If you follow local high school softball, chances are you've already made your picks for this coming week. If not, here's a look at some stand-out upcoming girls varsity softball games in and around Detroit, selected using data from high school sports site MaxPreps.
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Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies vs. Taylor Prep
The Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies Mustangs (0-1) have a conference game against the Taylor Prep Tigers (1-0) at home on Thursday, May 9. Watch what happens at 485 W. Milwaukee, starting at 4 p.m. This will be both teams' first conference game of the season.
Consortium College Prep vs. River Rouge
On Thursday, May 9, the Consortium College Prep Cougars (0-1) have a home conference game against the River Rouge Panthers (0-0). The contest is set for 4:30 p.m. at 4633 Military. Both teams will be hoping to secure their first conference victory of the season.
Academy for Business & Tech vs. Hamtramck
On Thursday, May 9, the Academy for Business & Tech Gators (0-0) face the Hamtramck Cosmos (0-0) in a home conference game. The first pitch is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at 19625 Wood St. in Melvindale. This will be the first game of the season for both teams.
Detroit Cristo Rey vs. Cardinal Mooney Catholic
The Detroit Cristo Rey Wolves (0-6) are scheduled to play a conference game against the Cardinal Mooney Catholic Cardinals (5-1) at home on Thursday, May 9. It all goes down at 5679 W. Vernor Highway, starting at 6 p.m. Whereas Detroit Cristo Rey has yet to win a conference game this season, Cardinal Mooney Catholic is 3-1 in conference play.
Grosse Ile vs. Renaissance
On Friday, May 10, the Grosse Ile Red Devils (5-8) have a home conference game against the Renaissance Phoenix (1-1). The game will begin at 4:30 p.m. at 7800 Grays Drive in Grosse Ile. Although Grosse Ile has a 2-2 conference record, the Renaissance girls have yet to win a conference game this season.
River Rouge vs. Cass Tech
On Saturday, May 11, the River Rouge Panthers (0-0) will meet the Cass Tech Technicians (0-0) in a home nonconference game. Catch the action at 1460 Coolidge Highway in River Rouge, starting at 10 a.m. Both teams will be seeking to secure their first victory of the season.
Hamtramck vs. Ecorse
On Monday, May 13, the Hamtramck Cosmos (0-0) will meet the Ecorse Raiders (0-0) in a conference game on their own turf. The action kicks off at 11410 Charest St. in Hamtramck, starting at 4:30 p.m. Both teams will be battling for their first victory of the season.
Chavez Academy vs. Chandler Park Academy
On Tuesday, May 14, the Chavez Academy Aztec Eagles (2-3) will meet the Chandler Park Academy Eagles (2-2) in a home conference game. Catch the action at 1761 Waterman, starting at 4:30 p.m.
Hope Of Detroit Academy vs. Star International Academy
The Hope Of Detroit Academy (1-0) is scheduled to play a conference game against the Star International Academy Falcons (0-3) at home on Tuesday, May 14. The first pitch is scheduled for 4:30 p.m.
Merritt Academy vs. Detroit Cristo Rey
On Wednesday, May 15, the Merritt Academy Mustangs (0-0) have a home nonconference game against the Detroit Cristo Rey Wolves (0-6). Watch what happens at 59900 Havenridge Road in New Haven, starting at 5 p.m.
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