To get the season off on the right foot, make that cleat, and swinging in the right direction, Oceanside will host two preseason baseball play days. The games will be Saturdays, April 6 and April 13.

On April 6, the teams will include Oceanside, Brunswick and Nokomis of Newport, while on April 13, the teams will be Oceanside, Foxcroft Academy of Dover-Foxcroft, Camden Hills and Hermon. Medomak Valley dropped out of the April 6 lineup.

For April 6, all games will be seven innings.

For April 13, the format for the games will be five innings or 90 minutes, whichever comes first. If the 90-minute mark is reached during play, that half inning will be completed.

The April 6 schedule includes: Oceanside versus Brunswick, 9 a.m.; Brunswick versus Nokomis, 11 a.m.; and Oceanside versus Nokomis, 1 p.m.

The April 13 schedule includes: Oceanside versus Hermon, 9 a.m.; Camden Hills versus Foxcroft Academy, 10:45 a.m.; Camden Hills versus Hermon, 12:30 p.m.; and Oceanside versus Foxcroft Academy, 2:15 p.m.

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