The incident occurred around 9 pm. during the game of the Salem County Rural Basketball League at Pennsville Middle School, located approximately 35 km south of Philadelphia.
In a surveillance video broadcast by the police, a woman gets up and confronts a group of people from the opposing team. Moments later, the fists start to fly and you can see a player running out of the ground in the bleachers.
"I do not know if he was there to defend his mother or what, but he is also involved in this case," said Pennsville Police Chief Allen Cummings. told FOX29.
At one point, a woman hands a baby to a player on the field before running to join the fight, hitting another woman from behind.
"Right next, drop the child on the bench and she crosses the court to attack a woman from behind," Cummings said.
Referees and passers-by in the gym finally ended the battle and the four women involved in the fight are now facing charges.
Asis Martin, 22, of Salem, was charged with three counts of simple assault and a leader of disorderly behavior, while Kamya Kibler, 20, of Salem, and Ta & # 39; Kyah Dowe, of 18 years, have each been charged with a charge of simple assault and a disorderly conduct leader, NJ.com reported.
Wanda Rivera, 34, and Wanda Rios, 52, have been charged with disorderly conduct. A 13-year-old man was also charged with disorderly conduct, the media reported.
Mike Ausland, president of the Rural League of Salem County, told FOX29 that it was "sad" to see adults losing control of their hands during a match and that any family or any player involved in the fight would also be subject to disciplinary action.
"To see it for the first time is quite amazing," he said. It's a lot to take. "