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Most of the Catholic teams will be playing matinees this week in various sports, while one school’s squads put on their traveling shoes.
No. 1 Salesianum (2-0) at Garden City (N.Y.) (3-2), 4 p.m. The Sals start a busy week with a trip to New York as they look to avenge the loss they suffered last year.
No. 5 Archmere (2-0) at No. 2 Cape Henlopen (2-1), 6 p.m. The Auks have looked impressive in their first two matches but a trip to Lewes is not easy. The Vikings look to continue their strong season. Get to Lewes early as this is a great early season showdown.
Salesianum at Christ (N.C.) (7-1), time to be announced. Christ is ranked 42nd in the nation.
St. Joseph Collegiate (N.Y.) (0-0) vs. Salesianum, noon at Friends
Concord (0-2) at St Elizabeth (1-1), 11 a.m. The Vikings start a busy weekend with a morning showdown with the Raiders.
No. 4 St. Mark’s (2-0) at Archmere (1-0), 4 p.m. The Spartans travel to Claymont looking for another win to start the season. The Auks start a three-game home stand.
No. 4 St Mark’s at No. 6 Appoquinimink (2-0), noon. This top-10 matinee continues a busy week for the Spartans. Their pitching depth will be tested this week.
St. Elizabeth’s vs. No. 5 Hodgson (2-0), 1 p.m. at Wilson Field. The Silver Eagles haven’t given up a run all year, so the Vikings’ pitching will have to be strong in this one.
Delaware Military Academy (0-3), at Archmere, noon.
No. 3 Salesianum (0-0) at Holy Cross-Flushing (N.Y.) (3-1), 3 p.m. The Sals finally begin their season with a two-game trip to New York. The Sals have a deep pitching staff and will look to shut down teams this year.
Brandywine (1-0) at St Elizabeth, 11 a.m.
No. 3 Sallies at Mount St. Michaels (N.Y.) (4-0), noon
No. 10 Indian River (3-0) at No. 4 St Mark’s, 1 p.m.
Tower Hill (1-0) at Archmere, 3 p.m.
Concord at Salesianum, 3:30 p.m. The Sals host the Raiders, who are in their first varsity season.
Salesianum at Unionville (Pa.), 3:45 p.m.
Salesianum at Comet Classic at Penn Manor (Pa.) High School, various times.