Miners’ Kelly and Garcia named All-Division

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

San Manuel Miner

San Manuel baseball players Shane Kelly and Anthony Garcia were named to the AIA All-Division IV Baseball Team. Both players were named All-Section previously. Kelly was also the Division IV, Section VI Player of the Year.

Kelly, a junior, batted a whopping .645 with 11 doubles, 2 triples, a homerun, and 30 RBI. He also had 26 stolen bases. Kelly ranked first in the section in batting average and runs. He was fourth in stolen bases.

Garcia, a 2014 graduate, batted .488 with 10 doubles, a triple, 4 homeruns, and 37 RBI. Garcia also dominated on the mound as the staff ace, going 9 – 2 with a 1.67 ERA. He recorded six complete games with two shutouts. He struck out 75. Garcia ranked first in Section VI in wins and ERA, second in strikeouts, and his 37 RBI ranked third.

The Miners won the Section VI Championship and reached the semi-finals of the state playoffs for the third straight season.

Andy Luberda (391 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.

  • Stories Just Posted

    ADOT: No state highway construction closures over Fourth of July weekend

    16 hours ago
    by

    PHOENIX — As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, state and local agencies are focusing efforts on promoting safety along […]


    Superior and Queen Creek tour ASARCO Ray Mine

    16 hours ago
    by

    A request was made by Towns of Queen Creek and Superior to tour our ASARCO’s Ray Mine on June 27th. […]


    Pinal legislative district at center of case

    20 hours ago
    by

    By HOWARD FISCHER, Capitol Media Services PHOENIX — Pinal County’s Legislative District 8 will be a focal point of the U.S. […]


    Superior Chamber of Commerce Seeks Business Attraction and Retention Consultant Team: Request for Proposals Available

    July 1st, 2015
    by

    Superior, AZ: The Superior Chamber of Commerce has released a Request for Proposals for business attraction, retention and expansion services […]


  • Stories Just For You

    All Stars underway, but it’s the volunteers that keep things running smoothly

    June 30th, 2015
    by

    The Superior Little League is the host for the district 11-12 year old boy’s all star tournaments this year.


    Superior 4th set for Saturday

    June 30th, 2015
    by

    The Town of Superior will host a Superior Fourth of July on Saturday, July 4, to celebrate Independence Day.


    Damian Garcia celebrates state win in math tourney; heads to nationals in Texas

    June 30th, 2015
    by

    Leonor Hambly K-8 would like to congratulate Damian Garcia for an outstanding performance at the State Math Championship in Tucson on May 9.


    PCSO still seeking tips on Kearny River Fire

    June 30th, 2015
    by

    The Pinal County Sheriff’s office is still taking tips regarding the Kearny River Fire.


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather