Ray’s Bravo and Pacheco named AIA All-Division

Copper Basin News

Bearcats’ baseball players Dominic Bravo and Derek Pacheco have been named to the AIA All-Division IV Baseball Team. Both players earned AIA All-Section honors previously.

Bravo, a 2014 graduate, played varsity all four years at Ray. A career .436 hitter, Bravo batted .482 with 14 doubles, 5 triples, 2 homeruns, and 51 RBI in his final season. He also stole 31 bases. Dominic was also selected as an AzBCA All-Star and played in the All-Star game on May 31, 2014.

Pacheco, a junior, is a three-year varsity player for the Bearcats and just finished his best year so far. He batted .403, with 8 doubles, a triple, a homerun, and 29 RBI. His OPS was 1.109.

Andy Luberda (145 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.


Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Trust in the Lord

    July 22nd, 2014
    by

    By Rev. Dennis Van Gorp
    Family Life Christian Center

    Isaiah 31:1 speaks to us today saying, “Woe to those who rely on human strengths and resources instead of looking to


    Duval visits mine site and visits with local leaders

    July 22nd, 2014
    by

    By Mila Besich-Lira
    Superior Sun

    Fred Duval, the Democratic Candidate for the Arizona Governors seat visited Superior last week.


    Superior Little League All-Star Roundup

    July 22nd, 2014
    by

    Superior Sun The Superior Little League All-Star seasons for both the 11/12 Division and the 9/10 Division came to end earlier this month in the respective District 4 tournaments.


    Superior Senior Baseball All-Stars are runners up at district tourney

    July 22nd, 2014
    by

    Superior Sun The Superior Senior Baseball All-Star team lost to Casa Grande in the Championship round of the AZ District 4 Senior Baseball Tournament.


  • Stories Just For You

    Hosler announces candidacy for Kearny mayor

    July 22nd, 2014
    by

    I am asking the people of Kearny to re-elect me as their mayor. My name, Sam Hosler, is on the ballot for the Primary Election which will take place Tuesday,


    Superior Clinic has Saturday hours

    July 22nd, 2014
    by

    Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center would like to inform the public of the weekend hours at the Superior Clinic. 


    Kearny Police Report

    July 15th, 2014
    by

    According to state law, there are two methods by which police may arrest suspected offenders. The suspect may be physically taken into the department and booked into jail, or the arresting


    Kearny Library Summer Reading Program has water fun day finale

    July 8th, 2014
    by

    Kearny Public Library held its end of the Summer Reading Program Event, “Water Fun Day,” on June 26.


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather