Thunder heads to nationals
The Tri-State Thunder 16U Silver went undefeated in two 18U college showcase tournaments in July: the TNT 18U ASA College Showcase in Philadelphia and the Harrisburg Invitational 18U ASA College Showcase. In the TNT the Thunder faced teams from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania. In Harrisburg the Thunder ran its 2009 record to 32-12-5. In the photos are, from left: front — Carly Mowen; middle — Autumn Appleby, Kate Diller, Emily Estep, Danielle Miller and Erin Lisko; back — Lauren Abbott, Elisabeth Sharpe, Katie Zak, Shanan Plunkett, Megan Baker and Ashlynn Hartman. Not pictured: Katelyn Baughman. The open opens play this week at the ASA Eastern National Championships to be held in Salisbury, Md. to cap off their successful season.