Middle School Fast-Pitch Softball
||7th and 8th grade girls in the Frankenmuth School
||Practice generally starts in March. Games start
the third week in April and continue through May. There is usually
one weekend tournament in mid-May.
||To allow middle school girls the opportunity to
play a more competative level of fastpitch softball, gaining experience
for potential high school participation.
||Approximately 50% of games are played on List
A diamond. Remaining games are played at participating local schools
such as Birch Run, Bridgeport, Freeland, Reese, Saginaw White Pines,
||A season typically consists of 7 game nights,
1 to 2 nights per week on average. Each game night consists of two
5 inning games. Games start at 5 pm and are time limited to 75 minutes
each with a maximum of 15 minutes between games.
||Frankenmuth has participated in the Tri-Valley Middle School
League for the past several years with very positive results. Most
seasons have 20+ teams, from neighboring communities, competing during
season play and in a season ending tournament where our teams have
been extremely successful.