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Young Ocilla slugger crowned in the MLB Jr. Home Run Derby

Hunter Tyson (Source: Steven Tyson) Hunter Tyson (Source: Steven Tyson)
MIAMI, FL (WALB) -

If the braves are wise, they would keep their eyes on a young slugger out of Ocilla.

Hunter Tyson, 12,  was crowned the MLB junior home run derby champion for 12 and under Saturday.

Hunter went yard nine times in the championship round at Marlins Park in Miami.

With the win under his belt, he will be able to enjoy the weekend of festivities and meet some of his favorite Major League players.

Speaking of, the MLB home run derby is Monday night at 8 p.m. on ESPN.

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