SAN DIEGO — The soccer teams from Montgomery and Bonita Vista high schools have had their remaining games and practices this season canceled because of a fight that broke out after a game between the two teams last week, according to an official from the Sweetwater Union High School District.
Anthony Trujillo, district superintendent, notified both schools Tuesday that all games and practices remaining in the final 1 1/2 weeks of the season have been suspended. Both schools also will be ineligible for postseason play.
"High school athletics should be fun," said Mary Anne Stro, a district spokeswoman. "We will not tolerate these kinds of situations."
The fight broke out after Bonita Vista defeated Montgomery, 1-0, Thursday in a key Metro-Mesa League game.
As the two teams left the field, several players exchanged words, then began pushing and shoving. Soon spectators from both schools poured onto the field and became involved in the fight, which involved approximately 100 players and spectators, said Montgomery Coach Manuel Hermosillo.