WATSONVILLE >> The Monte Vista Christian School boys basketball team prepared to play the second round of the Central Coast Section Division IV playoffs Thursday without guidance from coach Hasan Houston, who was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of battery, according to Santa Cruz County Sheriffs Office and school officials. Houston attended Cal State Monterey Bay and previously worked as a consultant and high school ministry coordinator, according to his Linkedin profile. Houston, who is in his second season as head coach, is on a leave of absence from the school, said Headmaster Mitchell Salerno. The arrest occurred just as the schools varsity team was preparing to play round 2 of the Central Coast Section Division IV playoffs. Salerno said the players are kids facing an adult situation. We obviously are aware of the situation, Headmaster Mitchell Salerno said. Our staff will be coaching..
The incident occurred off campus and did not involve any students, Santa Cruz County Sheriffs Sgt. The Pajaronian Celebrates 150 Years (KSBW), Video shows WPD officer repeatedly punching man during arrest, New candidates come forward for Nov. 8 election, Senator Laird speaks at Watsonville Rotary. There were no details or court records in the case Thursday afternoon. Houstons bail was set at $10,000. We do not support Internet Explorer. Monte Vista Christian basketball coach benched, Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Monte Vista Christian basketball coach benched for playoffs after arrested, Santa Cruz County Fair board votes to shutter small-animal barns, UCSC professor seeks to bring elephant seal research to K-12 classrooms, Photo | Angelic poster makes way through traffic, Santa Cruz launches residential curbside food scrap collection program, A mid-July treat: Large swell hits Santa Cruz | Glimpse of the Action, Santa Cruz County to end pandemic 'penny bail' releases, Aptos' 11s All-Stars post wild comeback, win Section 5 title over Santa Teresa | Little League, Power outages plague Santa Cruz Mountains residents, From SC to Hawaii, Chris Bertish completes Transpacific Wing Project, Baseball fans rave about ump cam used at MLB All-Star Game, Parole denied for Billy Mansfield, convicted in 1982 of killing five women in California, Florida, Aptos' Ian Koenig agrees to free-agent deal with San Diego Padres, Improvement project at Highway 1, River Street slowed due to unexpected utility lines, Yosemite: National Park Service employee charged with secretly filming law enforcement officer as she showered, Hundreds of affordable homes could replace Calif. shopping center, Photographer killed in apparent murder-suicide was open on social media about divorce struggles, Sky-high Orlando rent hikes top the U.S., with relief years away, Ivana Trump mourned at Manhattan funeral by Donald Trump and kids. Their biggest concern is that they are torn between someone they have been with all year long and someone that they respect as a coach, and they just cant share this night with them.. He was released from Santa Cruz County Jail after posting $10,000 bond, county arrest records show. Thats a rich rivalry.. Junior Varsity Coach Rudy Gonzalez filled in for Houston. Salerno said Thursday that he does not know how long the leave will last. This is a personal, family issue..
It is a personnel issue. Monte Vista is a private school spread across 100 acres in the foothills at 2 School Way in Watsonville. Houston did not respond to a text seeking comment. We want to make sure that you are on a more secure browser and that you have the best experience with SportsRecruits as possible. Houston did not reply to a text or voicemail seeking comment Thursday afternoon. The case has nothing to do with school violence, Sgt. We want to seem them play well against Palma. He said he cannot speculate on a situation that is in progress regarding Houstons employment status.
Houston lives across the street from the school, Salerno said. We might permanently block any user who abuses these conditions. We recommend switching to Chrome, Firefox, and/or Safari for not only SportsRecruits, but for all websites. He posted bond and was released from Santa Cruz County Jail about two hours after his arrest Wednesday, according to jail records. A Sheriffs Office arrest log was the only charging document. Sheriffs deputies arrested Houston, 34, about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in Watsonville. The team lost 53-45 to Palma High of Salinas. He was charged with battery of a current or former spouse, cohabitant or partner. We take student safety seriously, Salerno said.
The school leaders are focused on the success of the boys basketball team, Salerno said. Watsonville Center for the Arts is the culmination of years of Saturday in Park brings live music to downtown Watsonville, Monthly Watsonville artisan market continues growth, Council approves sale of Porter Building to PV Arts, New Watsonville city manager meets community, 988 becomes new lifeline for mental health emergencies, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_SGAzh7DKo. Brian Cleveland said.
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