It's a big week in local high school softball. Here's a sneak peek of 10 girls varsity softball games to watch this week in and around Detroit, selected using data from high school sports site MaxPreps.
Hamtramck vs. Detroit Community
On Monday, April 22, the Hamtramck varsity Cosmos (0-0) have a home conference game against the Detroit Community Hurricanes (0-0). The first pitch is set for 4:30 p.m. at 11410 Charest St. in Hamtramck. Both teams will be playing their season opener.
Ecorse vs. Consortium College Prep
The Ecorse Raiders (0-0) will play a conference game against the Consortium College Prep Cougars (0-1) at home on Monday, April 22. The first pitch is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at 27385 W. Outer Drive in Ecorse.
Detroit Cristo Rey vs. Cranbrook Kingswood
On Monday, April 22, the Detroit Cristo Rey WOLVES (0-3) face off against the Cranbrook Kingswood Cranes (1-0) in a conference game on their own turf. It all goes down at 5679 W. Vernor Highway, starting at 6 p.m.
Trillium Academy vs. Hope Of Detroit Academy
On Tuesday, April 23, the Trillium Academy (2-0) will meet Hope Of Detroit Academy (0-0) in a nonconference game on their own turf. The action kicks off at 15740 Racho Blvd. in Taylor, starting at 4:30 p.m.
Dearborn vs. Renaissance
Chavez Academy vs. Star International Academy
On Tuesday, April 23, the Chavez Academy Aztec Eagles (0-3) will meet the Star International Academy Falcons (0-2) in a conference game on their own turf. Catch the action at 1761 Waterman, starting at 5 p.m.
Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies vs. Trillium Academy
On Thursday, April 25, the Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies Mustangs (0-0) face off against Trillium Academy (2-0) in a home conference game. The faceoff is set for 4 p.m. at 485 W. Milwaukee.
Harper Woods vs. Hamtramck
The Harper Woods Pioneers (0-0) are scheduled to play a conference game against the Hamtramck Cosmos (0-0) at home on Thursday, April 25. The first pitch is set for 4:30 p.m. at 20225 Beaconsfield St. in Harper Woods. Both teams will be hoping to grab their first win of the season.
Canton Preparatory vs. Chavez Academy
On Friday, April 26, the Canton Preparatory Chargers (3-3) will meet the Chavez Academy Aztec Eagles (0-3) in a home conference game. The matchup is set for 4 p.m. at 46610 Cherry Hill Road in Canton.