LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Video of a nasty fight between rival high schools last month — touched off by basketball games — has now emerged.
It’s a story that is Only On 2.
The teams involved were Santa Monica High and Beverly Hills High. The fight broke out at Santa Monica High on Jan. 23 following a sweep of the JV and varsity boys’ and girls’ basketball teams by Beverly Hills.
Officials with both schools are now taking steps to diffuse the long-standing rivalry.
On the video, CBS2’s Greg Mills reports “there are lots of punches thrown, angry words.”
“It was clear that the first punches that were thrown were thrown by Samohi students,” said Jackson Price, a Beverly Hills High student, “and the Samohi students out numbered the Beverly High students.”
“If I do not believe that we can participate at Beverly safely, I will cancel all games,”…
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