Brown qualifies for national finals in Aquafina Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run competition
Taylor Brown, 10, of Fillmore.
Taylor Brown, 10, of Fillmore.

Taylor Brown, 10, of Fillmore, CA placed 1st in her respective age group at the Aquafina Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Super Regional Competition, held at Caruthers Park in Bellfl ower, CA on June 8th. Brown will now advance to the National Finals at the 2008 All-Star Game in New York, NY. The top three competitorsnationwide from each age division will compete for the National Championship during All-Star Week.
Brown was the Fillmore Girls Softball Local Competition Champion before prevailing at the Southern California Super Regional in Bellfl ower. A 4’3” second basemen for the Fillmore All-Stars, Taylor started playing softball at the age of 4. Taylor lists her strongest skill as the base-running and she used that ability to post the fastest 9/10 year old Super Regional time of the 2008 season. She also made the all-star team in soccer and basketball, while carrying a 4.0 GPA at Mountain Vista Elementary.
Pitch, Hit & Run is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball. This grassroots program is in its 12th consecutive year of existence and is designed to provide youth across North America with an integrated competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball skills. Children compete in four age groups: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14, and have the chance to advance through multiple levels of competition.
The PHR program has produced multiple 1st round draft picks, most recently, Eric Hosmer of Plantation, FL. Hosmer was drafted third overall, by the Kansas City Royals in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft. Christopher Parmalee, of Chino Hills, Calif., was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the first round of the 2006 MLB Player
Draft, and in 2003, the Chicago Cubs drafted Ryan Harvey, of Dunedin, Fla., as the sixth overall pick.