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NFHS 6-2-4a

NFHS 6-2-4a/OBR 6.02a2

It is legal for a high school pitcher, while in contact with the rubber in the stretch position, to fake a pickoff throw to third base when the base is occupied. There must be an arm motion included with the fake to third.

[OBR: cannot fake to third (or first); must throw to the base.]