Gaffney, SC (WLTX) -- A middle school student was disciplined over putting a small amount of bleach into a sports drink cooler during a basketball game.
According to WSPA, the student, along with some other witnessess to the incident, have been disciplined by the school department.
The Cherokee County School District confirms the incident happened Wednesday during a game between Gaffney Middle and Granard Middle Schools.
The Principal of the school received a report of the tampering with the sports drink cooler that is used by players during the game. A report was also filed with the Gaffney Police department, though no illnesses have been reported in connection with consuming the contaminated sports drink.
The school district Superintendent reports meetings have taken place between the students and parents regarding the incident and discipline, in addition to meeting with the middle school's athletic director and principal to address guidelines for handling situations like this in the future.