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Divisions /Age groups

The following Divisions are available for Spring 2017. 

Parents of players ages 9 and below may opt to have their child play up/down one division.  Simply register for the appropriate age/division and email us in writing your requested change.  Players moving down are not eligible for post-season All-stars.

4 T-ball - Offered in Spring only. A division for players ages 4 to learn the basic fundamentals of throwing, catching, hitting and running.  Games are 3 innings long lasting approximately 1hr 15 min.  All players play defense and hit each inning.  Players hit from a hitting "T" placed for the child to hit from and run.  No score is kept in this division.

Players in this age group will have 2 scheduled practices during March and 1 weekday practice and 1 Saturday game once the season begins.  If Saturdays game gets rained out it will be scheduled during the following weekday.

5/6 Coach pitch - A division for players ages 5 and 6 to continue learning the basic fundamentals of throwing, catching, hitting and running.  Games are 3 innings long lasting approximately 1hr 30 min.  All players play defense and hit each inning.  Players receive 6 pitches from their own coach.  If they do not hit any of the 6 pitches they will strike out.  Score is kept in a modified format with runs not counting after 3 outs

7 Machine pitch - A division for players age 7 that starts to introduce baseball at a higher speed while continuing development.   Pitching machines are used for accuracy of pitching and set to achieve 34MPH at 40 ft. from home plate.  Players receive 6 machine pitches.   All players play defense and all players are in a continuous batting order however sides exchange after 3 outs or 5 runs scored.  Specific rules may be found in our bylaws.   Games are 6 innings or timed with no new inning starting after 1 Hour 20 Minutes.  

8 Machine pitch - A division for players age 8 that introduces baseball at another higher speed while continuing development.   Pitching machines are used for accuracy of pitching and set to achieve 36 MPH at 40 ft. from home plate.  Players receive 6 machine pitches or 3 swinging strikes.   All players play defense and all players are in a continuous batting order however sides exchange after 3 outs or 5 runs scored.  Specific rules may be found in our bylaws.   Games are 6 innings or timed with no new inning starting after 1 Hour 20 Minutes.

9/10 Player pitch
-  A division for advanced players ages 9 and all 10 year olds with player pitching.   Ten players play defense and all players are in a continuous batting order.  Side change after 3 outs or 5 runs scored.  Specific rules may be found in our bylaws or Little League rulebook.   Games are 6 innings or timed with no new inning starting after 1 Hour 30 Minutes.

11/12 Majors -  Little League baseball for ages 11 and 12 governed by Little League rules. Nine or ten players play defense based on roster size and all players are in a continuous batting order.  Side change after 3 outs or 5 runs scored.  Specific rules may be found in our bylaws or Little League rulebook.   Games are 6 innings or timed with no new inning starting after 1 Hour 45 Minutes.

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