South Mississippi’s Hayden Dunhurst and Brad Cumbest selected in MLB Draft

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Published: Jul. 18, 2022 at 4:35 PM CDT
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BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) -On the second day of the MLB Draft, more South Mississippi talent found new homes.

On the first day George County’s Logan Tanner was selected 55th overall by the Cincinnati Reds.

First off the board on the second day was Pearl River Central alum Hayden Dunhurst. The Ole Miss catcher was selected in the fifth round to the Kansas City Royals.

Next off the board in the ninth round was former East Central Hornet Brad Cumbest. The Mississippi State outfielder was selected by the Colorado Rockies.

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The MLD Draft runs through Tuesday.

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