Owasso star leads Oklahoma contingent in baseball draft

Updated: June 7, 2007, 10:57 PM ET
Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Pete Kozma provided another first Thursday for an Owasso High School program that has seemingly accomplished almost everything.

The shortstop became the first player from the tradition-rich program in suburban Tulsa to be chosen in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft when the St. Louis Cardinals took him with the 18th overall pick.

The 6-foot-1, 180-pound Kozma led the Rams to the Class 6A title this spring, hitting .522 with 11 home runs, six triples, ...

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