(HILLSBORO) Hillsboro’s Michael Brewer couldn’t have asked for a better senior year after earning his 3rd selection to the Regional Radio Baseball Dream Team and being drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 32nd round of the MLB Draft.
Adding to that, Brewer was voted by area coaches as the Winter Basketball Dream Team Co-Player of the Year. He also pitched and hit the Hawks to the Class 5 State Sectional round against Vianney, starting the game on the mound and hitting a home run. If that wasn’t enough, Brewer also pitched a five-inning perfect game on Wednesday for Festus Legion Post 253.
So how does it feel to be Michael Brewer?
Brewer had an inkling that he was going to be taken in the draft but still decided to just carry on about his day as it was going on.
He, in this case, being Dustin Smith, a baseball scout out of the Kansas City area. Brewer still hasn’t decided if he is going to head to Southern Miss or accept a Rangers offer and begin his journey to the Majors. He did mention that a decision could be made this weekend. But whatever he decides, Brewer will always cherish his time at Hillsboro.
For his career at Hillsboro, Michael Brewer hit 8 home runs, drove in 53 teammates, tossed 99 innings, accumulated 148 strikeouts, and finished with a 3.04 ERA.
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