Tucson infielder Luis Samorano to play for Luna CC

Luis Samorano (Andy Morales/

Luis Samorano committed to play baseball for Luna Community College (New Mexico) on Monday. Samorano plays infield and outfield for Tucson and he batted .286 with four doubles and a triple for the Badgers.

“We feel very blessed that Luis is able to continue his education and play the game he loves at the next level at Luna CC,” his father Kelly Samorano said. “Our niece Araceli Peralta plays softball at Florida International and our son Kristian Samorano plays for Pima. They have paved the way and help guide him to always work hard and never give up.”


Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and he was awarded the Ray McNally Award in 2017 and he has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here and on Andy was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at


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