Wood baseball's Pullen named Region 4C Co-Player of the Year

James Wood senior shortstop Bodie Pullen was named the Region 4C Co-Player of the Year to highlight baseball selections released Monday.

Through the first 19 games for James Wood, which is now 20-5, Pullen batted .403 (25 for 62) and had 13 RBIs, 25 runs, 30 stolen bases, and a .538 on-base percentage. Pullen shares the award with outfielder Cayden Suchy of Dominion. Pullen and the Region 4C champion Colonels will host Salem (14-6) at 6 p.m. on Tuesday in the Class 4 state quarterfinals.

Millbrook’s Brian Burke is the Coach of the Year. He will guide the 21-3 Pioneers into a Class 4 state quarterfinal on the road against Jefferson Forest (20-4) at Thacker Field at Forest Middle School in Forest at 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

Joining Pullen on the First Team are James Wood senior pitcher Nick Bell and senior outfielder Brody Bower; Millbrook junior catcher Carl Keenan, junior third baseman Nate Brookshire and senior pitcher Jerrod Jenkins; and Sherando senior first baseman David English.

Second Team selections are Colonels senior outfielder Jacob Roy and Handley sophomore second baseman Kaplan Ambrose.