Sixth-ranked Lady ‘Cats showing consistency

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Copper Basin News

The Ray softball team has won five-straight games, including the last four by at least eight runs or more. The 6th-ranked Bearcats are playing with consistency that head coach Rikki Galka was looking for earlier in the season. With the playoffs approaching this week, the ‘Cats appear to peaking at the right time.

During the winning streak, the ‘Cats have outscored their opponents by a combined score of 60 – 5. Their average margin of victory is 11 runs per game during that span.

The Bearcats took on last year’s State Champion and currently top-ranked San Manuel on Tuesday. The ‘Cats will close out their regular season on Wednesday at Duncan. Wednesday’s game is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.

The Bearcats will find out who they’ll play in the first-round of the state playoffs on Thursday, May 1, when the AIA releases the State Championship Brackets at 2:30 p.m.

Andy Luberda (383 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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