Can 12th grader play on JV team?

Discussion in 'High School Softball' started by Christine Phillips, Sep 21, 2022.

  1. For high school sports is a senior allowed to play on a jv team?
     
  2. Stedman00

    Stedman00 Well-Known Member

    i believe OHSAA says no.
     
  3. Ninny33

    Ninny33 Member

    We had 2 seniors play on JV last year for our high school.
     
  4. PlayTwo

    PlayTwo Member

    100% yes. Under OSHAA rules, any 9th - 12th grader in Ohio can participate on varsity, JV or both.
     
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  5. daboss

    daboss Well-Known Member

    Many people get confused when it comes to OHSAA rules or their own school district rules. To my knowledge, seniors can indeed play JV but some school districts opt'd to not allow it. All have their reasons and make valid points. Personally, it makes little sense to me unless it is a rehabilitation from injury or you need the numbers to field your JV team for an event.
     
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  6. CWB1970

    CWB1970 New Member

    Many teams allow it except in conference events.
     
  7. CARDS

    CARDS Well-Known Member

    Seniors have and continue to play JV in all sports... Now if the Varsity team is not very good the senior should play varsity and get to participate in senior activities. I know of teams that add seniors to varsity that only seen the field senior night, kept score or ran bases...
     

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