April 1 NFHS Rule Interpretations

April 1, 2024                          NFHS Softball Weekly Rule Interpretations Situation 1: In the third inning, the coach of Team A informs the umpire that #23 is entering the game to run for number #31 the fourth batter in the lineup; the plate umpire accepts […]

March 25 NFHS Rule Interpretations

March 25, 2024                               NFHS Softball Weekly Rule Interpretations Situation 1: With no runners on base, B1 hits a base hit to right field. As B1 is rounding first base F3 is standing on the corner of the base and B1 is […]

Eye Black

  Situation 5 (Eye Black): Team A begins to take the field and the umpires notice that several players have eye black in the shape of a heart on their faces. Several other players have eye black that has been applied in streaks down their cheeks. The umpire rules this illegal and requires all of […]

March 18 NFHS Rule Interpretations

March 18, 2024                     NFHS Softball Weekly Rule Interpretations Situation 1: (Interference)  With no runners on base, B1 hits a ball straight back toward the pitcher who attempts to field the ball still within the pitching circle. As the ball deflects off F1’s glove it continues toward […]

March 11 NFHS Rule Interpretations

  March 11, 2024                                 NFHS Softball Weekly Rule Interpretations Situation 1 (Batter Interference): With R1 on first base, B2 a left-handed slapper is at bat. B2 moves forward in the box with the pitch but is stationary after the ball […]

March 4, 2024 NFHS Rule Interpretations

March 4, 2024 NFHS Softball Weekly Rule Interpretations   There has been some discussion about the PlayPic’s shown below. These discussions centered around if these PlayPic’s were intended to show a coach being outside of the playing area while operating these cameras during the game. It was not the intent for these to show a […]