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About a dozen high school football games around West Virginia were moved up to Thursday because of the expected effects of Hurricane Florence, which is set to make landfall Friday in North Carolina.

Among the games moved is the Cardinal Conference matchup pitting Winfield at Wayne, which was switched from Friday to Thursday, with a kickoff time of 7 p.m.

Other games announced as Thursday contests are Greenbrier East at Bluefield, PikeView at James Monroe, Oak Hill at Wyoming East, Tolsia at Westside, Mount View at Summers County and Meadow Bridge at Fayetteville.

Three Eastern Panhandle games were changed to 6 p.m. Thursday — Martinsburg at Spring Mills, Jefferson at Hedgesville and Washington at Heritage, Virginia.

The Richwood at Midland Trail game was moved up to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Some schools were waiting for more information on the path of Hurricane Florence before making their decisions on the possibility of switching games to Thursday.