Five Generals to Participate in Valley League All-Star Game
The Valley League All-Star rosters have been announced, and five Waynesboro Generals players will be representing the South Division on July 10th.
Pitchers Campbell Scholl and Ivanniel Vazquez will join the South pitching staff. Scholl leads the team in ERA with a 0.54 average in his three starts thus far. He has started three games going sixteen and two-thirds innings while only allowing one run on just five hits. His record stands at 1-0 with eleven walks and eleven strikeouts. Vazquez has appeared in relief six times for the Generals with a 1-1 record and a 2.45 ERA. In eleven innings, he has surrendered three runs with three walks and is second on the team with eighteen strikeouts.
Rounding out the Generals’ All-Stars are outfilders Tanner Poole and Eli Putnam along with first baseman Zach Sterry. Poole has been a dynamic player for Waynesboro at the top of the lineup while leading the team in batting average (.315), at bats (92), runs (18), hits (29), and stolen bases (14). He has also played a strong center field as Poole has not committed an error this season. Eli Putnam, despite some time spent on the disabled list, has also had a large impact offensively for the team. He is second on the team in both batting average at .303 and RBIs with fourteen. Sterry has also had an impact in the middle of the order. He leads the team and is tied for league lead with seven home runs on the season. Sterry is third on the team with a .291 batting average, and leads the team with seventeen RBIs.
Sterry will also participate in the Home Run Derby which is set to begin at 5:20 before the game.
The Valley-League All-Star Game will take place on Sunday July 10th beginning at 7:30 pm. Gates open for fans at 3:00 pm with opportunities for fans to take photos and receive autographs. The 60 yard dash contest and Home Run Derby will take place at 4:15 pm and 5:20 pm, respectively. Player introductions will begin at 7:15 pm.
Full Roster Here