Team Spotlight: New Hampshire Thunder Lotti - 18U
Concord, New Hampshire
When you think of New Hampshire (NH) sports, you may not immediately think about fastpitch softball. However, softball is a fast growing sport in the northeast and teams are starting to advance further in national major tournaments. One of these teams on the rise and making a name for itself is the NH Thunder Lotti - 18U team.
NH Thunder Lotti is an 18U NH Lightning Showcase team in partnership with Rhode Island (RI) Thunder. The team consists of graduation years 2023, 2024, and 2025. Led by Head Coach Amylyn Wachter, the Vice President of NH Lightning Softball, Coach Wachter won the USA Softball of New Hampshire State Championship in the 14U age division last season.
In the past 2 years, NH Thunder Lotti won two tourneys including the USA Softball of NH State Championship and has been in six finals and competed in a numerous New England based showcases.
This is definitely an organization to watch going into the Spring - Summer 2022.
Coaching Staff: Head Coach Amylyn Wachter and Assistants Matt Rayno and Sean Wachter
You can follow: @nhthunderlotti or www.nhlightning.org
NH Thunder is very proud of their new partnership with Dave Lotti and RI Thunder and expect to see them throughout the northeast and mid Atlantic this spring and summer.
11 Katherine Vlacich: Proctor Academy, 2023, Team MVP and Conference All-Star; P|1B|3B
12 Kayla Smith: MV HS, 2025, Exceptional hitter; Youngest player on team; C|INF
14 Maren Rayno: Prospect Mountain, 2023, Captain of HS soccer team; P|INF
15 Amelia Clark: Bow HS, 2023, Known for speed on base paths; INF|OF
15 Regan O'Meara: Goffstown HS, 2024, Strong catcher and batter; C|INF
17 Kyanna Landry: Hopkinton HS 2023, Team leader in HRs, RBIs, SB; INF|OF
19 Carlee Davis: Bow HS, 2023, Exceptional 3B; Fearless; Strong bat; INF
22 Emma Plourde: Exeter HS, 2023, One of the top catchers in NH; C|INF|OF
24 Olivia Crawford: Concord HS, 2023, Exceptional speed; Power/Contact Hitter; INF|OF
25 Jazmyn Torres: Plymouth HS, 2023, Fast; Powerful; Utility; Excels in OF; C|INF|OF
27 Madelena Wachter: Concord HS, 2024, Pitched 5 scoreless innings in State Finals; P|INF
31 Bonnie Monte: Merrimack HS, 2023, Powerful; Strong bat; Playmaker; INF|OF|C
34 Tiana Jenkins: Pembroke Academy, 2023, Great bat; Plays infield well; INF|C