2000 ASA Girls 18-Under Gold Fast Pitch Nationals

2000 held in St. Louis, Missouri on July 31 – August 6.

Champion – Katy Cruisers Gold, Katy, Texas
Runner Up – Orange County Batbusters, Santa Ana, California

University of Texas All-America sophomore Lindsay Gardner helped lead her club team, the Katy Cruisers Gold, to the ASA 18-Under Gold Fast Pitch National Championship on Sunday in St. Louis.

Gardner drove in the game’s only run with an RBI double in the ninth inning.

Cat Osterman pitched for the Katy Cruisers Gold.

The Orange County Batbusters, based in Santa Ana, California, lost, 1-0 to Katy Cruisers Gold of Houston in the championship game of the ASA Junior Olympic Gold Nationals Sunday in St. Louis. The Batbusters advanced to the championship game of the double-elimination tournament, beating Katy Cruisers Gold, 1-0, in an earlier winners’ bracket game.

The Anaheim Batbusters would have finished third overall but forfeit their winners’ bracket game to the Orange County Batbusters.

There were approximately 320 coaches in attendance at the tournament.


P – Catherine Osterman, Katy Cruisers Gold
P – Keira Goerl, Orange County Batbusters
P – Jamie Southern, Clovis Rockets
C – Lauren Watson, Valley Breeze
1B – Christy Connor, Katy Cruisers Gold
2B – Lindsay Gardner, Katy Cruisers Gold
3B – Cheryl Bolding, Southern California Belles Gold
SS – Pam Perez, Clovis Rockets
OF – Kim Koral, Valley Breeze
OF – Kristin Farber, Gordon’s Panthers
OF – Kristin Baker, Orange County Batbusters
OF – Rita Roach, Orange County Batbusters
UTIL – Jillian Sandoval, Southern California Hot Stuff
UTIL – Heather Shook, Southern California Hot Stuff
UTIL – Brandy Stuart, Anaheim Batbusters


P – Marti Nuvia, Southern California Hot Stuff
P – Gladding Jenny, Lady Bombers Gold
P – Edwards Jessica, Anaheim Batbusters
C – Allister Jessica, Katy Cruisers Gold
1B – Keohohou Oli, Gordon’s Panthers
2B – Mobley Erin, Gordon’s Panthers
3B – Duran Andrea, Clovis Rockets
SS – Saltarelli Heather, Southern California Belles Gold
OF – Black Dana, American Pastime Larry
OF – Pilatti Laura, Clovis Rockets
OF – Wescott Linzi, West Bay Nuggets
OF – Trimboli Nicole, Colorado Comets
UTIL – Osborne Kelly, Katy Cruisers Gold
UTIL – Seaver Nichole, Clovis Rockets
UTIL – Ramos Veronica, Valley Breeze


1. Katy Cruisers Gold, Katy, TX (7-1)
2. Orange County Batbusters, Santa Ana, CA (8-2)
3. Valley Breeze, Agoura, CA (8-2)
4. West Bay Nuggets, Burlingame, CA (5-2)
5t. Clovis Rockets, Clovis, CA (4-2)
5t. American Pastime (Larry), Upland, CA (5-2)
7t. Gordon’s Panthers, Le Palma, CA (4-2)
7t. Colorado Comets, Broomfield, CO (4-2)
9t. Destiny, Glendale, AZ (3-2)
9t. California Cruisers, La Palma, CA (3-2)
9t. Tennessee Thunder, Signal Mountain, TN (3-2)
9t. Southern California Belles Gold, San Clements, CA (4-2)
13t. Southern California Hot Stuff, Yorba Linda, CA (4-2)
13t. Lady Bombers Gold, Clearwater, FL (3-2)
13t. Panther Gold, Sylmar, CA (3-2)
13t. Georgia Elite, Douglasville, GA (4-2)
17t. Illusion Gold, Des Peres, MO (3-2)
17t. Louisiana Reflections, Baton Rouge, LA (3-2)
17t. Paradise Valley Premier, Scottsdale, AZ (3-2)
17t. California Choppers, Valencia, CA (2-2)
17t. California Breeze, Penryn, CA (2-2)
17t. Flash D’ Gold (N), Cucamonga, CA (2-2)
17t. Texas Heat, Kingwood, TX (2-2)
17t. Runnin’ Rebels Gold, Stockton, CA (2-2)
25t. USA Athletics, Santa Ana, CA (2-2)
25t. Shamrocks, Vienna, VA (2-2)
25t. Striker’s, San Jose, CA (2-2)
25t. Colorado Legend, Parker, CO (2-2)
25t. Lil’ Saints, Scottsdale, AZ (2-2)
25t. American Pastime Craig, Upland, CA (2-2)
25t. Southern California Firecrackers, San Diego, CA (2-2)
25t. Strike Zone, Sunnyvale, CA (2-2)
33t. Grand Rapid Blaze, Dewitt, MI (2-2)
33t. Nashville Eagles, Mt. Juliet, TN (1-2)
33t. California Sting, El Dorado Hills, CA (1-2)
33t. Flash D’ Gold (Greene), San Dimas, CA (1-2)
33t. Southern California Athletics Gold, Montclair, CA (1-2)
33t. San Diego County Breakers, Encinitas, CA (1-2)
33t. Lady Lasers Green, Pickerington, OH (1-2)
33t. Redbirds 18-U Gold, Reston, VA (1-2)
33t. Esko Ice, Superior, WI (1-2)
33t. Southern California Rebels Gold, Placentia, CA (1-2)
33t. Southern California Fillies, Mira Loma, CA (1-2)
33t. Original Jitterbugs Gold, Oklahoma City, OK (1-2)
33t. Cy-Fair Intruders Gold, Houston, TX (1-2)
33t. St. Louis Crush, Eureka, MO (1-2)
33t. Southern California Stealth Gold (W), Woodland Hills, CA (1-2)
33t. St. Louis Heat, St. Charles, MO (2-2)
49t. Indiana Heat, Arcadia, IN (2-2)
49t. Maximum Impact, Champlin, MN (0-2)
49t. Southern California Stealth 18 Gold (H), West Hills, CA (0-2)
49t. Road Runners, Norwich, OH (0-2)
49t. De Soto Belles, De Soto, KS (0-2)
49t. Southern California Firecrackers, Sylmar, CA (0-2)
49t. Evansville Stealers, Evansville, IN (0-2)
49t. West Virginia Dusters, Huntington, WV (0-2)
49t. Boone And Darr, Ann Arbor, MI (0-2)
49t. Sudden Impact Gold, Riverside, CA (0-2)
49t. OKC Stealth, Edmond, OK (0-2)
49t. Diamond Dusters, Tulsa, OK (0-2)
49t. Aphis Ready Mix Gold, Vancouver, WA (0-2)
49t. Minors Gold-Way, Corona, CA (0-2)
49t. Texas Eclipse, Spring, TX (0-2)
49t. Parker Eagles, West Ridge, TN (1-2)
65t. NY/NJ Beach Girls, Morris Plains, NJ (0-2)
65t. Oregon Panther Gold, Salem, OR (0-2)
65t. Northwest Outlaws, Kelso, WA (0-2)
65t. Anaheim Batbusters, Garden Grove, CA (0-2) (Disqualified)


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