Before Mother Nature threw the Midcoast a curveball with a blast of snow and reversal to winter on Monday, April 8, the weekend proved nice weather-wise, and the Belfast softball team took the opportunity to play ball.

The Lions hosted Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln on Friday, April 5 in a high school diamond preseason scrimmage on the artificial surface at Point Lookout.

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