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UIL investigating fight

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A fight between two high school soccer teams has the University Interscholastic League investigating a Beaumont school for the second time in four months. 

The UIL is now looking into the fight that happened between players on the Bridge City and Ozen girls soccer teams.

Witnesses say it happened moments after the Bridge City Lady Cardinals soccer team beat the Ozen Lady Panthers Friday night in Bridge City.
   
This comes after Ozen's football team and coach were put on probation by the UIL after a mid-game brawl between Ozen and LaMarque happened during a November playoff game. 

Bridge City parents who witnessed the fight between players on the two girls soccer teams say a player from Ozen high school started it while shaking hands with the Bridge City team after the game Friday.

That's when they say the girl on Ozen's team threw her shoulder into a Bridge City player. Moments later they say she punched her in the face.

Once the teams were separated, witnesses say that same Ozen player ran across the field and struck a second Bridge City team member.

Ozen's coach didn't return calls to give his side of the situation, but BISD officials at the administration building say they've been contacted by the UIL and are investigating further.

Compliance Director for the UIL says he isn't sure what the executive committee will decide as punishment for this most recent fight.
   
Now the UIL is waiting to receive more information about the fight from the two schools. From there, the executive committee will have to make a decision on punishments. 

BISD sent 12 News HD this statement in response to Friday's fight: "After UIL officials received a call from a Beaumont media outlet, BISD was contacted by the UIL. BISD's Athletic Director and police department are conducting an investigation and awaiting the officials' report of the incident. 

 

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