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CHICAGO CUBS SELECT AVC CATCHER WYATT HENDRIE IN MLB DRAFT

CHICAGO CUBS SELECT AVC CATCHER WYATT HENDRIE IN MLB DRAFT

The Chicago Cubs selected Antelope Valley College catcher Wyatt Hendrie in the 10th Round of the MLB draft last night.

Hendrie played one season at AVC and had a team-leading 26 RBI, 59 hits, 14 stolen bases and batting average of .410. He threw out 24 of 56 baserunners on the season.

The 5'11 catcher from Paraclete High School also had a team-leading on-base percentage of .479 and a slugging average of .660. Hendrie was named Gold Glove Catcher and received All-Conference 2nd Team honors this past season in the Western State - East Conference.

Wyatt was most recently named to the 2019 ABCA/Rawlings Pacific Association Southern California All-Region Second Team and received a scholarship to San Diego State University. He will continue his dream to play in the major leagues, and now he's one step closer.