Archive - Jun 9, 2011 - Sports Article
This week will go down as one of pride for the Frank Phillips College Baseball program, as three former Plainsmen were drafted in the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft.
Former Plainsmen outfielder Chris Grayson was drafted in the 13th round with the 414th overall pick by the Texas Rangers after posting a .364 batting average with 51 RBIs during the 2011 season at Lee University in Tennessee.
Graysonâ€™s teammate, and former Plainsmen, outfielder Jonathan Clark would go in the 17th round, at the 522nd pick, to the New York Mets.
Back on Sunday, June 5, 2011 Borger graduates Brandon Garcia and Garrett Irwin participated in the Greater West Texas Baseball Coaches Association All Star Game held at Lubbock Cooper Field.
The game combined Class 3A and 4A players from the Panhandle area along with players from schools throughout West Texas to the Midland area.
Playing for the East team, Garcia went 2 for 2 at the plate with 1 single, 1 double and 3 RBIâ€™s and Irwin went 3 for 3 at the plate with one single, two doubles and 1 RBI.
Garcia and Irwin combined for 5 of the East squadâ€™s total 11 hits.