If you follow regional high school softball, chances are you've already made your picks for this coming week. If not, here's a preview of some noteworthy upcoming girls varsity softball games in and around Philadelphia, selected using data from high school sports site MaxPreps.
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John Bartram vs. West Philadelphia
The John Bartram Braves (1-4) are scheduled to play a conference game against the West Philadelphia Speedboys (2-0) at home on Tuesday, April 30. The first pitch is set for 3:15 p.m. at 2401 S. 67th St. John Bartram has a 1-4 conference record, while the visiting West Philadelphia girls are 1-0 in conference play so far this season.
Swenson Arts & Tech vs. Nueva Esperanza
On Thursday, May 2, the Swenson Arts & Tech Lion (6-4) will meet Nueva Esperanza (5-2) in a home conference game. The first pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m. at 2750 Red Lion Road. While Swenson Arts & Tech boasts a 6-0 conference record, the visiting Nueva Esperanza girls are 4-2 in conference play so far this season.
South Philadelphia vs. West Philadelphia
On Thursday, May 2, the South Philadelphia Rams (6-1) face off against the West Philadelphia Speedboys (2-0) in a nonconference game on their own turf. The game will take place at 3:15 p.m. at 2101 S. Broad St.
Cardinal O'Hara vs. Archbishop Ryan
On Thursday, May 2, the Cardinal O'Hara varsity Lions (4-2) have a home conference game against the Archbishop Ryan Raiders (8-2). The first pitch is set for 3:45 p.m. at 1701 S. Sproul Road in Springfield. Both teams are undefeated in conference play this season.
Constitution vs. Mariana Bracetti Academy
The Constitution Generals (9-1) will play a conference game against Mariana Bracetti Academy (4-0) at home on Friday, May 3. The contest will take place at 3:15 p.m. at 18 S. Seventh St. Both teams are undefeated in conference play this season.
William Penn Charter vs. Academy-Notre Dame De Namur
The William Penn Charter Quakers (4-4) will play a conference game against Academy-Notre Dame De Namur (1-0) at home on Friday, May 3. The first pitch is set for 4 p.m. at 3000 W. School House Lane. Both teams have yet to lose a conference game this season.
Wildwood Catholic vs. Little Flower Catholic for Girls
The Wildwood Catholic Crusaders (5-2) will play a nonconference game against Little Flower Catholic for Girls (1-4) at home on Saturday, May 4. The first pitch will be at 1500 Central Ave. in North Wildwood.
Tacony Academy Charter vs. Swenson Arts & Tech
On Monday, May 6, the Tacony Academy Charter Lions (2-6) face off against the Swenson Arts & Tech Lion (6-3) in a home conference game. Catch the action at 6201 Keystone St., starting at 3:15 p.m. Tacony Academy Charter has a 2-5 conference record, while the visiting Swenson Arts & Tech girls are 6-0 in conference play this season.
South Philadelphia vs. Overbrook
On Monday, May 6, the South Philadelphia Rams (6-1) face the Overbrook Panthers (4-1) in a home conference game. Watch what happens at 2101 S. Broad St., starting at 3:15 p.m. While South Philadelphia enjoys a 3-0 conference record, the visiting Overbrook girls are 4-1 in conference play so far this season.
Plymouth Whitemarsh vs. William Penn Charter
On Monday, May 6, the Plymouth Whitemarsh varsity Colonials (3-1) have a home nonconference game against the William Penn Charter Quakers (4-4). The game is set for 3:30 p.m. at 201 E. Germantown Pike in Plymouth Meeting.
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