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Carcone drafted by the Astros

By By JASON POWLES

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - New Hartford senior Joe Carcone was selected by the Houston Astros in the 47th round of the Major League Baseball Draft.

Carcone, an all state football and baseball player, has signed a letter of intent to play Division I baseball at LeMoyne College in the fall. Joe's father Gene tells NEWSChannel 2 his son has not made a decision yet on whether or not he will join the organization. He did say he the family will savor the moment and wait to hear from Houston later in the week.

As a former NEWSChannel 2 Athlete of the Week in football, Carcone is a lifetime .429  hitter in his four years on the varsity baseball team at New Hartford.

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