Ledyard Girls Softball: Welcome

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Next Board Meeting: Sunday September 25 at 6:30pm @ Ledyard Parks and Rec. The Board is currently looking for parent volunteers for positions including Information Officer, Fundraising Coordinator, Coaching Coordinator and Concessions Officer. For more information, email ledyardgirlssoftball@gmail.com

***All Star News Clips***
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE JUNIOR TEAM FOR PLACING 2ND IN THE STATE OF CT!
To come see them as the CT Tigers celebrate their accomplishment, email ledyardgirlssoftball@gmail.com for tickets. Ticket money must be in by August 14. $7 per person. Game time is 4:05 pm at Dodd Stadium Norwich, CT.
States Finals Junior League 07/16/16
Ledyard Juniors lost 7-0 to Fairfield in their game 4 showing in the Ct State Tournament. The game was scoreless until Fairfield broke out with 6 runs in the 3rd inning. Ledyard held them to only one other run but wasnt able to score. Ledyard's offensive standouts were Makayla Malone with two hits and Amanda Cox and Cynthia Lindsey with one hit each. They will play their next game at 5:30 in Orange against Granby/East Granby Sunday and with a win will also play the 8pm against Fairfield.
States Finals Junior League 07/15/16
Ledyard topped New Canaan 19-1 in 5 innings Friday in Game 1 of the States Finals at Stankye Field in Orange. Winning pitcher Hannah Smith struck out 11 of 19 batters, only giving up 3 hits. Standout offensive players for Ledyard were Smith with 3 hits, 3 runs and 2 RBIs, Makenzie Jones with 4 hits and 2 runs, and Brooke Carrender with an in the park Grand Slam and an additional run. Emma Shullman scored the only run For New Canaan in the 5th inning. Game 2 is Saturday at 8pm in Orange and Sunday 5:30 & 8pm with game time dictated by win/loss.
States Pool Play Junior League Softball 07/13/16
In the final game of pool play for Junior Little League Softball states tournament, Ledyard lost to Fairfield 7-1 behind a 2 hitter from Kylee Holderied. Ledyard broke up the no hitter in the 6th inning with a triple from Jenna Topalis who later scored. Makenzie Jones added Ledyard's other hit later in the inning. Fairfield's standout hitter was Sophie Sancho with 3 hits while reaching base 4 times. This result puts Ledyard in the Seed 2 vs 3 opening game at 8pm in Orange Friday night.
States Pool Play Junior League Softball 07/10/16
District 10 Junior Little League Softball champions Ledyard continued pool play Sunday night against District 1 representative New Canaan at Stankye Field in Orange earning a 19-5 win. Despite giving up 5 runs, Ledyard's pitchers Hannah Smith and Makenzie Jones only allowed one hit to New Canaan's Emily Knight. Each member of Ledyard scored a run but the offensive standouts included Cynthia Lindsey with 4 hits, 6 RBIs and 3 runs scored, Makayla Malone with 3 hits and Jones also having 3 hits with 2 runs scored and 3 RBIs. Ledyard's final pool play game will be this Wednesday against District 2 representative Fairfield.
States Pool Play Junior League Softball 07/08/16
Ledyard lost its opening game of the junior little league softball state championship pool play 7-6 against Granby at Stankye Field in Orange. Sara Rivers pitched a complete game with 5 strikeouts. Offensive standouts for Ledyard include Jenna Topalis with 2 hits and a run, Mckayla Malone with two hits including a triple and two RBIs, and Amanda Cox with 3 hits, a run scored and 4 stolen bases. Gracie Hall was the winning pitcher for Granby who was led by Maddie Kidd's 3 hits and Diana Goldman chipping in two hits of her own. Ledyard will play its next pool play game this Sunday vs New Canaan at 5:30.
District 10 Junior League softball 06/29/16
Ledyard Junior Little League Softball team upset the reigning 2015 United States Eastern Regional champion Pawcatuck team 8-5 in game 3 to take the Connecticut District 10 championship. Hannah Smith was the winning pitcher with 9 strikeouts while contributing 2 hits and runs scored at the plate. Pawcatuck rallied late behind the hitting of Tori LoPresto, Adrien Bowen and Mia Tomillo forcing Ledyard to make a late pitching change to Sara Rivers to earn the save putting out the final batter herself. Rivers also contributed offensively making it on base 4 times. Rounding out the offensive standouts for Ledyard include Jenna Topalis with 2 hits and Amanda Cox making it to base 3 times. Ledyard will now compete for the state title in Orange starting Friday 7/8.
District 10 Junior League softball 06/28/16
Ledyard evened up the best-of-three series with an 11-9 win over Pawcatuck. The teams will play the deciding game Wednesday at Pawcatuck at 6 p.m. Ledyard scored eight runs in the fourth inning to rally for the win. Winning pitcher Sara Rivers had three hits and scored twice, Samantha Fancher had two hits and Jenna Topalis scored twice for Ledyard. Tori LoPresto had four hits and scored three runs, Haley Delmonico had three hits and scored three runs and Mia Tomillo had two hits for Pawcatuck.
Tomillo pitched a one-hitter with 11 strikeouts on Monday as Pawcatuck won the opener 3-0. Adrienne Bowen singled, doubled and drove in a run for Pawcatuck and Hannah Smith had Ledyard's hit.

Season Pictures: If you send pictures in, they will be added to the website and facebook page!

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*SPONSORS* We are currently seeking new Sponsors. If you have any ideas or if your business would like to sponsor LGSL, please contact Anne Wurzbacher at anne_wurzbacher@sbcglobal.net

*APPAREL* See our Ledyard Apparel Tab for information on Ledyard Girls Softball Apparel. Contact Carmine Williams at   csewilliams19@hotmail.com   to place orders.

CONCESSION STAND aka SNACK SHACK: Donations are needed for the snack shack as well as parent volunteers to sell concessions during games! More information will be sent by your coaches for volunteer scheduling. Contact any member of the board if you would like to donate!! Items we are looking for are: individually wrapped food items, juice boxes, sports drinks, soda, nuts, paper goods, gift cards and your time!

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Ledyard Girls Softball is excited to be part of Little League Girls Softball Division. By being part of Little League and district 10, we can enjoy the rivary of playing other Ledyard teams along with towns within our district. We hope that the girls are just as excited as we are!  

A BIG Special thanks to all the sponsors for LGS! Please go to the sponsor link and give a look at who contributed to our league.

Coaches - Visit the Coach Resource page for more ideas.

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