Can a minor of 17 sue another minor of 17 for $300 that they had agreed to pay toward the cost of a plane ticket?

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I planned a vacation to visit my friend on the assumption I'd be paying half. She told me she could pay me half for the tickets 1week after I came back home. Believing my friend whom I've known for a decade, I purchased the $800 round-trip ticket. After the vacation, I went home. A week later I asked for the money, she said she didn't gave enough so I offered to take $100 off. She told me to wait a week. I've continued to contact her for over a month now only to hear unreliable excuses from her. She tells me now it'll be months before I see the money (if I see it at all). Can I sue her?

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