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Scrimmage Game

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This question presents a sentence, part of which or all of which is underlined. Beneath the sentence, you will find five ways of phrasing the underlined part. The first of these repeats the original; the other four are different. If you think the original is best, choose the first answer; otherwise, choose one of the others.

Except for a scrimmage game that the captain himself arranged at the end of April, the Tidewater Blues did not play another competitive match until three months later, well after the season started.

A

Except for a scrimmage game that the captain himself arranged

B

Except for a scrimmage game that had the captain arranging it

C

Excepting a scrimmage game that the captain himself arranged

D

Besides a scrimmage game having been scheduled by

E

With the exception of the scrimmage game with the captain arranging it