All five games were played on Saturday, setting up our five-doubleheader Sunday!


  • Front Royal 5, Woodstock 2
  • Strasburg 4, Winchester 1
  • New Market 18, Purcellville 4- Has anyone else noticed how many runs New Market has scored lately? On Tuesday, the team lost 14-2. Wednesday: 12 runs. Thursday: 7 runs. Friday: 15 runs. Saturday: 18 (!!) runs. That’s 52 runs in four games- this offense is rolling.
  • Harrisonburg 5, Staunton 4
  • Charlottesville 10, Covington 4

Hitter of the Day

In a pretty easy choice for once, the hitter of the day is New Market’s Jackson Lancaster, from Missouri. Lancaster went 4-4 last night, with two runs scored, a walk, triple, home run, stolen base, and five RBIs. He’s now hitting .423/.516/.808 in 26 summer at-bats, with seven runs, two triples, two home runs, eight RBIs, and 4/2 BB/K. Not to give too much away, but there will be some more honors coming Lancaster’s way today….

Others of Note

  • Trent Jeffcoat, Front Royal: 2-3, RBI, walk, stolen base
  • Will Long, Winchester: 2-3, run, walk, double
  • Chad Fairey, Strasburg: 3-4, two runs, home run, RBI
  • Benjamin Greer, Purcellville: 3-4, run, RBI, home run, stolen base
  • Jacob Starling, New Market: 3-4, three runs, three RBIs, two walks, double, two stolen bases
  • James Bell, New Market: 3-5, run, RBI
  • Cameron Dean, New Market: 2-4, three runs, RBI, walk
  • Robert Antonetti, New Market: 2-4, three runs, RBI, HBP, stolen base
  • Clay Lockett, Harrisonburg: 2-4, two runs, three RBIs, double, home run
  • Pierce Bennett, Charlottesville: 1-4, two runs, RBI, two walks, double
  • Cal Stark, Charlottesville: 1-3, run, RBI, two walks
  • Nathan Becker, Covington: 2-4, two RBIs, HBP, double
  • Christian Hall, Covington: 3-5, two doubles
  • Paxton Tomaini, Covington: 1-3, two runs, two walks, stolen base

Pitcher of the Day

The pitcher of the day is Front Royal’s Salvatore Ferro, from Long Island. Ferro threw three shutout innings against Woodstock, allowing one hit, one walk, and striking out six. It was his third appearance this summer; he’s 0-0, 2.00, with 13 strikeouts in nine innings pitched.

Others of Note

  • Danny Kirwin, Front Royal: Five innings, two hits, two earned runs, three walks, eight K’s, win (Game score of 60)
  • AJ Cieslinski, Winchester: Four innings, two hits, one earned run, one walk, three K’s
  • Donovan Burke, Strasburg: Six innings, seven hits, one earned run, no walks, four K’s, win (58)
  • Theo Farynick, New Market: Three shutout innings, two hits, three walks, two K’s, save
  • Bryce Brown, New Market: Six innings, four hits, four runs, one earned, two walks, five K’s, win (57)
  • Liam McDonnell, Harrisonburg: Five innings, five hits, two runs, two walks, three K’s (50)
  • Chris Widger, Staunton: Six innings, three hits, two runs, no walks, four K’s (62)

Tonight’s Games

  • Purcellville at Waynesboro 5, 7:30 PM
  • Woodstock at Staunton 5, 7:30 PM
  • Winchester at Charlottesville 5, 7:30 PM
  • Front Royal at Harrisonburg 5:30, 8 PM
  • Covington at New Market 6, 8:30 PM