Jr. Lady Panthers suffers first loss of the season, Jr. Panthers undefeated

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

zRay-Superior Games_050.JPG

By Andrew Luberda

The Superior Jr. Panthers took on Eloy in a battle of two undefeated teams on Mar. 27. Unfortunately the Panthers suffered their first loss of the season, 9 – 3.

Coach Lopez said the Panthers defense let them down as they had too many errors in the game. “That was the difference in the game.”

Lopez credited Eloy’s pitcher and said she pitched a very good game against the Panthers. Lopez believes there are lessons to be learned from the loss.

“My team is so young that I think (a loss like this) can be a good learning experience,” Lopez said. “We showed a lot of heart and didn’t give up. (Our girls) weren’t intimidated.”

The Panthers offense was led by Sivanna Lopez and Alicia Arriola.

In action late last month, the Superior Jr. High softball team defeated Ray Jr. High in a high scoring affair, 22 – 14. Superior Head Coach Joseph Lopez has his team focused and playing consistently well. They remained undefeated with the victory.

Lopez said he was happy with the offensive production from the Panthers. “Our offense just exploded. Everybody hit the ball and we were aggressive on the bases.”

The offensive stars for the Panthers were Amber Alonzo and Elizabeth Ochoa. Jalisa Murray was the winning pitcher.

Ray-Superior Games_060.JPG

Superior Junior High Panthers remain undefeated after wins over Ray and Eloy. (James Carnes photo)

admin (7657 Posts)


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Additional Stories

    Valentine’s month ‘Hearts Rock’ photography at the Arboretum

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    February is a special month for lovers, including lovers of the Boyce Thompson Arboretum (BTA). In celebration of this special […]


    Batter up for the 2014 Little League season

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    The Superior Little League Board of directors are gearing up for another community tradition and that is Little League Baseball/Softball. […]


    Need a ride? New service available in Superior

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    Superior – There is a new business in the town of Superior, and it is taking everyone, including the Superior […]


    Superior Police Report

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    According to state law, police may arrest suspected offenders by two methods. The suspect may be physically taken into the […]


  • Additional Stories

    Pastor’s Corner: Training to be a Godly person

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    By Rev. Dennis Van Gorp Family Life Christian Center In 1 Timothy 4:7 & 8 we read, “Train  yourself to […]


    Longoria records double-double in win versus Hayden

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    By Andrew Luberda Superior Sun Junior Ricky Longoria recorded a double-double (22 points and 10 rebounds) as the Panthers earned […]


    Romero, Navarrette lead Lady Panthers in win

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    By Andrew Luberda Superior Sun Player of the Game Cierra Navarrette recorded a double-double (10 points and 10 assists) and […]


    Candidate raises questions about hiring process

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    My name is Lori Ketron and I have been a resident of Superior since July of 2013. I retired from […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather