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2012 Japanese Team comes to the US

18U Shamrocks and Top of the Order Fastpitch hosted Toho High School Softball Team
from Tokyo, Japan

The Toho High School team from Tokyo, Japan, honored us with a visit to Northern Virginia from Tuesday 8/7 thru Tuesday 8/14. Their 18 players homestayed with families of the 18U Shamrocks Gold and the 18U Vienna Stars Gold, for the entire week. They had a week full of action and fun, including the Baltimore Orioles vs. Seattle Mariners game on Wednesday 8/8 (too bad the Mariners recently traded Ichiro). Thursday 8/9 was a day trip to Kings Dominion. Monday 8/13 they had a day long sightseeing trip to DC, and shopping at Tysons Corner Center, and were thrilled to make a late evening trip to Walmart … they ARE girls    :>)

They played six games, as shown below. All games were played on the upper fields (#7 and #8) at Wakefield Park.  A great facility!

Friday, August 10th
5:45 PM Brief opening ceremony
6:00 PM vs. 18U Shamrocks Gold
8:00 PM vs. Top of the Order Fastpitch Training All-Stars
Saturday, August 11th
10:00 AM vs. 16U Vienna Stars
1:00 PM vs. 18U Vienna Stars Gold
Sunday, August 12th
10:00 AM vs. 18U Glory Gold
1:00 PM vs. 18U Shamrocks Gold (plus guest players)