USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Oregon Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2014-15 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Stan Manley, Sheldon (Eugene)
After leading the Irish to their first state championship game in 47 years in 2013, Manley has led Sheldon to three consecutive finals and two titles, including this year’s Class 6A crown with a 2-1 win over West Linn. Sheldon is the second team in state history to reach the state final in the highest classification three years in a row, joining Madison, which won the 1969 and 1970 titles and lost in 1971.
Player of the Year
Ryan Ward, OF, Hood River Valley (Hood River), 6-3/170, Sr.
Ward was named the state’s Player of the Year by the Oregonian after leading Hood River Valley to the Class 5A state title with a two-hit shutout in the state championship game. The Washington State University signee finished the season on a streak of 64 consecutive scoreless innings, and he tossed a no-hitter with 17 strikeouts in a playoff win over Dallas on May 27. He also batted over .450 with a team-leading 22 RBI.
David Brosius, P, McMinnville, 6-1/160, Sr.
Karter Cook, P, Tualatin, 6-4/210, Sr.
Karsen Lindell, P, West Linn, 6-2/200, Sr.
Zak Taylor, C, Sherwood, 6-2/205, Sr.
Andy Armstrong, INF, West Salem, 5-10/170, Jr.
Gabe Fisher, INF, Clackamas, 6-1/175, Sr.
Taylor Frost, INF, Sheldon (Eugene), 6-3/220, Sr.
Nate Ostmo, INF, Lincoln (Portland), 6-3/185, Sr.
Eamon McNeil, OF, Central Catholic (Portland), 6-2/220, Sr.
Tyler Parker, OF, Liberty (Hillsboro), 6-1/205, Sr.
Jacob Bennett, P, Tualatin, 6-6/210, Sr.
Casey Cornwell, P, Beaverton, 5-9/165, Sr.
Cole Stringer, P, Central Catholic (Portland), 6-0/180, Sr.
Dane Stapley, C, North Eugene, 6-1/185, Sr.
Josh Berman, INF, North Medford, 5-11/200, Sr.
Colton French, INF, Jesuit (Portland), 6-4/200, Sr.
Justin Herbert, INF, Sheldon (Eugene), 6-5/210, Jr.
Will Matthiessen, INF, West Linn, 6-5/187, Jr.
Hank Forrest, OF, Churchill (Eugene), 6-0/180, Sr.
Brady McGetrick, OF, Tigard, 6-1/175, Sr.
Kellen Strahm, OF, Sheldon, 6-0/180, Sr.