Mitchell’s Jackson Miller goes in the second round to the Reds

Mitchell catcher Jackson Miller was selected in the second round by the Cincinnati Reds. The pick was the 65th overall in the draft and was part of the competitive balance round b portion.

A four-year starter, Miller improved significantly at the plate. As a senior, he was off to the best start of his high school career with a .500 average and five RBIs in the seven games played before the season was canceled.

Miller was part of a stellar Mustangs lineup that helped the team get off to a 7-0 start and finish as the No. 6 team in the country according to MaxPreps’ Xcellent 25.

He also was a solid pitcher who went a combined 12-2 the previous two seasons.