2008 Valley Baseball League Season Review

08/04/2008 – Turks Tidbits

Harrisonburg, VA – Congratulations to all of the eleven teams in the Valley Baseball League for a great season of baseball. It takes a huge effort on everyone’s part to run an amazingly competitive and organized league. The Harrisonburg Turks want to commend everyone that participated in any way to help their home team locality this summer. These teams can not exist without the help and financial and physical support from area businesses, volunteers, staff, media and of course our great fans! Congratulations to the Waynesboro Generals who captured the #1 seed and was the VBL Southern Division Winner and was ranked #5,in summer league baseball in the nation. Congratulations to the Luray Wranglers who captured the #2 seed and was the VBL Northern Division Winner and was ranked #3 in summer league baseball in the nation. Both Waynesboro and Luray defeated the #1 ranked Vienna Senators of the Clark Griffith League. 2008 VBL Season Stats: 1. Waynesboro 30-14 .682 2. Luray 30-14 .682 – 3. Fauquier 27-17 .614 3 4. Winchester 27-17 .614 3 5. Staunton 24-20 .545 6 6. Covington 23-21 .523 7 7. Harrisonburg 19-25 .432 11 8. Haymarket 18-26 .409 12 9. New Market 16-28 .364 14 Woodstock 16-28 .364 14 11.Front Royal 12-32 .273 18 2008 VBL Play-off Seed Match-ups: #1 Seed: Waynesboro – Overall Record: 30-14 .682 #8 Seed: Haymarket – Overall Record: 18-26 .409 #2 Seed: Luray – Overall Record: 30-14 .682 #7 Seed: Harrisonburg – Overall Record: 19-25 .432 #3 Seed: Fauquier – Overall Record: 27-17 .614 #6 Seed: Covington – Overall Record: 23-21 .523 #4 Seed: Winchester – Overall Record: 27-17 .614 #5 Seed: Staunton – Overall Record: 24-20 .545 Round One: Waynesboro 4, Haymarket 1; Waynesboro leads series, 1-0 Haymarket 2, Waynesboro 1; Series tied 1-1 Waynesboro 11,Haymarket 5; Waynesboro wins series 2-1 Harrisonburg 7, Luray 2; Harrisonburg leads series, 1-0 Luray 8, Harrisonburg 1; Series tied 1-1 Luray 4, Harrisonburg 3; Luray wins series, 2-1) Covington 10, Fauquier 3; Covington leads series, 1-0 Covington 9, Fauquier 1; Covington wins series, 2-0 Staunton 8, Winchester 7; Staunton leads series, 1-0 Winchester 8, Staunton 3; Series tied 1-1 Staunton 6, Winchester 1; Staunton wins series, 2-1 Round Two: Luray 6, Staunton 3; Luray leads series, 1-0 Luray 6, Staunton 5; Luray wins series, 2-0 Covington 4, Waynesboro 2; Covington leads series, 1-0 Covington 6, Waynesboro 0; Covington leads series, 2-0 Round Three: VBL Championship – Jim Lineweaver Cup Luray 3, Covington 0; Luray leads series 1-0 Luray 10, Covington 5; Luray leads series 2-0 Luray 4, Covington 0; Luray wins series 3-0 and the 2008 Valley Baseball League Championship


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