Cantillo makes MaxPreps national team

Joey Cantillo, now in the Padres' organization, was chosen to the CBS MaxPreps All-American baseball team. Dennis Oda / Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

CBS MaxPreps picked Joey Cantillo to its 2017 All-American baseball team, the website announced Tuesday.

Cantillo, a left-handed pitcher who led Kailua to its second straight Oahu Interscholastic Association championship, was one of 31 players to make the second team. Thirty-one players were picked to the first team.

Cantillo, who is 6-foot-4 and 200 pounds, recently signed with the San Diego Padres and received a signing bonus of $302,500 after he was selected in the 16th round.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Star-Advertiser's TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email