'Screamer Girl' Desiree Bernard is the Mavs' superfan
By Rene De La Cruz
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW
Most baseball aficionados define the “10th Man” as a loyal baseball fan, or group of fans, who help their team to victory.
Based on that definition, the High Desert Mavericks have their “10th Man” — 14 year old Desiree Bernard.
Since 2003, Bernard has chosen one specific Mavericks player to cheer for. Each time her player has stepped up to the plate, she has stood to attention, and has shouted three simple words such as, “Hit it Kyle!” or “Hit it Johan!”