Palomar Comets Baseball
So., 6-0, 190;
John W. North (Riverside, CA)
Born Aug. 30, 1986 in Glendale. ...
son of Jerry and Darna Poole. ... Has one brother,
Leland (16). ... Was an Honor Roll student in high
school. Is currently working towards a degree in
Business Administration/Real Estate, also in the process
of obtaining his Real Estate Agents License and
California Notary License. ... Enjoys playing basketball
in the off-season as well as taking trips to visit
family in Costa Rica.
SEASON: Played in 34 games for the Comets
through the regular season,
batting .306 for 36 at-bats. ... Hit .353 for 17 at-bats
appearing in 17 Pacific Coast Conference games. ... Singled and drove in a run with a sacrifice
fly in 12-1 win at Mt. San Jacinto on Feb. 23. ...
Doubled and walked in 12-1 victory over Imperial Valley
on March 9. ...
Scored the winning run as a pinch runner in the bottom
of the ninth inning on March 14 as the Comets beat
Grossmont 6-5. ... Went 2-for-3, homered, drove in 2
runs and scored 4 runs to help the Comets beat IVC on
the road on March 17. Reached base 4 times as Palomar's
leadoff hitter in the game. ... Doubled and scored
Palomar's only run in a heartbreaking 2-1 defeat against
Southwestern on April 25.
Saw action as a back-up center
fielder and pinch-runner as a true freshman. ... Fastest
player on the squad and was 4-for-4 on stolen bases
appearing in 23 games as a pinch-runner and back-up
center fielder. ... Went 2-for-4, drove in 2 runs and
stole a base in a 22-4 win over Imperial Valley on March
8. ... Went 2-for-4, stole 2 bases and drove in a run in
an 11-5 win over Mt. SAC on March 24.
Played for coach Hugo Aguirre at John W. North High
School, where he was an All-Ivy League second-team
selection. ... Was team's offensive Player of the Year.
... Selected to the Riverside County All-Star Team.
the Detroit Tigers Scout Team under coach Ellis Williams and played against the Chinese National
team ... Played for the Inland Empire Rockets Travel Team
(under control of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays) ... Also played
in the Connie Mack League (Inland Empire Scorpions & San
(Updated on May 24, 2006)