Former University of Southern Maine shortstop Sam Dexter and Scarborough graduate Joe Cronin were both selected in the Major League Baseball draft on Saturday.

Dexter was drafted in the 26th round by the Chicago White Sox and Cronin, a senior at Boston College, was drafted in the 34th round by the Minnesota Twins.

Dexter, a Messalonskee High graduate, was a two-time Little East Conference player of the year and two-time D3baseball.com New England region player of the year. He was also a two-time ABCA/Rawlings Division III first-team All-American.

He finished his college career with a .387 batting average, 81 doubles, nine triples, 19 home runs, 48 stolen bases and 157 RBI. As a senior, Dexter hit .404 with five home runs, 44 RBI, 23 doubles and three triples.

Cronin, an infielder who is playing in the NCAA regional with Boston College, has a .271 batting average in 55 games this season. He has 55 hits, 15 doubles, three triples, four home runs and 36 RBI.