THE PRESS DEMOCRAT
The Philadelphia Phillies drafted former Petaluma High and Santa Rosa Junior College star Anthony Sequeira in the 23rd round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday.
Sequeira, a 6-foot-6, 235-pound senior at Oral Roberts, was the 684th overall selection.
Sequeira was the 2015 Summit League Player of the Year. A talented hitter as well as a pitcher, Sequeira hit .341 and led the Golden Eagles in home runs (11) and runs batted in (58).
As a relief pitcher, Sequeira had 11 saves, a 1.38 ERA and 40 strikeouts in 322/3 innings.
Sequeira led Petaluma High School to the Sonoma County League championship twice during his high school career. He was an All-Empire selection by The Press Democrat his junior and senior seasons.
After high school, Sequeira played two seasons at Santa Rosa Junior College, where he was named to the All-Big 8 Conference Second Team in 2013.