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Girl plays for boy's basketball team after courtroom battle

Posted at 8:17 AM, Feb 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-20 11:17:35-05

After a battle in the courtroom, one teenage girl finally got her chance to play for her school's basketball team.

  • Sydney Phillips attends a private school in New Jersey
  • The school once had an all-girls basketball team, but this year there weren't enough players
  • Sydney's family sued the school when they wouldn't let her play on the boy's team
  • The judge ruled in her favor days before the last few games of the season