Girls Softball Programs

Girls Softball

Magnolia Little League is an instructional softball league focused on learning the game of softball in a fun atmosphere that promotes Little League values of courage, character and loyalty.

Team uniform of visor, jersey, belt and socks are provided by MLL. Each team is issued catcher's gear, bats and helmets. Players may use their own Little League approved bats. 

Baseball pants and glove are required for all players. MLL does have extra gloves and limited sizes of pants that can be borrowed if needed. Cleats are necessary. Soccer cleats will work for players in Tee Ball and in instructional softball and baseball.

Each level is based on Little League International determined league ages.  If you are unfamiliar with League Age, please see more detail on League Age here.

Team Shop items are optional.

The 2018 Magnolia Minors Brighton Jones "Hurricanes" Softball team captured the City & District 8 Championships.


2016 Juniors Softball CrossFit Interbay "Blackout" - District 8 Regular Season Champion, District 8 Tournament Champion, 5th Place Washington State

Note: The registration system will only allow you to register your child(ren) for programs they are age-eligible for. If you have any questions, please reach out to [email protected]


Links:
 League Age Determination Chart

Instructional Softball (League Ages 6-9)

Softball A
League Ages 5-7

Birth years: 2011-2013

$130

Softball A is for players who have at least one year of Tee Ball experience or who are older but have never played baseball or softball. Softball A is geared toward teaching sound softball fundamentals, such as proper throwing, fielding and batting techniques. The Softball A program is your child’s first opportunity to hit a pitched softball (from coach). Your child will play in all of the defensive innings and will bat in all innings of a regular game.

  • AGE: Most children who play A-Ball are 1st graders, but some kindergarteners who are 6 years old play.
  • TEAMS: Softball A teams are made up of 7 to 8 players.
  • PRACTICES: Teams typically practice one afternoon each week for about 60 minutes. Weekly practices start in early March.
  • GAMES: Teams will play games on Saturdays during the season from early April through early June. Games are 3 innings and typically last 1 1/2 hours.
  • VOLUNTEERS: Parent participation is necessary on many levels from Coaching, Field Preparation, Team parent, etc.
  • MANAGER and COACH: Two coaches and one manager may request to be paired together prior to team formation. While attempts are made to honor requests, they are not guaranteed.

 

78er Softball
League Ages 7-8

Birth years: 2010-2011

League Age 6 (Birth year: 2012) may play pending skills evaluation.

$200

78er Softball is for players who have at least one year of “Softball A” or who are 8 years old but have never played baseball or softball. This league focuses on skill development with structured game play but with modified softball rules (for example, players may not steal, there is a five run per inning maximum, and outs are enforced).  An 11-inch safety (squishy) softball is used with machine or coach pitch.

  • TEAMS: 78er teams are made up of to 10 players.
  • PRACTICES: Teams typically practice 1-2 times each week for about 60-75 minutes. Weekly practices start in early March.
  • GAMES: Teams will play games on Saturdays and have mid-week games during the season.
  • VOLUNTEERS: Parent participation is necessary on many levels from Coaching, Field Preparation, Team parent, etc.
  • MANAGER and COACH: Two coaches and one manager may request to be paired together prior to team formation. While attempts are made to honor requests, they are not guaranteed.

 

89er Softball
League Ages 8-9

Birth years: 2009-2010

League Age 7 (Birth year: 2011) may play pending skills evaluation and 2 years of softball experience.

$200

89er Softball has a continued focus on skill development and will begin softball pitching development.  This league uses modified softball rules (for example, some stealing is allowed, five run per inning maximum, outs enforced).  An 11-inch safety (squishy) softball is used.  This league will have “kid-pitch” for at least a portion of every game.

  • TEAMS: 89er teams are made up of 10 to 13 players.
  • PRACTICES: Teams typically practice 2 times each week for about 60-75 minutes. Weekly practices start in early March.
  • GAMES: Teams will play games on Saturdays and have mid-week games during the season.
  • VOLUNTEERS: Parent participation is necessary on many levels from Coaching, Field Preparation, Team parent, etc.
  • MANAGER and COACH: Two coaches and one manager may request to be paired together prior to team formation. While attempts are made to honor requests, they are not guaranteed.

 

Competitive softball (League Ages 9-14)

Minors Softball
League Ages 9-11

Birth years: 2007-2009

League Age 8 (Birth year: 2010) may play pending skills evaluation and 3 years of softball experience.

$225

This is considered the first year of competitive interleague softball to prepare the players for the traditional game played in Majors. Continued focus on skills and pitching development but transitions to more competitive games. Games are played using official rules of Little League Softball.  Teams compete in City-wide end of season playoffs with championship game typically played in University of Washington’s Husky Softball Stadium. An 11-inch “hard” softball is used, and this league is exclusively kid-pitch.

Players are eligible for 10u or 11u All-Stars immediately following the city-wide playoffs.

Registration Deadline: February 3, 2019

  • TEAMS: Minors Softball teams are made up of 11-13 players. Teams are created by a skills evaluation in early February.
  • PRACTICES & GAMES: Players will usually have three (3) “events” per week; three practices until season begins, then two games (1 weekday and 1 weekend) and one practice each week. Practices typically last 60-90 minutes and games are 3 hours; including warm-ups. Games are 6 innings in length, or 2.25 hours, with three outs per inning. Practices start in early March and games are played through June.
  • VOLUNTEERS: Parent participation is necessary on many levels from Coaching, Umpiring, Field Preparation, Score Keeping, Team Parent, etc.
  • MANAGER and COACH: Two coaches and one manager may request to be paired together prior to team formation. While attempts are made to honor requests, they are not guaranteed.

 

Majors Softball
League Ages 10-12

Birth years: 2006-2008

$225

Majors Softball continues development of skills, pitching, and strategy. This division incorporates and encourages a higher skill level to allow more competitive level of play. Games are played using official rules of Little League Softball. Players are eligible to be considered for All Star team that may compete for the Little League Softball World Series.  12-inch “hard” softball is used.

Registration Deadline: February 3, 2019

  • TEAMS: Majors teams are made up of 11-13 players. Teams are created by a skills evaluation and draft process in early February.
  • PRACTICES & GAMES: Players will usually have 3 “events” per week. 3 practices until season begins, then 1-2 games per week (weekday and weekend) and 1-2 practices each week.  Practices typically last 60-90 minutes and games are 3 hours; including warm-ups. Games are 6 innings in length with three outs per inning. Practices start in early March and games are played through June.
  • VOLUNTEERS: Parent participation is necessary on many levels from Coaching, Umpiring, Field Preparation, Score Keeping, Team Parent, etc.
  • MANAGER and COACH: Two coaches and one manager may request to be paired together prior to team formation. While attempts are made to honor requests, they are not guaranteed.

 

Juniors Softball
League Age 12-14

Birth years: 2004-2006 

 $225

The Junior League softball Division is a program for 13-14 year olds. Players are eligible to be considered for All Star team that may compete for the Junior League Softball World Series.

Registration Deadline: February 3, 2019

  • TEAMS: Juniors teams will typically have between 12-14 players.
  • PRACTICES & GAMES: Players will usually have 3 to 4 “events” per week. 3 practices until season begins, then 1-2 games per week (weekday and weekend double headers) and 1-2 practices each week.  Practices typically last 60-90 minutes and games are 3 hours including warm-ups. Practices start in late February to early March and games are played through June. Games are 7 innings in length with three outs per inning.
  • VOLUNTEERS: Parent participation is necessary on many levels from Coaching, Umpiring, Field Preparation, Score Keeping, Team Parent, etc.
  • MANAGER and COACH: Two coaches and one manager may request to be paired together prior to team formation. While attempts are made to honor requests, they are not guaranteed.

 

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