The many recent thunderstorms have not produced the only sparks of lightning in our area during this spring and early-summer season.
The Albion Extreme Lightning 16 & under softball team fashioned some fireworks of its own last week, finishing as district tournament runners-up and qualifying for the 2010 state tournament.
The Extreme Lightning went 4-2 in the district competition, including a 1-2 mark vs. champion Winside. Albion also defeated O’Neill, Atkinson and Pierce in the tournament.
Albion Extreme Lightning team members are Carder, Mescher, Atwood, Legate, Glidden, Gina Nelson, Choyeski, VanWormer, Michael, Alix Wallin, Shae Frauendorfer, Stuhlmiller, Kailey Penne and Julia Peters. The 16 & under squad is coached by Paul Atwood, Scott Stuhlmiller and Mike Choyeski.