Fairfield's four high school baseball teams each open their 2014 seasons next week. Here is the Opening Day schedule for Fairfield Warde, Fairfield Ludlowe, Notre Dame-Fairfield and Fairfield Prep:
Fairfield Prep, which reached the CIAC Class LL semifinals last year, plays host to Amity at 3:45 on Wednesday at Alumni Diamond on the campus of Fairfield University. Amity, which beat the Jesuits in that semifinal, is the defending Class LL state champion.
Fairfield Ludlowe, which lost to Amity in the second round last spring, entertains Newtown at 4 p.m. at Kiwanis Field on Old Dam Road in a non-conference game on Wednesday.
Fairfield Warde is at Kiwanis Field on Thursday for a non-conference game with Montville at 4 p.m.
Notre Dame-Fairfield's first pitch will be Friday at 3:45 p.m. in a non-conference game with Bullard-Havens Tech at Veterans Memorial Park in Bridgeport. The Lancers were eliminated in the second round of the Class S tournament in 2013.