2013 ALL-USA Alaska Baseball Team

2013 ALL-USA Alaska Baseball Team

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2013 ALL-USA Alaska Baseball Team

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C
Chase Wilson
Chugiak
Senior
Won the Cook Inlet Conference’s “Big Stick” award after batting .528 with 10 RBIs and 13 runs scored in 10 games.

1B/P
Erickson Fish
Sitka
Junior
Alaska’s Gatorade State Player of the Year, Fish hit .469 with four homers and 32 RBIs in 17 games for the Wolves. The right-hander also went 5-1 with a 2.33 ERA on the hill, fanning 34 in 24 innings of work.

IF
Kyle Gould
Juneau-Douglas
An All-State pick last year, Gould made his mark in the short Alaska high school season, hitting a grand slam to propel the Crimson Bears into the ASAA state semifinals.

IF
Matthew Van Muelken
Lathrop
Junior
The 5-foot-9 shortstop paced the Malemutes (8-4) with a .528 average, scoring 16 runs and driving in 14 in just 12 games.

OF/P
Ryan Caron
Service
Senior
In the regular season, Caron hit .424 with 10 stolen bases and threw a no-hitter to earn CIC honors. He then helped lead Service to the state finals, picking up an All-Tourney nod.

OF
Jackson Lehnhart
Juneau-Douglas
Senior
The Gatorade State Soccer Player of the Year split his time between the diamond and the pitch, making it all the more impressive that the Amherst-bound center-fielder hit .621 to lead the Crimson Bears to another state tournament appearance.   

P
Brandon Mahle
Kodiak
Senior
Went 5-0 with 56 strikeouts for the Bears, tossing a one-hitter with 10 strikeouts in the state quarterfinals to earn ASAA All-Tournament honors.

P
Johnny Meszaros
Service
Senior
Alaska’s top recruit helped Service reach the state title game. Meszaros was taken by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2013 MLB Draft —the only player from Alaska selected.

P/IF
Dalton Ganter-Chapman
West
Junior
Earned CIC first team honors after striking out 55 batters in 30.2 innings of work.

UT
Max Karnos
Anchorage South
Senior
The 6-foot-4 righty was the Cook Inlet Conference MVP, hitting .429 with 11 RBIs in 10 games and fanning 35 in 20 innings of regular season work. He then led South to the state championship, where they hammered Service 15-1 to take home the title.

Honorable Mention

C: Alec Valdez, Anchorage South, Jr.

IF: Jonathan Boyer, Colony, Sr.

OF: Colton Paulsen, Ketchikan, Jr.

P: Jacob Butcher, Colony, Jr.

P: Dylan Johnson, Thunder Mountain, Sr.

P: Sheldon Rouzon, Dimond, Sr.

UT: David Fuller, Eagle River, Sr.

UT: Ted Kelly, West, Sr.

 

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