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Welcome to Soldotna Little League

Welcome to Soldotna Little League

Minors player pitch softball

Minors Player Pitch Softball
League Ages 9-10
League Age 8 may play pending skills evaluation and 3 years of softball experience.

This is considered the first year of competitive interleague softball. Player Pitch begins in this division. The focus is to continue to teach the fundamentals of softball. An 11-inch “hard” softball is used, and this league is exclusively kid-pitch up to 14 players will be placed on a team. Younger players may be moved down a division, if Coach and Player Agent feels they are not ready for the division.  

• TEAMS: Minors teams will typically have between 12-14 players. Teams are created after registrations have closed and will require a skills assessment.
• EQUIPMENT AND UNIFORM: Team uniform of visor/hat, jersey, and pants are provided by SLL. Each team is issued catcher's gear, bats and helmets. Players may use their own Little League approved softball glove and if they chose a Little League approved softball bat. Glove and cleats are required for all players. Personal fielding mask is highly recommended for infield play.

• PRACTICES: Starting as soon as the snow thaws, end of April beginning of May. Coaches preference on how often to practice. Can be included during game nights. Teams will usually have 2 practices per week until the season begins, then 2 games and possibly 1 practice each week. Practices typically last 60-90 minutes. 
• GAMES: 2-3 games each week (Mondays, Wednesdays and/or Fridays). Games are 6 innings in length, or 2 1/4 hours, with three outs per inning. Minors teams play approximately 10-14 games per season.
• VOLUNTEERS: Parent participation is necessary on many levels from Coaching, Umpiring, Field Preparation, Score Keeping, Team Parent, etc.
• MANAGER and COACH: Two coaches and one manager may request to be paired together prior to team formation. While attempts are made to honor requests, they are not guaranteed.

"Only those participants whose residence or the physical location of the school where they attend classes is within the boundaries of the league shall be eligible to participate."

Note: You will only be able to register your player/s for the program they are age-eligible for. If you have any questions, please reach out to the Player Agent. SLL reserves the right to move players from one level to another for safety reasons as well as to accommodate the most players depending on interest at each level. This is done at the Coach and Player Agents discretion.

Contact us

Softball Coordinator

Minor Player Pitch Softball Coaches
Minor Ducks - Jesse Abrams

*Over the last two years, we've had one Player Pitch team each season. We hope to make two teams this year.

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If you are interested, please contact us at [email protected]

SLL Board of Directors

Age Chart

Age as of Dec 31, 2023

Minors Machine Pitch 

7-8 years old
Minor Player Pitch
9-10 years old
Major Softball
11-12 years old
Junior Softball
13-16 years old

Little League Softball Age Chart

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