SECTION IX ATHLETICS SECTION IX SOFTBALL Section IX Athletics, 2013 Section IX Home 2016 Handbook Section IX Sportsmanship Rule Brackets OCIAA ByLaws Site Directions Coaches Code of Conduct
Steve Boucher, Co-Chairman : email: sboucher@rhinebeckcsd.org |  Tom Cassata, Co-Chairman : email: tcassata@rhcsd.org  
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Section IX Softball Information:

Seed Meeting – May 19th 2016 Sectionals: Start – May 24th      Finals – May 28th Regionals: June 2– 4, 2016 States: June 11, 2016 @ South Glens Falls, NY - Moreau Park NYSPHSAA Program All teams are asked to submit their roster at the beginning of the season.  Section IX Champions are responsible for sending their team picture to the NYSPHSAA office as soon as the Sectional tournament is complete.  The submission guidelines for both are in the booklet. Max Preps - All coaches are encouraged to use the Max Preps website, www.MaxPreps.com, for their team roster and statistics.  It is free. SITES: Top seeded teams’ home field prior to finals.  Final sites will be determined by the softball committee. Playoff sites and conditions will be determined by the softball committee.  Rained out games are played the next day. SECTION IX SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT Thursday, May 19 Point cards due by noon/ Seeding meeting Tuesday, May 24 Sectional Quarterfinals games begin. If more than 8 teams qualify, the highest seed will host a doubleheader. (i.e. If nine teams qualify the 8 seed plays the 9 seed at the 1 seed - the winner will then play the 1 seed after a short break) Thursday, May 26 Sectional Semifinal games Saturday, May 28 Section IX Finals Rain Date Sites and Times TBD Sunday, May 29 Potential Sites are Cornwall High School, Middletown High School, and Rhinebeck High School. NYSPHSAA STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT Regionals – Thursday, June 2nd – Saturday, June 4th Class AA Regional Semi-Final – Thursday, 6/2 Section IX @ Section IV at BAGSAI 5 PM Regional Final – Saturday, 6/4 Section I @ Section IV/IX winner if Section IX @ Rhinebeck High School 12 PM Class A Regional Semi-Final – Thursday, 6/2 Section IX @ Section IV at BAGSAI 5:15 PM Regional Final – Saturday, June 6/4 Section I @ Section IV/IX winner if Section IX @ Rhinebeck High School 4 PM Class B Regional Semi-Final – Thursday, 6/2 Section IX @ Section I at North Rockland High School 4 PM Regional Final – Saturday, 6/4 Section XI/VIII winner @ Section I/IX winner if Section IX @ Rhinebeck High School 2:00 PM Class C Regional Semi-Final – Thursday, 6/2 Section I @ Section IX at Rhinebeck High School 3 PM Regional Final – Saturday, 6/4 Section I/IX @ Section VIII/XI winner if Section VIII @ Hofstra 3:30 PM if Section XI @ St. Joseph’s 3:30 PM Class D Regional Final – Friday, 6/3 Section IX @ Section IV at Union Endicott High School 5:30 PM State Final Four – Saturday, June 11 @ Town of Moreau Harry J. Betar Jr Recreation Park

SCRIMMAGES:

Softball scrimmages must include free substitutions and lineup cards will not be exchanged. Scrimmages must also include one or more of the following: 1. Play six (6) outs per half inning (example ‐ 3 outs clear the field/ 3 more outs). 2. Batting order must be altered or modified to include more batters than rules permit. 3. Start with a runner(s) on base with a predetermined situation for at least two (2) full innings.