“The CIF is in the process of concluding our review, and unless circumstances dictate otherwise, we anticipate issuing the ruling of the CIF executive director during the upcoming week,” a CIF spokesperson told CNN.
The Coronado school board did unanimously vote to fire the head basketball coach, JD Laaperi, martedì notte, according to Kami McElligott, an executive assistant to the district’s superintendent and board.
The board did not comment further on the reasoning behind Laaperi’s firing, but the decision took place during a special meeting called to address Saturday’s incident
Laaperi tweeted Saturday that he did not condone the actions of the person who brought the tortillas to the game and distributed them, dicendo che lo era “unacceptable and racist in nature.”
CNN has reached out to Laaperi for comment about the board’s decision.
The Coronado Police Department said officers were called Saturday to assist school staff in clearing the gym of game spectators. When officers arrived, they were told that tortillas had been thrown at the opposing team and the officers later identified a man they believed brought the tortillas to the game, ha detto la polizia.
The Coronado Unified School District (CUSD), Escondido Union High School District (EUHSD), Coronado police and the California Interscholastic Federation are conducting separate investigations of the incident.