Bead Battle: Ref Tosses 10-Year-Old From Volleyball Game Because of Hairstyle

Euclid, OH - Imagine being ten-years-old and being told you can't play volleyball - all because of your hair style!

The Holy Cross student instantly heartbroken - she's been playing for years.

The referee benched Ashley Randolph because of the beads in her hair and said the beads could come lose and injury someone.

Ashley's worn her hair this way for years and has played in a number of other sporting events -including other volleyball games.

19 Action News Reporter Myrt Price has details.