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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League Events:

Welcome to Panthorn Park
  Home of the Southington Girls Softball League

& Southington Lightning


 


The next SGSL Board of Directors meeting
will be on Tuesday, 6/7 at 8:00 p.m.
in the meeting room (above concession stand) at Panthorn Park.
Election of officers will be conducted.
All current Board Members are requested to attend.


The 2016 SGSL season has begun...click HERE to view the opening week action!


Thank you to all the players and families that came out
to enjoy SGSL Day and a game with the UHart Lady Hawks!  
(see pictures in posting below)


Please stay off the hill between upper and lower fields. The town has added soil and seed. 


Below is information regarding tryouts for the 2016 Southington Lightning travel teams. 

 

 16U (Born 1999 & 2000)

16u Team has an open pitching position. 

Please contact Coach Rich Ierardi at

 

 

 

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

SGSL Picture Day is May 14th
 
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by posted 04/29/2016
2016 Mother's Day Game to benefit Susan G. Komen Foundation
WE REGRET TO ANNOUNCE THAT THIS GAME HAS BEEN CANCELED... PLEASE CONSIDER PARTICIPATING NEXT YEAR.
 
Calling all Moms and past players over the age of 18. Now is your chance to play in our charity softball game. The game will take place on May 6th. You can register from April 23rd through May 2nd by downloading the form from our website (under Home>Documents>Event Registrations).  The cost to play will be $20.00 with 100% proceeds going to Susan G Komen foundation of CT.  (We have raised over $25,000.00 over the past 6 years).  You can drop forms off at our concession stand with payment. We will take cash or checks made out to SGSL.  If possible please put in a marked envelope: 'Mothers Day Game'.
 
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at:   or 860-384-5903.
 
Thank You

Nicole St.Amand


by posted 04/24/2016
USA Elite Summer Softball Clinic

     USA Elite Training & Southington Girls

Description: LogoSoftball League present 

       2016 Summer Softball Clinic

August 8-11, 2016 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 & Melissa Berardi

 

Register Now with link below!

 

https://tms.ezfacility.com/OnlineRegistrations/Register.aspx?CompanyID=944&GroupID=1415090

 

 

Dates:      Monday, August 8 - Thursday, August 11, 2016 (rain date 8/12)


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 SGSL Players who register by July 1:  All Skills $119; Pitchers/Catchers $99;  Both $199*


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

 

* Note: Any player who are Non- SGSL 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, Melissa Berardi 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 www.usaelitetraining.com

All Skills Program
The 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 04/10/2016
Concussion Education Plan

The Town of Southington has made available this document which contains important information that all parents should have access to for the safety of each girl playing softball.  This form will also be available for parents to take during in-person registration sessions.


by posted 06/15/2015
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