Only 18 girls have ever played in the Little League World Series. But none of them come close to matching the success of Mo'ne Davis, who rose to fame this summer by pitching a shutout in the tournament -- a feat unmatched by any other girl.
Despite her performance, Davis has insisted that basketball is her better sport. Now, there's video evidence to prove she might be right.
Still just an eighth-grader, Davis is already on the high school varsity roster at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. And she's logging heavy minutes, too, as the team's point guard and primary ball-handler. The first minute of the clip is just warmups, but then you can see her in game action, which includes a nice crossover dribble and a slick bounce pass.
As noted by MaxPreps, Davis' team went on to suffer its first loss in the season against the team featured in the video, and Davis only notched four points in the game. But we're talking about a girl who is playing on varsity before she's even able to attend high school.
It's a pretty safe bet that as Davis adjusts to the high school game, she'll grow into a dominant force.
No wonder UConn's Geno Auriemma was eager to break NCAA rules (however ridiculous they might be) with a congratulatory phone call over the summer.