(Victoria, Tx) The Victoria Generals of The Texas Collegiate League have cracked the top 20 in the latest PG Crosschecker national rankings. The Generals coming off of a very successful road trip (5-1) and sweeping the 4 game homestand have moved up 4 notches to #20.
PG Crosschecker ranks the teams in the many summer collegiate leagues accross the United States. Head Coach Chris Clemons has his team playing well in all facets of the game and is looking forward to the second half of the TCL season. At the halfway mark, his Generals are 16-8, a game and a half in first place. The entire PG Crosschecker release is listed below.
SUMMER 25: Owls Retain No. 1 Rank, Generals #20
Compiled by Allan Simpson (PG Crosschecker) / Andrew Hartwell (College Summer Ball Blogspot)
1.Forest City (N.C.) Owls (1)Coastal Plain29-5
Owls getting mileage from starter Spencer Patton (5-0, 1.26, 43 IP/68 SO) and closer Robbie Andrews (0.00, 9 SV).
2.Chatham Anglers (2)Cape Cod12-7
North Carolina RHP Matt Harvey (1-0, 2.25), Oklahoma State LHP Tyler Lyons (1-1, 2.00) solidify Anglers rotation.
3.Santa Barbara Foresters (4)California Collegiate20-7
Texas frosh SS Brandon Loy is hitting .313, but unheralded L.A. Pierce JC's James Wharton leads team with 17 RBIs.
4.Corvallis (Ore.) Knights (6)West Coast17-4
Mt. Hood (Ore.) CC 1B Taylor Ard (.423-1-15) and OF Dylan Jones (.347-1-14) swinging hot bats for red-hot Knights.
5.Bourne Braves (8)Cape Cod10-6-2
Surging Braves are getting production big from Oregon State 3B Stefen Romero (.346-4-12), Cape's HR leader.
6.Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox (12)Cape Cod12-9
Florida Gulf Coast RHP Chris Sale (2-1, 1.29) tops Cape in K's, Michigan RHP Tyler Burgoon (1-1, 0.00) in saves.
7.Outer Banks (N.C.) Daredevils (9)Coastal Plain23-11
Texas A&M OF Dylan Petrich (.409-1-22), Maryland RHP Adam Kolarek (4-1, 0.43, 21 IP/40 SO) having big years,
8.Mat-Su Miners (7)Alaska16-7
Miners getting big summers from Columbia OF Nick Cox (.349-0-16), Florida State OF James Ramsey (.373-1-12).
9.Mankato (Minn.) Moondogs (11)Northwoods25-12
Wisconsin-Oshkosh LHP Ryan Demmin (4-2, 1.41), Rollins RHP Tim Griffin (3-2, 1.44) are effective 1-2 starters.
10.Vienna (Va.) Senators (14)Clark Griffith18-5
Cal 2B Austin Booker leads team with .338 average; Old Dominion LHP Kyle Hald is 4-0, 0.98 in first 28 innings.
11.Bethesda (Md.) Big Train (18)Cal Ripken Sr.21-6
12.Staunton (Va.) Braves (21)Valley15-7
13.Wareham Gatemen (10)Cape Cod9-8-1
14.San Luis Obispo (Calif.) Blues (20)Independent24-7
15.Keene (N.H.) Swamp Bats (NR)New England15-7
16.DeLand Suns (5)Florida Collegiate18-8
17.Rochester (Minn.) HonkersNorthwoods23-14
18.Lima (Ohio) Locos (25)Great Lakes14-4
19.Orleans Firebirds (NR)Cape Cod10-8
20.Victoria Generals (24)Texas Collegiate16-8
21.Wenatchee (Wash.) AppleSox (13)West Coast15-7
22.Glens Falls Eagles (19)New York Collegiate18-6
23.Newport (R.I.) Gulls (NR)New England13-6
24.Anchorage Bucs (NR)Alaska17-11
25.Jersey Pilots (NR)Atlantic Collegiate17-6