Things are heating up in local high school softball. Here's a peek at some stand-out girls varsity softball matchups on the calendar in and around Dallas, selected using data from high school sports source MaxPreps.
Madison vs. Palmer
On Friday, April 19, the Madison Trojans (1-2) will meet the Palmer Bulldogs (8-9) in a home conference game. Catch the action at 3000 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., starting at 6 p.m. The Madison girls have yet to win a conference game, whereas Palmer is 5-1 in conference play so far this season.
Sunnyvale vs. Bishop Lynch
Ursuline Academy vs. Bishop Lynch
On Thursday, April 25, the Ursuline Academy Bears (4-2) face off against the Bishop Lynch Friars (18-13-2) in a conference game on their own turf. The first pitch is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at 4900 Walnut Hill Lane. While Ursuline Academy has a 2-1 conference record, the visiting Bishop Lynch girls are 4-1 in conference play this season.