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Gilman grad Gavin Sheets 'better prepared' as he's drafted on same day as super regional loss

Gilman grad Gavin Sheets 'better prepared' as he's drafted on same day as super regional loss

Former Gilman baseball star Gavin Sheets woke up Monday morning with a chance to live out two dreams on the same day.

His Wake Forest team was set to play Florida for a chance to reach the College World Series and Sheets was expected to be chosen in the first two rounds of the Major League Baseball draft.

"It was just a lot of excitement," he said. "To be able to have the opportunity to win a trip to Omaha and get drafted the same day was one that not many get to experience."

It turned out to be a bittersweet night. The Demon Deacons won the resumption of the rain-delayed second game of the best-of-three NCAA super regional against the Gators to set...

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