Bearcats start new winning streak

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Derek Figueroa at bat against Duncan.

  After having its seven-game winning streak snapped by then top-ranked Superior on Mar. 20, the fifth-ranked Ray baseball team started a new streak by winning three-straight games.

  The Cats defeated Baboquivari (4 – 2), Duncan (12 – 2) and NFL Yet Academy (20 – 1) all at home.

  In Monday’s lopsided win against NFL Yet, Derek Figueroa, Alec Carrillo and Tracon Naranjo combined to throw five innings pitched with seven K’s, led by Figueroa’s four.

Up next:  Apr. 9 vs. Hayden at 4 p.m.

Jayden Lagunas tags out a Duncan player.

 

Andy Luberda (1106 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.


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