Girl, 11, Banned From Catholic Football

Officials for a Pennsylvania Catholic league decide to enforce a boys-only policy.
2:22 | 01/08/13

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A story now -- a young girl with true grit a sixth grader Caroline plot has been playing football with boys and she was five. And she wants to keep on playing but her Catholic league in Pennsylvania out won't let her deciding to enforce a boys only policy. ABC's John -- has been following this fight and John Caroline and her parents are not backing down job. Claiming a morning that is right her mother reportedly says the -- found out about her daughter playing. Because another team pulled on her why well maybe because she's really good in fact an all star now -- eleven year old. He's hoping she hasn't played her last game. Number -- Carolina plot may be -- mean tackling machine. But this morning she's been -- That's because the arch diocese of Philadelphia says it will now enforce its no girls allowed policy in the Christian youth organization boys' football league. Reply has played the past two seasons. -- angry because. Not only my cannot be able playing other girls aren't going to be able to flag and I personally you know girls and it told me that they replace you football just like me. Why is -- six greater -- -- five foot three and 100 in ten pounds. The defensive and offensive linemen from the will's town Pennsylvania. Has no problem. Hanging with the boy they just go -- hardest on me and sometimes -- put them there but sometimes -- -- -- But in a statement the archdiocese says quote. -- football is a full contact sport designated for boys there has been some perceived ambiguity in the policy regarding this point. It is currently being reviewed and will be addressed moving forward -- Al plots fight to get back on the field has caught fire your online. This petition has more than 7000 signatures. Including one from a nine year old girl they -- -- Who knows something about how plot feels it's. Little Sam Gordon steel on the field has made many forget she's a girl now flies hoping -- at the same consideration. Sam Gordon she was on the news before for playing football she -- in naturally cool and -- from other countries to spanning handing it just really awesome. And a number of people signing a petition is still growing now -- family it's open at all this attention will urge the leak to reverse their decision George Amy. All right she looks good on -- as they're watching today.

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