The Lake Highlands baseball team has started practices as the season is fast approaching. The Wildcats have been braving the cold weather and rainy conditions to get ready for the upcoming games.

LH will play its traditional Marathon Game on Saturday. The squad is split into three teams who scrimmage against one another. First pitch is at 10 a.m. and will last until 4 p.m., followed by a Fathers vs. Sons game at 4:30 and a hitting competition at 5 p.m.

Saturday night, the team will celebrate the upcoming year with a preseason banquet

The first scrimmages will be Monday with the JV traveling to play South Garland at 4:30 p.m. and the varsities playing at Wildcat Field at 5 p.m.