Dodgers draft former Central Catholic standout Flamion

June 8, 2013 

Former Central Catholic standout and Modesto Bee player of the year Billy Flamion (pictured above) was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 15th round of Major League Baseball's first-year player draft on Saturday.

Flamion, a left-handed pitcher, was taken with the 454th overall pick out of Grossmont College. Flamion spent one year at the University of Oregon before transferring to Grossmont.

Gustine High grad Ben Griset (inset), a junior left-hander at St. Mary's College, was taken in the 13th round (No. 398 overall) by the Tampa Bay Rays. Griset was 4-4 with a 3.62 ERA in 13 starts this season for the Gaels.

Also, Buhach Colony senior Daulton Jefferies was drafted in the 39th round (No. 1,162 overall) by the Miami Marlins. Jefferies' older brother, Jake, is a catcher in the Marlins organization.

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