Kassidy Johnson

Age group:

18U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

15 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Bad News Bears

What position(s) do you play?

3rd, Shortstop & 2nd

What is your favorite part of softball?

Hitting a homerun!! The feeling of excitement when your jogging around 3rd and you see all your teammates waiting at home plate to congratulate you.

Favorite class in school?

Science

What is your best softball memory?

Hitting a grand slam against South Carroll my junior year of high school to win the County Championship.

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

While hitting off the little ball machine, I hit Taylor Knatz directly in the face with one.

Favorite food?

Mac & Cheese

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas (Because it is also my Birthday 😊)

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

We are all one big community/family. We all love and support each other on and off the field.

Faith Day

Age group:

14U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

5 seasons

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

American Wrestler , The Wizard

What position(s) do you play?

Catcher, Pitcher & Center field

What is your favorite part of softball?

My favorite part of softball is the bond you make with your team

Favorite class in school?

Science

What is your best softball memory?

When I was stealing home and slid face first into the plate

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

At practice we were running bases. I was rounding first, and I started sneezing. I continued to sneeze after I tripped and fell on 2nd. 

Favorite food?

Peanut butter & jelly (basic I know)

Favorite Holiday?

Halloween

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

I love how the coaches are committed to making us all better players.  I also love how close we become as a team. 

Alex Frank

Age group:

10U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

5 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Disney's Nature

What position(s) do you play?

Pitcher, OF, 2nd and shortstop

What is your favorite part of softball?

Getting to be with my friends and doing what I love

Favorite class in school?

Math

What is your best softball memory?

Making a double play in extra innings to send us to the Championship game at the Hot Shots Tournament

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

Sliding into 3rd base and not making it and having to scooch to the base

Favorite food?

Steak and crabs

Favorite Holiday?

Easter 

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

How the coaches encourage the players to be their best

Jamison Palmer

Age group:

8U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

3 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Frozen II and Hannah Montana

What position(s) do you play?

Third 

What is your favorite part of softball?

Throwing people out at 1st base and cheering on my friends 

Favorite class in school?

Science

What is your best softball memory?

When I got 2 people out in a row on my first game of the season last year, then making the All Star Team

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

I was playing 3rd base and got my seed bag out thinking I had time to put it back when a girl hit the ball right to me & I had to catch the ball with my seeds in my glove

Favorite food?

Chicken! Anything chicken!

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

I like it!! I love playing with all my friends and my favorite coach, Coach Jeff.

Ashleigh Sharp

Age group:

12U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

4 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Manifest

What position(s) do you play?

Pitcher & 3rd base

What is your favorite part of softball?

Being on the field and cheering on my team 

Favorite class in school?

Social Studies

What is your best softball memory?

When my team had only won 1 game during the season, but we went undefeated in the tournament. I was pitching the last game of the tournament and got to pitch for most of the game and we won! 

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

Learning how to slide and busting my butt on field C

Favorite food?

Sushi

Favorite Holiday?

Halloween

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

Hot Shots are truly a family and I like being so close with all my teammates

Makenna Deane

Age group:

18U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

8 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Criminal Minds 

What position(s) do you play?

1st & Pitcher

What is your favorite part of softball?

My favorite part about playing softball
is being able to create so many new and great relationships with teammates and
coaches. The amazing people that I play the game with always help me to succeed
and make playing softball so much more fun.

Favorite class in school?

History

What is your best softball memory?

My favorite memory from softball is
playing in the world series in Williamsburg, Virginia. We played an amazing game
under the lights one night and it was awesome.

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

During one of my at bats, someone on my team stole third and when the catcher went to throw to the base, she threw the ball right into my bat and the ball shot up into the air. I was very confused about what was happening, so I just stood there then the ball came back down and hit me on top of the head. Everyone watching the game laughed.

Favorite food?

Crabs and Mac & Cheese

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

All the coaches and players in the Hot Shots organization are always happy to help players from the other teams. There are many opportunities for older and more experienced players to help out the younger ones and all the coaches work to help every player get better. Everyone cares about each other’s success! 

Celeste Sanborn

Age group:

14U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

8 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Outer Banks 

What position(s) do you play?

1st base & Pitcher

What is your favorite part of softball?

Fielding

Favorite class in school?

Math

What is your best softball memory?

Hitting my first Homerun

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

Being called up to bat while I was up in a tree I'd climbed (back on 8U)

Favorite food?

Chocolate chip cookies

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

How positive and encouraging our coaches are

Paisley White

Age group:

8U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

1 year

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Fuller House 

What position(s) do you play?

Move around to all positions

What is your favorite part of softball?

You have tons of fun and it's a really good experience 

Favorite class in school?

Probably Science

What is your best softball memory?

I really like hitting and one time I hit the cieling during indoor practice 

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

Me and my friend Maddie did each others makeup and it was so hilarious! It really
was!

Favorite food?

Hard one! I have lots but if I had to pick one, it would be pepperoni and bacon pizza.

 

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas 

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

I love my coaches. They are really funny. Also, I like my friends on my team! 

Elly Rice

Age group:

10U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

1 season

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

I love musicals ... it is hard to pick just one

 

What position(s) do you play?

2nd & short stop

What is your favorite part of softball?

Practicing

Favorite class in school?

PE

What is your best softball memory?

When we were practicing inside North Carroll High School, I hit the ball and it flew up and hit the light

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

In one game every time I was up to bat I kept getting hit in the foot with the ball

Favorite food?

Hot ham and swiss

 

Favorite Holiday?

Thanksgiving

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

Playing the games, seeing my friends & learning new skills

Brooke Sims

Age group:

14U

How long have you been playing softball?

8 Years

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

The Benchwarmers / Greys Anatomy

What position(s) do you play?

Pitcher, OF, 1st, 2nd

What is your favorite part of softball?

Playing in tournaments and having a second family

Favorite class in school?

History

What is your best softball memory?

Hitting a homerun

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

Sliding too early and not making it all the way to 2nd base, then having to scooch up to it.

Favorite food?

Wings

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

Everyone is like a second family and has been caring and supportive since the day I started playing.

Erin Lettau

Age group:

8U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

4 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Soul Surfer

What position(s) do you play?

Pitcher, catcher, infield & outfield

What is your favorite part of softball?

Get to have fun with my friends and when I get to pitch

Favorite class in school?

Math baby!

What is your best softball memory?

When I got to have cupcakes on my birthday at the field.  Also, when I caught that fly ball in the outfield!

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

When a teammate put frosting on my nose after a game 

Favorite food?

Pulled pork & watermelon

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas and Halloween

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

 All my friends play with the Hot Shots.  I get to play on the fields at my school.  And I love the clinics with all the High School and older players, they are so much fun!

Shea Steele

Age group:

12U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

4 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

What position(s) do you play?

Shortstop

What is your favorite part of softball?

My favorite part is constantly getting better and working hard at it

Favorite class in school?

Science

What is your best softball memory?

In the 2019 spring season, my team had won only one game the entire season, but then we came together and won the tournament

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

My dad and I rode bikes through Hanover with a live chicken hanging in a Lowe's bag from my handle bars. It's a long story!

Favorite food?

Stromboli... Yum!

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

That everyone knows each other and that we are all one big team

Katelyn Hewitt

Age group:

10U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

5 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Family Guy

What position(s) do you play?

2nd base, SS 

What is your favorite part of softball?

I like being challenged. I like to play. 

Favorite class in school?

History

What is your best softball memory?

Pitching for the first time and striking a couple girls out. 

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

I slid into 3rd and didn't make it so I had to scoot.

Favorite food?

Spaghetti

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

Playing my favorite sport with girls from all over.

Maddie Franzoni

Age group:

14U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

6 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Grey's Anatomy & Friends

What position(s) do you play?

1st, 2nd & Pitcher

What is your favorite part of softball?

My favorite part of softball is being able to
play a game I love alongside a team of my friends.

Favorite class in school?

Chemistry

What is your best softball memory?

My best softball memory is going to the NSA World Series in Williamsburg, VA in 2018 and being surprised by my teammates at an escape room for my birthday. This was my first World Series, so I have very
fond memories of playing in that event.

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

One time I dove head first into third base and my feet almost flipped over my head. My family said that I looked like a scorpion!

Favorite food?

Oreo cookies

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

The thing that I like most about being a Hot Shot is that everyone is connected no matter what age group you are in and we are all one big softball family.

Emma Zour

Age group:

10U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

1 year

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Wizard of Oz 

What position(s) do you play?

Catcher, 2nd base & short stop

What is your favorite part of softball?

Being able to play and learn a sport I have never played before

Favorite class in school?

Science & ELA

What is your best softball memory?

When I got my first game ball

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

When I threw the ball to the pitcher when I was supposed to throw it to 1st base

Favorite food?

Pizza

Favorite Holiday?

4th of July

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

Being a part of a team, working hard to become a better player and learning a sport I have never played before

Taryn Myers

Age group:

18U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

11 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

The Goonies 

What position(s) do you play?

1st base 

What is your favorite part of softball?

My favorite part is to be social and competitive.

Favorite class in school?

Anatomy and Physiology

What is your best softball memory?

When we (18 U) went undefeated in the
2019 Fall season!

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

In high school ball when I totally wiped out/fumbled over my feet trying to cover 1st base.

Favorite food?

Chicken burrito bowl from Chipotle

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

I like how supportive everyone is
of each other even if something goes wrong in a game.

Bernice Schubert

Age group:

8U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

1 year

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Gremlins 

What position(s) do you play?

None specifically, I'm still learning

What is your favorite part of softball?

Hitting

Favorite class in school?

Art

What is your best softball memory?

The mentors from my 6U clinic, especially Mac 

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

When I got flipped over at the end of a waterslide at Hersheypark

Favorite food?

Watermelon

 

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas 

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

Being a part of a team and having fun learning to play the game with my teammates

Ellie Rorke

Age group:

12U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

5 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Heartland

What position(s) do you play?

Catcher & Centerfield

What is your favorite part of softball?

I enjoy catching because you get to see
and help control the game

Favorite class in school?

Science

What is your best softball memory?

After a very hard and losing season we took
1st place and won the tournament last year.

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

While playing a very
competitive team I did a summersault across 3rd base after the 3rd baseman
tripped me.

Favorite food?

Sushi

 

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas or Thanksgiving

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

I like that the coaches are
always happy to help you learn something new and the girls are always there to
lift your sprits after you strike out. 

Alyson Bussard

Age group:

18U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

9 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

All American

What position(s) do you play?

1st, 3rd, Pitcher

What is your favorite part of softball?

Having fun with my teammates and friends

Favorite class in school?

Gym

What is your best softball memory?

Hitting a triple at my first High School game

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

Dancing to music during practices and making a fool of myself

Favorite food?

Toss up between Pizza or Chinese

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

We are all like a second family and have fun as a team

Hannah Pfoutz

Age group:

12U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

7 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Survivor

What position(s) do you play?

Pitcher, 2nd or where the coach needs me

What is your favorite part of softball?

Bonding with teammates and it's fun

Favorite class in school?

PE

What is your best softball memory?

Pitching an entire game with a win in the CML tournament in 2019

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

Coach Dave agreeing to get a softball tattoo when we win a tournament

Favorite food?

Noodles

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas 

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

I get to play with my friends

Jules Lynott

Age group:

18U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

10 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Criminal Minds

What position(s) do you play?

Third & Shortstop

What is your favorite part of softball?

Being able to play with my best friends while doing something I love

Favorite class in school?

Health or Psychology

What is your best softball memory?

When I hit a line drive that brought in the winning run to win the Championship

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

A few years ago my team was at a tournament in Frostburg and it was pouring. As I rounded first, I slipped

Favorite food?

Mac & Cheese

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

We are one big family and we all support each other. 

Macyn VanDerVoort

Age group:

10U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

5 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Heartland

What position(s) do you play?

2nd base, OF

What is your favorite part of softball?

Having nice teammates and cheering each other on 

Favorite class in school?

Gym

What is your best softball memory?

Cheering together before the start of
every game. 

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

funny now, but not so funny when it happened, falling off my horse and getting my foot stuck in the stirrup. I was little at the time, so as I dangled my hands didn't touch the ground. Looking back… my first time trick riding!

Favorite food?

Mac & Cheese and crabs

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

Great teammates, friends & sportsmanship.

Alex Carroll

Age group:

14U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

10 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Grey's Anatomy 

What position(s) do you play?

Catcher & 3rd base

What is your favorite part of softball?

Making some of the greatest friends while playing the game I love

Favorite class in school?

ELA and/or Math

What is your best softball memory?

Where do I begin? LOL …When I made a
rolling catch at 3rd and threw the base runner out at 1st while still laying on the
ground, making the double play. Also the awesome teamwork between my
infield and I while catching to pick girls off. Last, but not least…Making memories
with my teammates!!

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

”Sealing” into 3rd base while diving back

Favorite food?

My Mom's spaghetti

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

Making a lot of great memories
and making life long friends along the way!!

Angela Burkhalter

Age group:

12U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

4 year

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Harry Potter movies 

What position(s) do you play?

Right field

What is your favorite part of softball?

Enjoy the teamwork

Favorite class in school?

Math

What is your best softball memory?

Winning the 2019 Tournament Championship

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

Getting shot with a water gun while I was sleeping in bed

Favorite food?

Chinese 

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

The friends that I made

Jayda Koontz

Age group:

14U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

8 years

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets 

What position(s) do you play?

Pitcher, 1st base and Outfield

What is your favorite part of softball?

Meeting and doing something I love while making the best friends I will ever have.

Favorite class in school?

Math

What is your best softball memory?

Hitting a bases loaded triple in the Championship game of our last tournament of the season and then getting hit in the chin by a pitch and winning the game for my team.

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

Hitting a line drive right between my coaches legs in coach pitch and almost hitting him.

Favorite food?

Mac N Cheese

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas / My Birthday

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

Making amazing friends and learn to do something I love

Jenna Miller

Age group:

18U

 

How long have you been playing softball?

Since I was 5 years old

 

What is your favorite movie/TV show?

Movie: The Best of Me

TV Show: Criminal Minds

What position(s) do you play?

Outfield, 3rd, short & 2nd

What is your favorite part of softball?

The team bonding and being able to do something I enjoy with people who become family

Favorite class in school?

History & Child Development

What is your best softball memory?

Going to VA for the World Series, staying in a hotel  & just having the best time with my team

Funniest thing you can think of that happened to you!

While hitting soft toss, I shot one back at Coach Chad and it hit him in the leg/shin and she switched pitchers with Coach Tony

Favorite food?

Buffalo Chicken Dip

 

Favorite Holiday?

Christmas 

What do you like most about being a Hot Shot?

Making friends with players/coaches who support me & always have fun while playing. I just love the bond with everyone. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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