Team forfeits state title to avoid playing girl

Paige Sultzbach, a freshman second baseman at Mesa Preparatory Academy (Ariz.), could have been celebrating a state baseball title today. Instead, she is the center of national attention after Our Lady of Sorrows (Phoenix), chose to forfeit the championship rather than play a girl.

"I don't want our very first high school baseball team to win the championship on a forfeit," she told the Arizona Republic.

Our Lady of Sorrows is a fundamentalist Catholic school that lost twice to Mesa Prep during the regular season.

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