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

It's a big week in regional high school softball. Here's a sneak peek of 10 girls varsity softball games to catch this week in and around Cincinnati, selected using data from high school sports site MaxPreps.

Oyler vs. Western Hills

On Friday, April 19, the Oyler MAD Hatters (3-1-3) will meet the Western Hills Mustangs (6-2) in a home nonconference game. The contest will take place at 4:30 p.m. at 2121 Hatmaker St.

Western Hills vs. Aiken

The Western Hills Mustangs (6-2) will play a conference game against the Aiken Falcons (4-2-1) at home on Monday, April 22. Catch the action at 2144 Ferguson Road, starting at 4:30 p.m. While Western Hills enjoys a 3-0 conference record, the visiting Aiken girls are 3-1 in conference play this season.

Chaminade-Julienne vs. Archbishop McNicholas

The Chaminade-Julienne Eagles (7-4) have a conference game against the Archbishop McNicholas Rockets (11-4) at home on Monday, April 22. Watch what happens at 505 S. Ludlow St. in Dayton, starting at 5 p.m. While Chaminade-Julienne has a 1-4 conference record, the visiting Archbishop McNicholas girls are 5-0 in conference play this season.

Western Hills vs. Walnut Hills

On Tuesday, April 23, the Western Hills varsity Mustangs (6-2) have a home nonconference game against the Walnut Hills Eagles (1-4). The first pitch is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at 2144 Ferguson Road.

St. Bernard-Elmwood Place vs. Cincinnati Christian

The St. Bernard-Elmwood Place Titans (4-7) have a conference game against the Cincinnati Christian Cougars (12-2) at home on Tuesday, April 23. The first pitch is set for 4:30 p.m. at 4615 Tower Ave. in St. Bernard. St. Bernard-Elmwood Place has a 2-1 conference record, and the visiting Cincinnati Christian girls are 8-0 in conference play this season.

Archbishop McNicholas vs. Carroll

On Tuesday, April 23, the Archbishop McNicholas varsity Rockets (11-4) have a home conference game against the Carroll Patriots (3-5). The matchup is set for 5 p.m. at 6536 Beechmont Ave. Archbishop McNicholas is undefeated in conference play, whereas Carroll has yet to win a conference game this season.

Mercy McAuley vs. Mount Notre Dame

On Wednesday, April 24, the Mercy McAuley Wolves (4-1) face off against Mount Notre Dame (7-9) in a conference game on their own turf. The first pitch is set for 4:30 p.m. at 6000 Oakwood Ave. Mercy McAuley has a 1-0 conference record, and the visiting Mount Notre Dame girls are 3-3 in conference play so far this season.

Western Hills vs. Hughes

The Western Hills Mustangs (6-2) are slated to play a conference game against the Hughes BIG RED (1-3) at home on Wednesday, April 24. Watch what happens at 2144 Ferguson Road, starting at 4:30 p.m. While Western Hills boasts a 3-0 conference record, the visiting Hughes girls are 1-3 in conference play this season.

Archbishop McNicholas vs. Chaminade-Julienne

On Wednesday, April 24, the Archbishop McNicholas varsity Rockets (11-4) have a home conference game against the Chaminade-Julienne Eagles (7-4). The first pitch is scheduled for 5 p.m. at 6536 Beechmont Ave. Archbishop McNicholas boasts a 5-0 conference record, while the visiting Chaminade-Julienne girls are 1-4 in conference play this season.

Norwood vs. Western Hills

The Norwood Indians (6-2) are slated to play a nonconference game against the Western Hills Mustangs (6-2) at home on Thursday, April 25. The first pitch is set for 5 p.m. at 2020 Sherman Ave. in Norwood.


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