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NFHS Case Play 5.4.1 Situation A

A1 commits his/her fifth personal foul. Both the head coach and player are properly notified. Team A has substitutes available but the head coach from Team A does not send a substitute to the table within the 15-second time limit. The Team A head coach is assessed a technical foul. The head coach still does not send a substitute to the table.

The official should forfeit the contest to the opposing team for the head coach delaying the contest and attempting to make a travesty of the game. COMMENT: The referee may forfeit a game if any player, team member, bench personnel or coach fails to comply with any technical foul penalty.


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