Local Resident Tim Lynch Drafted by Yankees
Local Dwyer High School star and Jupiter resident Tim Lynch’s dream came true when the New York Yankees drafted Tim in the ninth round of the MBL 2016 annual draft. Tim started playing the game on the fields of Jupiter at age 5 for JTAA. He attended the Tommy Hutton baseball academy each year and his passion for the game grew at an early age. Tim later starred at Dwyer High School under the guidance of Frank Torre. His senior year, the awards and accolades started to amass. He was named to palmbeachhighschool.com 1st team All-Star County and District; 1st team All-Star Palm Beach Post; 1st Team All-Star Sun Sentinel and was also voted Dwyer’s Most Valuable Player.
While playing in Rawlings Perfect Game Tournament, Tim was scouted by Southern Mississippi University who immediately offered him a scholarship, which Tim accepted over the other scholarships he was offered. Tim became a four-year starter at Southern Miss capped off by a monster senior year. He turned down a free agent offer from the Los Angeles Dodgers before his senior year, which turned out to be a very wise move.
Tim led his Southern Miss with a .365 batting average. He also hit 10 homeruns and a conference high 59 RBIs. more...