Bearcats take out some frustrations

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

Copper Basin News

After back-to-back losses to San Manuel and Superior, the eighth-ranked Bearcats took out their frustrations by crushing their next two opponents. They defeated Duncan last Thursday, 13 – 2, before an 18 – 3 victory against Gilbert Classical Academy on Monday.

The ‘Cats pounded out 11 hits, including four doubles, in the win over Duncan. Destry Yocum was 2-for-4 with a double, a triple, and three RBI against the Wildkats. Dominic Bravo was 2-for-4, including a double, and had four RBI. Bravo also scored two runs and had two stolen bases. Seth Harmon and Douglas McPeak recorded the other two doubles for the ‘Cats.

Harmon, McPeak, and Robbin Newman combined to pitch six innings and limited Duncan to two runs on two hits. Harmon, who started the game, was the winning pitcher.

The Bearcats have six games remaining in the regular season and face two ranked teams in those games – Superior and San Manuel.

Upcoming schedule: Apr. 17 vs. Hayden and Apr. 22 @ Bowie. Both games begin at 4:00 p.m.

Andy Luberda (589 Posts)

Andy Luberda began writing for Copper Area News Publishers (CANP) in February 2013 after working15 years in Healthcare Financial Management. Andy covers sports for eight high schools. His stories are published in the Southeast Valley Ledger, Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner and Superior Sun. Additionally, he has written human interest stories and business profiles. In May 2012, he earned an AAS in Sports Management at Central Arizona College. Andy is currently earning a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from ASU’s Hugh Downs School of Communication. Andy is scheduled to complete his degree December 2014. He was born and raised in Des Plaines, Ill. In 1992, he relocated to Arizona. After a short return to Des Plaines in 1997, he returned to the Phoenix area two years later. He and his wife, Kelli, have three sons – AJ, Kyle, and Kade.


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Additional Stories

    San Manuel’s Renteria claims Section IV wrestling championship

    February 11th, 2016
    by

      San Manuel junior Franky Renteria won the Division IV Section IV Wrestling Championship in the 160lb weight class at […]


    Jr. Miners win CJHL basketball championship

    February 11th, 2016
    by

      The San Manuel Jr. High boys’ basketball team saved its best for last, winning the CJHL Basketball Championship after […]


    Multiple fundraisers planned for Matthew York

    February 11th, 2016
    by

      Matthew York, son of Justin and Kerri Hune, was recently diagnosed with two different forms of Leukemia, AML and […]


    Valentine’s Day 100 Years Ago in Arizona

    February 11th, 2016
    by

    Arizonans celebrated Valentine’s Day 100 years ago pretty much like today. Valentine cards, chocolates and flowers were popular items just […]


  • Additional Stories

    My ‘Y’ Week Ongoing at Copper Basin Family YMCA

    13 hours ago
    by

    The Copper Basin Family YMCA (CBY) and its staff are in the midst of a two-week effort to bring awareness […]


    Lady Cats, Panthers Reach Section IV Finals

    19 hours ago
    by

    The Ray girls and the Superior boys’ basketball teams will play for section championships at Thatcher High School on Saturday […]


    Section V Finals Twice as Nice for Poston Butte

    19 hours ago
    by

    The Poston Butte girls’ basketball team took care of their part on Thursday night, defeating Alchesay 67 – 65 in […]


    Broncos Advance to Section V Semis

    February 11th, 2016
    by

    The third-seeded Poston Butte boys’ basketball team had to overcome three scoring droughts of at least three minutes each, in […]


  • Copperarea

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Southeast Valley Ledger

  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather