Saturday, April 19, 2014

Zenimura.com Lightning Bolts offense too much for the White Tigers in 20-3 rout

CHANDLER, AZ (April 19, 2014) The Zenimura.com Lightning Bolts jumped out to an early lead on the White Tigers and captured a 20-3 victory on Saturday at Folley Park.


The game was decided quickly as the Lightning Bolts exerted their will early with 20 runs in the first three innings.

An RBI single by Bella, a walk by Shannon, a walk by Leah, and a grand slam by Lily in the first inning put the Bolts up 8 to 3. A walk by Kyndra, a walk by Tristin and a home run by Krystyna during the second inning helped the Lightning Bolts extend the lead 13 to 3.

Lily racked up five RBIs on two hits for the Lightning Bolts.

The White Tigers had no answer for Alison, who kept runners off the base paths in her appearance. Alison held the White Tigers hitless over three innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out eight.

Tristin recorded the win for the Lightning Bolts. She allowed three runs over one inning. Tristin struck out three, walked one and gave up three hits.

The Lightning Bolts easily handled the White Tigers pitching as six hitters combined for eight hits, 15 RBIs and 11 runs scored.

The pitchers couldn't get it done on the rubber for the White Tigers, with two hurlers walking eight and striking out none over four innings.

The top of the first saw the White Tigers take an early lead, 3-0 on a two-run home run and an RBI double.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Early lead gives the Lightning Bolts easy victory over the Orange Crush, 16-1

CHANDLER, AZ (April 17, 2014) The Lightning Bolts shut the door early on the Orange Crush, capturing a 16-1 victory on Thursday at Folley Park.



Six runs in the first three innings allowed the Lightning Bolts to put the game away early.

An RBI single by Alison, walks by Bella and Leah, a fielder's choice, and a walk by Tricia during the first inning and an RBI single by Alison in the second inning fueled the Lightning Bolts' offense early.
Kyndra racked up four RBIs on two hits for the Lightning Bolts. She singled in the second inning and homered in the fifth inning.

The Lightning Bolts got the win thanks in large part to Alison's dominant, 15-strikeout performance. Alison allowed no earned runs on three hits and no walks over five innings.

The Orange Crush starting pitcher lasted just two-thirds of an inning, walked seven, struck out one, and allowed five runs.

The Lightning Bolts got five-run rallies in the fourth inning and the fifth. In the fourth, the Lightning Bolts scored on an RBI double by Jaila, bringing home Tricia.

The Lightning Bolts built upon their lead with five runs in the fifth. A clutch error scored Lily to open the scoring in the frame. That was followed up by Kyndra's blast, scoring Tricia, Sage and Jaila.

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Saturday, April 12, 2014

Lightning Bolts Defeat Sports Authority 7-0 Behind Alison's Pitching and Krystyna's Bat

CHANDLER, AZ (April 12, 2014) Saturday was a great day for Alison as she tossed a shutout to carry the Zenimura.com Lightning Bolts to a 7-0 victory over the Sports Authority Blue Lightning at Folley Park in five innings.

The Lightning Bolts got the win thanks in large part to Alison's dominant, 14-strikeout performance. The Lightning Bolts' right-hander tossed five innings of shutout ball and allowed only one hit. Offensively, Krystyna led the team in with three RBIs, thanks in part to a key home run.


The game remained scoreless until the third inning when the Lighting Bolts bats finally got hot. Sage and Tristin got things started with key walks, then Alison drove in the first RBI of the day with a single, scoring Sage.

With runners on first and third, Krystyna hit a timely three-run home run for the Lightning Bolts. Lily added the fifth run of the day with a solo home run in the fourth inning.

The Lightning Bolts tacked on another two runs in the fifth. Jaila got things started with a single. Kyndra followed with another single, scoring Jaila. Alison added the final RBI of the day with a single, bringing home Kyndra.

Krystyna led the team offensively on the day with two hits and three RBIs. She also leads the team with an impressive .846 on-base percentage for the season.

The victory gives the Lightning Bolts a 5-1 record for the spring season.

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Saturday, April 5, 2014

Big hitting performance carries the Zenimura.com Lightning Bolts past Green Machine 26-0

CHANDLER, AZ (April 5, 2014) An exceptional effort by Lily lifted the Zenimura.com Lightning Bolts to a 26-0 win in five innings over the Green Machine on Saturday at Folley Park.

Lily racked up 12 RBIs on three grand slams for the Lightning Bolts. She homered with bases loaded in the second, third, and fifth innings.

On the mound, Alison kept contact to a minimum, striking out 15 Green Machine batters. The Lightning Bolts' pitcher tossed five innings of shutout ball and allowed only one hit.

Fourteen runs in the first three innings helped the Lightning Bolts blow out the Green Machine. A groundout by Tristin and a two-run home run by Alison during the first inning and a home run by Lily in the second inning helped the Lightning Bolts put some runs on the board early.

The Lightning Bolts hammered Green Machine pitching as 10 hitters had a field day, combining for 17 hits, 24 RBIs and 24 runs scored.

The Green Machine starting pitcher allowed 19 runs in 2 2/3 innings, walked five and struck out four.

The Lightning Bolts scored seven runs in the third inning, and then followed it up with seven more in the fifth. In the third, the Lightning Bolts scored on an RBI single by Krystyna, plating Alison.

The Lightning Bolts added five more runs in the top of the fourth. Jaila's solo home run got things going. That was followed up by Alison's blast, scoring Bella, Kyndra and Jaila, who was pinch-running for Tristin.



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