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Wooding, Long lead DCC diamonders

Two former Halifax County High School baseball players now playing for Danville Community College are ranked in the top tier of the National Junior College statistical leaders. Bill Wooding is the national leader in on-base percentage with a .682 mark. He is ranked second in the country in RBIs with 14 RBIs.

In addition, Wooding is fourth in the country in individual hitting with a 6.47 batting average. He is 11-17 at the plate through five games with four doubles and one triple and has scored 11 runs.

Wooding also stands 12th in the country in fielding percentage with 11 putouts and six assists.

Another former Comets standout, Kaleb Long, is ranked 13th in the nation in fielding percentage.

DCC swept Greensboro College in a doubleheader last week, winning the first game 19-5 and taking game two by a 13-4 score.

Wooding had a double, two singles and three RBIs in the first game. In the second game, Wooding went 5-5 at the plate with three doubles, two singles and seven RBIs.

Long had two singles in the game.

Two other former Comets players, Dale Trent and Scott Rickman, also play on the Danville Community College team.