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  NEWTOWN THUNDER SOFTBALL

Formed in the fall 2014, our organization's mission it is to provide year round quality recreation and skill development in the game of softball, while bringing players closer together in the spirit of good sportsmanship and healthy competition.

   

   

 ABOUT OUR TEAMS

The Newtown Thunder family is growing!  For the 2017-2018 season, Newtown Thunder will be expanding its softball family again to hopefully include 4 teams, a U10, U12 and U14A & B.  We are excited to be growing and providing a place for youth girls to play competive softball year round in Fairfield County.

 

 


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Monday, July 17
U14A NEWTOWN THUNDER - 2017 2018 Second Tryouts

Newtown Thunder U14A are holding their second tryout for the 2017/2018 travel season

Dates:     Saturday August 26th    U14 (2003/2004)     10:00am-12:00pm, Check-in/Warm-ups at 9:45am 

              Rain Date/Call Backs will be arranged if needed. 

 Location:  Newtown High School (12 Berkshire Road, Sandy Hook, CT)

 U14 Players please contact Jim Twitchell at jtwitchell@hygenix.com or Richard Fisher at rbfdds@gmail.com to pre-register

Additional tryout dates may be arranged if the dates above are not feasible.  



FCFSL 14U
Monday, July 31
NEWTOWN THUNDER 13U Take 2nd Place at the 14U FCFSL Championships

The Newtown Thunder 13U girls softball team took second place this past weekend at the 14U FCFSL Championships in Ridgefield, CT.  The girls played solid all weekend with an overall record of 4-1-1. In pool play they beat the Ridgefield Rebels 1-0 in their opening game, tied Norwalk TL ELite Black 6-6 in their second game and finished by beating the Pomperaug Panthers 9-0 to earn the #1 seed in the tournament. On the final day, Newtown Thunder defeated Norwalk TL Elite Green 7-1 and Fairfield Fury 9-8 before losing to Norwalk TL Elite Black in extra innings. Congratulations to our girls on an outstanding performance and an outstanding season!

Monday, July 31
Thunder 16u in USSSA Nationals

Newtown Thunder 16u had a great tournament in East Hartford.  They played very well and won four straight games on Friday, July 28th. They came up short of the championship but finished fifth out of 23 strong northeast teams.  Congratulations girls and best of luck in your future endeavors!   http://www.wfsb.com/clip/13536852/national-softball-tournament-held-in-ct

Tuesday, September 12
Video from USSSA National Championship Northeast Region


Spring Madness Runner-Up
Monday, April 24
NEWTOWN THUNDER 13U TAKES 2nd PLACE at USSSA SPRING MADNESS TOURNAMENT

Newtown Thunder 13U girls took second place this past weekend at the USSSA Spring Madness Tournament in East Hartford, CT.  The girls played solid all weekend going 5-1, beating the CT Mirage 11-2, CT Raiders 9-4, Wolcott Eagles Gray 15-5, Valley Fusion Valentine 11-2 and Lady Wildcats Premier 7-6 before losing to Seymour Tradition 12-4 in the finals.  Congratulations to Katie W. for the team's first over the fence home run! And congratulations to our girls on a fantastic weekend and a strong start to our season.

Monday, June 27
Newtown Thunder 16U Take 2nd Place at Summer Crush Tournament

The 16U Thunder participated in the Danbury Summer Crush Tournament. They won 2 out of 3 games
on Saturday during pool play. The loss was a nail biter, Thunder tied it up with 1 minute left in the game but then time ran out reverting the score to the previous inning, 4-3. The Thunder seeded 3rd out of 12 teams earning a bye in the first round of elimination play on Sunday. The Thunder won game 1 against Cheshire Flames Black, 7-4. They won game 2 against the CT Raiders in the bottom of the 7th with a walk off single. The Thunder played Shoreline Sting in the championship game but came up short 8-0. It was a great weekend for the girls, they played hard and didn't give up despite the heat. Nice job.              


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Thunder 16U - 2nd Place at Summer Crush Tournament

Sunday, March 6
Newtown Thunder 16U Take 1st Place at Midnight Madness IV Tournament

Congrats to Newtown Thunder 16U!!! They kicked off their 2016 season on March 5th at FPN's Midnight Madness IV tournament and took the Championship over Millbury Machine 3-2. Way to start the season!



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Midnight Madness IV Champions

Monday, July 27
Newtown Thunder 11U - Wins 1st Place at FCFSL 12UB Championship Tournament



The Newtown Thunder 11u took 1st place at the FCFSL 12UB Championship Tournament in Southbury on July 26th by beating CT Mustangs 3-2 in 7 innings.



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2015 FCFSL 12UB CHAMPIONS

Sunday, September 6
Newtown Thunder '03 Has Its Own App-Get It Now



Newtown Thunder '03 has created its own Smart Phone App (iPhone or Android), through Team App.  You can now follow our team, get updates from the coaches, see our practice and game schedules and standing. 

Follow the instructions in the the attached brochure to download the App    


 

Handout: Team App - Newtown Thunder

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