Agnes Stewart M.S. Athletics

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7th & 8th Girl's Basketball


“A” League Rule Modifications



1. 12 Minute Quarters with running clock


2. Stop Clock final 2 minutes


3. Mercy Rule –30+ point spread, turn off scoreboard, no stop clock

4. Press allowed – unless 20+ point spread


5. Two 1-minute timeouts per half


6. 5 minute half time

7. Overtime – 2 minutes with stop clock


8. Free Throws – rebound upon release

*Coach must ensure all players receive, at minimum, one quarter
(12 min) of playing time. No athlete shall play more than 3 quarters (36 min), unless there are not enough players to sub in.
*Playing time may be affected if an athlete misses practice, is absent, or receives disciplinary action from the AD or school.



“B” League Rule Modifications


  1. Person-to-Person Help Side Defense

  2. Stop clock final 2 minutes of a close game (15 points or less)
  3. Mercy Rule – if ahead by 30+ points, turn off scoreboard, no stop clock
  4. 5 minute halftime
  5. Two 1-minute timeouts per half
5 minute half time
  6. No press- except final 2 min of a close game (15 pts or less)
  7. Overtime – 2 minutes with stop clock

  8. Free Throws – rebound upon release

  9. 12 Minute Quarters with running clock

*Coach must ensure all players receive, at minimum, one quarter
(12 min) of playing time. No athlete shall play more than 3 quarters (36 min), unless there are not enough players to sub in.
*Playing time may be affected if an athlete misses practice, is absent, or receives disciplinary action from the AD or school.