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


 

Southington Lightning has announced

their 2017 try-out dates

Dates, times and contact information are listed below or can be found be clicking the Lightning Travel Organization link.

All try-outs will be held at Panthorn Park.

 

 


The next SGSL Board of Directors meeting will be on

Tuesday, September 13 @ 7:30 PM

in the meeting room (above concession stand) at Panthorn Park.
 

Guests and new members are always encouraged to attend!


Congratulations to our division champions!!!

Senior High Knights

Major Volcanoes

Minor Rockhounds

Thanks to all the Coaches and other Volunteers who helped make 2016 another great season for our players. See you next year!!  

 


 

 

Congratulations, girls! 

Our 2016 SGSL Scholarship Award Recipients. 

 

2106 Scholarship Award Recipients

 

Pictured from from left to right:

Alissa Paul (Boston College)

Emily Mankus (UCONN)

Brenna Sarantides (UCONN)

 


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

 

 There are no teams seeking tryouts at this time. 

 

 

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

2016 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Southington Girls Softball League is proud to announce the 

2016 SGSL Scholarship Award Recipients. 

 

2106 Scholarship Award Recipients

 

Pictured from from left to right:

  • Emily Mankus (UCONN)
  • Alissa Paul (Boston College)
  • Brenna Sarantides (UCONN)

 

Players will be recognized at Panthorn Park during the Jewel Classic on June 4.

 

Congratulations, and good luck in college next year, girls!

 


by posted 05/22/2016
SGSL Day at Hartford Hawks

SGSL Players & siblings

If you participated today, or want to see what you missed, click here for lots of photos.


by posted 04/17/2016
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
Batting Cage Renovations by Home Depot

 

I can't say enough good things about "Team Home Depot"!!! Thank you so much for all your hard work and financial assistance with our NEW batting cage.  Truly an amazing bunch. Also, thank you to Rick, Rich and Mike from SGSL and Lightning for busting your humps today.  Awesome job all around from everyone.

 

Kev


by posted 10/11/2015
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
Field Status
Batting Cage - Southington OPEN (7/27) 
Field 01 - Southington OPEN (7/27) 
Field 02 - Southington OPEN (7/27) 
Field 03 - Southington OPEN (7/27) 
Field 04 - Southington OPEN (7/27) 
Field 05 - Southington OPEN (7/27) 
Field 06 - Southington OPEN (7/27) 
Field 07 - Southington OPEN (7/27) 
Field 08 - Southington OPEN (7/27) 
Field 09 - Southington OPEN (7/27) 
Field 10 - Southington OPEN (7/27) 
Lower Level Field - Southington OPEN (7/27) 
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