The 2022 Fall Wood Bat League included the largest player participation in the history of the league. For the 18th season, the league will surpass that total.
The 18th Annual P360 Fall Wood Bat League, sponsored by Dick’s Sporting Goods, opens on September 7 at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland. For this Fall 12 teams will be formed to include up to 180 high school players from the Jackson area schools. Hattiesburg expects 12 teams as well as they open on September 5 at USM- and the top 2 teams from each location will compete for the championship for the 3rd time. This year the championship will be held in Hattiesburg.
The Mississippi Gulf Coast kicks off on September 5, playing at area high schools, and in Auburn opening night will be September 18.
The Fall Wood Bat League consists of teams that are put together with players from all area high schools. Rosters include no more than 5 players from any one public school. They play 5-week schedule, playing twice a week for 10 games, with the last week consisting of a playoff to crown a champion. Dick’s Sporting Goods provides support for the league including discounts for players and families during the Labor Day Weekend. All games are scored by GameChanger and are scouted by colleges from across the state.
To register visit p360performancesports.com. For information contact the League director from each location:
Mississippi Gulf Coast
P360 Performance Sports is the home of the SBG Sox Youth and High School Showcase Programs. Facilities are in Jackson, Pearl, Hattiesburg, The Barnett Reservoir (under development), Ocean Springs (under development), Pascagoula, and Auburn and Birmingham AL location in Hoover, Pelham and Sylacauga. The facilities are equipped for instruction in Pitching, Hitting, Fielding and Speed & Agility training for players of all ages. Daily Classes are held Monday-Thursday in all locations, providing group skills training for SBG and SSG Sox players, which is included in their membership.
Professional Instructors are on staff to provide individual private training for players. Several additional training programs are available to all members. In Pelham, Hattiesburg, and Auburn, Performance Training for athletes is offered by professional staff trained in this discipline.
In 2023, over 1,800 players participated in the various programs and leagues provided by P360 Performance Sports, including the Southeast Collegiate League with college players with NCAA eligibility playing in Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Alabama.