Orange Coast College continued to dominate the list of locals chosen in the Major League
Stefan Sabol, Boog Powell, Joel Licon and Chris Carlson were members of the 2012 OCC squad that reached the four-team state championship tournament taken in rounds 16 through 40.
Former Pirates Ryan Dunn and Calvin Drummond were also selected, as was Mark Trentacosta, a junior on the 2012 UCI team, and UCI signee Andrew Potter.
Sabol, who began his career at the University of Oregon, was taken in the 17th round (No. 530 overall) by the
Sabol has signed a letter of intent with Oklahoma State University.
Ryan Dunn, a member of OCC's 2009 state championship team and a senior third baseman at
Powell, a freshman center fielder, led OCC in hits (76), batting average (.398) and runs (49) on his way to first-team all-state and All-Orange Empire Conference laurels. A first-team all-state and all-conference honoree, he was taken in the 20th round (No. 619) by the
Licon, a sophomore bounce-back from Loyola Marymount, was selected in the 25th round (No. 760) by the
Licon has signed with Liberty University.
Andrew Potter, a senior right-handed pitcher at Eastside High in Lancaster in 2012, was taken in the 31st round (No. 963) by the
Carlson, the California Community College and Orange Empire Conference Player of the Year, was a 33rd-round pick (No. 1,021) by the
Trentacosta, who made 18 of his 20 appearances for the Anteaters in relief, was taken in the 34th round (No. 1050) by the
Drummond, also a member of OCC's 2009 state champion and a junior pitcher at the University of San Diego in 2012, was taken in the 38th round (No. 1,159) by Oakland.
He went 8-6 with a 3.43 ERA in 86 2/3 innings. He struck out 80 and allowed 98 hits.
Drummond was taken in the 34th round (No. 1,027) of the 2011 draft by the
The eight players above join seven with local ties selected on Day 2 (rounds two through 15).
Included in that group were Brandon Brennan (a freshman pitcher at OCC who was taken in the fourth round by the
Also drafted on Tuesday was UCI signee Kevin Grendell, a left-handed pitcher at San Pasqual High who was taken in the 11th round (No. 342) by the
The two UCI players chosen were the fewest since 2003, when only one was picked following the second season after the program was revived.