Cy Creek grad Paul Janish racks up three hits for Reds in loss to Dodgers
Cy Creek High School graduate Paul Janish went 3-for-5 with a run scored, but the Cincinnati Reds fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers, 9-6, Sunday.
On the season, Janish, a short stop, is batting .229 with 16 RBIs and two stolen bases.
Janish attended Cypress Creek High School where he played shortstop and pitched for the Cougars. He was named to the 2001 Texas 5A All-State team. Janish also played for Rice University. In 2002, he played in 61 games at shortstop, had a batting average of .299 and was named to the Western Athletic Conference All-Star team. In 2003, the Rice Owls won the College World Series, with Janish playing in 68 games for the team. Janish had his best batting average in 2004 with the Owls, hitting .345 with 9 home runs and 16 doubles as he was named to the WAC All-Star team.
During the 2004 MLB Draft, the Cincinnati Reds wanted position players, and as a result chose Janish with the 138th pick in the 5th round of the draft.
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