Divisions

Tee Ball
Tee Ball Baseball is for boys and girls 4-5 years old who want to learn the fundamentals of hitting and fielding.  In Tee Ball, players hit a ball off a batting tee. Rules of the game may be varied to accommodate the need for teaching.  The primary goals of Tee Ball are to instruct children in the fundamentals of baseball and to allow them to experience the value of teamwork.  Parents are strongly encouraged to become involved in this introduction level of Little League. After completing a Little League volunteer application and passing a required national background check, parents may become involved in practices, and be eligible as coaches, managers, umpires, local league board members and other volunteer positions within the league.  Tee Ball rosters may be composed of between 12 and 20 players and they are composed by the VP of Tee Ball/Coach Pitch. No live pitching is permitted in this division. Generally, the diamond used is a 60-foot diamond, but the league has the option to use a 50-foot diamond.


Minors - Player/Coach Pitch (Baseball & Softball)
Primarily players age 7 to 9, but 6 year olds that have already played 2 years of tee ball and go to assesments are eligble. This is a development league, used to introduce and develop the skills of the players in preparation for the next division of play.  Games are 6 innings or 2 hours, whichever comes first. Approximately 70% kids pitch and 30% coach pitch. 60' diamond is used, Players throws from the pitching mound from 40 feet (baseball) and 35 feet (softball). Once a pitcher has walked 3 batters per inning (not consecutive) the coach will finish the inning according to number of outs left. When a coach comes in to pitch, there are no walks, and the batter gets three good pitches to put the ball in play. The strike zone for the batters is chin to shin and chalk to chalk, to encourage the batter to swing. Players will be allowed to advance on Pass Balls Only (Ball must get by catcher) from 1st to 3rd only. There is no advancing of home on a pass ball. Bunting and base stealing are not allowed. A maximum of 5 runs per 1/2 inning are allowed or 3 outs, whichever comes first.. No more than 2 games per week will be scheduled, and 1 practice a week.

 

Minors - Player Pitch (Baseball & Softball)
Primarily for players ages 9, 10 & 11 who opted not to try out for majors or didn’t make the Majors Division. All players must attend Assessments. Players ages 9-11 can decide to forgo Majors Assessments if they want to stay in Minors to develop.  Games are 6 innings or 2 hours, whichever comes first, with the exception of playoffs.  Kids pitch overhand from the pitching mound from 46’ and there is no coach assist pitching. Bunting and base stealing will be introduced at this level of play. The strike zone for the batters is shoulder to bottom of knees and chalk to chalk, to encourage the batter to swing. This is a competitive league, used to develop the skills of the players in preparation for Majors. A maximum of 5 runs per 1/2 inning are allowed or 3 outs, whichever comes first, with the exception of the last inning, this will be played until 3 outs are made.  No more than 2 games per week will be scheduled and 1 practice a week

Majors Softball

Primarily for players ages 10-12. The field uses a 60-foot diamond and a 40 foot pitching distance. We may dual-roster 12-year-olds, assessed capable, to a Major and a Junior division softball teams. Games are six innings or two hours, whichever comes first.  A maximum of five runs per ½ inning are allowed or three outs, whichever comes first, with the exception of the last inning.    

Majors Baseball
Primarily for players ages 10-12. The diamond used is a 60-foot diamond and the pitching distance is 46 feet. Majors Baseball is played under the Official Little League rules. Games are 6 innings and there are rules that set the maximum number of innings a pitcher may pitch in a calendar week with 2-3 games a week and 2-3 practices a week.   

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