USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Alaska Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2014-15 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Doug Henie, Chugiak
Henie guided Chugiak to a 15-4 record and the school’s first state championship. The Mustangs shut out two of their three opponents in the state tournament, including a 5-0 victory against South Anchorage for the title. Henie has been with the team since 2004.
Player of the Year
Nathan Bonck, INF/P, Ketchikan, 6-5/195, Jr.
The slugging first baseman hit .507 with seven home runs and 39 RBI in 24 games for the Southeast Conference champions. On the mound, the hard-throwing lefty had a 5-0 record, a 1.72 ERA and 35 strikeouts in 36 2/3 innings. He was also named the Gatorade state player of the year. He has committed to Seattle University.
Sam Hanson, P, Chugiak, 6-1/195, Sr.
Nathan Klein, P, Juneau-Douglas, 6-2/190, Sr.
Nolan Monaghan, P, Wasilla, 6-0/160, Jr.
Julito Fazzini, C, South Anchorage, 5-10/205, Jr.
Lucas Thorp, INF, Dimond (Anchorage), 5-11/180, Sr.
Jonny Homza, INF, South Anchorage, 5-11/160, So.
Willy Homza, INF, South Anchorage, 6-0/185, Sr.
Zach Brueggemann, OF, Chugiak, 5-8/165, Sr.
Sam Loyer, OF, Wasilla, 5-9/120, Sr.
Logan Sanders, OF, Colony (Palmer), 5-9/155, Sr.
Jakob Arnold, P, Kodiak, 6-2/180, Sr.
Tyler Christmann, P, West Valley (Fairbanks), 6-0/175, Sr.
Casey Hendricks, P, Ketchikan, 5-11/160, Sr.
Logan Williams, C, Bartlett (Anchorage), 5-9/220, Sr.
Matt Palmer, INF, Colony (Palmer), 6-0/185, Sr.
Raleigh Pigg, INF, Service (Anchorage), 6-2/170, So.
Christian “Buddy” Dale, INF, Wasilla, 5-9, 180, Sr.
Ben Hall, INF, Lathrop (Fairbanks), 5-7/150, Sr.
Frank Carlson, OF, Kodiak, 6-2/170, Sr.
Chris Carter, OF, Lathrop (Fairbanks), 5-8/200, Sr.
Parker Johnson, OF, South Anchorage, 6-0/165, So.