Second-ranked Lady Panthers remain consistent

Superior Sun

The second-ranked Superior softball team won both games last week versus Hayden and Ft. Thomas, respectively. The Panthers have scored 10 or more runs in each of their last four victories.

Against Ft. Thomas, the Panthers fell behind 2 – 0 after three innings before scoring in each of the final four innings.

Junior Cierra Navarrette went 2-for-4 with a triple, a homerun and two RBI. Ariel Alonzo had two hits, including a double. Ariana San Miguel also doubled for the Panthers.

Sophomore Ivie Lopez pitched a complete game to earn the victory. She allowed three runs, two earned, on eight hits and two walks. She struck out six Ft. Thomas batters.

Upcoming schedule: Apr. 14 vs. Salome. The game is scheduled to start at 4:00 p.m.

Andy Luberda (152 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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