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SPRING 2022 SEASON INFORMATION!

 

League& Age/Grade

Description

Game Days*

Pigtails
(Recreation softball)
(April - Mid June)

 

Kindergarten & 1st
(Grade based program)

• The Pigtails League is a non-competitive introduction to the game. It is intended for a wide range of abilities, including both experienced and first-time players.

• We focus on having fun while teaching the fundamentals of the game: throwing, hitting, fielding, catching, basic game play, and sportsmanship.

• Outs will be enforced on bases, but score will not be kept, and balls & strikes will not be called.

• Coaches pitch to batters. Coaches on the field to provide instruction and support.

• All players in the batting order.

• Interleague teams consisting of Basking Ridge, Warren, and Somerset Hills

• All Weekday games start @ 6 PM; All Weekend games could be 9, 11, 1, or 3 PM.

* Fridays 6:00 p.m. & Saturday 1:00 p.m. 

Practice & Game on Same Day

Games played on Basking Ridge, Warren, & Somerset Hills Fields

Minors
(Recreation softball)
(April - Mid June)

 

2nd & 3rd grades
(Grade based program)

• The Minors League is open to both experienced and first-time players.

• Emphasis is placed on having fun and learning the fundamentals of the game. Coaches on the field to provide instruction and support.

• This level features a combination of coach and player pitching. To keep the game

moving, players throw a maximum of 5 pitches per batter and then coach takes over pitching. Pitching distance is 32'.

• All players in the batting order.

• Interleague teams consisting of Basking Ridge, Warren, Long Hill and Somerset Hills

• All Weekday games start @ 6 PM; All Weekend games could be 9, 11, 1, or 3 PM.

• 2 games + 1 practice per week on Mondays,

*Monday, Wednesday, or Saturdays

• Games played on Basking Ridge, Warren, & Somerset Hills Fields

Majors
(Recreation softball)
(April - Mid June)

 

4th & 5th grades
(Grade based program)

• Focus is on continuing to learn the fundamentals of the game and having fun, while learning to compete. Scores and standings will be kept.

• This level is player pitch. Pitching distance is 35'.

• Rules are in place to limit base stealing and walks.

• Interleague teams consisting of Basking Ridge, Warren, Long Hill and Somerset Hills

• All Weekday games start @ 6 PM; All Weekend games could be 9, 11, 1, or 3 PM.

• 2 games + 1 practice per week on Tuesdays,

* Tuesday, Thursdays, or Saturdays.

• Games played on Basking Ridge, Warren, & Somerset Hills Fields

Seniors
(Recreation softball)
(April - Mid June)


6th, 7th, and 8th grades
(Grade based program)

• More competitive play with slight rule modifications, including leading and stealing of any base. Pitching distance is 40'. Scores and standings will be kept.

• Interleague teams consisting of Basking Ridge, Warren, Long Hill and Somerset Hills.

• All Weekday games start @ 6 PM; All Weekend games could be 9, 11, 1, or 3 PM.


• 2 games + 1 practice per week on Tuesdays,

*Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays.

Games played on Basking Ridge, Warren, & Somerset Hills Fields

Spring Travel Softball**: 
8U, 10U, 12U, & 14U
(age based program - must meet age restrictions)
 Competitive Program - Tryouts required to be on a Team. 

Spring:  1X Practice per Week (Coach determined); 

Games: 6 inter-league scrimmages & one Spring tournament; scrimmages against teams from Warren, Long Hill, Somerset Hills, Chatham, and Bridgewater

**ALL PLAYERS REQUIRED TO PLAY RECREATION SOFTBALL IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN TRAVEL SOFTBALL (EXCEPTION ALLOWED TO PLAYERS MAKING THE WAMS SOFTBALL TEAM)
 • 2 games  + 1 practice per week (Coach determined),

*Usually Sunday's - 3 Double Headers 

All Games played locally

Summer Travel Softball**:   
8U, 10U, 12U, & 14U
(age based program - must meet age restrictions)
Competitive Program - Tryouts required to be on a Team. 

Summer:  2X Practice per Week (Coach determined); 

Games: 10 summer league games plus playoffs & 3 - 4 Summer tournaments

**ALL PLAYERS REQUIRED TO PLAY RECREATION SOFTBALL IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN TRAVEL SOFTBALL (EXCEPTION ALLOWED TO PLAYERS MAKING THE WAMS SOFTBALL TEAM)
 • 2 games per week  + 2 practices per week (Coach determined),


*M - F (Game/Practice days); 6PM games; Tournaments only on Weekends (possibly starting Friday evening)

All Games played nearby - Travel required (no more than 30 minutes)

 

 


 

 

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey 07920

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 908-766-1311
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