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Anaheim’s Jillian Albayati makes history as first female pitcher in a CIF-SS title game

History was made Saturday morning when Anaheim’s Jillian Albayati became the first girl to ever pitch in a CIF Southern Section baseball championship game.

She took the mound as the starting pitcher for Anaheim (21-9-1) against Estancia (27-5) in the CIF-SS Division 6 championship game that started at 10 a.m. at Cal State Fullerton’s Goodwin Field.

Albayati has an 11-0 record and 1.68 ERA this season. She has six complete games and is coming off a 9-1 win over Whittier Christian in the CIF-SS quarterfinals on May 13.

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Anaheim’s Jillian Albayati celebrates after scoring in the third inning in Anaheim on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Anaheim beat Bellflower 4-1 in the CIF-SS Div. 6 semifinal game. (Photo by Scott Varley, Contributing Photographer)



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