Late-round picks join Juanita pitcher Jayson Schroeder as in-state players tapped by the big league.
The MLB first-year player draft concluded Wednesday with two more players from the Seattle area selected.
Interlake second baseman Adam Jacques was taken by the Cincinnati Reds in the 38th round as the 1,129th overall pick. Jacques, who bats and hits right, is committed to play for Tacoma Community College next year.
Kentridge shortstop Kody Darcy closely followed as the 1,160th overall pick by the New York Mets in the 39th round. Darcy was named to the Star Times baseball team for his talents as a complete player. The Xavier commit batted .425 with 18 RBI this season.
He posted his appreciation via his Twitter account shortly after the draft.
Juanita pitcher Jayson Schroeder was the first in-state player selected in the MLB draft. He was taken with the 66th overall pick by the Houston Astros and is slotted for a draft bonus of $965,300.
Schroeder signed with the University of Washington and will not make a decision on which path he’ll take until after his June 18 high school graduation.