High school football game ends up in chaotic brawl

Friction between teams ends up in after-game violence


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – St. Thomas Aquinas High School beat Dwyer High School 37-0 advancing to the Class7A regional finals. But instead of exchanging after-game handshakes, the teens exchanged punches. 

It all started when a Dwyer player hit St. Thomas' defensive back Asante Samuel, a St. Thomas Aquinas coach said, according to the Sun-Sentinel

The football field at Brian Piccolo Memorial Stadium in Fort Lauderdale quickly turned violent with police officers and coaches intervening. There was a short moment of peace before a second fight broke out. 

Police officers managed to separate the players. 

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