Girls’ fast-pitch softball is getting prepared for the spring 2023 season in Torrance. Teams have been picked and practice is underway with Opening Day for North Torrance Girl’s Softball and Torrance Girls’ Softball League slated for Feb. 11.
Torrance Girls Softball League will hold its Opening Day at its field at Levy Adult Center, 3420 West 229th Place. North Torrance Girls Softball will hold Opening Day ceremonies at their field at 2602 West 182nd Street.
South Bay Girls’ Softball
The Torrance Girls’ Softball League is a non-profit that has been active in the South Bay community for many years. Its goal is to teach girls the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty and courage.
All coaches are volunteers and they oversee all games and practices with the understanding that a players’ skill and winning games is secondary to the positive development of young girls.
Softball can be a very important social activity that can help young girls make new friends and be a part of a team. It can also help them develop leadership skills and learn to communicate effectively with their teammates.
If it was an easy game they would call it baseball.
Playing the game can also help young girls develop discipline, focus, problem-solving skills and learn to handle pressure and the ups and downs of competition. It also can help young girls build self-esteem and confidence by providing a sense of accomplishment and pride with their actions on the field and success of their team.
Spring Softball On Deck
Softball songs, cheers and dances are often a part of the culture of girls’ softball. Those activities can be used to motivate and rally the team, as well as to celebrate successful plays and victories. Cheers and dances is a way for players to show enthusiasm and support for their teammates and to build team spirit.
In many cases cheers and dances are choreographed and practiced by the team as a whole, and they can be spontaneous and improvised. It’s important to note that cheers and dances are not a requirement for playing softball and participation in these activities is voluntary. Some players may choose not to participate in cheers and dances, and that’s okay.
The most important thing is that players are able to have fun and enjoy the game in a way that feels comfortable and meaningful to them.