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Jake Jackson of El Toro, a senior pitcher who didn't throw a single inning as a junior, has been selected the Southern Section Division 1 player of the year.
Jackson helped lead El Toro to the Division 1 championship and is headed to Nevada. He was 12-1 and threw a 4-0 shutout at Dodger Stadium.
Tyler Freeman of Etiwanda was selected the Division 2 player of the year. Brandon Godoy of Walnut is the Division 3 player of the year.
Here's the link to complete All-CIF teams.