Second / Third Graders: Girl Pitch with Coach Assist after 6 pitches (INSTRUCTIONAL)
Introduction to basic playing rules and intermediary skills. 10 to 12 players per team. Coach pitches early in season. Girls pitch from 30', 6 pitches and coach finishes at bat if necessary second half of the season. No walks.
Plays 12 game schedule with travel limited to adjoining organizations. Score and standings are not kept but actual innings are played (5 per game) with a time limit of 1 1/2 hours. Schedule starts around May 1 and runs until June 12th.
Use 55' bases, usually same field as Grade 4 & 5 level.
1st year players or players with 1 year of K/1 experience
This is an important level and all organizations should attempt to field teams here. Not fielding teams at this age level will put the girls a year tr two behind since otherwise they will just be learning the game for the first time at the Grade 4 & 5 Level.