Ashburn Shooting Stars 16U Gold: Welcome

Labour Day

Printable Team Brochure
Click HERE to view and print the 2015 16U Gold Shooting Stars Team Brochure 

10/18-19
Saturday:  8:00 am vs Loudoun Storm Red 18U- CMP 1
                 11:00 am vs Germantown Titians 18U- CMP 1
                  12:30 pm vs Virginia Glory 18U- CMP #1
 
Sunday: TBD 
 
Saturday: Black and Pink Jersey
Sunday: TBD 
 

 Legend's Showcase Showdown
 10/25-26
 
Saturday: 8:00 am vs. Lady Lightning-Princess Anne Park,  Green 1
                12:30 pm vs. Chaos Futures-City View Park #2 
                 3:30 pm vs. Orion Hunter-City View Park #2
 
Sunday: 8:00 am vs. Jersey Flames-City View Park #1
              12:30 pm vs.  Galaxy-Princess Anne Park , Green 4
 
 
Princess Anne Park: 3740 Dam Neck Rd., Va Beach, VA 23453
 
City View Park:  2073 Kempsville Rd. Va Beach, VA 23464
 
 

Qualified
 2015 ASA Hall of Fame Tournament, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2015 USSSA Class A World Series, Orlando, FL or Salisbury, MD
2015 PONY Nationals, Sterling, VA 

 
Two in a Row
The 16U Shooting Stars Gold brought home their second tournament championship in as many weeks.  After capturing the top spot last week in the USSSA Labor Day Blast the Stars brought home the champion’s plaque at the prestigious ASA Hall of Fame Qualifier held in Sterling, VA.  Along with the hardware the team came home with a berth to the 2015 ASA Hall of Fame Tournament in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma next summer.  Only 48 teams nationwide can qualify for this event.  When you consider the several thousand teams in each age group to be one of only 48 in amazing.  Playing in OKC is not only an honor but is a chance in a lifetime to play in the Hall of Fame Stadium where the NCAA College World Series is played and to stand on the same field as the greatest players in the world played on.
 
The 16U Gold have started off the 2014 Fall season 9-1.  The one loss coming at the hands of the Virginia Legacy Elite from Hampton Roads, VA in pool play on Saturday.  The Stars were able to extract revenge upon the Legacy with a win in the finals 6-3 on Sunday.

 

Winning this qualifier will now open door for the 16U Shooting Stars to many “invite only” college showcase events next summer as this team is now “Hall of Fame Qualified”.  With the 14U Gold also qualifying it will also start to put the Shooting Stars back on the map as one of the elite organizations in the mid-Atlantic area.     


CONGRATULATIONS SHOOTING STARS! 
The 16U Gold Shooting Stars Gold captured 1st place in the Gold Division of the USSSA Labor Day Blast held in Sterling, VA this past weekend.  The Stars were an impressive 5-0 and were lead by gret pitching and defence and timely hitting.  The Stars defeated the following teams on the way to the title: Leesburg Revolution Premier 6-2, Alexandria Tsunami 11-3, the Fairfax Firebirds 16-3, Shooting Stars Black 6-3, Reston Redbirds 6-1.
NEW STARS!
We would like to welcome Emily Young and Brooklyn Aboulhosn and their families to the 2014/2015 Shooting Stars Gold family.  
Emily will be a rising sophmore at Stone Bridge High School and joins us with the ability to play several positions including catcher.  Emily has several years of travel experience and played both JV and Varsity at Stone Bridge her freshman year.  Her overall athleticism make us a better team from day one.  Emily will be wearing #00 when she takes the field in the black and gold in a few weeks.   
  
  Brooklyn a rising freshman at Stone Bridge will be the forth Bulldog to join the Shooting Stars Gold.  Brooklyn returns to the Shooting Stars family after playing the past two seasons for the very sucessful Fielder's Choice '00 in Purcellville, VA.  Brooklyn brings a strong arm and the abilty to play both the the left side of the infield and all three outfield positions.  Brooklyn will be sporting #36 for the Black and Gold this season.
 

5th Place at PONY Nationals!
 
 Ashburn Shooting Stars captured 5th place finish at PONY Nationals out of 47 teams!!! 
This weeks SINC (Softball In College) rankings have the 14U Shooting Stars Gold ranked 14th in the nation, 3rd in the region and 1st in the State of Virginia.
Click HERE  for the rankings

WAY TO GO STARS!
   
Congratulations to Jess Osborne for being named Conference 14 "First Team All Conference Pitcher" from Stone Bridge High School! 
 
Congratulations to Emily McCarty for being named Conference 21 "First Team All Conference At-Large Player and 2nd Team Pitcher" from Heritage High School!  
 
Congratulations to Olivia Overton for being named Conference 21 "2nd Team All Conference Infield" from Heritage High School!
 
Congratulations to Sam Carver for being named "Varsity Rookie of the Year" at Loudoun County High School.  

 2014/2015 16U Shooting Stars Gold
Schedule 
Record 17-4
2-First Place, 2-Third Place
Date  Division  Sanction Tournament Name Location  Results 
 9/6-7 16 Open USSSA  Labor Day Open  Sterling,VA  Gold Champion 
 9/13-14  16A  ASA Hall of Fame Qualifier  Sterling, VA   Champion
 9/20-21 18   USSSA Potomac River Clash  Sterling, VA   3rd Place
 9/27-28     OFF     
10/4-5   USSSA  Field of Screams  Olney, MD  3rd Place 
 10/11-12  16A ASA  Scrapper's Showcase  Roanoke, VA  Rained Out 

 10/18-19 

  USSSA  Breaast Cancer Awareness  Sterling, VA   
 10/25-26   PGF  Legendary Showcase  VA Beach, VA  
 11/1-2   NSA  NSA Fall States   Powhatten, VA  

         
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
 
 
  2013/2014 Shooting Stars Gold Schedule 
2nd Place Finishes: 4  Top Five Finishes: 9    
                                                                   

DATE 

 AGE  

SANCTION 

TOURNAMENT 

LOCATION 

 RESULTS

 9/7-8

 16 A

USSSA 

Labor Day Open

Sterling, VA 

2nd Place-Gold

 9/14-15 

 16 A

 USSSA

 Free State Open

 Glen Burnie, MD  

3rd Place    

 9/21-22

 16 A

 USSSA

Potomac River Clash NIT 

Sterling, VA 

 5th Place-Gold

 9/28-29

   

OFF 

   

 10/5-6

 16 A

 USSSA

 BRYC Fall Classic

Annadale, VA 

3rd Place-Gold

 10/12-13

 16

 ASA

 Scrapper College Showcase  

Salem, VA 

N/A 

 10/19-20

 16 A

 USSSA

 Breast Cancer Awareness

Sterling, VA 

2nd-Silver 

 10/26-27

 14 U 

 ASA

  Baseliners Halloween Classic  

Sterling, VA 

3rd Place
1/14     Stevenson University Skills Camp (Indv) Stevenson, MD   
1/20

GMU Skills Camp (Indv) Fairfax, VA  
5/31-1  14 A  USSSA USSSA State Championship Sterling, VA  8th Place
6/7-8  16   Stingray College Showcase Annandale, VA 11th Place
 6/14-15  
OFF
 
6/21-22   14U   NSA States Class A Championships Roanoke, VA  2nd Place 
6/22-25     Longwood College Overnight Camp  Farmville, VA  N/A
6/28-29 16U  USSSA  USSSA State Championship Sterling, VA  2nd Place Gold 
7/3-5  14U   TNT College Showcase (Accepted) Quakertown, PA  4-2 
7/11-13  16U  ASA Atlantic Coast Showcase (Accepted)  VA Beach, VA   4th Place
7/16-17  16U   Legendary Showcase Player Camp   VA Beach, VA   N/A
7/19-23  14U  PONY  PONY Nationals  Sterling, VA   5th of 47
8/2-3 16U  NSA  Busch Gardens Invatational Williamsburg, VA  Rained Out 

    


Stars Pride


Upcoming Practices
Date Event Time Location
Tue 10/21 Softball-Fastpitch 16U Gold Practice 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Stone Bridge HS
Thu 10/23 Softball-Fastpitch 16U Gold Practice 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Stone Bridge HS