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USA Junior Men’s Softball Team Faces Big Challenge In Australia

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

JustinPerez Justin Perez of Northeast, Pennsylvania leadsTeam USA in hitting, but Perez and his teammates will have to score some runs in order to get by a strong Australia team in a matchup of teams with 3-1 records in Wednesday night’s premiere game in the WBSC Junior Men’s World Championship.

MIDLAND, Mich. – The United States and Australia Junior Men’s (age 19-under) National Fastpitch Softball Teams both have 3-1 records in the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) World Championship in Midland (July 24-30).

But that will change tonight. The two ball clubs will meet at 10 p.m. (ET) at Emerson Park with the winner having a huge advantage in the playoffs. The winner will emerge with a guaranteed double-life, while the loser will be limited to single elimination.

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USA Softball Junior Men’s Fastpitch Program Seeking Players

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013


USA Softball is seeking players for the Junior Men’s National fastpitch team that will compete in the 10th International Softball Federation (ISF) World Tournament, July 7 to 20, 2014 in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.

With the first pitch 10 months away, USA Softball is busy recruiting players.

To be eligible, a player must be born between 1995 and 1998. If a player is invited, all expenses for airfare, housing and meals is provided.

To apply complete this form, USA Junior Men and submit it.

For more information, contact:
USA Softball Junior Men’s National Team

Multi-sport athlete Jonathan Lynch choses fastpitch

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Jonathan Lynch shows his speed as he races around the bases at the 29th Annual Kelso Klassic tournament where he was selected the Most Valuable Player. Contributed Photo

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO – Sporting choices – young Jonathan Lynch has so many. Soccer? Yes. Baseball and basketball? Certainly.

And fastpitch softball? Most definitely.

The 19-year-old Lynch has played all four sports. He excelled in soccer, basketball and baseball in high school, and he recently finished his freshman year of baseball at Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas.

But he’s set aside this summer for a sport he professes to love – fastpitch softball. And if his performance in the 14-team, 29th Annual Kelso Klassic tournament, June 8-9, is any indication, he’s off to a great start.

Lynch, who plays first base and outfield for Kelso Fastpitch, lit up some pretty good pitchers to the tune of a .667 batting average (8-for-12), four RBIs, one double, two triples and three stolen bases.

And when the awards were handed out, Lynch carted off the Most Valuable Player trophy. And well-deserved said tournament media coordinator, Jerry Wolsey, who also plays for Kelso Fastpitch (12-4), winner of two tournaments.

“He had an outstanding tournament. His stats were against some of the top pitchers in the tournament,” Wolsey said.

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