KREIS, ERNST DRAFTED
Jamestown College pitcher Alex Kreis and Fargo South pitcher David Ernst were selected in the major league baseball draft on Wednesday.
Kreis, a right-hander, was selected by the Washington Nationals. The Grand Forks native was chosen in the 35th round with the 1,057th overall pick. Kries has a 21-5 career record.
Ernst, also a righty, was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 47th round, the 1,419th selection overall.
Ernst, who led Fargo South to the Class A championship last weekend, pitching a no-hitter in the title game, will be playing college ball at North Dakota State University. Ernst was named North Dakota’s Class A senior athlete of the year in baseball