High school football coach suspended after ‘lopsided’ win

NORTH MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. — A Long Island football coach has been suspended because his team won big — too big.

The New York Times reportsthat Plainedge High School coach Robert Shaver received a one-game suspension after a Nassau County committee found he could have avoided an outsized 61-13 victory by his Red Devils against the Cyclones of South Side High School in Rockville Centre.

Plainedge is in North Massapequa.

A margin over 42 points triggers a review.

The committee determined Shaver should have pulled his starting players as the 4th quarter began.

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