Valley League Summary Friday June 19

Five of the six scheduled games were played last night. The results are…..


Strasburg at Woodstock (Postponed)
Aldie 4, Charles Town 0
Covington 5, Waynesboro 4
Harrisonburg 8, New Market 7 (12 innings- and this one was a wildly entertaining game!)
Front Royal 7, Winchester 0
Staunton 14, Charlottesville 1

Hitter of the Day

Jack Schaaf
Jack Schaaf

Our hitter of Friday’s games is Staunton’s Jack Schaaf, from Florida International! Jack went 3-5, with 3 runs, 2 RBIs, and a walk against the Tom Cats. Jack now has 25 at-bats this summer, and his stat line is 400/407/480. Quite a good start!

Others of Note

Ryan Gridley, Waynesboro: 3-5, run, 2B
Mike Gigliotti, Covington: 2-4, run, 3 RBIs, 3B
Shane Billings, Harrisonburg: 4-6, run, 2 SB
JJ Bissell, Harrisonburg: only one hit, but it was a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 12th
Spencer Levine, Winchester: 3-4
Brad Jarreau, Staunton: 2-6, run, 4 RBIs
Austin Edens, Staunton: 3-3, 2 runs
Andy Szamski, Staunton: 3-4, run, 3 RBIs, SF

Pitcher of the Day

There were several very, very good pitching performances last night, but the best was Aldie’s Burk FitzPatrick, from Delaware! Burk went 6 shutout innings, and allowed only 1 hit, 2 walks, and struck out 4. He earned the win and a

Burk FitzPatrick
Burk FitzPatrick

game score of 72. After three starts this summer, Burk is 1-0, 2.16, with 8 hits, 8 walks, and 13 strikeouts in 16 2/3 innings pitched.

Others of Note

Kyle McCormack, Aldie: 3 IP, 1 hit, 0 runs, 1 BB, 2 K’s, save
Brandon Caples, Charles Town: 6 IP, 3 hits, 2 run, 1 earned, 3 BB, 8 K’s, loss (65)
Brett Sasse, Waynesboro: 7 Ip, 5 hits, 1 earned run, 0 Bb, 6 K’s (69)
Corey Sessions, Front Royal: 7 IP, 4 hits, 0 runs, 2 BB, 3 K’s, win (70)
Nick Margevicius, Staunton: 6 IP, 4 hits, 1 earned run, 1 Bb, 6 K’s, win (65)

Tonight’s Schedule (Flash flood watch on for the Valley, so we’ll see…)

Charles Town (Austin Stephens) at Winchester (TBD)
Woodstock (TBD) at Front Royal (TBD)
Aldie (Joe Williams) at Strasburg (TBD)
Staunton at Covington (Matt Picucci)
Charlottesville at Harrisonburg (Matt Hartman)
Waynesboro (Matt Horkey) at New Market (Brian Murphy)


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