Valley teams to square off with top summer baseball team in nation

Item by Chris Graham

The top two teams in the Valley League will square off in a doubleheader against the top-ranked team in summer college baseball next week.

The #5 team in the national rankings, the Luray Wranglers, and the #11 team in the national rankings, the Waynesboro Generals, will play the Vienna Senators of the Clark Griffith League in games at Luray on Tuesday.

Waynesboro will play Vienna at 4 p.m., with the Luray-Vienna game scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

The Senators are 25-3 and have been at the top of the national rankings for the past two weeks. The squad has a .301 team batting average and a 1.95 team ERA, both tops in the Clark Griffith.

Luray has won 14 of its last 16 games to improve to 22-8 on the season, giving the Wranglers a four-game lead in the Northern Division heading into tonight’s action. Waynesboro has won 12 of its last 15 to improve to 21-9, which gives the Generals a four-game lead in the Southern Division.

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