Things are heating up in local high school baseball. Here's a preview of some stand-out boys varsity baseball matchups on the calendar from in and around New York City, selected using data from high school sports source MaxPreps.
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Jefferson vs. Canarsie
On Wednesday, May 8, the Jefferson varsity Orange Wave (7-2) have a home conference game against the Canarsie Chiefs (9-2). Catch the action at 400 Pennsylvania Ave. in Brooklyn, starting at 4 p.m. Both teams are 1-0 in conference games this season.
Bathgate vs. RiverdaleKingsbridge Academy
The Bathgate (8-3) will play a conference game against RiverdaleKingsbridge Academy (4-3) at home on Wednesday, May 8. The first pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m. at 1595 Bathgate Ave. in Bronx. Both teams are undefeated in conference play this season.
New Dorp vs. McKee Vo-TechStaten Island Tech
On Wednesday, May 8, the New Dorp varsity Central Cougars (8-2) have a home nonconference game against McKee Vo-TechStaten Island Tech (4-6. The contest will begin at 4 p.m. at 465 NEw Dorp Lane in Staten Island.
Morel Campos vs. Jefferson
On Friday, May 10, the Morel Campos (6-2) face off against the Jefferson Orange Wave (7-2) in a nonconference game on their own turf. The contest will take place at 4 p.m. at 215 Heyward St. in Brooklyn.
Jamaica vs. Hillcrest
Stevenson vs. RiverdaleKingsbridge Academy
On Friday, May 10, the Stevenson Ambassadors (3-6) face RiverdaleKingsbridge Academy (4-3) in a nonconference game on their own turf. The game will take place at 4 p.m. at 1980 Lafayette Ave. in Bronx.
Morrisania vs. Addams
On Monday, May 13, the Morrisania Lions (5-4) face Addams (4-3) in a conference game on their own turf. The first pitch is set for 4 p.m. at 1363 Fulton Ave. in Bronx. Both teams are 1-0 in conference play this season.
Walton vs. Washington
Seward Park vs. Rustin
Hillcrest vs. Jamaica
On Tuesday, May 14, the Hillcrest Hawks (7-1) will meet the Jamaica Beavers (0-1-1) in a nonconference game on their own turf. The first pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m. at 16005 Highland Ave. in Jamaica.