Blazers softball start off fall season with two wins

The Blazers playing in the Tucson Baja League faced off against the Bulldogs for a double header at Juhan Park.

In the first game of the morning the Blazers off to a slow start fell into a 3-0 hole after the first inning. The Blazers chipped away at the lead in the second inning scoring two runs.

The defense held the Bulldogs to one run in the fourth while the Blazers offense woke up scoring 13 runs over the next three innings ending the game in the fifth inning with a final score 15-4.

Starting on the mound was Daniella Hinojos (4K/1W/3ER) for three innings and Nikki Baldenegro (3K/1W/1ER) closing the game for two innings. Offensively, the Blazers were led by Ahleah Arbizo (2-3), Nikki Baldenegro (2-4), and Brianna Galarza (2-4, 2 doubles).

In the second game of the morning, the Blazers started a little slow again. The Bulldogs scored five runs in the first inning, while the Blazers managed to muster up three runs to keep it close.

Going into the bottom of the third the score still at 5-3, the Blazers bats woke up again in the late innings scoring 14 runs over the next three innings while holding the Bulldogs scoreless.

The final score 17-5 in favor of the Blazers.

Starting on the mound for the Blazers was Brianna Galarza (1K/3W/5ER) and closing the game Daniella Hinojos (2K/0W/0ER). Blazer bats were led by Ahleah Arbizo (2-3), Nikki Baldenegro (2-4, 2HR), Brianna Galarza (2-4, dble), Emma Alavarado (2-4), and Sydney Contreras (2-4).

Up next for Blazer Softball, the 12u team plays a doubleheader on Sat., Sept. 15 against Oro Valley at 6:00 p.m. inTucsonand the 16u team will play Sun., Sept. 16at 6:30 p.m. in the second annual community softball game which puts the Hayden Fire Dept. and Police Dept. players against the Blazers in a “Fastpitch” duel.

The Fire/Police Dept. team (Guns n Hoses’) won last year 7-5. Come out and support your favorite firefighter or police officer at the H-W Little League Field on Sunday.

To comment on this article and others  visit the Copper Area News Facebook or send us an email at CBNSun@MinerSunBasin.com 

admin (7654 Posts)


Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Pastor’s Corner: Walk Daily in God’s Love

    July 29th, 2014
    by

    In Isaiah 59:2 it says that our iniquities or sins, have separated us from our God.  Just before that, we are


    Guests visit Superior Rotary

    July 29th, 2014
    by

    Superior Sun The Superior Rotary had two guest speakers, Larry Bravo who is the incumbent candidate for the Justice of the Peace and John Tameron who is running for the


    Superior Police Report

    July 29th, 2014
    by

    According to state law, police may arrest suspected offenders by two methods. The suspect may be physically taken into the department and booked into jail, or the arresting officer may write


    Superior Farmer’s Market robbed; police seek information

    July 29th, 2014
    by

    Armed robbers last Friday held up the Superior Farmer’s Market and absconded with an unknown amount of money, according to the Superior Police Department.


  • Stories Just For You

    SMHS Athletes make All-Southern AZ Teams

    January 10th, 2014
    by

    By John Hernandez San Manuel Miner Athletes from San Manuel High School have been selected by the Arizona Daily Star […]


    Zuniga leads Lady Miners to number five ranking

    January 10th, 2014
    by

    By Andrew Luberda San Manuel Miner The Miners girls’ basketball team is ranked fifth according to the most recent rankings […]


    Three Miner wrestlers place at Mt. View Duals

    January 9th, 2014
    by

    By Andrew Luberda San Manuel Miner Franky Renteria (106, 2nd), Carlos Salas (120, 6th), and Michael Sanchez (HWT, 6th) all […]


    Cougar grappler has impressive record

    January 9th, 2014
    by

    Mountain Vista School’s wrestling team has an outstanding member (although they all are pretty great). Gilbert Rodriguez from Mrs. Villanueva’s […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather