After winning the regional baseball championship with Brujos and being selected as the MVP of the final series, outfielder Juan Carlos Arzaga hopes to defend Juárez’s color in the state championship for the first time. .
Arzaga was born a native, but was adopted by Juarense. He remembers that he played baseball in the Satellite League when he was very young, watched the Indians’ game since he was a child, and always wanted to wear the ninth border jersey.
“Playing against the Indians means a lot to me because I have seen them since I was a child. I have always wanted to play for Juarez because I grew up in Juarez and therefore represents my city.” This is about to usher in The 25-year-old midfielder said the old one.
In order to realize this wish, the frontier players reacted to Diamond by ending the final series with a batting rate of 0.500, walking six times in three games, scoring 7 times and scoring 2 times. This earned him the “Víctor Teco López” trophy, which was awarded the MVP of the series.
“I feel very good. First of all, I am grateful and happy, but I am most grateful to God and the people who support me, my family and coaches,” Arzaga said of his participation in the regional finals.
He added that he didn’t expect the last two games of the series to have such a big difference on the scoreboard because the Owls are a team with good players.
“But I trust my team. We are all on the same page, entering one by one, always very positive, I think the key is the unity of the team.”
Juan Carlos began practicing baseball on the Tigres team of the Satellite League when he was four years old, and he has always been a champion there.
“Since then, when I was 12 or 13 years old, I studied in El Paso, I joined a team in high school, I also played at Socorro High School, graduated from high school, and then went to community college, Northwest Okla. One year at Homer State University”.
He also recalled that in the moyote category, he had to participate in the state competition with Juarez. They won the competition at Delicias, but he could not participate in the National due to family reasons. But later, when he was 13 to 14 years old, he did participate in the Williams National in Monterey.
-What has baseball brought you?
“My whole life has been baseball. In recent years, I returned from school to a league in El Paso, and then went to my first regional game in 2019.”
-What’s next for you in this sport?
“Now I don’t know. I want a chance in State. This is what I want, ready to play in State.”
-As a player, what are your advantages?
“I’m fast, I like fast, and I like aggressive games. I like to concentrate and concentrate. I really like running. I think I am fast and I also like to be in contact with the ball.”
Name: Juan Carlos Alzaga
Location: Central Gardener
Date of Birth: April 21, 1996
Place of Birth: El Paso
Age: 24 years old
Weight: 175 pounds
Played game 3
Batting rate .500
The most valuable player in the final series of the regional baseball game “Cielito Lindo”