LSU has school-record 7 players drafted in first 10 rounds; juniors Mark Laird, Andrew Stevenson set to forgo senior seasons _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU right fielder Mark Laird was taken by the Philadelphia Phillies in the ninth round of the Major League Baseball draft

Colleges

UL-LAFAYETTE:

SS Blake Trahan (84th , third round by the Reds)

Nicholls State

LHP Grant Borne (224th, seventh round, Nationals), Catholic-BR

Tulane signee

Cypress Creek (Texas) High pitcher Jordan Hicks (105th pick, supplemental pick between 3rd and 4th rounds, Cardinals)

Out of state

West Alabama RHP Tanner Rainey (71st pick, first pick in the Competitive Balance Round B after the conclusion of the second round, Reds), from St. Paul’s

Alabama LHP Taylor Guilbeau (314th pick, 10th round, Nationals), from Zachary

High schools

Franklinton CF Josh Magee (147th, fifth round, Padres)

Oak Forest Academy 1B Kolton Kendrick (230th, eighth round, Twins)