Baseball Seniors 7-8th grade

SENIORS BASEBALL:

7TH AND 8TH GRADE

Clackamas Country Junior Baseball Association Website: CCJBA

Junior Baseball Organization JBO

A program designed for Boys' who are in 7th or 8th grade with the goal of continuing development of Baseball fundamental skills. Listed below is an overview of the skills coaches will be expected to teach and athletes should be able to perform the targeted skill for their appropriate grade level at the conclusion of the season. To achieve this goal, every team practice must be structured to continue building on what the athletes were introduced to in Rookies / Minors / Juniors and will need to be able to compete at the Minors / Juniors / Seniors and Molalla High School Baseball levels..

Offensive Skills:

Hitting / Bunting

Plate Discipline

Pitch Signs

Base Running

Tagging Up

Stealing

Defensive Skills:

Pitching

Catching

Infield Position Play

Covering

Ground Play

Fly Balls / Communication

Outfield Position Play

Steps / Angle

Covering

Fly Balls / Communication

Throwing / Catching

Game Situations:

Bunt Defense

First and Third Situations

Cut-Off Situations

Double Cut Situations

Team Sportsmanship / Unity

Having FUN!!!

All skill levels welcome.

Uniforms:

All assigned athletes will receive hat and jersey with registration. All participants will be required to provide their own game pants, belt and socks for the season. Pants are to be black in color. Socks and belts will be orange. MYS will provide each player with a hat.

Requirement:

All athletes are required to wear cleats. Metal cleats are permitted for this age group.

Restrictions:

Athletes residing within the Molalla High School attendance boundary are required by CCJBA policies to register through Molalla Youth Sports.

Assessment Dates:

COMPLETED

Team Levels:

American

Team Selections:

Team selections have been made by MYS Program Representatives. We will have 1 team competing at the American level in this age group. This consists of a mixture of 7th and 8th graders. Players will be contacted after teams and practice schedules have been finalized.

Season:

Regular season dates are TBD but last through the first week in July. If your child's team progresses onto the District and State Tournaments, your season could extend into late July.

School Closures:

No School = Does Not Effect Practice / Game Schedule

Practice:

Schedule to be announced shortly. Our typical schedule consists of 2-3 weeknights for 1 ½ - 2 hours at Molalla River Middle School.

Games:

Schedule to be announced shortly. Season typically kicks off around May 1st. Games are usually scheduled on your teams pratice evenings. This may require a little flexibility based on available teams to play on those days. Score is kept during these games and is reported to CCJBA at the conclusion of these games. At this level, we are now playing competitive baseball.

League:

Molalla, Canby, Clackamas, Colton, Country Christian, Gervais, Gladstone, Lake Oswego, Lakeridge, Mid-Valley, Milwaukie, North Marion, Oregon City, Putnam, Redland, Sellwood, Silverton, South Clackamas, West Linn, Whiskey Hill, Wilsonville, Woodburn, Tualatin

Invitational Tournaments:

Teams are encouraged to participate in tournaments on weekends. Teams are responsible for registering and paying tournament entry fees.

District / State Tournaments:

Tournament participation fees paid by MYS through league fees and no additional expense will be passed on to families.

2020 CCJBA District Tournament dates (SENIORS):

Senior American - 7/10/2020 to 7/12/2020 at Molalla

2020 JBO State Tournament dates (JUNIORS):

Senior American - Dates TBD at Central

MOLALLA BASEBALL

 
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