HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A fight that took place at North Mecklenburg High School Friday night forced the football game to end early, school officials say.
North Meck was playing West Mecklenburg, but Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools says it ended five minutes early due to the altercation.
Huntersville Police said seven males were arrested from the incident, six of which were between 15 and 17 years old. All were charged with affray and disorderly conduct; a 15-year-old was also charged with assault on a law enforcement officer and resisting or delaying arrest.
North Meck said in a statement that the school is implementing changes following the incident.
Student (and adult) safety is very important to us, and the staff, at North Meck. The staff at North Meck has implemented some changes to upcoming entry requirements to football games. … We will have additional staffing on-hand for the game this Friday night as a precautionary measure.North Mecklenburg HS
CMS officials said the incident took place at the concession stand.
This was the second altercation at a football game involving North Meck this fall. On Sept. 22, there was a fight in a game at Harding University High.