of the girls fairly well. They are a great group to be around and fun
to be with.
Making it to the World Series was an unforgettable experience and
something I am going to look back on frequently with a positive
remark. I think the height of the trip was beating Washington in the
championship round at the Western Regional Tournament in Montana ...
As much as it hurts inside to know we are not the world champions
this year, I know there is going to be another game or tournament
somewhere and we will win. Then I will really be able to say we are
Midway, Texas, won the series this year fair and square, but we
tied with Gladstone, Mich., in our overall tournament record of 4-2.
It seems to me that we are the third-best Little League team in the
world. That's pretty good.
I am very grateful that I got a chance to play on this all-star
team. I had a lot of fun playing with my high school teammates and
meeting new people from different schools.
It was a hard fight trying to get to the World Series. We played a
tough Washington team to get to the World Series. My most memorable
moment in the Western Regionals was when we beat Washington, 18-0 ...
My trip to the World Series in Kentucky was an enjoyable experience.
I got to play against three international teams, Canada, Netherlands,
and the Philippines. I had a lot of fun playing against these teams
and listening to them speak their language.
One of my biggest thrills of the World Series was beating
Asia-Pacific in the bottom of the eight inning. That was a big win
Playing for the Glendale All-Star team has been a wonderful
I was one of the new girls on the team this year and I didn't know
anyone except the girls from Hoover.
Once we got to Montana we started opening up to each other. We had
some awesome games ... at the Western Regionals.
My favorite moment was when we had three home runs in the same day
... Being in Montana was fun, but not as fun as Kentucky.
I made a lot of new friends. Some of them didn't even live in the
U.S. There were a lot of fun moments, like ... talking on the radio