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Chasing The Dream: Madison, AU product Josh Smith working his way through independent pro leagues

Chasing The Dream: Madison, AU product Josh Smith working his way through independent pro leagues

MADISON TOWNSHIP — Josh Smith’s professional baseball odyssey has taken him from the desert Southwest to the Atlantic seaboard — and delivered him one step closer to the big leagues.

A 2015 Madison graduate, Smith was selected by the Lancaster (Pennsylvania) Barnstormers with the 15th pick in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball draft late last month.

Madison's Josh Smith takes a cut during last week's district championship game. Smith had both of Madison's hits in a 4-1 loss to Toledo St. Francis in Thursday's Division I regional semifinal at Bowling Green.

Ashland University pitcher Josh Smith delivers to the plate.

I have covered high school sports in Richland County since 2000. Email him at curt@richlandsource.com or follow him on Twitter: Follow @curtjconrad on twitter.