USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA New Jersey Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2014-15 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Martin Kenney, Christian Brothers Academy (Lincroft)
The longtime coach guided the Colts to a 27-5 record and an upset victory against previously undefeated Don Bosco Prep for the Non-Public A state championship. CBA finished the season on a 14-game winning streak.
Player of the Year
Ashton Bardzell, OF, Ramsey, 6-1/185, Sr.
The center fielder led the nation with 18 home runs, tying Mike Trout’s single-season state record. Bardzell produced a .586 batting average as well as 10 doubles, four triples, 54 runs scored, a school record-tying 55 RBI and 27 stolen bases in 27 attempts while helping the Rams reach the North 1 Group 2 final. He has signed with Hartford.
Denny Brady, P, Buena, 6-1/185, Sr.
Luca Dalatri, P, Christian Brothers Academy (Lincroft), 6-6/240, Jr.
Tyler Phillips, P, Bishop Eustace (Pennsauken Township), 6-5/195, Sr.
Brandon Martorano, C, Christian Brothers Academy (Lincroft), 6-2/180, Jr.
Serafino Brito, INF, Indian Hills (Oakland), 6-0/190, Sr.
Devin Ortiz, INF, St. Joseph (Montvale), 6-2/180, So.
Josh Shaw, INF, Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey), 6-0/190, Sr.
Matt Tsukroff, INF, Montville, 6-2/190, Sr.
Darnell Maisonet, OF, Winslow, 5-10/175, Sr.
Ryan Shinn, OF, Northern Burlington, 6-0/190, Sr.
Billy Layne Jr., P, Old Bridge (Matawan), 6-4/165, Sr.
Andrew Miller, P, Sterling (Somerdale), 6-3/195, Sr.
John Murphy, P, Gloucester Catholic, 6-4/230, Sr.
Matt O’Neill, C, Seton Hall Prep, 5-11/190, Sr.
Brandon Janofsky, INF, Jackson Memorial, 5-9/165, Sr.
Mike Salvatore, INF, Ewing, 6-0/170, Sr.
Peyton Sorrels, INF, Pennsville Memorial, 5-11/155, Sr.
A.J. Wright, INF, Cherry Hill West, 5-10/180, Sr.
Luke Bowerbank, OF, Bernards (Bernardsville), 5-8/170, Sr.
Nicholas Browne, OF, Bishop Eustace (Pennsauken Township), 6-2/195, Sr.
Dan Cooney, OF, St. Peter’s Prep, 5-11/185, Sr.