl River Central (2-3) is at 6 p.m.