Tuesday, July 15 2014, 06:40 PM EDT
Ooltewah Girl Wins National Pitch, Hit and Run Championship
Ooltewah's Madison Hayes is a Pitch, Hit & Run National Champion
Hayes, featured last week on NewsChannel 9
, won the 22-12-year-old girls division.
Hayes told MLB.com
that hitting is the key to victory.
"It just takes one hit," she said. "All you have to do is relax and have fun. That's all."
Hayes is an 8th grader from East Hamilton and an honor roll student.
Her Mom said the highlight of competition was the chance to meet Derek Jeter and get his autograph for her Dad. She met Jeter Monday night and will get to talk with him again Tuesday night.
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