UPDATE: The number of Pomona football players suspended for their role in last week’s brawl during the Wilson game has risen from 12 to 18, according to a source close to the team. Pomona issued its own suspensions earlier this week, but the CIF-Southern Section has reportedly stepped in and added more players to the list. Pomona is 7-0 and plays Baldwin Park (6-1) in a key Valle Vista League game on Friday night.
Confirmed: Twelve players, FOUR OF THEM STARTERS, will be suspended from Pomona High School’s football team for Friday’s game against Baldwin Park. The players were deemed by the school to have participated in last Friday’s brawl against Wilson. Pomona is 7-0 and bidding for the Valle Vista League championship.