GETTING READY: Mt. Abram goalkeeper Allie Lopez works on her ball skills during a preseason practice on opening day. High school athletic teams began practice sessions Monday to prepare for the upcoming fall sports season.
GETTING READY FOR PRACTICE: Mt. Abram's Makenzie Tyler takes part in a stretching drill before soccer practice, Monday evening in Salem.
BALL CONTROL: Mt. Abram's Patrick Banahan controls the ball on his thigh in practice Monday evening.