Yea, this happened not far from where I live, relatively speaking.
Pretty sad what passes for entertainment in some of these smaller, more rural towns.
But at least the prank was 'harmless'. They were girls, after all. Had this been done by boys, it probably would have involved attempting to hold their breath under water while weighted down with cast iron skillets, or rigging up some kind of 'shark tank' using the fry baskets. At least when girls do practical jokes they rarely put themselves into death defying positions or predicaments