Daily Update, Saturday July 16

Two game were rained out last night, but that means three were still played!


Waynesboro 6, Covington 5 (Brent Sakurai walk-off home run in the bottom of the 9th)
Woodstock 8, Winchester 2
Front Royal 12, Purcellville 1 (Cards now 2 games behind Winchester for 2nd place in the North)

Hitter of the Day

Our hitter of the day is Front Royal’s Josh Magee, from Southeastern Louisiana! Josh went 3-4, with 2 runs, 3 RBIs, a walk, and a home run. Josh is now hitting 263/300/ 404 in 57 at-bats for the Cards. (I was unable to locate a link or a photo for young Josh)

Others of Note

Juan Given, Covington: 3-5, 2 runs, SB
Brent Sakurai, Waynesboro: 3-5, run, 2 RBIs, walk-off HR
Andrew Bullock, Waynesboro: 2-3, 3 runs, BB, 2B
Nick Ward, Woodstock: 3-5, run, 2B
Eric Garza, Woodstock: 3-5, 2 runs
Michael Hartnagel, Front Royal: 2-5, 2 runs, 3 RBIs, BB, HR

Pitcher of the Day

For the third time, the POD is Front Royal’s Stephen Xirinichs, from UMass Lowell! Stephen threw 6 innings againstSteve Xirinachs UMass Lowell 2016 Purcellville, and gave up 3 hits, 1 earned run, 3 walks, and struck out 3. He got his 5th win, and had a game score of 62. Overall, Stephen is 5-2, 2.73 in 46 innings pitched.

Others of Note

Dylan Burns, Waynesboro: 4.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K’s
Preston Mott, Woodstock: 7 IP, 5 H, 2 Er, 2 BB, 4 K’s, win (61)
Robert Bamford, Winchester: 4 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K’s

Tonight’s Games

Charlottesville (Jack Alkire) at Covington (Thane Clark)
New Market (Joey Johnson) at Purcellville (Pat Doudican)
Winchester (Louis Pugliese) at Front Royal (Frank Rubio)
Staunton (Damon Frazier) at Harrisonburg (Malik Jones)
Waynesboro (Adam Tarver) at Woodstock (JT Hintzen)

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