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107-2 high school girls basketball score sparks controversy when Bloomington South beats Arlington

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INDIANAPOLIS - A final score of 107-2 in a central Indiana girls high school basketball game is sparking outrage.

The Bloomington South High School girls basketball team beat Arlington High School in Indianapolis by a huge margin on Tuesday night.

Arlington's only two points came from free throws in the second and third quarters.

"(The score) is probably not what we would like to see," said Chris Kaufman, spokesman for the Indiana High School Athletic Association, although he noted the organization does not have a so-called mercy rule.

Bloomington South coach Larry Winters told NewsChannel5's sister station RTV6 that he played all nine girls on the team.

The final score ignited debate online Tuesday night, with ESPN tweeting out the unusual numbers.

"Say what you want, but a 107-2 score makes Bloomington South look worse than it does Arlington," tweeted Jake Query, a host for 1260 WNDE.

The debate also raged on the RTV6 Facebook page, where most people who commented were upset by the 107-2 score.

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