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Pregame spotlight: 10 high school softball games to catch this week

Pregame spotlight: 10 high school softball games to catch this week
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By Hoodline - Published on April 30, 2019.

Things are heating up in local high school softball. Here's a peek at some upcoming girls varsity softball games on the calendar from in and around Columbus, selected using data from high school sports site MaxPreps.

(Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Details like game dates/times and team records are based on data provided by MaxPreps and may be subject to change; the latest up-to-date information is available at the links below.)


Bishop Ready vs. Bexley

On Wednesday, May 1, the Bishop Ready Silver Knights (15-5) have a home nonconference game against the Bexley Lions (8-10). The action kicks off at 707 Salisbury Road, starting at 5:15 p.m.

International Prep vs. Whetstone

The International Prep Jaquars (0-8) are set to play a conference game against the Whetstone Braves(10-6) at home on Wednesday, May 1. It all goes down at 18903 S. Miles Road in Warrensville Heights, starting at 5:30 p.m.

Briggs vs. Eastmoor Academy

The Briggs Bruins (3-5-1) have a conference game against the Eastmoor Academy Warriors (14-4) at home on Wednesday, May 1. The first pitch is set for 5:30 p.m. at 2555 Briggs Road. While Briggs has a 2-1 conference record, the visiting Eastmoor Academy girls are 10-0 in conference play so far this season.

Franklin Heights vs. Eastmoor Academy

On Thursday, May 2, the Franklin Heights Falcons (0-15-1) have a home nonconference game against the Eastmoor Academy Warriors (14-4). The first pitch is set for 5 p.m. at 1001 Demorest Road.

Whetstone vs. Linden-McKinley

The Whetstone Braves (10-6) are set to play a conference game against the Linden-McKinley Panthers (0-7-1) at home on Thursday, May 2. Catch the action at 4405 Scenic Drive, starting at 5:30 p.m. Whetstone is undefeated in conference play, whereas Linden-McKinley has yet to win a conference game this season.

Eastmoor Academy vs. Walnut Ridge

On Friday, May 3, the Eastmoor Academy Warriors (14-4) have a home conference game against the Walnut Ridge Scots (2-4). The first pitch is set for 5:30 p.m. at 417 S. Weyant Ave., Columbus, Ohio. While Eastmoor Academy boasts a 10-0 conference record, the visiting Walnut Ridge girls are 1-1 in conference play this season.

Bellaire vs. Bishop Ready

On Saturday, May 4, the Bellaire Big Reds (0-1-3) have a home nonconference game against the Bishop Ready Silver Knights (15-5). The matchup will take place at 10 a.m. at 349 35th St. in Bellaire.

Little Miami vs. Bishop Ready

The Little Miami Panthers (2-3) have a nonconference game against the Bishop Ready Silver Knights (15-5) at home on Saturday, May 4. It all goes down at 3001 E. Us 22nd in Morrow, starting at 12 p.m.

Independence vs. Eastmoor Academy

The Independence 76ers (4-3-1) have a conference game against the Eastmoor Academy Warriors (14-4) at home on Monday, May 6. The first pitch is set for 5:30 p.m. at 5175 Refugee Road. Independence boasts a 4-2 conference record, while the visiting Eastmoor Academy girls are 10-0 in conference play this season.

Whetstone vs. Centennial

On Monday, May 6, the Whetstone Braves (10-6) have a home conference game against the Centennial Stars (13-9). The first pitch is set for 5:30 p.m. at 4405 Scenic Drive. Whetstone enjoys a 9-0 conference record, and the visiting Centennial girls are 10-1 in conference play so far this season.


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