Desert Thunder Payne at Triple Crown 12U World Series

(Team Photo)

Triple Crown 12U World Series
July 17-22: Reno

Desert Thunder-Payne is in Reno preparing for the Triple Crowns 12U World Series taking place this week. Four pool games will follow with bracket play.


Tuesday, July 18
DT vs. Riverside IE Dynasty05-Karrer
DT vs. San Diego Powersurge 05

Wednesday, July 19
DT vs. Cen Cal Dirt Dogs/Duke
DT vs. Case Batbusters 12U – OC

Lauren Nelson
Isabella Porter
Alina Felix
Rylen Bourguet
Megan Clark
Kory Rominger
Brianna Wunderle
Elliott Smith
Galilea Migueles
Lauren Quevedo
Haidyn Warner
Grace Payne


Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and he was awarded the Ray McNally Award in 2017 and he has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here and on Andy was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at



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