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MLB DRAFT 2021: Through first two days, 21 players selected from STATE CHAMPS! footprint

By: MATTHEW B. MOWERY, July 12, 2021, 7:42 pm

Through the first 10 rounds of the 2021 MLB First-Year Player Draft, there were 21 players drafted who’d played high school ball somewhere in the STATE CHAMPS! three-state footprint of Ohio, Indiana and Michigan.

Below is a listing of the players taken over the first two days of selections.

[To see some of the other names who still might go on Day 3 of the draft, CLICK HERE]

Round 1

• Sam Bachmann, RHP, Miami (Ohio) — Hamilton Southeastern HS, Fishers, Ind. [Pick 9, Angels]

• Colson Montgomery, 3B, Southridge (Ind.) HS [Pick 22, White Sox]

Round 2

• Spencer Schwellenbach, RHP/SS, Nebraska — Saginaw (Mich.) Heritage HS [Pick 59, Braves]

Round 3

• Tyler McDonough, OF/IF, North Carolina St. — Cincinnati (Ohio) Moeller HS [Pick 75, Red Sox]

Round 4

• Chad Patrick, RHP, Purdue Northwest — Hebron (Ind.) HS [Pick 107, Diamondbacks]

• Micah Ottenbreit, RHP, Trenton (Mich.) HS [Pick 114, Phillies]

• Cal Conley, SS, Texas Tech — West Clermont HS, Mt. Carmel, Ohio [Pick 126, Braves]

• Jackson Wolf, LHP, West Virginia — Gahanna (Ohio) Lincoln HS [Pick 129, Padres]

• Chayce McDermott, RHP, Ball State — Pendleton Heights HS, Anderson, Ind. [Pick 132, Astros]

Round 5

• Quincy Hamilton, OF, Wright State — Centerville (Ohio) HS [Pick 148, Astros]

• Luke Waddell, SS, Georgia Tech — Loveland (Ohio) HS [Pick 157, Braves]

Round 6

• Luke Albright, RHP Kent State — Fishers (Ind.) HS [Pick 168, Diamondbacks]

• Michael Kirian, LHP, Louisville — New Riegel (Ohio) HS [Pick 173, Nationals]

• Seth Lonsway, LHP, Ohio State — Celina (Ohio) HS [Pick 176, Giants]

• Ryan Bergert, RHP, West Virginia — GlenOak HS, Canton, Ohio [Pick 190, Padres]

Round 7

• Evan Shawver, LHP, Cincinnati — Amherst (Ohio) Steele HS [Pick 200, Rockies]

• Gabe Bierman, RHP, Indiana — Jeffersonville (Ind.) HS [Pick 209, Marlins]

Round 9

• Garrett Burhenn, RHP, Ohio State — Lawrence North HS, Indianapolis, Ind. [Pick 255, Tigers]

• Jake Shrand, RHP, Wright State — Cincinnati (Ohio) Colerain HS [Pick 269, Marlins]

Round 10

• Matt Litwicki, RHP, Indiana — Dyer (Ind.) Lake Central HS [Pick 268, White Sox]

• Tommy Sommer, LHP, Indiana — Carmel (Ind.) HS [Pick 305, White Sox]