Southington Lightning 05s are crowned USSSA Northeast 14u National Champions.

Southington Lightning 05s are crowned USSSA Northeast 14u National Champions.



The Southington Lightning 05s went undefeated (8-0), over 5 days of competition to be crowned USSSA Northeast 14u Division Champions.  Competing against teams from all over the Northeast, they won the Championship game (12-2) against the Thunder Elite 14u Premiere, from Bristolville, Ohio.  In addition to the National Champion Title, 3 Southington Lighting 05 players were recognized for their tournament performance: Morgan Lasek, Outstanding Defensive Player Award; Elyse Picard, Outstanding Offensive Player Award; and Stella Blanchard was awarded both the Outstanding Pitcher Award and the National Tournament MVP.

Southington Lighting 16u place 2nd at the USSSA Northeast 16u National Championships.  After going 2-0 on the first day of competition, the team won their first 3 games in bracket play before losing in the 4th round to Pegasus Black from the Poconos.  They came back strong and won their next 2 games against teams from New York and West Hartford to get to the Semi-Finals, where they won in a rematch with the Pegasus Black to land in the Championship game on Saturday, losing 6-1 to Miss Shen United Select from Clifton Park, N.Y.

For additional information, contact: Bill Zesut 860-205-3692 or wjzesut@yahoo.com or Kevin Rogers 860-302-6701 or krog08@sbcglobal.net.


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