Once again, thanks again to our wonderful Curt Waldner and our Hampton community volunteers we hosted the Pitch Hit & Run Competition! The event took place on Monday, May 6th from 5 to 7 PM.
Pitch Hit & Run is a fun event for boys and girls aged 7 to 14. It is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball. Each participant begins by competing in their local park and have an opportunity to advance to Sections, Team Championships and the National Finals which is held at the MLB All-Star Game! Each Local All Around Champion from each division age group is eligible to advance to the Sectional Competition which takes place in Mid May/Early June. In Victoria, the event takes place on June 1st, at Central Saanich Little League
The top scores for 2019 are:
|Gracie Kerr Beauchamp||75||50||150||275|
Congratulations to our Hampton players and all the players who came out on a beautiful sunny Monday in May. 🙂
This portion of the competition is to show how accurately you can throw strikes. You get six attempts to throw at a target from a designated distance (Baseball is a 35 foot distance, Softball is a 45 foot distance). Each successful hit on the target is worth 75 points!
In this portion you get to show how awesome you can hit the ball! Hits are measured for distance and accuracy. Each competitor is allowed 3 attempts at hitting a ball from a stationary tee. The best hit of all 3 attempts will count towards your score.
This portion is all about showing how fast and accurate you can run. All participants run a total of 120 feet. You sprint from a start line at 2nd base, touch third base and touch home plate (don’t forget to touch home plate!!!!!). The timer starts from the moment you leave 2nd base and stops as soon as you touch home plate. No sliding