By Tim Peterson
(La Verne) – Former South El Monte coach Ibis Aguilar has been hired as the new head coach at Bonita pending board approval Aguilar confirmed Wednesday.
Aguilar, who was an assistant last year with the Bearcats, spent four years as the HC at South going 19-24 overall from 2011-2014. The Eagles made the playoffs twice during Aguilar’s run and won a share of the Mission Valley League title in 2013. South El Monte advanced to the second round of the playoffs that year.
Aguilar takes over for Adrian Medrano who left to take the head coaching job at El Rancho in early February.
The Bearcats went 8-3 last year and fell in the first round of the Central Division CIF Playoffs to Don Lugo.