The USA Softball Junior Men’s National Team is in Parana, Argentina for the 2012 World Fastpitch Championships.
Four young men from the Lake Crystal area are on the team. Jake Dalton, Spencer Yackel and Brent Meshke from Lake Crystal and Michael Lewis from Amboy are playing and contributing to the team.
Team USA went one and one during Sunday exhibition games, losing to Argentina, 6 to 2 and defeating the Czech Republic, 8 to 1. The team was rain out on Monday and will play Canada today in a double header. Pool play begins Friday, Team USA will open with Denmark with the finals scheduled for November 10th.