Softball U8- 1st and 2nd grade

SPRING SPORTS / SOFTBALL

8U - (Ages 8 & Under)

Clackamas Country Girls' Softball Association Website: ccgsa

A program designed for Girls' ages 7 to 8 years old on 01/01/2019 and the continuing development of Softball 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 8U/ 10U / 12U and will need to be able to compete at the 8U / 10U / 12U / 14U and Molalla High School Softball 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 team shirt/jersey, socks and hat. (Please purchase a pair of black softball pants for your daughter to wear for games).

Requirement: All athletes are required to wear cleats.

  • No metal cleats allowed
  • Used Cleats: MYS Softball has some donated/used cleats available - email myssoftball1@gmail.com to check sizes available.

Player Levels:

  • 8U 7-8 Years old on 01/01/2019

Team Selections: Team selections will be made by MYS Board Liaison, MYS Program Representatives and MYS coaches.

  • Players will be contacted after teams and practice schedules have been finalized.

Season: Spring Break - Mid June

School Closures

  • No School = Does Not Effect Practice Schedule

Practice: Tentatively set to begin the Week after Spring Break

  • 2 weeknights and/or weekends for 1-1 ½ - hours at Clark Park, Sheets Field, or Mulino Field.
  • Depending on the number of teams, it may be necessary to assign two teams to share an infield and open green space.

Games: TBD

2 weeknights.

Scores: Are Reported to CCGSA for Team Standings.

League: Molalla, Beavercreek, Canby, Colton, Estacada, Gervais, Gladstone, Happy Valley, North Clackamas, North Marion, Oregon City, Redland, South Clackamas.

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

Assessments

8U … No Assessments

 
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