NBC News: Wrestler referee benched after forcing hight school athlete
It is best if you don't referee until this case is close
The unnamed Buena Regional High School student was told at a match Wednesday night that his hair and headgear were not compliant with regulation
He have to instantly cut his long locks or forfeit the round, according to a statement Friday from the Buena Regional School District.
The same referee was reportedly accused by a fellow official of using a racial slur in 2016. The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association released a statement it be best the referee, who was not named, not officiate any matches until a review could be completed.