Conference Preview: Tri Valley Athletic Association



By Jacob Gill
Philadelphia Region Director of Scouting

Tri Valley Athletic Association

Returning Tri Valley All-Stars
  1st-team 2nd-team
East Juniata '14 RHP/SS Nick Lorenz '14 OF Dalton Rowe
Greenwood    
Halifax '15 C Trey Pritchard '14 OF Joe Raker
'14 P/OF Hunter Hilinski
Juniata    
Lancaster Country Day '15 P/IF Sy Williams '14 IF/OF Alex Keller
Line Mountain '14 RHP/3B Cory Warford '15 2B/RHP Kellan Masser
Millersburg   '15 OF/P Connor Keim
Newport    
Upper Dauphin Area '14 SS/RHP Mac Ney '15 Util Tanner Miller

 

  • Nick LorenzEast Juniata welcomes back Rowe (.467 AVG, 10 SB) and Lorenz (.365 AVG; 2.19 ERA, 20 H, 28 BB, 55 K in 32 IP; pictured at right) to a squad that went 13-3 last season.
  • Pritchard (.500 AVG) and Raker (.467 AVG, 11 SB) are the top returning hitters for Halifax. Hilinski contributes with the bat (.310 AVG, .431 OBP) and on the mound (1.75 ERA, 20 H, 6 BB, 30 K in 24 IP).
  • Despite fighting through injuries most of last season, '14 Util Chad Eberle still managed to hit .311 with 7 SB for Juniata. '14 3B Dakota Sweitzer  (.327 AVG) also returns to the GlounerIndians offense, while coach Nick Beward will be managing an inexperienced pitching staff.
  • Ney (.408 AVG, 12 SB; 0.42 ERA, 10 H, 5 BB, 9 K in 16.2 IP) and Miller (.327 AVG, 12 SB) are joined in the Upper Dauphin Area line-up by '16 1B/RHP Kyle Glouner (.314 AVG, .419 OBP; 1.05 ERA, 6 H, 6 BB, 10 K in 13.1 IP; pictured at right).

 

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