Things are heating up in regional high school baseball. Here's a look at some notable boys varsity baseball matchups on the calendar from in and around Kansas City, selected using data from high school sports source MaxPreps.
Fort Osage vs. Ruskin
On Friday, April 26, the Fort Osage varsity Indians (11-16) have a home nonconference game against the Ruskin Golden Eagles (1-12). The faceoff will begin at 4 p.m. at 2101 N. Twyman Road in Independence.
Wyandotte vs. Lincoln College Prep
On Friday, April 26, the Wyandotte varsity Bulldogs (5-9) have a home nonconference game against the Lincoln College Prep Blue Tigers (9-3). The first pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m. at 2501 Minnesota Ave.
St. Michael the Archangel vs. Summit Christian Academy
On Friday, April 26, the St. Michael the Archangel Guardians (6-6) face off against the Summit Christian Academy Eagles (17-5) in a home nonconference game. The first pitch is set for 5 p.m. at 901 N.W. Lee's Summit Road in Lee's Summit.
Lee's Summit West vs. Rockhurst
On Saturday, April 27, the Lee's Summit West varsity Titans (16-3) have a home conference game against the Rockhurst Hawklets (11-6). It all goes down at 2600 S.W. Ward Road in Lee's Summit, starting at 11 a.m. Both teams will be looking to maintain their conference winning streaks: both teams are undefeated.
Central vs. Lincoln College Prep
On Monday, April 29, the Central varsity Blue Eagles (2-5) have a home conference game against the Lincoln College Prep Blue Tigers (9-3). The clash will take place at 4 p.m. at 3221 Indiana Ave. While Central has a 1-2 conference record, the visiting Lincoln College Prep boys are 2-0 in conference play this season.
Center vs. Alta Vista
On Monday, April 29, the Center Yellowjackets (7-7) face off against Alta Vista (4-5) in a home nonconference game. The first pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m. at 8715 Holmes Road.
Truman vs. Staley
On Monday, April 29, the Truman varsity Patriots (8-11) have a home nonconference game against the Staley Falcons (13-5). The game will begin at 4:30 p.m. at 3301 S. Noland Road in Independence.
Bishop Ward vs. University Academy Charter
The Bishop Ward Cyclones (5-6) have a nonconference game against the University Academy Charter Gryphons (1-10) at home on Wednesday, May 1. The contest is set for 3:30 p.m. at 708 N. 18th St.
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