What started as just a dream, could become sweet reality for Goodlettsville's little league team this weekend.
Millions will watch Saturday's U.S. championship game and if Goodlettsville wins, they'll go for the world title on Sunday.
No team from Tennessee has ever made it so far in the Little League World Series but the team isn't worried about the pressure.
Goodlettsville's catcher, 12-year-old Cole Carter, says he isn't nervous because they already beat their upcoming opponent California last weekend and they will do it again.
"I'm not nervous about it," he said in an interview via Skype. "I'm ready to play."
Brock Myers, the team's pitcher and shortstop, says he isn't nervous either.
"This isn't any different than any other game we've played yet," he said, adding, "It's just us playing against another team."
Their attitude could be why they've been on a winning streak. Their last game was no different.
"We got in the dugout [and] it was kind of weird, it was like a calming effect. I could feel it in every player go, ‘Finally, we got in the dugout' and the other stuff doesn't exist," assistant coach Steve Snyder said. "This is just baseball. Let's go out there and play a game."
The team won regionals two weeks ago beating Georgia, which sent them to the World Series.
Their first game was last week and they smoked Nebraska 12-1. They beat California over the weekend 9-6.
It was a close game Wednesday night against Texas, another undefeated team, but Goodlettsville won 4-3.
Snyder says they're good enough to be the world champs but he's not putting any pressure on the boys.
"We set making it to the Little League World Series is our goal, so everything else is just icing on the cake," he said. They might not be nervous but Snyder's son Andrew, who plays outfield and shortstop, says they're a little superstitious.
He said, "My dad wears the same pair of shoes and we haven't lost whenever he's worn them. He wore another pair in regionals and we lost so every single game he went back to the other shoes and we've won."
The U.S. championship game between Goodlettsville and Petaluma, California airs live on Nashville's News 2 at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
The world championship game will be Sunday at 2 p.m. with the U.S. winner facing either Panama or Japan.
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