Jared McKenzie homered in his FredNat debut, James Wood had four more hits across two games, and the FredNats split tonight’s doubleheader with Augusta, winning 8-2 in game one and losing 8-7 in game two.
Branden Boissiere had the 8th and final RBI for the FredNats in the middle innings. Fredericksburg got a strong start from Jose Atencio, who earned his second win with the team after pitching five shutout innings with no walks and seven strikeouts. Augusta pushed across a couple runs late for the 8-2 final. Jacob Young reached four times in the game and scored his 90th run of the season, second in professional baseball to only Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees.
In game two, it was all GreenJackets in the beginning. Augusta scored the first four runs of the game off FredNat starter Karlo Seijas – three of them unearned. The FredNats pushed across a run in the bottom of the 3rd inning when Cortland Lawson walked and ended up scoring on a stolen base by Young.
The FredNats didn’t record their first hit of game two until the 4th inning when Trey Lipscomb tripled. He now has an extra base hit in each of his first two games with the team.
The GreenJackets got two in the 6th and two in the 7th to have just enough offense to hold on. Wood doubled in a run in the 6th to make it a 6-2 game, and then Lipscomb drove him in with an infield single to make it 6-3. It was an 8-3 going to the bottom of the 7th and final frame, and the FredNats rallied for four runs in the 7th, but left the tying run on third base.
Wood had a two-run double in the 7th as well to finish with three RBIs and three hits in the game, and Christopher De La Cruz and Boissiere had the other RBIs in the frame.
The FredNats maintain their 5.5-game lead in the Carolina League North Division going into the weekend. It’s another Firework Friday tonight at Virginia Credit Union Stadium with RHP Jackson Rutledge on the mound for a 7:05 first pitch.
The Prince William County Police Department will host a community fair on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, to celebrate the county’s diversity, embrace unity among the various communities in the county, and to showcase the many facets of police work in the county with displays, fun activities, appointments with a recruiter, pet adoptions and much more.
Students at Colgan High School are urged to walk out of classes supporting queer rights.
Republican congressional candidates are focused on Prince William County.
Stafford County is currently preparing documentation that would allow it to obtain two parcels of land for environmental preservation.
Get a free flu shot and drive away the flu this season! On Saturday, October 1, 2022, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center will host a free drive-thru flu shot event while supplies last at Christ Chapel, 13909 Smoketown Road, Woodbridge, VA 22191. This is a first come, first served event. This free event is available for adults, 18 years of age and older. Patients will receive a flu shot without ever leaving the comfort of their vehicle. Masks are required in order to receive a flu shot. This is a rain or shine event. No appointment needed!
Join Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center for Sentara Ladies Night Out on October 12, 2022 from 5-7:30 p.m.!
This in-person event held at Old Hickory Golf Club, 11921 Chanceford Drive, Woodbridge will include:Complimentary mini spa treatments, Delicious appetizers & desserts, Shopping with local vendors, Women’s health Q&A panel with local physicians, FREE health screenings to check Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, A1C & Body Mass Index.
Cash bar available. First 100 guests to arrive will receive a complimentary gift bag.
$25 per person – advance online purchase (via Eventbrite link)$30 per person at the door. Click here to purchase tickets today. All proceeds benefit the Sentara Cancer Network Resource Center on the campus of Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center in Woodbridge. This event is sponsored in part by Prince William Living, 97.1 WASH-FM and HOT 99.5.
It’s a Stafford Christmas tradition! Run with us on Saturday, December 10th on a 3-mile course along the rolling hills of Mine Road. Kids 12 and under can join the fun in the Reindeer Run! Costumes are always encouraged – we’ve seen