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Lakeville Journal

To have one player from a small town in Northwest Connecticut selected in the Major League Baseball draft is a big deal. To have two local guys chosen in the same draft, well, that’s downright exceptional, and perhaps worthy of ringing a few church bells.

The Los Angeles Dodgers selected Lakeville’s Wills Montgomerie, a graduate of Salisbury School,  in the sixth round (190th overall), while Sharon’s Willy Yahn, a graduate of Housatonic Valley Regional High School, was chosen in the 25th round by the Baltimore Orioles.

Montgomerie, a pitcher,...