Local area volleyball players earn AIA All-Region Honors

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  The recent conclusion of the volleyball season means a myriad of media outlets will be honoring players for their performances this year.  The increasing success of the volleyball teams in and around the Copper Corridor area has resulted in more recognition for local players.

  The Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) is the first to release postseason honors, naming All-Region teams in each of the six divisions.

  The following is a list of players, by team, who received recognition for their performance:

Superior

AIA 1A East Region 1st Team – Lindsay Ketron.

AIA 1A East Region Honorable Mention – Kiki Arriola and Yuvithzia Romero.

Ray

AIA 1A East Region 2nd Team – Shelby Yocum and Savannah Rodriguez.

AIA 1A East Region Honorable Mention – Daniella Hinojos and Tara Lorona.

Hayden

AIA 1A East Region 2nd Team – Aliyana Perez.

San Manuel

AIA 2A South 2nd Team – Samantha Roan.

Andy Luberda (975 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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