- Associated Press - Monday, September 20, 2010

WEST ORANGE, TEXAS (AP) - A Texas high school football team whose quarterback died after collapsing on the sideline has canceled its next game.

West Orange-Stark coach Dan Hooks says his team will not play its scheduled game Saturday in Conroe against Giddings. Hooks told Beaumont TV station KFDM that the team will likely resume playing Oct. 2 at home against Kirbyville.

Seventeen-year-old quarterback Reggie Garrett Jr. died Friday after collapsing on the sidelines. He jogged off the field, gave his offensive coordinator a low five of congratulations and then fell.

A cause of death hasn’t been determined.


West Orange is about 100 miles east of Houston.