USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Arkansas Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2014-15 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Mike Moore, Sheridan
It took three tries in the state-title game, spread over 30 years of coaching, but Moore finally got his state title in 2015 with a 10-9 win against Benton for the first title in the sport in school history.
Player of the Year
Andy Pagnozzi, P/1B, Fayetteville, 6-0/195, Sr.
The son of former major league catcher Tom Pagnozzi has some game himself, albeit from the mound. Pagnozzi went 9-1 with 110 strikeouts and had an ERA of 0.61. The 27-4 Bulldogs advanced to the semifinals in the state’s largest classification’s (7A). Pagnozzi stuck out a dozen batters for every one he walked. He was drafted by Colorado (36th round) but figures to attend Ole Miss first.
Kasey Ford, P, Bentonville, 6-5/220, Jr.
Blaine Knight, P, Bryant, 6-0/155, Sr.
Brinson Williams, C, Benton, 6-0/210, Jr.
Drew Tyler, INF, Fayetteville, 6-0/195, Sr.
Blake Wynn, INF, Star City, 6-0/160, Jr.
Paul Fullerton, INF, Harding Academy (Searcy), 6-1/185, Sr.
Tyler Godwin, INF, Mayflower, 6-1/185, Sr.
Drew Tipton, OF, Bryant, 5-10/150, Sr.
Cale Ridling, OF, Genoa Central (Texarkana), 6-2/175, Sr.
Cody Davenport, OF, Fayetteville, 6-0/195, Sr.
Ben Madison, P, Bauxite, 6-2/190, Sr.
Mark Moyer, P, Russellville, 5-11/160, Sr.
Daniel Sprinkle, P, White Hall, 6-4/230, Sr.
Cole Boyd, C, Horatio, 5-11/160, Jr.
Drew Harris, INF, Benton, 6-0/185, Sr.
Hunter Hicks, INF, Sheridan, 6-0/170, Fr.
Derek St. Clair, INF, Jacksonville, 5-10/150, Sr.
Cody Scroggins, INF, Bentonville, 5-11/160, Sr.
Paul Rouse, OF, Bentonville, 5-10/160, Sr.
Hunter Strong, OF, Sheridan, 6-1/170, Sr.
Clay Wilson, OF, Arkadelphia, 5-11/170, Sr.