Battery Lighting Elite U-16 Team Earns Trip to Nationals

Lighting Elite Nationals

The Battery Lighting Elite U-16 softball team competed in the New York State  "A" Championship held in Waterloo.

With an 8-2 record, the team earned an invitation to the national championship to be held in Chattanooga, TN. This is the second straight year the Lightning Elite girls have earned bids to national championship tournaments.

The Lightning players train at The Battery in Gates and includes players from the across Western New York.

Read the complete article at the Brighton Pittsford Post.

As a small family owned and run business, we are proud to contribute to make reality the dreams of thousands of young people.

We are proud of The Battery students who through the years have signed with Division 1 colleges and universities; proud of those who signed professional contracts , and proud to have  a Battery-trained student in the major leagues.

We are proud of the lives we have touched and the friends we have made.

In Memoriam

John Tillinghast - 'Coach T'
1942 - 2012

John Tillinghast

Coach T's strong and steady presence has always guided the Battery family and thousands of young people. We are sustained by the strength and peace of knowing he is now in God's loving hands. You are forever in our hearts and by our side.

Rest in peace Coach.


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