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Millikan Softball

CIF Softball: Millikan Rolls To First Round Win

The562’s high school baseball and softball coverage for the 2022 season is sponsored by LBUSD Board of Education Member Megan Kerr

The Millikan Rams dominated visiting Crescenta Valley 6-1 in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division 2 playoffs on Thursday.

Millikan sophomore pitcher Ava Schaffel tossed a complete game while giving up four hits and striking out 12 batters.

Offensively, Millikan was led by Mikaela Pacheco who hit a two-run home run and also had a double and a walk. Katie Knarr and Arianna Ramirez also hit a home runs. Camila Lara chipped in an RBI double.

Millikan will host La Habra in the second round on Tuesday.

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JJ Fiddler
JJ Fiddler is an award-winning sportswriter and videographer who has been covering Southern California sports for multiple newspapers and websites since 2004. After attending Long Beach State and creating the first full sports page at the Union Weekly Newspaper, he has been exclusively covering Long Beach prep sports since 2007.