While the recent weather outside has been frightful, the preparation for the spring seasons has been, at least on some days, delightful for Waldo County high school teams, including the Belfast baseball and softball squads, as the Lions hosted Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield on Wednesday, April 11.

The following are photos from those preseason contests.

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