If you follow local high school softball, chances are you've already made your picks for this coming week. If not, here's a preview of some notable upcoming girls varsity softball games in and around Detroit, selected using data from high school sports source MaxPreps.
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River Rouge vs. Hamtramck
On Thursday, May 16, the River Rouge varsity Panthers (0-0) have a home conference game against the Hamtramck Cosmos (0-0). The first pitch is set for 4:30 p.m. at 1460 Coolidge Highway in River Rouge.
Seaholm vs. Renaissance
On Saturday, May 18, the Seaholm varsity Maples (1-2) have a home nonconference game against the Renaissance Phoenix (1-1). The skirmish will begin at 12:30 p.m. at 2436 W. Lincoln St. in Birmingham.
Ecorse vs. Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies
On Monday, May 20, the Ecorse varsity Raiders (0-0) have a home conference game against the Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies Mustangs (0-1). The first pitch is set for 4 p.m. at 27385 W. Outer Drive in Ecorse. Both teams will be looking for their first victory of the season.
Hamtramck vs. Consortium College Prep
The Hamtramck Cosmos (0-0) have a conference game against the Consortium College Prep Cougars (0-1) at home on Monday, May 20. The first pitch is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at 11410 Charest St. in Hamtramck. Both teams will be looking to capture their first victory of the season.
Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies vs. Edison Academy
On Tuesday, May 21, the Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies Mustangs (0-1) face the Edison Academy Pioneers (0-0) in a home nonconference game. The first pitch is set for 4 p.m. at 485 W. Milwaukee.
Hazel Park vs. Renaissance
On Tuesday, May 21, the Hazel Park Vikings (1-9) face off against the Renaissance Phoenix (1-1) in a nonconference game on their own turf. The game will take place at 4:30 p.m. at 23400 Hughes Ave. in Hazel Park.
Fordson vs. Chavez Academy
On Wednesday, May 22, the Fordson varsity Tractors (0-7) have a home nonconference game against the Chavez Academy Aztec Eagles (2-5). The faceoff will take place at 5 p.m. at 13800 Ford Road in Dearborn.
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