Things are heating up in local high school softball. Here's a peek at some stand-out girls varsity softball games on the calendar from in and around Fresno, selected using data from high school sports source MaxPreps.
Edison vs. Bullard
On Tuesday, April 23, the Edison Tigers (4-18) will meet the Bullard Knights (14-5) in a conference game on their own turf. The first pitch is set for at 540 E. California Ave. While Edison has a 1-5 conference record, the visiting Bullard girls are 6-0 in conference play so far this season.
Roosevelt vs. Sunnyside
The Roosevelt Rough Riders (10-7) are slated to play a conference game against the Sunnyside Wildcats (13-8-1) at home on Wednesday, April 24. The first pitch is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at 4250 E. Tulare Ave. While Roosevelt has a 2-4 conference record, the visiting Sunnyside girls are 4-2 in conference play so far this season.
Central vs. Clovis North
On Wednesday, April 24, the Central Grizzlies (9-15) face the Clovis North Broncos (17-5-1) in a home conference game. The first pitch is set for 3:45 p.m. at 3535 N. Cornelia Ave. Central has a 3-2 conference record, and the visiting Clovis North girls are 3-3 in conference play this season.
Clovis West vs. Buchanan
On Wednesday, April 24, the Clovis West Golden Eagles (7-14) face off against the Buchanan Bears (18-2) in a conference game on their own turf. The clash will begin at 6:30 p.m. at 1070 E. Teague Ave. While Clovis West has a 1-4 conference record, the visiting Buchanan girls are 5-1 in conference play this season.