COACH OF THE YEAR
Marc Wiese, Puyallup
No team in the Evergreen State was as dominant as Wiese’s. The Vikings finished with a 28-0 record to claim the 4A state title, the first in Wiese's 19 seasons at the helm of the program.
P Drew Rasmussen (PLAYER OF THE YEAR), Mt. Spokane (Mead), Sr.
Although the numbers he put up at the plate (.425, five homers, 28 RBI) rivaled most of the state’s top batters, this 6-foot-2, hard-throwing righty was even more overwhelming on the mound. He posted an 11-1 record, a 1.48 ERA and 114 strikeouts in 85 innings.
P Branden Kelliher, Lake Stevens, Sr.
An eighth-round choice of the A’s as well as an Oregon commit, this righty with outstanding velocity and a fine curveball struck out 80 batters in just 43 innings, posting a 5-2 record and a 1.80 ERA.
C J.J. Hancock, Kennewick, Sr.
After signing on to play for Washington State in the fall, Hancock was able to relax and enjoy his senior season, which he certainly did He hit .440 with nine home runs.
1B Joe Wainhouse, Kentridge (Kent), Sr.
Employing an enormous 6-foot-7, 240-pound frame, Wainhouse hit .402, drove in 41 runs and clubbed 10 home runs while striking out just four times for the Chargers.
2B Kory Longaker, Shorewood (Shoreline), Sr.
Shorewood, a 3A state semifinalist, turned to Longaker for offense all season and he repeatedly produced, hitting .417, scoring 26 runs and driving in 22 during 28 games.
SS Michael Gretler, Bonney Lake, Sr.
A Oregon State recruit, Gretler hit six home runs, had 22 RBI, stole 12 bases and hit .459 for the Class 3A state runner-up.
3B Dylan White, Camas, Sr.
Although a broken foot sidelined the 6-foot-4, 220-pound righty for a good portion of the season, White still hit .333, drove in 16 runs and clubbed 11 doubles in just 45 at-bats.
OF Stuart Fairchild, Seattle Prep, Sr.
A draft choice of the Nationals (38th round) and a prized recruit for Wake Forest, Fairchild hit .333 with five home runs, 19 RBI and nine stolen bases to cap off a tremendous career for the Panthers.
OF Jeffrey Morgan, Mountainview (Auburn), Jr.
Verbally committed to playing for Seattle University in 2016, this righty hit .378 with 23 RBI and 23 runs for the Lions.
OF Isaac Benard, Hanford (Richland), Sr.
Winner of the Mid-Columbia Conference’s MVP, the 5-foot-10, 220-pound center fielder hit .423 with 33 runs scored, 25 RBI, 16 extra-base hits and six stolen bases.
P Andrew Summerville, Lakeside (Seattle), Sr.
P Luke Heimlich, Puyallup, Jr.
C Tate Budnick, Edmonds-Woodway, Sr.
1B Ryan Ross, West Valley (Yakima), Sr.
2B Haakon Lande, Snohomish, Sr.
SS Tyler Friis, Mountainview (Auburn), Sr.
3B Shane Matheny, Olympic (Bremerton), Sr.
OF Evan Johnson, Mount Si (Snoqualmie), Sr.
OF Taiki Green, Bonney Lake, Sr.
OF K.J. Brady, Cascade (Everett), Sr.