USC Beaufort senior pitcher Junior Delatorre has been named to the All-Valley Baseball League second team after leading the Aldie Senators to the league playoffs.
Delatorre made eight starts in the regular season for the Aldie Senators, going 3-3 with a 2.17 ERA and notching 50 strikeouts in 49 2/3 innings. He was named to the North squad for the league's All-Star game and pitched a scoreless inning.
The right-hander from Beaufort returns to USCB for his senior season to anchor the pitching staff after going 6-2 with a 3.16 ERA in 13 games (12 starts) as a junior. He has appeared in 44 games and started 23 in his career with the Sand Sharks, compiling a 10-5 record and a 3.12 ERA.
The Valley League is a wooden-bat collegiate summer league that plays a 44-game season in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The league has produced more than 1,000 professional baseball players and had 27 alumni playing in the major leagues last year. In the 2014 MLB Draft, 48 former Valley League players, including one current player, were selected.
The All-League team consisted of 32 players, including eight starting pitchers. Delatorre was the only Aldie player selected.