Everything That Happened, Monday July 18

One more walkoff last night- with two “normal” games….


Covington 3, Woodstock 2 (Clinging to a 2-1 lead, Woodstock walked in a run in the 8th, and the Jacks winning run scored on an error in the 9th. Jacks are pretty solidly in 3rd place with 8 games to play- 3.5 games behind the Turks for 2nd place, and 6.5 ahead of Staunton, in 4th place. The Bandits are now 4.5 games out of the last playoff spot with 7 to play.)

Waynesboro 10, Harrisonburg 3 (Generals pound 18 hits and score 10 runs to take a 1.5 game lead in the South Division over the Turks.)

Strasburg 4, New Market 1 (Express have now clinched a top 2 finish in the North, and have a 5.5 game lead on Winchester for the division title. Benjamin Dum threw a very effective 6 innings in this one. New Market now leads Purcellville by only a half game for the last playoff spot in the North.)

Hitter of the Day

Mason George UTSA 2016Mason George is our hitter of the day! Mason, from Harrisonburg and Texas-San Antonio, went 2-4, with a run, 2 RBIs, a double, and a home run. Overall this summer, Mason is hitting 303/386/450 in 109 at-bats. He also has a stellar 13/12 BB/K ratio.

Others of Note

Kevin Bryant, Woodstock: 2-4, run, 2B, 3B, SB
Trevor Craport, Harrisonburg: 2-4, run, 2B, 3B
Tanner Poole, Waynesboro: 2-5, 2 runs, BB
Trey Stine, Waynesboro: 3-5, RBI, SB
TJ Condon, Waynesboro: 2-3, run, RBI, 2 2B, HBP
Drew Avans, Strasburg: 3-4, 2 RBIs, 2B

Pitcher of the Day

For the third time this summer, it’s Benjamin Dum, from Strasburg and VCU! Benjamin Dum VCU 2016Benjamin threw 6 innings, allowing 4 hits, 1 unearned run, 0 walks, and struck out 8. He got the win, and earned a game score of 70. Overall this season, he’s 3-0, 1.63, with 27 strikeouts in 34 innings.

Others of Note

Danton Hyman, Woodstock: 7.1 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 5 BB, 1 K (56)
Daniel Schiller, Covington: 6 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K’s (60)
Vince Braman, Waynesboro: 8 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 8 K’s, win (66)

Tonight’s Games

Purcellville (Matt Copley) at Winchester (Joey Jones)
Woodstock (Drew Mancuso) at Front Royal (Blake Whitney)
Covington (Mike Hanchar) at Strasburg (TBD)
Harrisonburg (Chris Farish) at Staunton (TBD)

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