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Congratulations to Team Granzier
AKA The Peppermint Patties!

2017 BGSC PONYTAIL Division Champions!


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 "PIGTAIL" DIVISION (coach pitch): Kindergarten - 2nd grade
 "PONYTAIL" DIVISION (player pitch): 3rd - 4th grade
 "MAJORS" DIVISION (recreational "travel"): 5th - 7th grade

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BGSC Girls

OPEN TO ALL GIRLS GRADES: KINDERGARTEN - 7TH**
**(CURRENT GRADE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION)

PIGTAIL Division

  • Grades: Kindergarten - 2nd grade
  • Great fundamental program
  • Girls are pitched to (a batting tee will be used if there is no contact after 6-8 pitches).
  • Coaches assist on the field and behind the plate.
  • There is no catcher; All other formal positions are introduced and played.
  • Practices are held at the coach's discretion, but are typically held once a week depending on game schedule.
  • Games are on Tuesday and/or Thursday evenings at 6pm or 7pm and all games are played at Bradley Park.
  • Equipment needed: Softball glove/mitt. BGSC provides the batting helmets, bats,  fun colored uniform t-shirts, visors, and crazy fun socks! Girls can wear any type of shorts or pants.
  • Season starts the week of June 12th and concludes the week of July 24th.

 

PONYTAIL Division

  • Grades: 3rd and 4th
  • League focuses on the fundamentals of the game and will introduce strategic play with extra focus on the introduction of pitching.
  • Players will pitch at this level and all formal field positions are played.
  • Practices are held at the coach's discretion, but are typically held once a week depending on game schedule.
  • Games are played on Monday-Thursday evenings at 6:30pm at the Dover Fields. Typically 2 games played per week.
  • Equipment needed: Softball glove/mitt. Cleats are encouraged, but not mandatory. BGSC provides batting helmets with face mask, bats, fun colored uniform t-shirts, visors, and crazy fun socks! Girls can wear any type of shorts or pants.
  • Season starts the week of June 12th and concludes the week of July 24th

MAJORS Division

  • Grades: 5th-6th-7th
  • Recreational "travel" league with Avon Lake and Sheffield Lake
  • Player fast-pitch and all formal field positions are played.
  • Practices are held at coach's discretion, but typically held once or twice a week depending on game schedule.
  • Games will be played throughout the week with possible games on the weekends (this will be finalized once we have all the other city teams) and will be played at Dover Fields in Bay, Weiss Fields in Avon Lake and Oster Park in Sheffield Lake.
  • Equipment needed: Softball glove/mitt and cleats. BGSC provides batting helmets with face mask, bats, uniform shirt, pants, and visors.
  • Season begins in early June and wraps up in late July.

 

ALL DIVISIONS:

  • Each team to be managed & coached by parents or adult volunteer.
  • Published rules for each division that will be strictly followed  (modified ASA Rules).
  •  Team practices & games in the evening to allow parent coaching and attendance by  players in summer day-care.
  • Practices to begin in May (not necessarily on in-fields) to focus on fundamentals & rules.
  • 8-10 game schedule (plus play-off games for PONYTAIL and MAJORS divisions) 
  • Player clinics to teach fundamentals and techniques.
  • Funding by registration fees and sponsorships.