Things are heating up in local high school baseball. Here's a preview of some stand-out boys varsity baseball games on the calendar from in and around Tampa, selected using data from high school sports site MaxPreps.
Jesuit vs. Tampa Catholic
On Saturday, April 13, the Jesuit Tigers (14-2) face the Tampa Catholic Crusaders (5-8) in a nonconference game on their own turf. The first pitch is scheduled for 2 p.m. at 4701 N. Himes Ave.
Lakewood Ranch vs. Tampa Catholic
On Monday, April 15, the Lakewood Ranch Mustangs (15-2) will meet the Tampa Catholic Crusaders (5-8) in a home nonconference game. Catch the action at 5500 Lakewood Ranch Blvd. in Bradenton, starting at 6 p.m.
Tampa Prep vs. East Lake
The Tampa Prep Terrapins (7-11) are set to play a nonconference game against the East Lake Eagles (16-0) at home on Monday, April 15. The first pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m. at 727 W. Cass St.
Tampa Catholic vs. Suwannee
On Tuesday, April 16, the Tampa Catholic Crusaders (5-8) face the Suwannee Bulldogs (12-3) in a home nonconference game. Catch the action at 4630 N. Rome Ave., starting at 6 p.m.
Seven Rivers Christian vs. Bayshore Christian
The Seven Rivers Christian Warriors (14-0) will play a conference game against the Bayshore Christian Faith Warriors (0-8) at home on Tuesday, April 16. The first pitch is set for 6 p.m. at 4221 W. Gulf To Lake Highway in Lecanto. Seven Rivers Christian is undefeated in conference play, and Bayshore Christian has yet to win a conference game this season.
Robinson vs. Jesuit
The Robinson Knights (8-7) are set to play a conference game against the Jesuit Tigers (14-2) at home on Tuesday, April 16. The contest will take place at 7 p.m. at 6311 S. Lois Ave. Robinson has a 2-2 conference record, and the visiting Jesuit boys are 7-0 in conference play so far this season.
Freedom vs. Leto
On Tuesday, April 16, the Freedom Patriots (3-10) face off against the Leto Falcons (13-5) in a nonconference game on their own turf. The game will take place at 7 p.m. at 17410 Commerce Park Boule
Jefferson vs. Jesuit
The Jefferson Dragons (6-8) will play a conference game against the Jesuit Tigers (14-2) at home on Wednesday, April 17. The action kicks off at 4401 W. Cypress St., starting at 7 p.m. While Jefferson has a 4-3 conference record, the visiting Jesuit boys are 7-0 in conference play this season.
Hillsborough vs. Sickles
On Thursday, April 18, the Hillsborough varsity Terriers (4-10) have a home nonconference game against the Sickles Gryphons (11-4). The first pitch is set for 7 p.m. at 5000 N. Central Ave.
Gaither vs. Chamberlain
On Thursday, April 18, the Gaither varsity Cowboys (10-5) have a home conference game against the Chamberlain Chiefs (1-15). The game is set for 7 p.m. at 16200 N. Dale Mabry Highway. Although Gaither is undefeated in conference play, Chamberlain has yet to win a conference game this season.
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