Indeed, it was a weird and rapid series of events that led to a student in a ram outfit getting laid out at a high school basketball game in Idaho this week.
According to the Idaho State Journal, the incident occurred during a cheering exercise at a 5A district championship game between the Madison High Bobcats and the Highland Rams on Tuesday night.
It all began when Highlands’ "Ram Man" messed with Madison’s mascot (who looks a lot like Quailman) during a choreographed cheer. The two then exchanged playful shoves, and roughly three seconds later, Ram Man lay sprawled on the deck at center court, knocked to the ground by a Madison student who had rushed onto the court to defend Quailcat’s honor.
Twitter user Redge posted video of the encounter. As you’ll note, this escalated quickly: