Sports rivalry between TN schools leaves student severely injured, others arrested

By: | August 31, 2021

A high school student was severely injured after members of two school spirit squads reportedly met in two parking lots where violence erupted in Hendersonville.

According to a release from the Hendersonville Criminal Investigations Division, it happened on Saturday when students from Hendersonville High School and Beech High School were participating in “War Teams”.

The teams were advised to have been “patrolling” near a Publix shopping center when the initial conflict began. Detectives said eight to ten vehicles loaded with teenagers from Hendersonville High School and Beech High School confronted each other. According to investigators, the teens yelled and fired airsoft weapons at each other.

Read more from WKRN.com

Scroll down for more from DA