The Belfast Area High School baseball and softball teams are working inside the school gymnasium and outside — weather permitting — on the surrounding fields preparing for the regular season.

The Lions hosted Hermon in a preseason doubleheader Tuesday and will be at Georges Valley in Thomaston on Thursday, April 14 at 4 p.m. for more preseason games.

Belfast will host a four-team preseason event on Saturday, April 16. The Lions will host Waldo County neighbor Mount View of Thorndike, Mount Desert Island and Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln.

The schedule for Saturday’s baseball and softball games include: Belfast versus Mattanawcook, 9 a.m.; MDI versus Mount View, 10:30 a.m.; Mount View versus Mattanawcook, time not listed; and Belfast versus MDI, 3 p.m. There may be other games not listed on the teams’ schedules.

The Belfast squads open the regular season on Friday, April 22 at 1 p.m. at Mount View.

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