A high school basketball coach was fired after tortilla-throwing incident involving rival team

Video footage shows tortillas were thrown into the air at the end of a high school basketball game in the San Diego-area last weekend.

(CNN)A school board in Southern California has decided to fire a basketball coach in the wake of widespread criticism after tortillas were thrown at an opposing team following a championship game last weekend.

The Coronado Unified School Board voted 5-0 on Tuesday night to release JD Laaperi, the head basketball coach at the San Diego-area Coronado High, 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 spe