ODESSA - An Odessa junior high student is accused of socking a coach in the face.
So hard, that the teacher - had to get stitches.
The incident happened on Tuesday at Hood Junior High school in Odessa.
School administrators tell NewsWest 9, Coach Kyle Hubbard was trying to break up a fight between students when an 8th grader hit him in the mouth.
We're told Hubbard had to get five stitches in his face, as a result of the hit.
The 8th grader was arrested and is being charged with assault causing bodily injury, which is a misdemeanor.
The student was taken to the Ector County Youth Center and was released the next day.