VIDEO: Official blocks hug between Appleton North basketball player and young child; WIAA responds

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The WIAA is responding after a video revealing that one of their officials halted a celebratory hug between a girls basketball state champion and her younger brother.

Appleton North H.S. won the Division 1 title on Saturday in Green Bay over De Pere, 49-34.

After the game, guard Sydney Levy attempted to reach out to little Jaylen to do what her father Nic says is a postgame tradition - a hug.

Before a WIAA official - reportedly Executive Director Deb Hauser - got in the way. Watch below.

The WIAA has sent a response Monday.

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