Tyler Simkins and the Golden Hill Little League

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Tyler Simkins and the Golden Hill Little League

This is a photo of the Golden Hill Little League. Tyler Simkins is in the middle with blue sunglasses.

This is a photo of the Golden Hill Little League. Tyler Simkins is in the middle with blue sunglasses.

This is a photo of the Golden Hill Little League. Tyler Simkins is in the middle with blue sunglasses.

This is a photo of the Golden Hill Little League. Tyler Simkins is in the middle with blue sunglasses.

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Tyler Simkins is an eighth grader at Parks who won the 2019 Little League Junior Division World Series. His team, the Golden Hill Little League, won against Puerto Rico on August 18. Congratulations!

 

Here are some questions Anthony Aguiar-Casillas asked Tyler about this experience.

 

Q: What was your favorite thing other than the baseball game during the trip?

A: My favorite thing was the hotel because we got to room with our teammates and there was no parents or coaches.

 

Q: What went through your head when you made the diving catch to win?

A: I mean, honestly, it just happened. I’m still speechless about what happen.

 

Q: What was the most difficult team you had to play against?

A: The most difficult team I played was Puerto Rico. They did not play against us very well, but when they played other teams, they were solid.

 

Q: How was your parade?

A: There was an insane number of people and I was overwhelmed with joy, seeing the whole city support our journey.

 

Q: Where did you play?

A: I played in Taylor, Michigan, which is close to Detroit.

 

Q: Anything else?

A: “It was a great team effort, we all played well.”