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Baseball player Paige Sultzbach's inspiration? Her school's female football coach

Updated: June 20, 2012, 2:51 PM ET
By Aimee Crawford | ESPNHS

Paige Sultzbach has learned to field interview questions as smoothly as she does grounders.

Mesa (Ariz.) Preparatory Academy's starting second baseman helped lead her team to an undefeated regular season as a freshman. She then became a national media sensation after Our Lady of Sorrows, a rival school in Phoenix that lost twice to Mesa Prep during the regular season, forfeited the Arizona Charter Athletic Association's 1A state baseball championship on May 10 rather than play a team that ...

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