Halifax Co. pitcher Abbott drafted by Yankees, headed to UVa
HALIFAX CO., Va. (WSET) - The Gatorade Virginia Baseball Player of the Year, Andrew Abbott of Halifax County, was drafted Wednesday by the Yankees in the 36th round.
The senior lefthander, though, announced on Twitter he will honor his commitment to UVa and will join the Cavaliers starting this Fall. Abbott had a phenomenal career with the Comets, helping lead Halifax to this year's state championship game. Comets ace Andrew Abbott headed to Charlottesville to join the Cavaliers.