Roberts, Luchterland honored as Players of the Week
The Valley Baseball League announces its Player and Pitcher of the Week selections each week, generally on Monday afternoon, the VBL selects one pitcher and one player from each of its three divisions for its weekly honors.
Congratulations to Harrisonburg Turks Colby Roberts (James Madison U.) and Aaron Luchterhand (Arkansas Tech) for claiming the Central Division honors.
Player of the Week: Colby Roberts, Harrisonburg. Roberts, a James Madison product, has helped the Turks to seven wins in the first nine games of the season with 12 hits in 32 at-bats for a .375 average. Roberts also has two doubles and one triple so far this summer.
Pitcher of the Week: Aaron Luchterhand, Harrisonburg. Luchterhand, a second-year Turks player from Australia, is 1-0 so far this summer with nine strikeouts in 14.0 innings pitched. Luchterhand has not given up a run so far this season.