If you follow local high school baseball, chances are you've already made your picks for this coming week. If not, here's a look at some noteworthy upcoming boys varsity baseball games in and around Chicago, selected using data from high school sports site MaxPreps.
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Urban Prep-West Campus vs. Orr
On Saturday, May 11, the Urban Prep-West Campus varsity Lions (13-2) have a home conference game against the Orr Spartans (0-5). The first pitch is scheduled for 10 a.m. at 1326 W. 14th Place. Although Urban Prep-West Campus is undefeated in conference play, the Orr boys have yet to win a conference game this season.
ACERO Garcia vs. Carver
The ACERO Garcia Patriots (4-3) have a conference game against the Carver Challengers (9-2) at home on Saturday, May 11. Watch what happens at 4248 W. 47th St., Floor 3, starting at 10 a.m. ACERO Garcia has a 3-2 conference record, while the visiting Carver boys are 8-0 in conference play this season.
Urban Prep-West Campus vs. Roosevelt
On Saturday, May 11, the Urban Prep-West Campus Lions (13-2) face the Roosevelt Rough Riders (6-2) in a home conference game. It all goes down at 1326 W. 14th Place, starting at 1 p.m. While Urban Prep-West Campus enjoys an 8-0 conference record, the visiting Roosevelt boys are 6-1 in conference play so far this season.
Dyett vs. Longwood
On Saturday, May 11, the Dyett Eagles (9-1-1) face the Longwood Panthers (9-3) in a nonconference game on their own turf. The first pitch is scheduled for 2 p.m. at 555 E. 51st St.
DePaul College Prep vs. Elgin Academy
On Saturday, May 11, the DePaul College Prep Rams (18-15) will meet the Elgin Academy Hilltoppers (20-3) in a home conference game. The first pitch is set for 7 p.m. at 3633 N. California Ave. While DePaul College Prep has a 5-6 conference record, the visiting Elgin Academy boys are 9-0 in conference play so far this season.
Urban Prep-West Campus vs. Clark
On Monday, May 13, the Urban Prep-West Campus Lions (13-2) will meet the Clark Eagles (5-6) in a conference game on their own turf. Catch the action at 1326 W. 14th Place, starting at 4:30 p.m. Urban Prep-West Campus boasts an 8-0 conference record, and the visiting Clark boys are 3-4 in conference play so far this season.
Thornwood vs. Urban Prep-West Campus
The Thornwood Thunderbirds (1-11) are set to play a nonconference game against the Urban Prep-West Campus Lions (13-2) at home on Tuesday, May 14. The matchup is set for 4:30 p.m. at 17101 S. Park Ave. in South Holland.
UIC College Prep vs. Intrinsic
On Tuesday, May 14, the UIC College Prep varsity Firecats (2-5) have a home nonconference game against the Intrinsic Mustangs (1-1). The first pitch is set for 5 p.m. at 1231 S. Damen Ave.
Von Steuben vs. Lindblom
The Von Steuben Panthers (12-14) will play a nonconference game against the Lindblom Eagles (23-4) at home on Wednesday, May 15. The first pitch is set for 4:45 p.m. at 5039 N. Kimball.
Von Steuben vs. Payton College Prep
On Friday, May 17, the Von Steuben varsity Panthers (12-14) have a home nonconference game against the Payton College Prep Grizzlies (14-4). The first pitch is set for 4:30 p.m. at 5039 N. Kimball.
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