USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Rhode Island Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2014-15 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Ed Holloway, Bishop Hendricken (Warwick)
Holloway coached a highly talented Bishop Hendricken team to its third consecutive Division I state title and its ninth championship in the past 12 years. Despite intense pressure, Hendricken rallied from an 0-1 hole in the best-of-three championship series, finishing the season with two straight wins and an impressive 26-1 record.
Player of the Year
Michael McCaffrey, P, Bishop Hendricken (Warwick), 5-11/165, Sr.
McCaffrey pitched 10 shutout innings in a semifinal game and then blanked Cumberland for seven innings in the state championship series. McCaffrey, who will play for Wesleyan, never lost a game in his four-year high school career.
Mason Feole, P, Prout School (Wakefield), 6-1, 175, Jr.
Jake Rockefeller, P, Cumberland, 6-0/160, Sr.
Gian Martellini, C, Bishop Hendricken (Warwick), 6-2/200, Sr.
Tyler Calabro, INF, Cumberland, 6-1/175, Sr.
Jeremy Pena, INF, Classical (Providence), 6-1/175, Sr.
John Toppa, INF, Bishop Hendricken (Warwick), 6-0/180, Sr.
John Willette, INF, Bishop Hendricken (Warwick), 6-0/175, Jr.
Dante Baldelli, OF, Bishop Hendricken (Warwick), 6-3/155. Jr.
Tate Laquerre, OF, Mount St. Charles (Woonsocket), 5-11/180, Sr.
Liam O’Regan, OF, Middletown, 6-2, 220, Sr.
Alex Lataille, P, Mount St. Charles (Woonsocket), 6-5/190, Jr.
Cameron Sullivan, P, Middletown, 6-2/175, Sr.
Chris Wright, P, Cumberland, 6-1/180, Jr.
Liam McGill, C, South Kingstown (Wakefield), 6-4/210, Jr.
Andrew Ciacciarelli, INF, Bishop Hendricken (Warwick), 6-4/190, Sr.
Mason Palmieri, INF, Lincoln, 6-5/220, Sr.
Tyler Shemick, INF, LaSalle (Providence), 6-2/210, Sr.
Nathan Taylor, INF, Lincoln, 5-10/160, Sr.
Eric Abruzzi, OF, Mount St. Charles (Woonsocket), 5-10/160, Jr.
Kyle Beaulieu, OF, Woonsocket, 5-11/185, Jr.
Matt Lonardo, OF, Cranston West, 5-11/170, Jr.