A Texas high school baseball umpire is now under investigation by The Texas Association of Sports Officials after video emerged of him appearing to kick dirt on home plate in an attempt to sabotage Texas High following a home run in a playoff game.
— KIP (@kipwilliams15) May 9, 2016
Though the play had no outcome on the series the Texas Association of Sports Officials has said they are looking into the matter.
The Texas Association of Sports Officials (TASO) has been made aware of the incident involving our members during the Texas High vs. Whitehouse Baseball game this past weekend. Our organization has an established process to address serious complaints of this nature.
TASO will conduct a thorough investigation regarding all aspects of the 3 game series and take any necessary action based on the outcome of the investigation.
As always, our organization is committed to our Texas student athletes to ensure a fair and impartial outcome of every game.
Texas High wound up losing the three-game set against Whitehouse.