Hall is a multi-sport standout in Plant City High School’s Special Olympics program.
Whether it’s the volleyball court, the basketball court or the bowling alley, Plant City High School can count on Kyle Hall to go out there and give it his all. Hall recently helped the basketball team qualify for the Jan. 3 regional tournament at UCF and scored a career-high 10 points in the finale to complete a four-game sweep of the competition. On Nov. 7, he helped the bowling team place second overall in a tournament.
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You guys did really well in the basketball tournament and you had a career-high score. What was the tourney like for you?
It was fun. I enjoyed everything that we did.
Your big game was the last one of the tournament. How did you feel when you found out you had a career-high score?
I was surprised.
How did you get your buckets?
I scored on a layup and then free throws.
How many years have you been playing basketball with Special Olympics?
Four or five years, I think.
What’s your favorite thing about it?
Meeting new people.
And that bowling tournament last Thursday, how did that go for you?
It was good, our team came in second place. I was in fifth place myself.
When did you get into bowling?
What made you want to try it?
I wanted to try something new. I mean, I’ve been good at it for a couple years but I wanted to play with Special Olympics.
Basketball, volleyball and now bowling are your big things with Special Olympics. Do you have a favorite?
Basketball. I watch basketball on TV a lot. I like Steph Curry and I’m a Warriors fan.
Is there a sport you haven’t played yet and want to try soon?
I’d like to play softball.
Which position would you want to play?