WESTLAKE VILLAGE (CBSLA.com) — A hotel room scuffle between local high school football teammates that resulted in the arrest of one player was prompted by an incident that took place during a team activity, the Conejo Valley Unified School District Superintendent said Monday.
According to Dr. Jeffrey Baarstad, a group of Westlake High School seniors felt “disrespected” by an unknown number of freshmen Wednesday at a team event in Hawaii.READ MORE: Mountain Biker Rescued After Falling Into A Canyon At Mt. Wilson Today
The team, known as a Southern California football powerhouse, was in Honolulu for its season opener Friday against Waipahu High School.
More than 150 players from the school’s varsity and junior varsity teams, along with parents, made the trip, which cost $1,600 per person.