GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — Several police departments responded to the Garfield Heights vs Collinwood high school football game in Garfield Heights Friday night when a huge fight broke out.
Police say during the 3rd quarter, one of the players took a cheap shot on the field; then, a receiver for Garfield Heights started getting dragged across the field.
Police say they had to stop the game when a huge fight broke out.
Two people, including a football player, were taken to Marymount Hospital.
Authorities say three people were arrested.
Before the fight on the field broke out, police broke up a fight in the stands.
Garfield Heights City Schools released the following statement, “Because the safety and security of every person who attends co-curricular activities at the Garfield Heights City Schools is of the utmost importance, district officials, game officials and security personnel made the decision to cancel the game instantaneously. Local officials took appropriate action, and the community can rest assured knowing that those students of the Garfield Heights City Schools who were involved will be swiftly and appropriately dealt with by the district.”
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