USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Wisconsin Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2016-17 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Ryan McGinnis, Kimberly
McGinnis and the Papermakers claimed the third state title in program history this past season and their first since 2007. The decade-long championship drought came to an end with a 4-2 triumph over Sun Prairie.
Player of the Year
Ben Dragani, P/INF, Catholic Memorial (Waukesha), 6-5/220, Sr.
The big left-hander led Catholic Memorial to the Division 2 regional semifinals, posting a 5-0 record with a 0.18 ERA and 59 strikeouts in 37.2 innings. Dragani, who was named Wisconsin’s Gatorade Player of the Year, also batted .436 with a 1.190 OPS.
Ryan Hoerter, P, Indian Trail (Kenosha), 6-6/185, Sr.
Tanner Halvorson, P, North (Eau Claire), 6-0/175, Sr.
Jacob Campbell, C, Craig (Janesville), 6-0/200, Jr.
Peter Brookshaw, INF, Prescott, 5-10/170, Jr.
Isaac Pape, INF, Independence/Gilmanton (Independence), 5-7/150, Jr.
Jace Baumann, INF, Mosinee, 5-10/170, Sr.
Garrett LaBreche, INF, Tremper (Kenosha), 5-11/155, Sr.
Mitchell Seager, OF, Turner (Beloit), 5-9/135, Jr.
Ryan Wickman, OF, River Valley (Spring Green), 6-0/165, Sr.
Payton Nelson, OF, West (Wausau), 5-9/185, Sr.
Zach Campbell, P, Burlington, 5-11/165, Sr.
Trevor Olson, P, Chippewa Falls, 6-6/210, Sr.
Matt Osterberg, P, Coleman, 6-2/170, Jr.
Derek Baumgartner, C, Almond-Bancroft (Almond), 5-10/170, Jr.
Tanner Williams, INF, Arrowhead (Hartland), 6-3/170, Sr.
Zac Stange, INF, North (Eau Claire), 6-1/190, Sr.
Drew Behling, INF, Waupun, 6-0/212, Sr.
Colten Schild, INF, Fox Valley Lutheran (Appleton), 5-9/155, Jr.
Connor Klatt, OF, Altoona, 5-8/165, Sr.
Gus Turner-Zick, OF, Stevens Point, 5-10/195, Sr.
Drew Freitag, OF, Beloit Memorial (Beloit), 5-10/160, Sr.