Azusa High School principal John Steve Coke said he was surprised by Ortega's behavior and lack of good sportsmanship.
"I do recognize that in the heat of an intense game, as that game was, that sometimes our emotions get the better of us.
We do things we would not normally do," Coke
"This is where the rivalry is most focused and the games become quite intense for the both the players and their coaches."
"But of the coaches that I know and have come across, none of them would ever do something like this under normal circumstances," he