Valley Center Lightning Baseball: Welcome

Team (3) 09

This is the old Lightning website for seasons 2007-2009.  The new website is:

www.eteamz.com/vclightning

 

 

Welcome to the Valley Center Lightning Baseball website

Wichita Heights Junior Baseball Softball League in Valley Center Kansas

10 & under National League division

New Players to the Lightning for the 2010 season: John Patton

Thank you for viewing this site, and please sign our "Guestbook".  

 

 

Picture is from 2009 season 

BACK ROW: Coach Chris Bickel, Coach Barry Hager
MIDDLE ROW: Colby Robl, Mikey Turkali, Kaden Tate, Tyler Brown, Zac Janzen, Sam Garrison, Jadin Fletcher, Brady Archer, Wesley Hager
FRONT ROW: Devon Bickel, Ryan Ranzau  
 

Head Coach Chris Bickel (Infield), Asst. Coach Barry Hager (Outfield)

Asst. Coach Scott Archer (Base running), Asst. Coach Gordon Reddoch (Hitting)

Asst. Coach Derick Tate (Pitching), Asst. Coach Gary Janzen (Catchers),

OTHERS: Asst. Coach Richard Ranzau and Asst. Coach Dan Turkali

Cari Bickel (Team Photographer)

 

Individual player pictures are under "Roster"


2007, 2008, & 2009 Game schedules, Practices, Standings, Roster, & Stats can be viewed by selecting the appropriate season on the top right of those pages.

 



The LIGHTNING baseball team would like to thank our sponsors



Tate Construction
Tate Construction LLC

Quality Built Homes
Decks, Siding, Remodeling & Fencing
(316) 644-9397



Daniel J. Prohaska, M.D.

Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
Phone:  631-1600
www.drprohaska.com



C & C Electric

Licensed and Insured
Phone:  773-6292 or 644-4583
cncelctrc@msn.com



Remax

Saturday, June 2
Photos

Click on any under-lined heading labeled "... Pics" to view game pictures. The pics are posted on Flickr and can be seen larger in a slideshow. To download a photo to your computer, select the photo and click on "All Sizes" above, to get the full resolution shot. You can also order prints from the site. There will be many pictures posted from all the games and other events. Keep checking out the site for new pics and news. The game photos from each game shown below are reduced in size and resolution due to storage capacity on this website. I will try to include every player in these photos on the main page by the end of the season. The photos may change as we get further in the season to display the best pics, yet still include everyone.

Friday, July 17
Southwest Boys Club Tournament 7/17/09 Game 1 Pics


Saturday, July 4
Southwest Boys Club Tournament 6/27/09 Game 3 Pics


Saturday, July 4
Southwest Boys Club Tournament 6/27/09 Game 2 Pics


Saturday, July 4
Southwest Boys Club Tournament 6/26/09 Game 1 Pics


Saturday, July 4
Game 6/25/09 Pics: Lightning-9, Circle Spartans-4

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Ryan hitting a single
Kaden Tate - 2 singles, 2 RBI's, struck out 7 out of 10 batters faced
Mikey Turkali - Triple, single, 2 RBI's
Brady Archer - Single, 2 RBI's
Devon Bickel - Single, RBI
Wesley Hager - Single, RBI
Ryan Ranzau - Single, RBI
Tyler Brown - Single
Zac Janzen - RBI


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Zac hitting the ball

Saturday, July 4
Game 6/18/09 Pics: Lightning-13, Park City Renegades-1

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Sam (3), Brady (P), Wesley (LF), & Kaden (SS)
Kaden Tate - 2 Home Runs, 3 RBI's, struck out 3 out of 4 batters faced
Mikey Turkali - Home Run, single, 2 RBI's
Jadin Fletcher - Home Run, 2 RBI's
Wesley Hager - 2 singles, 2 RBI's, put out
Sam Garrison - Single, RBI
Colby Robl - Single, RBI
Ryan Ranzau - 2 RBI's, put out
Brady Archer - Put out, assist
Tyler Brown - Single
Zac Janzen - Single


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Ryan (1) with a double play put out from Brady's (P). Devon (2) & Mikey (CF)

Saturday, July 4
Game 6/16/09 Pics: Lightning-6, Whitewater Rapids-7

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Mikey hitting a Home Run
Mikey Turkali - Home Run, double, 2 RBI's
Wesley Hager - Double, single, RBI, put out, assist
Kaden Tate - Home Run, RBI
Tyler Brown - Single, RBI, 2 assists
Zac Janzen - Single
Colby Robl - Single
Devon Bickel - RBI
Ryan Ranzau - Put out
Jadin Fletcher - Put out


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Kaden after hitting a Home Run

Tuesday, June 16
Game 6/11/09 Pics: Lightning-10, Valley Center Hornets #1-0

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Devon pitching a strikeout. Zac catching.
Wesley Hager - Single, 2 put outs, assist
Kaden Tate - 2 singles, 3 RBI's, put out
Tyler Brown - Triple, RBI
Sam Garrison - Single, RBI, assist
Mikey Turkali - Single, RBI, assist
Zac Janzen - Single, 2 RBI's
Jadin Fletcher - RBI, put out
Devon Bickel - RBI


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Kaden (SS) with a put out from Wesley (2). Devon (P)

Tuesday, June 16
Game 6/9/09 Pics: Lightning-1, Whitewater Shockers-2

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Ryan (1) with a fly ball catch. Tyler (P)
Kaden Tate - Single, RBI
Brady Archer - Put out
Jadin Fletcher - Put out
Ryan Ranzau - Put out


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Kaden with a single

Tuesday, June 9
Game 6/3/09 Pics: Lightning-11, Circle T-Bolts-1

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Brady getting a throw from Wesley (P) for a put out. Zac (2) & Mikey (SS)
Tyler Brown - Grand Slam Home Run, triple, 5 RBI's, put out
Wesley Hager - Single, assist, pitched 7 strike outs on 13 batters faced
Sam Garrison - Single, 3 RBI's
Kaden Tate - Put out, RBI
Zac Janzen - Single
Colby Robl - RBI
Legend Bruntz - RBI
Brady Archer - Put out


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Tyler with a Grand Slam Home Run, scoring Sam, Ryan, & Wesley

Tuesday, June 2
Game 6/1/09 Pics: Lightning-12, Park City Renegades-4

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Wesley with a Home Run

Tyler Brown - Home Run, triple, 3 RBI's, pitched 5 strike outs on 6 batters faced
Wesley Hager - Home Run, RBI, put out
Colby Robl - Triple, 2 RBI's
Kaden Tate - Single, RBI
Sam Garrison - 2 RBI's
Ryan Ranzau - 2 RBI's
Jadin Fletcher - RBI



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Tyler with a Home Run

Friday, May 29
Game 5/26/09 Pics: Lightning-8, Wichita Yankees-7

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Mikey (2) to Tyler (SS) for force out at 2nd Base. Jadin (P) & Ryan (CF)
Tyler Brown - Double, 2 RBI's, pitched 3 strike outs on 5 batters faced, put out
Sam Garrison - Single, RBI
Jadin Fletcher - RBI, 2 put outs, assist
Wesley Hager - RBI, assist
Mikey Turkali - RBI, assist
Ryan Ranzau - Put out
Devon Bickel – RBI


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Kaden batting

Saturday, May 23
Game 5/20/09 Pics: Lightning-13, Park City Outlaws-8

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Devon swinging at a pitch
Tyler Brown - Double, 4 RBI's, pitched 3 strike outs on 6 batters faced, put out
Wesley Hager - Double, RBI, pitched 2 strike outs on 4 batters faced
Mikey Turkali - 2 singles, 3 RBI's, assist
Kaden Tate - 2 singles, 2 RBI's
Ryan Ranzau - Single, RBI, put out
Zac Janzen - Single, RBI
Brady Archer – RBI
Jadin Fletcher - RBI

 


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Tyler (P) and Brady (3) going for a fly ball. Tyler caught the ball.

Wednesday, May 20
Game 5/18/09 Pics: Lightning-11, Valley Center Hornets #2-5

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Zac (C) trying for a pop up. Wesley (P) & Mikey (2)
Tyler Brown - Double, 2 RBI's, pitched 3 strike outs on 4 batters faced, put out, assist
Zac Janzen - 2 singles, 2 RBI's
Kaden Tate - Single, RBI, assist
Jadin Fletcher - 2 RBI's, 2 put outs, assist
Mikey Turkali - Single
Legend Bruntz - 2 RBI's
Ryan Ranzau - RBI
Brady Archer - RBI, assist
 
 


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Tyler (SS) to Jadin (1) for a put out. Wesley (P) & Sam (3)

Wednesday, May 20
Game 5/14/09 Pics: Lightning-3, Whitewater Rapids-6

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Sam (P) to Wesley (1) for a putout
Tyler Brown - Pitched 6 strike outs on 10 batters faced, assist
Zac Janzen - Double, 2 RBI's, put out, assist
Wesley Hager - Double, put out
Kaden Tate - Single
Ryan Ranzau - Single, RBI
Mikey Turkali - Put out
Sam Garrison - Assist
 


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Colby (C) checking runner on 3rd

Tuesday, May 12
Game 5/11/09 Pics: Lightning-12, Circle Spartans-13

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Zac with a great swing
Legend Bruntz - Double, 3 RBI's
Sam Garrison - Single, 2 RBI's 
Mikey Turkali - Single, 2 RBI's 
Tyler Brown - 2 RBI's, un-assisted put out, pitched strike out on only batter faced
Zac Janzen - Single, RBI
Colby Robl - Single
Wesley Hager - Single, pitched 3 strike outs on 5 batters faced
Ryan Ranzau - 2 RBI's
Brady Archer - RBI  
 


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Colby scoring, Kaden next to bat

Tuesday, May 12
Game 5/6/09 Pics: Lightning-6, Whitewater Shockers-10

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Ryan (1) with a put out
Sam Garrison - 3 singles, 3 RBI's 
Kaden Tate - Double, 2 RBI's
Mikey Turkali - Double, assist 
Tyler Brown - RBI, 2 un-assisted put outs
Wesley Hager - Single, put out
Brady Archer - Pitched 3 strike outs on 5 batters faced
Ryan Ranzau - Put out


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Sam hitting a single. Jadin on 3rd

Tuesday, May 12
Game 4/29/09 Pics: Lightning-13, Valley Center Hornets #1-2

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Tyler (P) & Ryan (1)
Sam Garrison - Double, single, 4 RBI's 
Kaden Tate - Double, single, 3 RBI's
Devon Bickel - Single, 2 RBI's
Wesley Hager - Single, pitched 3 strike outs on all 3 batters faced
Legend Bruntz - RBI
Tyler Brown - RBI
Colby Robl - RBI
Ryan Ranzau - RBI
Brady Archer - RBI


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Devon (RF), Jadin (2), Kaden (SS), & Brady (3)

Monday, May 19
2ND PLACE WINNERS

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The team took 2nd place in the Park City 40th Annual Hap McLean Special Tournament on May 17-18.  The team had to play in 8 games over 2 days, including 5 on Saturday which were all back to back.  The boys beat a very good West Urban team to advance to the championship round, but lost to the Park City Shockers.  Congratulations to the boys for their accomplishment after 2 days of lots of games and hard work.

BACK ROW: Coach Barry Hager, Coach Chris Bickel, Coach Jake Bruntz
MIDDLE ROW: Bradyn Moler, Zac Janzen, Wesley Hager, Tyler Brown, Kaden Tate, Sam Garrison
FRONT ROW: Colby Robl, Brady Archer, Zach Bright, Mikey Turkali, Legend Bruntz, Devon Bickel

Not pictured: Jessy Lynn