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Washington Township Little League

Divisions


Tee Ball Division

Tee Ball Baseball is a developmental league for boys and girls 4 years old who want to learn the fundamentals of hitting and fielding. In Tee Ball, players hit a ball off a batting tee. The primary goals of Tee Ball are to instruct children in the fundamentals of baseball and to allow them to experience the value of teamwork. No score is kept in Tee Ball. 30 minute instructional, 30 minute games will be held on Saturdays. 

Pee Wee Baseball

Pee Wee Baseball is an instructional division for Boys & Girls 5 - 6 years old who want to learn the fundamentals of hitting and fielding. In Pee Wee Baseball, players have a chance to hit a ball that is pitched by a coach, but (failing that) will have a chance to hit from a tee.

AA Minor League Baseball

Our Minor League Baseball division is for younger players with less experience. The minor league may be players ages 7-8. The Minor League Baseball division is a coach pitch. The emphasis in this division in on improving fielding, throwing and hitting skills while beginning to learn different aspects of the game including base-running. Base stealing is not permitted at this level. The diamond used is a 60-foot diamond.

AAA Minor League Baseball

Our AAA Minor League Baseball division is an advanced Little league Minor Division and is for players with a little more experience. The AAA Minor division may be players ages 9-10. The AAA Minor division is a player pitch division played on a 60 ft diamond with a pitching distance of 46 feet. Players are drafted to teams at the beginning of each season from the pool of players that remain following the draft held for the Little League Majors Baseball division. The division is drafted each season and players are not retained by a particular team from season to season.

Major Baseball Division

The Major Division is for players aged 11 - 12. The teams are limited to no more than eight players the same age with rosters between 12 and 14 players. During the regular season these teams play in a week long inter-district tournament named the Keraga Cup. In 2016 the WTLL Mets won the Keraga Cup. At the end of the season a Little League Tournament Team (aka All-Stars) is chosen to represent WTLL in the International Tournament where teams can advance to the Little League World Series.

Intermediate Baseball Division

The Intermediate Division is for players aged 11 - 13. The pitching distance is 50 feet and base paths are 70 feet.  Players may participate in Major Baseball and Intermediate Baseball regular seasons (or in the Intermediate Baseball and Junior Baseball regular seasons) in the same year. 

 

Junior League Baseball Division

The Junior League Baseball division is for players age 13 and 14. The diamond used is a traditional 90 ft diamond with a pitching distance of 60 feet 6 inches. Our teams play teams from other leagues in District 8 with double-headers on Saturdays and games on Monday and/or Wednesday nights.  At the end of the season the league selects a Tournament Team (aka All-Stars) for competition in the Junior League Baseball International Tournament where teams can advance to the Junior League World Series. In 2016, the WTLL Junior League All-Stars won the District 8 Championship.

Senior League Baseball Division

The Senior League Baseball division is for players age 15 and 16. Some of the players in this division come from surrounding leagues that do not offer this age level in their program by use of the Little League combined teams format. The diamond used is a traditional 90 ft diamond with a pitching distance of 60 feet 6 inches. Our teams play teams from other leagues in District 8 with double-headers on Sundays and games on Tuesday and/or Thursday nights. New players to the division are drafted to teams with returning players remaining on the same team as the previous season. At the end of the season the league selects a Tournament Team (aka All-Stars) for competion in the Senior League Baseball International Tournament where teams can advance to the Senior League World Series.


Minor League Softball Division

Minor Softball is an instructional division for girls 8 - 10 years old. Minor Softball is conducted with a combination of "Coach Pitch" and "Player Pitch". Teams play in an inter-league format with teams from surrounding leagues.

Major Softball Division

Major Softball is a competitive division for girls 11 - 12 years old. The pitching distance is 40 ft. Teams compete against District 7 and District 8 in a Presidents Cup during the middle of the season as well as a single-elimination tournament with teams from District 8 at the end of the season. 

Junior League Softball Division

The Junior League Softball division is a program for players ages 12 - 14, and uses a conventional 60-foot diamond with a 43 foot pitching distance. A local league may dual-roster 12-year-olds, assessed capable, to a Major and a Junior division softball teams.


Division Sport Gender Age Pitching Stealing Lead off Pitching Distance (feet) Base Distance (feet)
Tee Ball Baseball Co-ed 4 Tee No No N/A 40
Pee Wee Baseball Co-ed 5-6 Coach/Tee No No 15 40
AA Baseball Co-ed 7-8 Coach No No 46 60
AAA Baseball Co-ed 9-10 Player Yes No 46 60
Intermediate Baseball Co-ed 12-13 Player Yes Yes 50 70
Junior Baseball Co-ed 13-14 Player Yes Yes 60.5 90
Senior Baseball Co-ed 15-16 Player Yes Yes 60.5 90
Minor Softball Female 9-10 Player/Coach Yes No 35 60
Major Softball Female 11-12 Player Yes No 40 60
Junior Softball Female 12-14 Player Yes No 40 60