Softball Divisions

Little League Softball Divisions are Listed Below:

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AA Minors Softball (Coach Pitch - Travel)
Coach Pitch is a non-competitive, instructional division, and will require children to have played at least one year of Tee Ball. Players will start to learn how to hit a pitched ball. Coaches will pitch to their own team and basic skills are taught and refined as players gain a better understanding of the game. Players will play multiple positions. Players, league age 5, are eligible to participate in this division if they have completed one year in Tee ball and are ready to learn how to hit a pitched ball, and understand more about the fundamentals of softball. This division is more competitive than Tee ball. Teams will play other district towns.

Ages: League Age 5-8 (See Age Chart for League Age)
Games: 2 per week (Games will be played in Old Lyme and other district towns)
Practice: 1 per week

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AAA Minors Softball (Kid Pitch - Travel)
Kid Pitch is a developmental league and will require tryouts. This is a competitive league played with a regulation softball and live pitching is a key component of the game. Players should be able to hit a pitched ball and field ground and fly balls with some regularity and confidence. Players should know the rules and tactics of competitive softball. Additional strategies and tactics such as bunting, stealing, cut-off plays, etc. will be introduced throughout the year. Girls age 8 are eligible to tryout for Kid Pitch if they have completed at least one year in Coach Pitch and are ready to play at a more competitive level.

Regular season games will be played with other district towns.

Ages: League Age 8-11 (See Age Chart for League Age)
Games: 2 per week (Games will be played in Old Lyme and other district towns)
Practice: 1 per week 

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Majors Softball
Major League softball is a competitive, advanced play league with strong competition. Play and pitching is much higher than that at the Kid and Coach Pitch level. Scores and standings will be kept and a year-end tournament is played to determine a league champion.

Regular season games will be played with other district towns.

All-star teams are selected at the end of the year to represent LOL in the district tournament. Girls ages 9-12 are eligible for tryout for the majors division. Tryouts are mandatory for all players (other than returning major league players). If a player does not make the Major League, they will be placed on a Kid Pitch Team. 

Ages: League Age 9-12 (See Age Chart for League Age)
Games: 2-3 per week (Games will be played in Old Lyme and other district towns)
Practice: 1-2 per week 

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Juniors Softball
Junior League softball is a competitive, advanced play league with strong competition. Play and pitching is higher than that at the Majors level. 

Regular season games will be played with other surrounding towns who participate in the Juniors division.

All-star teams are selected at the end of the year to represent LOL in the district tournament. Tryouts are mandatory for all players.

Ages: League Age 11-14 (See Age Chart for League Age)
Games: 2-3 per week (Games will be played in Old Lyme and at other district town fields)
Practice: 2-3 per week

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