- 11:14 am Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Their professional baseball careers already are underway, but Austin Smith and Triston McKenzie continue to be recognized for their high school achievements. [More]
- 4:12 pm Monday, June 29th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Triston McKenzie has made his decision.
The former Royal Palm Beach pitcher will forgo college baseball to play on the professional level. McKenzie signed with the Cleveland Indians for $2,302,500, according to MLB.com, which is currently the largest signing bonus for a right-handed high school pitcher this year. A source close to McKenzie confirmed the news. [More]
- 2:38 pm Friday, June 19th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
With the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft in the past, it’s time for prospects to make a big decision that will change their futures.
Park Vista pitcher Austin Smith and Dwyer pitcher Tom Szapucki have already made their choices, opting to play professional baseball over playing on the college level. [More]
- 10:31 am Thursday, June 11th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
After 40 rounds of selections over three days, nine high school players from Palm Beach County were picked in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft.
Here’s a chart with all of the info you need to know on each local high school player drafted. [More]
- 11:03 am Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
The 2015 Major League Baseball Draft finally came to a close Wednesday.
After 1,215 total picks over 40 rounds and three days, nine high school players from Palm Beach County were drafted. Six of the players were selected Wednesday.
Over the first two days, three Palm Beach County high school players had been drafted headlined by Royal Palm Beach pitcher Triston McKenzie and Park Vista pitcher Austin Smith, who were both selected on Day 1 of the draft Monday. (Read more about Day 1 here) [More]
- 12:35 pm Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
The second day of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft brought more good news to Palm Beach County.
A pair of local high school pitchers were drafted on the first day, as Royal Palm Beach right-hander Triston McKenzie was taken by the Cleveland Indians with the 42nd overall pick in the Competitive Balance Round A and Park Vista right-hander Austin Smith was taken by the San Diego Padres with the 51st overall pick in the second round of the draft Monday. (Read more about their day here) [More]
- 11:13 pm Monday, June 8th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
As the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft grew closer, Park Vista pitcher Austin Smith and Royal Palm Beach pitcher Triston McKenzie admitted the wait leading up to the big day had been hard.
But once the draft began, the pair of Palm Beach County products didn’t have to wait too long to hear their names called. [More]
- 2:07 pm Friday, May 29th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
A Palm Beach County school could not bring home a state baseball title this season.
But one local team did finish the year in Theprepzone.com state baseball poll’s All-Classification rankings, as Park Vista came in at No. 4 on the list. The Cobras’ season ended with a loss to top-ranked Miami Columbus in a Class 8A state semifinal on May 20. [More]
- 2:55 pm Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista hovered around the top of the MaxPreps Xcellent 50 National Baseball Rankings throughout the season, but that changed this week.
After falling to Miami Columbus in a Class 8A state semifinal this past Wednesday, the Cobras dropped from No. 2 to No. 26 in the latest version of the national poll released Monday. Park Vista finished with a 28-3 record and lost in the same semifinals for the second consecutive season. [More]
- 3:05 pm Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista is heading toward the No. 1 spot.
The Cobras moved up to No. 2 in the latest version of the MaxPreps Xcellent 50 National Baseball Rankings released Monday. Park Vista is on a three-game winning streak, as it enters a matchup with Miami-Columbus in a Class 8A state semifinal on Wednesday in Fort Myers. [More]