Superior Little League All-Star Roundup

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A total of six baseball and softball teams from Superior Little League are competing in All-Star tournaments which began on June 23, 2014. Baseball and Softball teams in three divisions – 9/10, 11/12, and Senior – are playing in the tournament for a chance to advance to the state tournament.

The winning team of the state tournament advances to a regional tournament with a chance to play for a berth in the Little League World Series.

The tournaments are being played at Maricopa, Casa Grande, and Coolidge. All of the tournaments are double-elimination.

The 11/12 Division Softball All-Stars started their tournament at Maricopa Copper Sky Recreation Complex on June 24, 2014. They lost their first game to Casa Grande, 23 – 6, before defeating Coolidge 25 – 24 on June 25. Superior’s 11/12 Softball All-Stars were eliminated from tournament play after losing to Casa Grande on June 26, 8 – 4. Casa Grande eventually went on to win the tournament and now advances to the state tournament.

The 11/12 Division Baseball All-Stars began their tournament on July 1 vs Santa Cruz.

Both 9/10 Division teams began their respective tournaments on June 30. The baseball and softball All-Stars each were scheduled to open tournament play against Casa Grande. The 9/10 Division tournaments are being played at Casa Grande. Scores from the games played on June 30 were not available at press time.

Both Senior Division teams will begin their tournaments on July 8. The softball tournament is being played at Casa Grande. The Softball All-Stars will take on Coolidge in their first game. The baseball tournament is being played at Coolidge. The Baseball All-Stars will take on Maricopa in their first game.

To keep up with the most recent results, schedules, and game locations please visit http://bit.ly/1qw76LU.

Andy Luberda (750 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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