Ledyard Girls Softball: Welcome

Upcoming Events
Date Event Time Location
Wed 8/12 star LGSL Board Meeting 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Ledyard Parks & Rec Building

2015 Ledyard Fair Tournament:We are actively seeking sponsorship for the 2015 Ledyard Fair Tournament and eligible 9/10 players will be contacted soon as well. If you know of a business that may be willing to sponsor, please send their information to the Ledyard Softball Facebook page or contact Anne Wurzbacher : anne_wurzbacher@sbcglobal.net

ALL STARS NEWSPAPER WRITE UPS-MANAGER'S CUT:

July 14, 2015:
Ledyard 9/10
beats Waterford 5-2
Ledyard defeated Waterford 5-2 behind a 16 strikeout three hitter by Samantha Money who had 3 hits and scored 2 runs in the first game of the District 10 best of 3 finals. Sara Cox and Samantha Marcotte each singled for Ledyard in what would be the deciding 2nd inning for Ledyard with Jennifer Towne scoring the all important go ahead run, pinch running for Cox. Ledyard catcher Iyana Kirvan threw out 2 runners during the game. Maddie Burrows and Milena Walker combined for a 12 strikeout 5 hit performance from the mound, with Adrianna Donahue earning all 3 hits for Waterford including a double and a run scored.

July 13, 2015:
Ledyard 9/10
beats Pawcatuck 4-1
Ledyard defeated Pawcatuck in the first semi-final for D10 4-1. Samantha Money pitched a 2-hitter with 17 strikeouts while contributing 2 singles offensively. Breaking up the no-hitter was Phoebe Werling with an RBI triple scoring Pawcatuck's pitcher Carli Lopresto who had nine strikeouts from the mound herself. Aaliyah Amidon went 2-3 and Iyana Kirvan hit a 2 run home run for Ledyard.

July 11, 2015:
Ledyard 9/10
beats East Lyme 13-3
Ledyard defeated East Lyme 13-3 behind a 9 strikeout two hitter by Aaliyah Amidon who also had two hits and 3 RBIs. Samantha Marcotte scored twice including a 2 RBI single and Sophie Allyn and Layla Lasisomphone also scored twice for Ledyard. East Lyme's offense was led with clutch hitting by Anna Bonelli and Jennie Sherwood, each singling and scoring a run during a third inning rally to tie the game at 3.

July 8, 2015:
Ledyard 9/10
beats Groton/Mystic 6-0
Ledyard defeated Groton Mystic 6-0 behind a 15 strikeout no hitter by Samantha Money who hit a single and triple to help her own cause. Groton Mystic pitcher Katie Tuohy pitched strongly throughout and Analynn Cahill broke up the perfect game with a final inning walk. For Ledyard, Aaliyah Amidon scored 3 times and had a triple of her own and super substitute Sophie Allyn reached base both trips to the plate including a single.

July 2, 2015:
Ledyard 9/10
beats East Haddam 11-1
Ledyard defeated East Haddam 11-1 behind a 2 hit 11 strikeout effort by Samantha Money who hit a homerun and had 3 RBIs to help her cause. Aaliyah Amidon and Iyana Kirvan each scored three times driving in 3 and 2 runs respectively for Ledyard, with Caylee Cliett contributing a huge single to right off the bench. East Haddam threatened early after a bunt single by Julia Howley, but Alex Duval scored an inning later on a single by Jessica Snow.

July 1, 2015:
Ledyard 9/10
beats Lyme/Old Lyme 11-1
Lyme/Old Lyme started quickly as their leadoff hitter Alexis Fenton walked and stole her way around the bases to score, but Ledyard behind pitcher Samantha Money who struck out 15 in a no hitter, while having 2 extra base hits herself, stormed back to win 11-1. Joining her with multiple hits for Ledyard were Iyana Kirvan who scored a game high 3 times and Sara Cox who had the game high 3 RBIs. Lyme/Old Lyme pitcher Madison Hubbard was able to hold the powerful Ledyard offense to 2 runs through 2 innings in a fantastic effort of her own.

June 25, 2015:
Ledyard 11/12 beats Lyme/Old Lyme 7-6
In a back and forth game featuring 7 ties or lead changes, Ledyard defeated Lyme/Old Lyme by a final of 7-6. The winning pitcher for Ledyard with 10 strikeouts was Sara Rivers, whose counterpart Kassidy Standish of Lyme/Old Lyme, almost matched her pitch for pitch, tallying 11 strikeouts herself. Offensively, for Ledyard, Samantha Fancher stole 6 bases, including home twice. Codee Carroll drove in two runs, including the winning run, Abby Fowler, who had just reached base with her second hit, a triple. Lyme/Old Lyme's leadoff hitter, Grace Lathrop, led the way for her team scoring three times with a single and a double.

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Next Board Meeting:Wednesday August 12 at 6:30 @ Ledyard Parks and Rec

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

*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!

CHALLENGER LEAGUE: Information now available for the District 10 Challenger League! See Handouts tab.

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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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