DENVER – A former Bryan County baseball star has been drafted in the 2021 Major League Baseball Draft.
The Philadelphia Phillies picked up the rights for Christian McGowan with a seventh round pick on Monday, going at No. 205.
McGowan is a graduate of Rock Creek High School in the Class of 2018.
He struck out 109 batters in 74 innings in 2021 for Eastern Oklahoma State College, the NJCAA Region II champions. He appeared in 12 games for the Mountaineers this season, starting 11 and winning nine.
McGowan had committed to Texas Tech University.