Things are heating up in regional high school baseball. Here's a preview of some notable boys varsity baseball games on the calendar from in and around Baltimore, selected using data from high school sports site MaxPreps.
Mount St. Joseph vs. Calvert Hall
On Thursday, April 18, the Mount St. Joseph Gaels (4-3) face the Calvert Hall Cardinals (8-0) in a conference game on their own turf. The action kicks off at 4403 Frederick Ave., starting at 4 p.m. Mount St. Joseph has a 2-2 conference record, while the visiting Calvert Hall boys are 4-0 in conference play so far this season.
John Carroll vs. Gilman
On Thursday, April 18, the John Carroll Patriots (4-4) face off against the Gilman Greyhounds (9-6) in a conference game on their own turf. The contest will take place at 4 p.m. at 703 E. Churchville Road in Bel Air. John Carroll has a 3-3 conference record, and the visiting Gilman boys are 4-1 in conference play this season.
Sussex Central vs. Gilman
On Saturday, April 20, the Sussex Central varsity Golden Knights (1-4) have a home nonconference game against the Gilman Greyhounds (9-6). The first pitch is set for 12:30 p.m. at 26026 Patriots Way in Georgetown.
Mount St. Joseph vs. St. Michaels
Broadneck vs. Archbishop Curley
On Saturday, April 20, the Broadneck varsity Bruins (9-2) have a home tournament game against the Archbishop Curley Friars (4-6). The contest will begin at 4:30 p.m. at 1265 Green Holly Drive in Annapolis.
Gilman vs. Towson
Edmondson-Westside vs. Patterson
Forest Park vs. New Era Academy
On Tuesday, April 23, the Forest Park Foresters (3-2) will meet New Era Academy (0-2) in a conference game on their own turf. Catch the action at 3701 Eldorado Ave., starting at 3:45 p.m. While Forest Park is undefeated in conference play, the New Era Academy boys have yet to win a conference game this season.
Digital Harbor vs. City College
The Digital Harbor Rams (0-2) will play a conference game against the City College Black Knights (11-0) at home on Tuesday, April 23. The contest will begin at 3:45 p.m. at 1100 Covington St. Digital Harbor has yet to win a conference game this season, and City College is undefeated in conference play so far this season.
Gilman vs. Loyola Blakefield
On Wednesday, April 24, the Gilman varsity Greyhounds (9-6) have a home conference game against the Loyola Blakefield Dons (4-5). Watch what happens at 5407 Roland Ave., starting at 4 p.m. Gilman has a 4-1 conference record, and the visiting Loyola Blakefield boys are 3-3 in conference play this season.