The Manhasset Baseball and Softball Leagues will both begin practices later this month. For the girls Softball League, 3rd and 4th graders will begin on Sunday, March 21, indoors at St. Mary's Wiest Hall. The initial practice will run from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The 5th/6th/7th grade girls will follow from 10:30 a.m. to noon, also at Wiest Hall. Each girl should bring a baseball glove and sneakers. This practice will be an important part of the evaluation process to ensure equally talented teams during the season. Please plan on attending.
The K-2nd girls, and the K-1st grade boys, do not start until Saturday, April 10. Specific times and locations to be announced.
The boys baseball schedule begins on March 27. The schedule follows:
2nd grade - Munsey Park - 4 to 5:30 p.m.
3rd grade - Memorial Field - 1 to 3 p.m.
4th grade - Memorial Field - 3 to 4:30 p.m.
5th grade - MHS Jr. HS - 4 to 5:30 p.m.
6th grade - MHS Jr. HS - 2 to 4 p.m.
The same schedule will be followed for Sunday, March 28. It is important to make an effort to attend both sessions so that the team managers will have a chance to see each player in action. After these dates, the teams will be drafted and team practices will begin just after Easter break. Opening day will be Sunday, April 18.
All coaches and managers, please remember the Coaches Clinic on Sunday, March 21, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Manhasset High School gym. This is for managers and coaches only.
There are still team sponsorships available for the younger grades in both the boys and girls league. Please call 627-1384 for more information.
Opening day is set for both leagues for Sunday, April 18.