The Official Forum  

Go Back   The Official Forum > Softball

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Wed Apr 11, 2001, 09:45am
Official Forum Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Midwest
Posts: 386
Did a game last night that did not have the running lane installed. Since this always can create problems whenever it comes into play what would the proper action be on my part being the PU. The school employee that lined the diamond had already left prior to my arrivial? Warn the coaches at the pre-game cnference ?, try and call employee back ?, not start play ?...
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Wed Apr 11, 2001, 09:57am
Official Forum Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Posts: 476
Send a message via ICQ to SamNVa Send a message via AIM to SamNVa Send a message via Yahoo to SamNVa
Play on!

If I can't get the line drawn properly, I just make the statement at the plate conference that since there isn't a line, any running lane violations will be MY JUDGEMENT. It usually isn't a problem because most running lane violations are due to the runner running inside the foul line (in fair territory) rather than outside the 3 foot line (in foul territory) and there aren't that many plays where it's a factor anyway.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Wed Apr 11, 2001, 10:27am
Official Forum Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: north central Pa
Posts: 2,360
Sam's right. Additionally, here in Pa, the first time this happens, we are to report the field not being proprerly lined to the school's AD. If it happens again, then we're to report it to the state - PIAA. But, meanwhile, we play the game and use judgement only regarding the lines.
__________________
Steve M
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:27pm.



Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.0 RC1