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Wisconsin Lightning 18U Black eliminated at Nationals

The Kenosha County based Wisconsin Lightning 18U Black was eliminated on Friday from the ASA/USA National Championship Tournament in Montgomery, AL. In the first game today, the Lightning lost 5-4 tot he Bama Bombers, Killan, AL in an eight inning international tie-breaker. The Lightning rallied back from a 4-0 deficit in the bottom of the […]

UPDATE: WI Lightning 18U Black continue to advance at 2014 nationals

WI Lightning 18U Black advanced at the ASA/USA 18u “A” National Championships with a 9-2 victory over the Snohomish Shock, Snohomish, WA at Fain Park in Montgomery, AL on Thursday. The Lightning left a pair of runners on in the  first and thwarted the Shock in the bottom of the first with a phenomenal defensive […]

WI Lightning 18U Black wins a pair at ASA “A” Nationals

The WI Lightning 18U Black won their first 2 bracket games on Wednesday at the 2014 ASA/USA Girls’ A 18-U Fast Pitch National Championship in Montgomery, AL. After finishing first in their pool with victories on Monday and Tuesday, the Lightning started bracket play Wednesday with a 6-0 victory over the Clearwater Lady Bombers, Clearwater, […]

Salem School residents OK lease of softball fields to Lightning

Salem School District residents present at a special meeting Tuesday unanimously approved a 10-year lease with Lightning Youth Athletics. In exchange for priority use of the fields by Lightning softball teams, the school district will get considerable improvements to the school’s four softball fields at no cost to the district. The school’s boys and girls […]

Wisconsin Lightning 18u Black eliminated from National Championships

Wisconsin Lightning 18u Black was eliminated at the ASA “A’ National Championships Friday afternoon by a score of 5-2 by Lake County Liberty (IL) at Moyer Fields in Salem, VA. The Lightning dug a hole with giving up 3 unearned runs in the first inning. Down 5-0 going into the 5th the Lightning battled back […]

Wisconsin Lightning Black stays alive with win at ASA “A” National Championships

Wisconsin Lightning Black won this morning by a score of 1-0 in 8 innings against Team Oak Stars (Kankakee, IL) at the ASA “A” National Championships at Moyer Field in Salem, VA. Kristen Wood (Wilmot) pitched the 1 hit (single) gem shutout with 15 strikeouts and only 3 walks. The Lightning tallied the only run […]

Wisconsin Lightning 18u Black loses in extra innings; next game is this morning

The Wisconsin Lightning 18u Black lost to Riptide of Southern California in a nine inning international tiebreaker game by a score of 4-2 at Moyer field in Salem, VA. The loss sends the Lightning into the losers bracket against Team Oak Stars (IL) Friday morning at 9am est. Sarah Fonk (Westosha Central) took the hard […]

Lightning 18u Black win again at National Championship tournament

The Wisconsin Lightning 18u Black won 5-1 Wednesday at the ASA “A” National Championship against the Northern Gwinnett Dirt Dawgs (GA) at Moyer Field Complex in Salem, VA. Kristen Wood (Wilmot) was the winning pitcher allowing 3 hits with 10 strikeouts and walking only 2. Offensively Larkin Langston (Westosha Central) had 2 hits including a […]

Lightning 18u Black win first 2 pool games at ASA “A” National Championships

The Wisconsin Lightning 18u Black softball team won their first 2 pool games at the ASA “A” National Championships at Moyer Softball Complex in Salem, VA. On Monday, the Lightning beat the Louisville Stunners Black 3-1 behind the 3 hit pitching of Kristen Wood (Wilmot). Wood struck out 11 and walked 1 in picking up […]

Wisconsin Lightning Black 18U to compete in national championships

The Wisconsin Lightning Black 18U will be competing in the 18U ASA “A” National Championships in Salem, Virginia July 29 through Aug 4. The team includes the last two Wisconsin players of the year Kristen Wood (Wilmot), Sarah Fonk (Westosha Central), along with Makenzie Walker (Kenosha Bradford), Brittney Blazich (Westosha Central), Larkin Langston (Westosha Central), […]

Lightning 14U wins NSA Class A State championship

Continuing the successful run towards ASA/USA Nationals the ladies of Lightning 14U capped off this weekend of softball by capturing the NSA Class A State championship. This victory is fresh off the heels of finishing as the runner up in the championship of the ASA class A state tournament. Now these young athletes are off […]

Wisconsin Lightning 14U AG wins back-to-back tournaments

After a completing a successful winter/fall schedule with 2nd place finishes in the 16U Witches and Fast pitches tourney and again at the Snowball Classic in the dome at Pekin, IL, Wisconsin Lightning 14U AG continued their run winning back-to-back tournament events in recent weeks. The team kicked off their summer softball campaign with a tournament […]

Wisconsin Lightning Fastpitch Battle of the Borders is this weekend

Wisconsin Lightning Fastpitch is hosting its annual NSA Qualifying “Battle of the Borders” girl’s fast pitch softball scholarship tournament at Central High School’s Sorenson Fields, Salem Grade School and Wilmot High School on June 21, 22 and 23. Over 60 teams, from Wisconsin and Illinois, will be competing in 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U […]

Lightning 14U AG 2nd at Witches and Fastpitches

Wisconsin Lightning 14U AG took 2nd place overall in the Witches and Fastpitches 16U tournament held in Salem on Oct.19-20. The 8th and 9th grade Lightning girls competed with travel clubs from around the area notching victories along the way against quality teams consisting of mainly high school sophomores and juniors. The girls played outstanding […]

Two more victories for Wisconsin Lightning Black 18U at Class A Nationals

The Wisconsin Lightning Black 18U softball team continues to roll at the USA/ASA Class A Nationals in Johnson City, TN with two more victories on Wednesday. They are now 3-0 in the 95 team tournament. Early Wednesday morning they completed a rain delayed game from Tuesday night with a 3-0 win over the Sparks from […]

Wisconsin Lightning 18U Black win first game at national tournament

The Wisconsin Lightning 18U Black softball team won their first game 3-1 at the USA Class A National Championship Tournament in Johnson City, Tennessee on Monday. The arm of Kristen Wood (Wilmot HS) and the bat of Heyden Kreuger (Central HS) paced the way to the victory in the 95-team tournament of 18-year-old fastpitch softball […]

Wisconsin Lightning tryouts August 11 and 12

Wisconsin Lightning Fastpitch Softball is having tryouts on August 11 and 12.  Here is the schedule: Wilmot High School Field Wilmot, WI 10 U 8:30 am – 10:00 am 12U 10:00 noon – 12:00 noon 14U 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central High School Field Salem, WI 16 U 9:00 am – 11:00 am 18 […]

Lightning Fastpitch to host softball clinic

A free girls fastpitch softball clinic for girls ages 6 to 9 will be held at Wheatland Center School gym on Sunday, March 25, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The clinic is hosted by Lightning Fastpiutch and will focus on fundamentals development with proven coaching in an individual skills and drills environment. To pre-register email: name, age, […]

Wisconsin 18U Black takes 7th at USA ASA Class A Nationals

Led by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Player of the Year Kristen Wood, the Wisconsin Lightning 18U Black softball team took seventh place out of 104 teams in the 18U USA/ASA “A” Nationals in Normal, Illinois. The Lightning won their pool by defeating Velocity, CA 4-1 and the Lemont Rockers JJ, IL 1-0. They advanced on to […]

WI Lightning 16U NSA B World Series champs

The WI Lightning 16U Fastpitch Team are the 2011 NSA “B” World Series Girls Softball Champions. Twelve girls from Wisconsin and Illinois came together to win the NSA “B” World Series held in Hamilton County, Indiana just outside of Indianapolis. WI Lightning 16U defeated Team Nike from Fishers, IN 6-0 for the title. The World […]

Wisconsin Lightning softball tryouts Aug 13 and 14

2011 – 2012 Wisconsin Lightning Fastpitch Tryouts for girls ages 7 – 18 years old looking to join a competitive fastpitch organization will be Aug. 13 and 14 at Wilmot High School. The teams play in local, state and national competitions, including ASA, NSA and USSSA tournaments. Those trying out should bring  softball gear (glove, cleats, […]

Wisconsin Lightning softball to host clinic

Wisconsin Lightning Girls Fastpitch will be conducting a softball clinic for ages 8 to 12, July 30, 9 a.m. to noon at Wilmot High School diamonds. Participants will have a chance to develop fundamentals with proven coaching in an individual skills and drills environment. To pre-register email Name, Age, Address and Phone to . […]

Battle of the Borders results

Here are the results for the Battle of the Borders, NSA Qualifier, Softball Scholarship Tournament, hosted by Wisconsin Lightning softball June 22-24. 10U: 1st Place: Richmond Rockets 2nd Place: Schaumburg Sluggers 3rd Place: Wisconsin Lightning 12U: 1st Place: Queen of Diamonds 2nd Place: Wallbangers Blaze 3rd Place: Bordertown Bandits Black 14U: 1st Place: Wisconsin Lightning […]

Wisconsin Lightning Fastpitch to host Battle of the Borders this weekend

On June 24, 25 and 26 Wisconsin Lightning Fastpitch is hosting its annual NSA Qualifying “Battle of the Borders” girl’s fast pitch softball scholarship tournament at Central High School’s Sorenson Fields, Salem Grade School and Wilmot High School. (Dates now corrected — DH) Over 60 teams, from Wisconsin and Illinois, will be competing in 10U, […]

Lightning 10U takes first in tournament

Wisconsin Lightning Fastpitch 10U team won first place at the Northern Ice Memorial Day Classic Tournament this past weekend in Wauconda, Ill. Lightning beat St. Charles Comets, McHenry Jr Warriors, and Northern Ice to make it to the Championship game. They beat Northern Ice 6-0 in the Championship game to take first place and bring […]

Lightning golf outing this weekend

Wisconsin Lightning Youth Athletics will host its annual golf outing on Saturday, September 18th at Nippersink Country Club, N1055 Tombeau Road. The event will raise money for the Wisconsin Lightning Softball organization. Lighting Youth Athletics develops girls’ softball skills, but also work on skills such as character, morals and physical and mental discipline. Girls involved […]

Wisconsin Lightning Softball sign-ups this week

Tryouts for the Wisconsin Lightning Softball teams for the 2011 will be in August. Tryouts will take place at Wilmot High School softball fields, 3173 116th St., on the following dates and times: Aug. 14 and 15 — 10U, 9 to 11 a.m.; 12U to 14U, noon to 3 p.m.; 16U to 18U, 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 17 — 10U 5 […]

Wisconsin Lightning 10U Black wins state tournament

Wisconsin Lightning 10U Black won the NSA State Tournament this past weekend in Middleton, for the second year in a row. Lightning went undefeated in the tournament. The team won against Fox River Rush, Racine Belles and Wisconsin Lightning 10U Silver. The championship game was against against Fox River Rush. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Lightning to host 56-team tournament this weekend

Wisconsin Lightning Fastpitch is hosting its annual NSA Qualifying “Battle of the Borders” girl’s fast pitch softball tournament at Central High School’s Sorenson Fields, Salem Grade School and Wilmot High School this weekend. Over 56 teams, from Wisconsin and Illinois, will be competing in 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U age groups on June 25, 26 […]

Lightning Youth Athletics accepting coach resumes

Lightning Youth Athletics , a 10-18U girls fast pitch softball travel program, is accepting resumes for all age level volunteer coaches for the 2010-2011 season. Please mail resume, references and credentials to LYA, PO Box 154, Salem, WI 53168-0154 or email to by July 6. Panel interviews will be Wed, Aug. 4 at   […]

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