Middle School (Grades 6-8)

All games will follow National Federation of High School (NFHS) Rules with the following exceptions:   

6th Grade House League

  1. Rim Height:  10'0"
  2. Free Throw Line:  15' Standard
  3. Ball Size: 28.5"
  4. Game Type:  5v5, Full Court Game
  5. Length of Quarters:  6 minute standard clock
  6. Timeouts:  3 Full timeouts per game
  7. Defensive Restrictions:
    1. Full Court Press is allowed in the second half of the game and OT as long as the team is not ahead by more than ten (10) points
  8. Offensive Restrictions:
    1.   Isolation Plays are prohibited.  Isolation plays are defined as a play where all offensive players except the ball handler are sent outside of the three point area during the play. First penalty will be a warning; subsequent penalties will result in a Team Technical Foul against the coach.
  9. Substitutions:  No restrictions. Players check in at scorer’s table.
  10. Overtime:  First OT period is 3:00 standard clock, followed by untimed sudden-death (first team to scores wins the game). No additional timeouts are granted – timeouts can be used if the team has any remaining.
  11. Playing Time Rules  

7th and 8th Grade House League

  1. Rim Height:  10'0"
  2. Free Throw Line:  15' Standard
  3. Ball Size: Girls 28.5", Boys 29.5"
  4. Game Type:  5v5, Full Court Game
  5. Length of Quarters:  7 minute standard clock
  6. Timeouts:  3 full timeouts per game
  7. Defensive Restrictions:
    1. Full Court Press is allowed except when a team is ahead by more than ten (10) points
  8. Offensive Restrictions:
    1. Isolation Plays are prohibited.  Isolation plays are defined as a play where all offensive players except the ball handler are sent outside of the three point area during the play. First penalty will be a warning; subsequent penalties will result in a Team Technical Foul against the coach.
  9. Substitutions:  No restrictions. Players check in at scorer’s table
  10. Overtime:  First OT period is 3:00 standard clock, followed by untimed sudden-death (first team to scores wins the game). No additional timeouts are granted – timeouts can be used if the team has any remaining.
  11. Playing Time Rules