Ray defeats Superior in key region game

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

  The No. 7 Ray boys’ basketball held third place in the 1A East Region standings with an impressive 57 – 40 victory at No. 8 Superior last Friday night. The Panthers missed an opportunity to climb past the Bearcats in the standings and are now fourth.

  The Cats started fast, opening an 11-point lead at the end of the first quarter. They increased their lead to 33 – 20 at halftime before outscoring the Panthers for the third consecutive quarter to hold a 45 – 26 lead heading into the fourth.

  Superior sophomore Dominic Hernandez again led his team with 20 points – half of its scoring total – in addition to a team-high six rebounds, Andrew Martinez, Adam Navarrette and Brayan Aguilar finished with four points apiece. Sophomore Matthew Perez added five rebounds.

  Ray up next: Jan. 24 at San Manuel, Jan. 25 at Arete Prep. Both games are scheduled for 7 p.m.

  Superior up next: Jan. 24 vs. Arete Prep, Jan. 25 at Cibecue/Dischii Biko. Both games are scheduled for 7 p.m.

Andy Luberda (1109 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.


Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Additional Stories

    Quick response contains Kearny’s Tilbury Fire

    June 17th, 2019
    by

      On Friday, June 14, at approximately 3:21 p.m., a fire was reported just east of the railroad tracks near […]


    Head Start to reduce services to Copper Corridor

    June 12th, 2019
    by

      Late last week, educators and town officials throughout the Copper Corridor were stunned to learn that Pinal-Gila Community Child […]


    Student honors presented at Ray High School

    May 29th, 2019
    by

      The 2018-19 Ray High School Classroom Awards Assembly was held May 20 in the RHS auditorium.    The program […]


    Hayden honors students with annual classroom awards

    May 29th, 2019
    by

      On Monday, May 13, many Hayden High School students were recognized for their academic dedication and commitment as they […]


  • Additional Stories

    Meet the 2019 SHS Valedictorian and Salutatorian: Augie Lou Hing & Marissa Estatico

    May 29th, 2019
    by

      Superior High School has announced its 2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorians for the 2019 Commencement, which is scheduled to start […]


    Award winners announced at Superior Sr. High Sports Banquet

    May 29th, 2019
    by

      Superior High School Principal and Athletic Director William Duarte emceed the annual Sports Awards Banquet, which took place on […]


    Anica Monarez graduates from ASU

    May 29th, 2019
    by

      Former Superior resident Anica Janea Monarez, daughter of Angela and Ruben Fernandez, graduated with a degree of Bachelor of […]


    Superior’s Mendoza Earns AzNFF Honors

    May 29th, 2019
    by

      Superior High School senior Cedric Mendoza, a member of the Panthers’ state championship football team, was honored by the […]


  • Copperarea

  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • Southeast Valley Ledger