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Scottsdale’s Foothills Academy College Prep does not have a girls soccer program, so female players Alyssa and Colette Hocking play for the boys team — at least they try to.

Controversy has erupted in Arizona after the boys high school soccer team from Faith Christian refused to play against the girls on Friday.

According to The Arizona Republic, Faith Christian cited religious beliefs while saying the school would not compete against a team with female players.

Rather than leave the girls on the bench, the Foothills Academy College Prep team voted to not play unless all of its players — including Alyssa and Colette — were allowed to play.

 

Read more at CBS Sports

 

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