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Desoto County High School Basketball Player Attacks Referee (VIDEO)


First Posted: 12/14/10 01:14 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:20 PM ET

In the middle of Desoto County (Fla.) High School's basketball game against Port Charlotte on Monday night, two players engaged in a brief shoving match.

The Desoto player was given a technical foul and ejected from the game. Upset with his ejection, the Desoto player pushed the referee, grabbed him and threw him to the ground.

The game ended in a forfeit to Port Charlotte and according to SWFL Hoops, the player may be facing expulsion.

UPDATE:

The player has been identified as senior Mason Holland. He was reportedly suspended and his coach, Joe Sheridan, said Holland will "never play here again."

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