PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — A number of gamers had been ejected from a highschool soccer sport Monday after a scuffle broke out between West Boca Raton Neighborhood Excessive Faculty and Coral Springs Excessive Faculty.
“They performed soiled a bit bit,” West Boca Raton participant Chris Kelly stated of his opponent.
Monday’s sport between the West Boca Raton Bulls and Coral Springs was chippy from the beginning. Kelly stated that, by the fourth quarter, his staff had had sufficient.
“One of many youngsters went to go deal with a child across the neck, so one in all my buddies, Logan, pushed the child,” he stated.
Logan was ejected from the sport, however so was Kelly. The video exhibits that Kelly wasn’t even within the space the place the scuffle happened. His ejection is having a rippling impact on his athletics.
“I am out the remainder of the season right here after which the 2 video games of the basketball season,” he stated.
WPTV contacted the Florida Excessive Faculty Athletic Affiliation concerning the ejections however didn’t obtain a reply.
“The referees, to me, did not deal with the sport as pretty because it wanted to be dealt with,” West Boca athletic director and coach Andrae Rowe stated.
He understands the ejection of one in all his gamers for pushing, however the ejection of Kelly, he stated, is mindless.
“It is unlucky for him, however we’re going by the appeals,” Rowe stated. “However, normally, with the attraction, it takes so lengthy.”
Ted Kelly stated it is not cool that his son will miss the homecoming sport and miss enjoying time.
“You by no means know when there is a scout on the market, and he performs each place on the staff,” he stated.
Due to his suspension, Chris Kelly can solely hold along with his teammates earlier than video games within the locker room. As soon as they hit the sphere, he has to sit down within the stands and watch.