Mailo appointed as Colton’s interim coach

Colton defensive coordinator Chris Mailo has been named the interim coach of the Yellowjackets according to a press release sent out by the Colton Unified School District. Colton athletic director Harold Strauss confirmed Mailo’s appointment in a phone interview Wednesday.

Mailo has been the defensive coordinator for several years, serving under Strauss and Rick Bray, who resigned at halftime of Friday’s 35-7 loss to San Diego Torrey Pines after his son, assistant coach B.J. Bray, was pulled off the sidelines in the second quarter. Richard Bray Jr., Rick’s other son and also a Colton assistant, resigned after the game after serving as the coach in the second half.

Besides the Brays, the rest of the exisiting Colton staff remains, according to Strauss. The Yellowjackets will play Riverside North Friday at 7 p.m. at Riverside Community College.