By Michael Turton
Jessica Tudor, 8, of Garrison, won third place in the softball division for her age group at the Scotts Pitch, Hit & Run national finals in Miami on July 10. The competition took place as part of the MLB All-Star Game.
How long have you been playing baseball?
I started when I was 3 years old.
Are you better at pitching, hitting or running?
I liked hitting the best.
What is the secret of your success?
I saw my cousin TJ play baseball and I wanted to be as good as him.
What advice do you have for other players who want to compete?
Try your best and practice hard.
What did it feel like to play at Marlins Park?
I wasn’t scared. It felt good. I was very excited.