Connors State pitcher Bryan Martinez was picked in the 33rd round by Houston Astros on the final day of the MLB draft, giving the local area one draftee.
One other had local ties. Mack Chambers, son of former Muskogee High baseball coach by the same name, went in the 11th round to Chicago Cubs.
Chambers played high school ball at Broken Arrow. His father is now head coach at Seminole State, where his son played. The elder Chambers coached at Muskogee from 2003-2009, also taking on fastpitch duties late in that tenure. Muskogee made state in 2009, his final year.
Oklahoma wound up with four picks. Junior pitcher Jason Ruffcorn was selected in the 18th round by the Cincinnati Reds, junior pitcher Braidyn Fink was selected in the 19th round by the Los Angeles Dodgers and senior third baseman Brylie Ware was drafted in the 23rd round by the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday.
Junior pitcher Nathan Wiles went in the eighth round by the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday.
Oklahoma State saw junior pitcher Brady Basso go in the 16th round to the Oakland A’s, junior outfielder Trevor Boone in the 18th round to the Colorado Rockies, senior pitcher Jensen Elliott in the 19th round to the Baltimore Orioles, junior shortstop Andrew Navigato to the Detroit Tigers in the 20th round, junior pitcher Jake Lyons to Baltimore in the 22nd round and senior catcher Colin Simpson to Colorado in the 29th round.
Oral Roberts senior pitcher Josh McMinn went to Arizona in the 27th round.