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Soccer fight in Westchester

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New Rochelle and White Plains high school soccer teams got into an altercation on Wednesday. The fight happened just before halftime when witnesses say a NewRo player sucker-punched White Plains' Ozzie Escobedo, 17.

A foul across the field took place before the actual incident, according to a report.

Paramedics rushed Escobedo to Westchester Medical Center. His jaw was broken in multiple places and he suffered other facial injuries.

Police charged Stefedson Dieudonne, 17, with third-degree assault.

Sadly, Wednesday's incident was the second such example in recent weeks where a student player in Westchester County showed unsportsmanlike behavior. Officials suspended a Yonkers senior for shoving a referee last month.

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