The U-16 Hot Shots took 3rd place in the Walnut Creek Fall Classic. The team got off to a rocket start with a 7-1 win over a team from Danville. Scoring started early in this match up with the Hot Shots stampeding to a 3-0 advantage in the first 89 seconds. After a highly competitive game against the Walnut Creek Fury, the Hot Shots were in 1st place going into Sunday.’s play. After losing a heart-breaker to the Walnut Creek Swat 1-0, the team advanced to the playoffs against another Pleasanton team, the Ladyhawks, and won.
Offensively the team was led by Emily Santiago, Mrinalini Narayan, Kaitlyn Antilla and Chelsea Burke . Denell Jackson, April Maestas, Katie Zieker and Tayler Clopton anchored a stout defensive effort.