Braves Place Three On All-VBL Team

The Staunton Braves placed three players on the All-Valley Baseball League Team. Named to the first team were 3B Trey Jacobs (UNC-Pembroke) and catcher Will Simoneit (Cornell). Staunton OF Eric Conner (Walsh) was named to the second team.

Jacobs could be found in the top five in several offensive categories. He hit for a .376 average to rank fifth in the VBL. He ranked third in the league in homers (8), doubles (13) and RBIs (37).

Simoneit hit for a .340 average on the season. He added four homers, 10 doubles and 15 RBIs in 27 games for the Braves.

Conner hit .301 this summer with five homers, 10 doubles and 21 RBIs.