Cy Woods HS grad Jared Lakind hits two home runs on Independence Day
Cy Woods High School Jared Lakind hit two home runs as the Gulf Coast League Pirates beat the GCL Tigers, 10-3, Monday.
Lakind, a first baseman, rocked a solo-shot and a two-run homer for the Pirates.
On the day, Lakind was 2-for-4 with five RBIs and two runs scored.
Lakind is a 2010 graduate of Cy Woods High School. He was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 23rd round (687th overall) of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft.
Lakind signed his first professional contract on Aug. 16, 2010 and began his pro career with the Pirates' rookie team of the Gulf Coast League. He made 14 at-bats over four games recording three hits, including one double and one home run, for a .214 batting average.
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