Warren resident and Woodlawn High School student Lillie-Faye McWhorter and her team, Birmingham Thunderbolts Premier 2025 Kemp won the PGF 14U National Championship Platinum Division. 86 teams from across the country played a week of softball at Irvine, California, and the Bolts came out on top.
Lillie Faye pitched in 2 games Saturday in the semifinals and in the must win “if” game to help lead her team to the finals, going 10 total innings, giving up just 5 hits and 1 ER.
Lillie pitches for the Bolts, and is the only player from Arkansas on their roster. She is the daughter of Charles & Gayla McWhorter. She will be a freshman at Woodlawn High School this fall.