Award winners announced at Superior Jr. High Sports Banquet

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

  Superior Jr. High recently announced its athletic award winners at the annual Sports Awards Banquet, which took place on Thursday, May 3, at the school.

  Several student-athletes are multi-sport competitors and it showed at the banquet earlier this month as several won awards in multiple sports.

  Congratulations to all.


MVP – Mathew Cruz

Defensive Award – Marques Contreras

Offensive Award – Luis Villalobos

Most Improved – Richard Drennan

7th-Grade Volleyball

Most Improved – Anika Flores

Coaches Award – Jasmin Ortega

Most Spirited – Mira Estatico

8th-Grade Volleyball

MVP – Myika Cruz

Coaches Award – Julianna Navarro

Defensive Award – Danika Bryant

Master Server Award – Aubryana Preciado

7th-Grade Boys Basketball

MVP – Marcos Galindo

Most Improved – Kevin Duarte

Hustle Award – Zachary Duarte

8th-Grade Boys Basketball

MVP – Mathew Cruz

Coaches Award – Gabriel Denogean

Hustle Award – Xavier Hernandez

7th-Grade Girls Basketball

Defensive Award – Mira Estatico

Offensive Award – Chaira Marquez

Most Improved – Analise Hollenbeck

8th-Grade Girls Basketball

MVP – Arianna Contreras

Most Improved – Danika Bryant

Offensive Award – Juliana Navarro

Defensive Award – Aubryana Preciado

Hard Nose Award – Illiana Ramirez

Hardest Worker – Myika Cruz


MVP – Mathew Cruz

Coaches Award – Gabriel Denogean

Most Improved – Gabriel Lastra


Most Improved – Arianna Contreras

Best Def Player – Juliana Navarro

Best Off Player – Danika Bryant

Diablo Award

Mathew Cruz

Danika Bryant

Andy Luberda (1083 Posts)

Andrew Luberda began writing for Copper Area News Publishers (CANP) in February 2013 after working 15 years in Healthcare Financial Management. Andy covers sports for 11 high schools. His stories are published in Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner and Superior Sun, in addition to the San Tan Valley Daily PRSS and CopperArea websites. Additionally, he has written human interest stories and business profiles. In May 2012, he earned an AAS in Sports Management at Central Arizona College before graduating with a BS in Communication from Arizona State University in 2014. He and his wife, Kelli, have three sons – AJ, Kyle, and Kade.

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Additional Stories

    Community College Board vacancy announced for district 5

    January 3rd, 2019

      The Pinal County Community College Board has a vacancy.  The vacancy is created due to the resignation of Governing […]

    Grants from ADEQ help Town of Superior with clean ups

    January 3rd, 2019

      The Town of Superior along with their partners Rebuild Superior and the Superior Chamber of Commerce have maintained a […]

    Second Friday kicks off fourth year of consecutive events with Miracle on Main Street

    December 26th, 2018

      This year the Superior Optimist Club decided to host Miracle on Main Street in conjunction with the Second Friday […]

    Mayor’s Minute: Time to Ring in a New Year and New Opportunities

    December 26th, 2018

    Where did the 52 weeks of 2018 go?  Seems like the years move faster and faster with each passing day.  […]

  • Additional Stories

    Being Superior: community rallies for food bank

    December 26th, 2018

      When the Coolidge Food Bank was robbed in November, this heinous crime created a ripple effect, hurting many other […]

    Superior Chamber of Commerce home decorating contest winners announced

    December 26th, 2018

      The Superior Chamber of Commerce, Superior Optimist Club and Superior Rotary Club are pleased to announce the winners of […]

    Copper-plated Santa’s Elves: Capstone-Pinto Valley Mine delivers toy donation to Superior Police Department

    December 26th, 2018

    Angie Fischer, with Capstone-Pinto Valley Mine, presents Francine Gonzalez of the Superior Police Dept an entire pick up truck load […]

    Superior wins first two region games

    December 19th, 2018

      The Superior boys’ basketball team is off to a 2 – 0 in 1A East Region games following victories […]

  • Copperarea

  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • Southeast Valley Ledger