CLEVELAND - Ross Kivett has an opportunity that very few people will ever get a chance to experience, the opportunity to play for your hometown team.
Kivett, the native of Broadview Heights and a graduated of Lakewood St. Edward high school was selected in the 10th round of the Major League Baseball amateur draft by his hometown Cleveland Indians on Friday.
The infielder from Kansas State University is hitting .363 with three home runs and 39 runs batted in and 26 stolen bases this season. His Wildcats are playing the NCAA Super Regionals this weekend against Oregon State.
At. St. Edward Kivett was a three year letter winner in baseball for head coach Danny Allie. Kivett hit .458 and helped lead the Eagles to the 2010 boys baseball state championship and was a first team All-Northeast Ohio selection.
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