Daily Update, Friday June 24

Four of the five scheduled games were played last night…


Staunton-Covington PPD (Covington was hammered by rain- the park was literally flooded. See below.)
Winchester 12, Purcellville 4 (6 innings- Royals scored 8 in the bottom of the 6th… and then the rains came)
Strasburg 2, Front Royal 1
Woodstock 10, New Market 8 (Rebs were up 7-3 in the 4th)
Harrisonburg 7, Waynesboro 3

Hitter of the Day

Peter Rivera Palm Beach 2016Our hitter of the day is Winchester’s Peter Rivera, from Palm Beach Atlantic College! In his first at-bats of the summer, Peter went 4-4, with 2 runs, 2 RBIs, and 2 doubles. He had a fantastic spring for Palm Beach; he hit 356/404/568 in 132 at-bats. His 14 doubles led the team.

Others of Note

Ray Hernandez, Front Royal: 3-3, run, 2 RBIs, HR
Devin Gearhart, Winchester: 3-4, 2 runs, RBI, 2B, SB
Trevor Jensen, Winchester: 3-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs, SB
Bernabe Camargo, Front Royal: 2-4, run, RBI, 2B, HR
Haiden Lamb, Strasburg: 3-4, run, 2B, SB
Luke Bolka, New Market: 2-5, run, 2 RBIs, 2B, HR
Nick Debo, New Market: 3-4, 2 SB
Noel Cheneau III, Woodstock: 1-1, 3 runs, RBI, 4 BB, 2B, SB
Jason Serchay, Harrisonburg: 3-4, run
Jonathan Pryor, Harrisonburg: 2-2, run, RBI, BB, 2B

Pitcher of the Day

Our POD is the second repeat winner of the summer- Front Royal’s Erne Valdes, from St. Thomas. Erne, who alsoErne Valdez St Thomas won POD on June 3rd, threw 6 excellent innings against Strasburg, allowing only 4 hits, 2 runs (1 earned), 3 walks, and struck out 6. He’s started 4 games this summer thus far, and is 2-1, 1.14, with 14 hits, 9 walks, and 27 strikeouts in 23 2/3 innings. Well done!

Others of Note

Keegan James, Strasburg: 6 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 K’s, win
Drew Mancuso, Woodstock: 4 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 K’s, win
John McCarren, Harrisonburg: 6 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K’s, win

Tonight’s Games

Harrisonburg (Greg Paprocki) at Front Royal (Stephen Xirinachs)
Waynesboro (David Ehmen) at Charlottesville (Matthew Sullivan)
Purcellville (Alex London) at New Market (Justin Crump)
Winchester (Joey Jones) at Staunton (Brandon Gochenour)
Strasburg (Derrick Mount) at Woodstock (Dylan Schildknecht)

Covington flooding June 2016
Staunton coach G.W. Laase posted this picture about the flooding in Covington

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