Hard to believe we’ve just entered August! Well, we’re down to five teams remaining for the coveted Jim Lineweaver Cup….
Charlottesville 7, Waynesboro 2 (Semi-finals; Tom Sox lead, 1-0)
Winchester 9, Purcellville 3 (First round; tied 1-1)
Strasburg 10, New Market (First round; Express win 2-1)- game report coming later!
Hitter of the Day
Our HOD is Strasburg’s Sebastiano Santorelli, from Seton Hall, who not only had an excellent game at the plate last night, but who also has a fantastic name. Sebastiano went 3-5 against the Rebels, with 3 runs, 2 RBIs, a double, and a home run. He hit 188/259/250 in 48 regular season at-bats, and is 4-8 in the playoffs so far.
Others of Note
Cole Migliorini, Charlottesville: 2-4, run, RBI, 2B, HR
Trevin Esquerra, Purcellville: 2-4, run, 2 RBIs, HR
Sean Scales, Strasburg: 3-5, run, RBI, SF
Philip Madonna, Strasburg: 2-4, BB
Pitcher of the Day
It’s a Strasburg sweep- our POD is Brendan Smith, from Albany! Brendan threw 7 innings, allowing 3 hits, 1 run, 3 walks, and struck out 7. He earned the win and a game score of 71. He went 0-1, 2.57 in 28 innings in the regular season, and is 1-0, 1.08 in 8 1/3 playoff innings.
Others of Note
Connor Gillispie, Charlottesville: 7 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 8 K’s, win (70)
Daniel Collins, Winchester: 7.2 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 10 K’s, win (67)
Charlottesville at Waynesboro (Game 2 of semi-finals)
Winchester at Purcellville (Game 3 of first round- Strasburg is waiting for the winner)