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


the Southington Thunder & Southington Lightning
travel softball programs

The next SGSL Board of Directors meeting will be held on

Tuesday, January 10 @ 7 PM

in the Public Meeting Room at the Southington Police Dept

69 Lazy Lane

Members are requested to attend; Guests are always welcome!



Southington Lightning

Teams with available roster spots for 2016/2017

To schedule a private try-out:


Lightning 16U: (players born in 2000, 2001 or younger)

Contact Coach Jeff Graziano or 860-841-4179


Lightning 05s: (player born in 2005)

Contact Coach Bill Zesut or 860-205-3692


Lightning 10U: Looking for a catcher/utility

player born in 2006

Contact Coach Andy Furniss or 860-209-6117






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

USA Elite Pre-season Training Clinics


presented by
 USA Elite Training & Southington Girls Softball League


CLICK HERE and then scroll to the bottom to register


“Take your players to the next level. Coaching by the professionals who have been training the top performers in CT for the past 22 years with proven results.”

Saturday 2017 Dates (for all clinics listed below):  
January  28
February 4, 11, 18, 25
March  4, 11, 18, 25
April 1

280 Schoolhouse Road, Cheshire, CT 06410
(Located off of Rte 10; 1 mile from Southington & Rte 691)

 Clinic Staff & Format:  Clinics will be instructed by Director, Jen Hapanowicz and the USA Elite Training Softball Coaching Staff.  Players will be divided by skill and age group.

Session 1:  Pitchers & Catchers Clinic
Grades 2-6
Registration Fee:  $79

Time:  9 - 10 am
The Pitching Clinic:  The USA Elite pitching program has been producing successful pitchers for the past 22 years.  This clinic will teach the players the fundamentals of pitching and catching.  It is designed for the novice player wanting to learn, and for players with prior experience.  Pitchers will learn the correct fundamentals of windmill pitching.    The clinic will focus how to grip, correct wrist snap, the  arm circle and lower body mechanics. The emphasis will be on teaching the correct lower body fundamentals to improve balance and explosion in the pitching motion in order to impove accuracy.

Catchers Clinic: The catcher will be working  on learning the proper stances for catching, framing and receiving, throwing techniques, blocking,  fielding bunts, and  pass balls. 

Session 2:  Complete Skills Clinic
Grades 1-4
Registration Fee:  $150
Time:  10-11:30 am


This clinic is designed to help prepare players for the spring season.   This will be an overall skills clinic in which the fundamentals of throwing technique and footwork, fielding (including infield and outfield defensive positioning), base running, and hitting will be covered.  Players will learn the correct stance, sequence of hitting mechanics, and the importance of balance and rhythm during their swing.

Session 3:  Hitting Clinic
Grades 4-8
Registration Fee:  $99
Time:  11:30-12:30 am

Players will learn the correct sequence of hitting mechanics using USA Elite Training's hitting system. and the importance of balance and rhythm during their swing. This class  will teach the hitter proper weight transfer, correct hand path to the ball, and  maximize bat speed.  Additionally, players will learn how to hit different pitch locations and change-up.  

Sessions 1 & 2:  Pitchers/Catchers and Complete Skills
Grades 1-4

Registration Fee:  $229
Time:  9-11:30 am

PAYMENT is made directly to SGSL
make checks payable to SGSL and mail to:  

P.O. Box 484
Southington, CT 06489


by posted 11/30/2016
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
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.



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 (12/8) 
Field 01 - Southington OPEN (12/8) 
Field 02 - Southington OPEN (12/8) 
Field 03 - Southington OPEN (12/8) 
Field 04 - Southington OPEN (12/8) 
Field 05 - Southington OPEN (12/8) 
Field 06 - Southington OPEN (12/8) 
Field 07 - Southington OPEN (12/8) 
Field 08 - Southington OPEN (12/8) 
Field 09 - Southington OPEN (12/8) 
Field 10 - Southington OPEN (12/8) 
Lower Level Field - Southington OPEN (12/8) 
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