Wednesday afternoon the CIF State Executive Director concluded its investigation of the now-notorious “tortilla” incident that occurred after the end of the Southern California Boys Basketball Division 4-A Regional Championship between Coronado High School and Orange Glen High School.
The CIF State Executive Director announced the following actions:
1.The 2021 Southern California Boys Basketball Division 4-A Regional Championship is vacated.
2.Coronado High School is on probation for the 2021-2022, 2022-2023, and 2023-2024 school years.
3.The Coronado High School boys basketball team will not host postseason contests at the Section, Regional, or State levels for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years.
4.All other teams in the Coronado High School athletic program will not host postseason contests at the Section, Regional, or State levels until numbers 5 and 6 below have been completed.
5. Completion of a sportsmanship workshop (to include a component of racial/cultural sensitivity training such as the NFHS Implicit Bias Course) for all Coronado High School administrators, athletic director(s), coaches, and student-athletes.
6. Completion of game management training for all Coronado High School administrators and athletic director(s).
7.The administration at Coronado High School is strongly encouraged to engage with the administration at Orange Glen High School to begin the process of developing a positive relationship between the two school communities. Examples may include the following:
a.) The administrators at the two schools work cooperatively to provide the student-athletes at both schools with a restorative justice opportunity.
b.) The administrators at the two schools work with a community-based non-profit organization to conduct community service projects with their student-athletes and coaches.