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Girl on baseball team causes forfeit

MESA, Ariz.-- A high school baseball team was supposed to play in their state championship game, on Friday, but it was canceled after the other team forfeited.

The team forfeited because the Mesa school has a girl on the team.

Paige Sultz-Back really wanted to play softball, but there was no team, so she went out for the boy's baseball team.

Making the cut, she helped the team to an undefeated season, and it's only their first year. 

Chris Estilow, the team's coach said, "I've always coached my teams that if you're good enough to make the team, you'll make the team. If you're good enough to play, you'll play I personally it doesn't bother me who you are or what you are at all."

The Mesa team said they respect their opponent's stance, but it is unfortunate a championship was won and lost by a forfeit.
 

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