POSTED JUNE 6, 2022
Wood wins Regional Championship over Millbrook 7-5 and secures opening round State Tournament game at home.
Jared Neal 3-3, 3 RBI
Eli Miller, 2-4, 2 runs, SB
Nick Bell 2-4, run
John Copenhaver 1-2, RBI
Kemper Omps 1-3, 2 runs, RBI
Bodie Pullen 3 walks, SB
Colin McGuire 6.1 Innings pitched, W, 7 hits, 5 runs, 3 Strikeouts
Daniel Franceshi 2/3 innings pitched, save.
Wood is now the winningest team in James Wood history with 20 wins in a season, and is also the 1st Regional Champion since 1985. James Wood will host the State Quarter Final game at the Hott on Tuesday vs. Salem at 6:00 PM.
POSTED JUNE 1, 2022
Wood beat #1 seed Tuscarora 7-0 to win the Region Semi-Final. Nick Bell (10-2) pitcheD a complete-game shutout for the win allowing 5 hits, 0 runs, 0 walks, and striking out 8.
Offensively, Wood’s pressure attack was led by Bodie Pullen who went 3-4, 2 runs, stolen base. Brody Bower was 2-3, 2 runs, RBI, and a stolen base. Jacob Roy was 1-3, run, RBI, 2 stolen bases. Colin McGuire 1-3, RBI. Kemper Omps 1-3, run and Eli Miller 1-4, double, RBI.
The Colonels are now 19-5 and will play at Millbrook for the Regional Championship on Thursday at 6:00 PM. Go WOOD!
POSTED MAY 26, 2022
Wood loses to Millbrook in District Championship 6-4.
Colin McGuire 2.1 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 K
Nick Bell, L, 3.2 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 K
Jacob Roy 2-3, R, BB
Eli Miller 2-3
Jared Neal 1-3, R, BB
Colin McGuire 1-3, R, RBI
Nick Bell 1-4, RBI
Kemper Omps 1-3
POSTED MAY 23, 2022
Wood beat Kettle Run 2-0 in the District semifinal on Friday.
Nick Bell, W (9-1), 7 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 12 K. Nick breaks the single season strikeout record, now with 102.
Brody Bower was 1-3, triple, R, RBI. Breaks single season RBI record now with 22.
Jared Neal 1-3
Eli Miller 1-2, SB
Colin McGuire Sac Fly, RBI
Bodie Pullen BB, R, SB
The Colonels are 18-4 and advance to the district final on Tuesday at Millbrook with game time at 6 pm. The team also earned a berth in the Region 4C tournament which begins May 31.
POSTED MAY 18, 2022
James Wood beat Handley 14-0 in 5 innings to win the District Quarterfinal game.
Colin McGuire earned the win pitching 4 innings, allowing 0 hits, 0 runs, & striking out 6. Daniel Franceshi finished pitching the 5th allowing 1 hit and 0 runs.
Offensively, the Colonels 11 hit attack was led by Bodie Pullen 2-3, double, 3 runs, 2 RBI, and a stolen base. Jared Neal 2-3, double, 2 runs, 2 RBI. John Copenhaver 1-1, double, 2 RBI. Nick Bell 1-2, run, 2 RBI. Deuce Strosnider 1-1, 2 runs. Ethan Pingley 1-1, double, run, RBI. Jacob Roy 1-1, 2 runs, RBI. Brody Bower 1-3, run, 2 RBI, stolen base. Kemper Omps 1-3, run. Michael Jackson added 2 stolen bases.
Wood will host Kettle Run Friday night at 7:00 pm in the semifinal matchup.
POSTED MAY 14, 2022
James Wood beat Fauquier 3-0 on Friday night to lock up the #2 seed in the district. Nick Bell pitched a complete game shutout for his 8th win of the season. He allowed 0 runs, 3 hits, 1 BB, 9 strikeouts. He is now 2 strikeouts shy of the single season record for K’s. Offensively, Colin McGuire was 3-3, double, run, and a stolen base. Brody Bower delivered a 2 run double in the 7th to add insurance runs. Jared Neal, Jacob Roy, Eli Miller, and Kemper Omps also added 1 hit each. The Colonels will host Handley on Tuesday in the Northwestern District Tournament at The Hott at 6 pm.
POSTED MAY 11, 2022
Wood beats Sherando 6-1 in Senior Night. Colin McGuire (4-2) pitched a complete game 4 hitter for the Win. He allowed 1 run and struck out 12. Offensively, Brody Bower went 3-3, 2 runs, RBI, and a stolen base. Bodie Pullen, 2-3, Home run, 2 runs, RBI, and a stolen base. Jared Neal, double, 2 runs, stolen base. Wood is now 15-4 with a road trip to Fauquier on Friday to finish out the regular season. They will host a district quarterfinal game next Tuesday at 6:00 PM.
POSTED MAY 10, 2022
Wood beats Liberty 5-1 to improve to 14-4 on the season. Nick Bell earned the win (7-1) going 2 innings, allowing 1 H, 0 R, with 2 K’s. Garrett McAlexander and Ethan Pingley held Liberty to 1 run over 4 innings to allow Daniel Franceshi to pitch the 7th for his 2nd save of the season. Offensively, Wood was led by Jacob Roy, 2-4, 1 run, 1 stolen base. Bodie Pullen, 1-3, 2 runs, stolen base, and a walk. Deuce Strosnider, 1-3, 1 run, 1 RBI. Jared Neal, 1-4, 2 RBI. Bell, John Copenhaver, & Kemper Omps each added 1 hit to the offensive attack. Wood is back in action tomorrow at The Hott for Senior Night vs Sherando at 6 pm.
POSTED MAY 6, 2022
In varsity baseball on Thursday, Wood beat Handley 12-1 in 5 innings. Nick Bell got the win going, 3 innings allowing 0 hits, 0 runs, and striking out 5. Offensively for the Colonels, Brody Bower went 3-3, double, 2 runs, stolen base, and 4 RBI. Bodie Pullen 2-3, double, 3 runs, 3 stolen bases. Bodie now holds the record for single season stolen bases. Jared Neal, Colin McGuire, Eli Miller, John Copenhaver, and Kemper Omps each added 1 hit. The Colonels, now 13-4, will travel to Liberty on Monday.
POSTED MAY 4, 2022
The varsity baseball team defeated Kettle Run 9-0 to move into 2nd place in the District. Colin McGuire pitched a complete game shutout, allowing 4 hits, walking 2, and striking out 5.
At the plate, the Colonels were led by Jacob Roy who went 2-4, 2 runs, 2 RBI, stolen base. Eli Miller 2-4, 2 runs, 3 RBI, stolen base. Bodie Pullen 1-2, triple, run, RBI, 3 stolen bases, and he ties the single season stolen base record at 25. Colin McGuire, Brody Bower, and John Copenhaver each added 1 hit to the offensive attack. Wood is now 12-4 and will be at home on Thursday against Handley.
POSTED MAY 2, 2022
Wood beat Briar Woods 8-5 on the road Thursday night. Nick Bell went the distance for the win, giving up 8 H, 5 R, 11Ks. The Colonels’ 12-hit attack was led by Jared Neal 2-4, R. Brody Bower 2-4, 2 R, SB. Bodie Pullen 2-5, RBI, 2 SB. Colin McGuire, Jacob Roy, Eli Miller (triple), Nick Bell, John Copenhaver (double), & Kemper Omps all added 1 hit a piece. Great team win. The Colonels hit the field again on Tuesday at Kettle Run.
POSTED APRIL 28, 2022
Wood scored 2 in the top of the 7th to break a 5-5 tie and beat Spring Mills 7-5, running their record to 10-4 on the season. Garrett McAlexander earned the win going 2 innings allowing 0 hits, 0 runs, and striking out 2. Daniel Franceshi slammed the door in the 7th to record the save. Offensively, Jacob Roy led the way going 2-3, 2 runs, 2 stolen bases. Eli Miller was 2-4, 2 runs, RBI, 2 stolen bases. Ryan Clupp, Bodie Pullen, Nick Bell, Colin McGuire, and Jared Neal all collected 1 hit apiece.
Wood is back on the diamond on Thursday at Briar Woods.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2022
Colonels baseball beat Liberty 11-1 in 5 innings to improve to 9-3 on the season. The Colonels will travel to Millbrook on Thursday.
POSTED APRIL 14, 2022
Colonels baseball improved to 8-3 on the season with an 11-3 win at Musselman yesterday. Colin McGuire got the win going 5 innings, allowing 2 hits, 2 runs, and striking out 3. The Colonels travel to Riverside on Monday and then host Liberty on Tuesday.
POSTED APRIL 12, 2022
Colonels baseball walks off Mussleman on Saturday at R. Charles Hott field. Kemper Omps provided the walk-off single in the bottom of the 7th to give the Colonels the 7-6 win. The Colonels capped off a 3-win week to improve to 6-3 on the season. Wood will be back on the diamond at Sherando on Tuesday with start time at 6:00 PM.
POSTED APRIL 6, 2022
Colin McGuire tossed a complete game no hitter as the Colonels beat Skyline 4-0 on Tuesday. The Colonels are now 4-3 on the season.
POSTED MARCH 23, 2022
Varsity baseball lost to Fauquier on Tuesday, 6-0.The Colonels were led offensively by Jacob Roy and Jared Neal who both went 2-3 and Kemper Omps who had a single. The Daniel Franceshi threw 1.2 no-hit innings in relief, and Nick Bell threw 3.0 innings, giving up 2 hits but 0 runs. The Colonels travel to Liberty on Thursday.
POSTED MARCH 22, 2022 The Colonels varsity baseball team defeated Spring Mills 9-5 on Monday Night. The Colonels were led offensively by John Copenhaver who went 3-3 with 3 RBI and 1 run. Brody Bower was 2-3 with 2 RBI, Jared Neal was 1-3 with 2 runs scored, and Bodie Pullen was 1-2 with 2 runs and 3 stolen bases. On the mound for the Colonels, Ethan Pingley recorded his 1st varsity win going 2 innings, allowing 0 runs on 1 hit and striking out 1. The team hosts Fauquier tonight.
POSTED MARCH 21, 2022
Colonels come back late to defeat Skyline 9-8. Colonels were led offensively by Bodie Pullen - 3 for 5 with a double, 2 runs, 3 stolen bases; Colin Mcguire – 3 for 5, 2 doubles, 2 RBI; Nick Bell – 2 for 4, Homerun, double, 2 RBI; Brody Bower – 2 for 4, 2 runs, RBI, stolen base; and Jacob Roy – 2 for 5, RBI, stolen base. On the mound Daniel Franceshi 1.2 innings in relief striking out 3 to hold the Hawks in check and Nick Bell closed it out pitching 2 shutout innings, striking out 5 to get the Win.