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Tryouts for 2022/2023 Season

New teams forming in the 9U, 10U, and 11U Divisions for the Fall 2022/2023 season

9U Eligibility - Players must be born on or after May 1, 2013

10U Eligibility - Players must be born on or after May 1, 2012

11U Eligibility - Players must be born on or after May 1, 2011

Tryouts to be held  the week of June 13-17.  Check back for tryout times and locations for each age group.

We also have roster openings in the following age groups for the 2022/2023 Fall season:

12U - Four or Five roster spots available(Two teams headed to Cooperstown in summer of 2023)  Must be born on or after May 1, 2010.

13U - Four roster spots available(One or two teams headed to Triple Crown World Series in Aspen, CO in summer of 2023)  Must be born on or after May 1, 2009.

15U - Two or three roster spots available(Team headed to USA Baseball West Championships in Summer of 2023)  Must be born on or after May 1, 2007.

Prior to attending tryouts, players must be registered for a "Tryout/Evaluation" using the drop down menu under "Registration" in the tool bar above.  There is no tryout/evaluation fee.

12U Montgomery wins 12U CCYB Championship

Lightning 12U-Montgomery were losing 10-0 after two innings of play in the semi-final game against the Irvine Dolphins.  But the team never quit.  After a 5-run third inning and chipping away with two more in the 4th, the score was 10-7.  Both teams scored a run in the 5th inning but the Dolphin lead would dissolve as the Lightning scored 3 runs in the 6th to tie it up.  In the 7th, the Lightning held them and put up a run to win the game in walk-off fashion.

In the Championship game against Next Level Baseball, the Lightning came out to an early 6 to 1 lead.  Their opponents added 4 runs in the top of the 5th to make it 6 to 5.   An insurance run in the bottom of the sixth inning would be all the Lightning would need to win the CCYB league title by a score of 7-5.  Congrats to all our players, coaches and parents on a great spring season.

14U Lightning wins USSSA Strike Out Hunger tournament

After a rough(0-2) start on Saturday which saw our 14U squad seeded 7th out of 7 teams, the team fought back on Sunday to knock off the number 2 seeded Dirt Dawgs 15 to 2.  In the semi-final game the Lightning upset the number 1 seeded Corona Crush by a score of 12 to 11.  Finally, the boys avenged a 4 to 6 Saturday loss to JGB  by knocking them off in the championship game by a score of 2-1.

Lightning 11U-Dopf wins AAU Blizzard Baseball Tourney

The Lightning were seeded third after going 1-1 in the Saturday pool play games with a 4-6 loss to BPA followed by a 9-7 win over Stars N' Spikes.   In the semi-final game on Sunday, the Lightning again knocked off Stars 'N Spikes by a score of 11-3 which earned them a shot at the title.  In the championship, Lightning overcame an early 3-0 deficit going on to win the by a score of 12-7.      

14U Wins Triple Crown Tournament

Lightning 14U was seeded 6th after pool play going (1-1) on Saturday with a loss to CBA Victus Navy followed by a win over the SoCal Birds.  In the Sunday playoff round, the Lightning eliminated the CBA Victus Gold by a score of 17-0 followed by an 8-2 extra inning victory over the San Diego Stars Blue to win the D2 Championship at the Triple Crown Season Opener at Steed Park.

Spring 2022 Season Records(thru May)

Team Wins Losses Ties
14U 24 10 2
12U Sak 20 16 2
12U Montgomery 14 6 0
11U Dopf 14 16 2

Lightning Alumni College Commitments

The boys from our original 9U Lightning team(Fall 2012) and our inaugural Cooperstown team(2016) are graduating high school and moving onto college.  Check out our Notable Lightning Alumni in the dropdown menu below Lightning Pride.  Your son could be on this list of players in the not too far future! 

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