Turks Beat Luray, 8-1

6/11/2007 – Daily News Record

Luray, VA – Dallas Baptist right-hander Rod Brantley struck out 10 batters in six shutout innings to lead the Harrisonburg Turks to an 8-1 victory over Luray in a Valley League baseball game Saturday. Troy right-hander Ryan Ellison struck out all six batters he faced to close the game as the Turks struck out a combined 17 Wranglers. Purdue center fielder Jon Moore hit a grand slam and Clarendon shortstop B.J. Wheeler was 2-for-4 with a solo home run to lead the offense. The Turks (5-1) didn’t play Sunday because Haymarket’s bus broke down and the Senators forfeited the game. Harrisonburg 000 003 050 – 8 12 1 Luray 000 000 100 – 1 4 2 Brantley, Kalogrides (7), Reinhart (7), Ellison (8) and Franco, Pericht (8): Cedel and Pirtle. W-Brantley (1-0). L-Cedel. S-Ellison. HR-H-Moore (1), Wheeler (3)