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Brewton-Parker player selected in MLB draft


BPC outfielder Jon Kemmer was among 24 players from NAIA programs selected in the 2013 Major League Baseball draft last month. Kemmer, picked in the 21st round by the Houston Astros, led the Barons to a Southern States Athletic Conference playoff bid, posted a .366 batting average, a .717 slugging percentage, and collected 13 doubles, 12 home runs, and 41 RBIs on the way to being named SSAC Player of the Year and earning NAIA First Team All-American honors.