8.36 BOYS 4th-5th RULE EXCEPTIONS. Club rules apply with the exception of the rules stated herein.
8.37 BASKETBALL SIZE. 28.5” for Boys 4th-5th; 27.5 for Girls 4th-6th
8.38GOAL HEIGHT. 9'6"
8.39 BACKCOURT DEFENSE. Backcourt defense is prohibited, except in the last 2 minutes of the 4th quarter and any overtime period.Defensive players cannot pressure the offensive players once they have gained possession of the ball in the backcourt. The ball must cross into the frontcourt before a defensive player can pressure the ball. If the offensive team loses control of the ball in the backcourt, the defensive team cannot take possession of the ball until it crosses the halfcourt line.
8.40 FREE-THROWS. Free-throws shall be taken behind the free-throw line. A player may jump over the free-throw line during the follow through of the free-throw attempt.