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Video: Watch High School footballers poleaxe referee after controversial call

Published 07/09/2015 | 16:30

The referee was clearly targeted by two players
The referee was clearly targeted by two players

Players can get frustrated with referees but it should never result in this kind of a reaction.

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The incident occurred at a game between San Antonio John Jay high school and Marble Falls on Friday night.

A defensive back was defending a down when he sprinted towards the ref and took him clean out of it, a second player then led with his helmet and dove into the official.

Northside ISD athletic director Stan Laing said the video was “very disturbing" and an investigation has been launched.

Watch the incident below:

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