8U (Rookies) Softball

8U (Rookies) Softball is typically for girls 7-8 years old who want to learn the fundamentals of hitting, throwing and fielding. In 8U Softball, players hit a ball thrown by a pitching machine. CLL's main focus at this age is teaching the girls proper hitting technique and the make solid contact with the ball. Defensively, there are 10 kids on the field. The main objective for defense is learning how to field the ball and where the ball should be thrown.