Video – A Racist Scumbag Ref Gave This HS Wrestler Two Options, Cut His Dreads Or Go Home

Shug McSween Dec 21, 2018

Source: A wrestler from Buena High School in Atlantic County was told by a referee with a history of racist behavior he had to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit his match during a dual meet Thursday night against Oakcrest, according to a report by SNJ Today News.

The wrestler, Andrew Johnson, opted to cut his hair, prompting what appears to be an athletic trainer to sheer off his dreadlocks with scissors on the mat.

The referee, who is clearly visible in the video, has been identified in various social media posts and by NJ Advance Media staff writers as Alan Maloney, who used a racial slur at a social gathering of officials in March 2016. Maloney, who is white, used the slur in an argument over homemade wine in a Jersey Shore condo after many of the officials gathered following a youth tournament in Wildwood. Another official, Preston Hamilton, who is black, then slammed Maloney to the ground over the remark.

Alan Maloney, go play Frogger on the 401.

Andrew Johnson, kudos to you for not allowing a racist POS determine your fate, even if you had to give in a little bit to make it happen.

It won’t be long before Alan gets fired, so we will be sure to bring you the update here at

Chat then.

Shug McSween

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