Grammar Independent League (GIL)
SPP Girls Softball is proud to be part of the Grammar Independent League (GIL). GIL is comprised of Catholic grammar schools with the objective of creating a Christian, competitive, and sportsman-like environment for all the participating schools, students, athletes, and fans. The team is open to the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls.
Participating schools include St. Philip Preparatory School (Clifton), St. Thomas the Apostle School (Bloomfield), Good Shepard Academy (Nutley) and St. Cassian School (Upper Montclair)
The league plays American Softball Association rules with some minor modifications. A fully credited umpire's association is utilized with two umpires per game.
The regular season will start in early April and end in late May. There is a single elimination playoff games that will be completed at the end of the regular season. The league hosts an All-Star game following the completion of the playoffs. More information and league rules can be found in the handouts link.