Kamehameha graduate Codie Paiva was selected by the Miami Marlins in the 22nd round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday.
The 6-foot-5 right hander who completed his senior season at Loyola Marymount earlier this week in the NCAA tournament, was taken with the 651st overall pick.
Honored as the West Coast Conference pitcher of the year this season. He finished the year 8-5 with a 1.91 ERA and 90 strikeouts in 103 2/3 innings.
According to the Hawaii Prep World, Paiva is the 19th Kamehameha alum to be selected in the MLB draft, tying Punahou for the most from a Hawaii high school.