If you follow regional high school softball, chances are you've already made your picks for this coming week. If not, here's a look at some notable upcoming girls varsity softball games in and around Chicago, selected using data from high school sports source MaxPreps.
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Kenwood vs. Kelly
On Thursday, May 9, the Kenwood Broncos (6-0) will meet the Kelly Trojans (6-4) in a conference game on their own turf. The action kicks off at 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., starting at 4:30 p.m. Kenwood enjoys a 6-0 conference record, while the visiting Kelly girls are 6-1 in conference play this season.
Von Steuben vs. Whitney Young
The Von Steuben Panthers (4-6) will play a conference game against the Whitney Young Dolphins (18-3) at home on Thursday, May 9. The clash will take place at 4:30 p.m. at the Baseball Stadium (Devon and Kedzie). While Von Steuben has a 3-4 conference record, the visiting Whitney Young girls are 8-0 in conference play this season.
St. Laurence vs. Resurrection
On Thursday, May 9, the St. Laurence Vikings (14-5) face the Resurrection Bandits (4-15) in a home nonconference game. The skirmish will take place at 4:30 p.m. at 5556 W. 77th St. in Burbank.
Schurz vs. Westinghouse
On Friday, May 10, the Schurz varsity Bulldogs (5-2) have a home conference game against the Westinghouse Warriors (4-6). The first pitch is set for 4:30 p.m. at 3601 N. Milwaukee Ave. While Schurz is undefeated in conference play this season, Westinghouse's conference record is 4-1.
Crane Medical vs. Ogden International
On Friday, May 10, the Crane Medical Cougars (1-3) will meet Ogden International (6-0) in a nonconference game on their own turf. The first pitch is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at 2245 W. Jackson Blvd.
Lake View vs. DePaul College Prep
On Saturday, May 11, the Reginia Dominican Panthers (3-9) have a home nonconference game against the DePaul College Prep Rams (5-14). The first pitch is set for noon at 4015 N. Ashland Ave.
Harlan vs. Bogan
On Monday, May 13, the Harlan varsity Falcons (2-2) have a home conference game against the Bogan Bengals (4-1). The first pitch is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at 9652 S. Michigan Ave. Harlan has a 2-2 conference record, while the visiting Bogan girls are 4-1 in conference play this season.
Carver vs. DuSable
The Carver Challengers (4-1) have a conference game against the DuSable Panthers (0-3) at home on Monday, May 13. The first pitch is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at 13100 S. Doty Ave. Carver is 4-1 in conference play. The DuSable girls have yet to win a conference game this season.
Ogden International vs. Schurz
On Tuesday, May 14, the Ogden International varsity girls (6-0) have a home conference game against the Schurz Bulldogs (5-2). The contest is set for 4:30 p.m. at 1250 W. Erie St. Both teams have yet to lose a conference game this season.
Farragut vs. Ogden International
On Wednesday, May 15, the Farragut Admirals (4-0) face off against Ogden International (6-0) in a home conference game. It all goes down at 2345 S. Christiana Ave., starting at 4:30 p.m. Both teams are undefeated in conference play this season.
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