The objective of the Southington Girls Softball League shall be to implant firmly in the children of the community, the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage and respect so that they may be well adjusted, stronger, and happier children a
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Welcome to Panthorn Park
  Home of the Southington Girls Softball League

& Southington Lightning

Today is Tuesday, May 19th.

All fields are OPEN.

All games and practices are on schedule.

Fields have been groomed but coaches might want to rake before game time.


Congratulations to our 2015 scholarship recipients Gwen Gorman, Kayla Beaupre and Emily Pestillo.  Good luck in college next year!!



Our 2014 Memorial Day Weekend Charity Tournament raised over $3,000 for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.  Over the past 5 years we have raised in excess of $22,000 for the Foundation. 

Thank you to all that have supported this cause over the past several years!! 

If you need to contact us, please see the Contact Us link at the top of our website.

Picture Day make-up date

The make-up date for those who missed Picture Day is Sat, June 6th. Players on the teams in the schedule below should attend at their scheduled time for their team photo, even if they had their individual picture taken on May 2nd. Players from teams not listed below should attend between 10 and 10:30 AM for individual make-up photos.


  Team Name Division  Coach
8:15 AM SET-UP
8:30 AM
8:45 AM
9:00 AM Knights Rookies Jim Frolish
9:15 AM Storm Farm Carol Pietrowicz
9:30 AM Rattlers Farm Jon Gombotz
9:45 AM Hawks Farm Ralph Archer
10:00 AM Individual make-ups for teams photographed in May
10:15 AM
10:30 AM Lookouts Minors Erin Furniss
10:45 AM Hawks Majors Peter Farr
11:00 AM Mudcats HS Chris Borkowski
11:15 AM Rockhounds HS James Paul
11:30 AM Hawks HS Kelly Stuper

by posted 05/16/2015
Picture Day make-ups


Picture Day was Sat, May 2nd. There will be a make-up on June 6 for teams and players who were unable to attend the event. The make-up schedule will be announced soon. 


by posted 05/04/2015
USA Elite Summer Clinic

USA Elite Training & Southington Girls

Softball League present

2015 Summer Softball Clinic

August 10-13 2015 at Panthorn Park


 “Take your players skills to the next level. Get coached by the professionals who have been training the top players in CT for the past 20 year with proven results.”


Clinic Directors:  Jen Hapanowicz & Kim Gwydir


Register Now with link below!


Dates:      Monday, August 10 - Thursday, August 13, 2015 (rain date 8/14)

Time:  9 am - 12 noon  All Skills
          12:30 - 3 pm     Pitchers/Catchers

Ages: 8 – 16 (players will be broken up into groups by age and skill)

Clinic Fee for Southington/USA Elite Players who register by July 1:  All Skills $119; Pitchers/Catchers $99;  Both $199*

Clinic Fee for Southington/USA Elite Players who register After July 1: All Skills $144; Pitchers/Catchers $124; Both $224*


* Note: Any players who are Non- Southington  or Non-USA Elite Member will be charged a $20 Non-resident fee.



Clinic Staff & FormatClinics will be instructed by the Director, Jen Hapanowicz and Kim Gwydir and the USA Elite Training Softball Coaching Staff.  Players will be broken up into skill and age groups during each clinic session. For complete bio of staff go

All Skills ProgramThe daily program will emphasis drills to improve individual skill of throwing, fielding, and catching. Players will learn the correct sequence of hitting mechanics, and the importance of balance and rhythm during their swing.  Player will be taught how to maximize the power in their swing with correct weight transfer and hand path to the ball. The short game skills will be introduced as well during the offensive portion of the clinic.  In addition, the fundamentals of each position (double plays, covering bases, cutoffs etc.) and defensive and offensive strategies will be covered.   This program includes base running, sliding, diving, and selecting the proper equipment for the individual position and live game situations.  


Pitchers & Catchers Program Each day the pitchers and catchers will spend the first half of the clinic working on specific skills for their position. Pitchers will learn the correct fundamentals of windmill pitching including: how to grip and snap the 2 and 4 seam fastball, drills to improve arm circle speed and mechanics, drills to improve balance and explosion in the pitching motion.  The goal of clinic is to improve accuracy and speed. The beginning pitchers will work on Change-ups and the advance pitchers will work on spins for various pitches.  All pitchers will work on fielding position, and how to set batters up. All pitcher speeds will be checked via radar gun and spin rotation via the Rev Fire.  The catcher skill work will include learning the proper stances, framing, throwing techniques, blocking, pick off plays, fielding bunts, passed balls and how to call a game.

by posted 04/15/2015
SGSL 2015 Executive Board
SGSL 2014 - 2015 Executive Board Members

President - Jim St. John
Vice President - Mike Konopka
Vice President - Janet Zesut
Treasurer - Open
Secretary - Ron Picard
Player Agent - Pete Cowen
Player Agent - Rick McQuatters
Director of Field Maintenance - Kevin Rogers
Equipment Manager - Steve Wright

by posted 01/01/2015
Field Status
Batting Cage - Southington OPEN (5/22) 
Field 01 - Southington OPEN (5/22) 
Field 02 - Southington OPEN (5/22) 
Field 03 - Southington OPEN (5/22) 
Field 04 - Southington OPEN (5/22) 
Field 05 - Southington OPEN (5/22) 
Field 06 - Southington OPEN (5/22) 
Field 07 - Southington OPEN (5/22) 
Field 08 - Southington OPEN (5/22) 
Field 09 - Southington OPEN (5/22) 
Field 10 - Southington OPEN (5/22) 
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