Lady Panthers sweep double-header to open season

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The Panthers’ softball team defeated the Miami (AZ) Vandals in both games of a double-header last Thursday to open its season. The Panthers won the first game, 15 – 12, and completed the sweep by winning the nightcap, 13 – 8. It was a strong offensive showing by the talented Panthers.

Gabby Salcido homered twice in the first game as the Panthers scored five runs in the sixth to tie the game and scored four more in the seventh to win it. Cierra Navarrette also homered in the opener.

The Panthers had a total of 10 extra base hits, including the three combined homeruns by Salcido and Navarrette.

Phalicitee Thomas and Hunter Flanagan each recorded three hits in the winning effort. Sophomore Ivie Lopez pitched a complete game to get the win.

After a game at Hayden on March 4, the Panthers play at Salt River on March 11. Game time versus Salt River is 4 p.m.

Andy Luberda (191 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.


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