Trans Athlete At Center Of High School Girls' Basketball Game Forfeit

By Bo Beard | April 29, 2024

Player injuries

A girls' basketball game in Massachusetts garnered attention when one team forfeited against an opponent with a transgender female athlete. The forfeit occurred at halftime with the score recorded as 10-0.

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Concerns were raised about player injuries, with the decision to forfeit supported by the school due to a depleted bench and upcoming playoffs.

Lowell Girls’ Basketball Team

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Collegiate Charter spokesperson Casey Crane wrote in a statement, “On February 8th, the coach of the Collegiate Charter School of Lowell Girls’ Basketball Team decided to end a game at halftime after watching a third player injured in the game with KIPP Academy.”