2 Victoria Generals Win Texas Collegiate League Awards
It’s been a good week for the Victoria Generals earning a TCL playoff spot, and now two Generals have earned this week’s league honors.
Justin Pacchioli received the Dinger Player of the Week honors, while Ryan Benitez was named Pitcher of the Week. Both players had outstanding weeks as the Generals finished up the week with a 6-1 record.
Justin Pacchioli batted .407 in five games with and On Base Percentage of .519. During that span, Justin had 11 hits, scored 9 runs, had 12 RBI’s, 1 double, 2 triples, 2 HR’s, 3 stolen bases and 3 walks. Pacchioli’s strong week also propelled him into the league lead in batting average at .371. He also led the league in homers with 3 on the season, 2 of which he hit this week.
Pitcher Ryan Benitez also had a fine week finishing up with a win and a no decision after pitching two solid games. The win came Sunday night after 8 strong innings with 11 strikeouts, giving up only 1 run on the night. For the week, Benitez pitched 14 innings, and led the league for the week with 16 strike outs while allowing only 2 walks. On the week Benitez would allow only 3 earned runs and finishes up with a 1.93 ERA. Benitez is currently 3-0 on the season with a 1.91 ERA and is the league leader in strike outs with 36.