Hen and Chickens

All but five of one team form a circle, and all but five of the other team form a circle. The remaining five team members occupy the center of their opponent’s circle. One of these five is chosen (by the players in the middle) to be Mother Hen. Play begins as one would expect, with throwers on the perimeter trying to get out the opponents in the center. But Mother Hen cannot be eliminated, and instead has the dubious honor of shielding the other four players with his/her body, hands, and feet. Mother Hen cannot catch the ball. The game continues until one team has eliminated all play.


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