The MSHSAA Board has adopted the following additional standards for bats being used in Junior High/Middle Level contests including students in the 7th and 8th grades ONLY:
a. Any non-wood bat containing a silkscreened or permanently marked BBCOR label as detailed in NFHS Rule 1-3-2;
b. Any bat 30 inches and under with a drop greater than minus three AND a barrel diameter of 2⅝ inches AND USA Baseball logo; or
c. Any wood bat that meets the standards in NFHS Baseball Rules 1-3-2 and 1-3-3
NOTE 1: Bats 31 inches and over must meet NFHS Rule 1-3-2 including the BBCOR label.
NOTE 2: All bats with a 2¼” barrel are illegal.
NOTE 3: Any bat with the USSSA logo is illegal