Former Petaluma players Comstock, Sequeira picked in draft

Petaluma grad Daniel Comstock, a catcher at Menlo College, was selected in the 18th round by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the MLB draft. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Petaluma grad Daniel Comstock, a catcher at Menlo College, was selected in the 18th round by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the MLB draft. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

 

Menlo College junior catcher Dan Comstock, the NAIA West Group player of the year in 2015 and a Petaluma High School graduate, was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks this week in the 18th round of the Major League Baseball player draft.

Comstock, 21, hit .393 this season at Menlo with 56 runs batted in a 16 home runs. He finished the season ranked fourth in the national in total bases, fifth in home runs and ninth in total hits among NAIA schools

Comstock became the first of two former Petaluma players to be drafted this week, followed in the 23rd round by Philadelphia Phillies’ pick  2011 graduate Anthony Sequeira, the Summit League player of the year at Oral Roberts University where he led the Golden Eagles with 11 home runs and 58 RBIs and had 11 saves and a 1.38 ERA as a relief pitcher.