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John Woods


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Palomar Comets Baseball 2006


NO. 18 / LHP, So., 6-5, 220; BATS: Left ; THROWS: Left

HOMETOWN: La Jolla, California    

HIGH SCHOOL: La Jolla Country Day (La Jolla, CA)

PERSONAL: Born July 11, 1986, in San Diego. ... Son of Rusty and Angie Preisendofer. ... Has one sister, Avalon, 18. ... Father was a professional and is owner of Rusty's Surfboards.

DRAFT STATUS: Under control of the New York Yankees. Was selected by the Yankees in the 31st round of the June 2005 draft. ... Previously was drafted by the Yankees in the 32nd round in June 2004.

2006 SEASON: Pitched 13 2/3 innings for the Comets, all in relief. ... Had an ERA of 2.25 for 8 innings in the Pacific Coach Conference. ... Pitched 5 2/3 innings of 4-hit ball in relief, giving up 2 runs, as the Comets won 17-13 at Imperial Valley on March 17.

2005 SEASON: Had a 4.82 earned run average for 18 2/3 innings pitched on the season and a 4.00 ERA for 9 innings in Pacific Coast Conference play. ... Pitched 3 shutout innings in relief, striking out 2, in the Comet' 5-3 season-opening win over Ventura on Feb. 3. ... Threw a shutout inning in relief in 5-4 win over San Diego City College on March 1. ... Worked his way out of a jam as he pitched a scoreless inning in relief in a 13-3 win over Imperial Valley on April 9, striking out 3 batters. ... Pitched a shutout relief inning April 26 in an 11-1 win over San Diego Mesa. Southern California Super Regionals — Pitched 4 innings of 1-run, 2-hit relief ball May 20 vs. Southwestern. The only run he surrendered was unearned. State Final Four — Pitched two-thirds of an inning in relief as Palomar fell to Santa Rosa in the State Championship Game on May 30 as the Bear Cubs captured their first state title in 53 years and the Comets finished as State runners-up.

HIGH SCHOOL: Pitched for coach John Edman at La Jolla Country Day School, both pitching and playing first base. ... Also played football and water polo.

(Updated on May 24, 2006)

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