USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Hawaii Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-16 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Jon Viela, Baldwin (Wailuku)
Viela certainly went out on a high note in his final season as Baldwin’s head coach (he was recently hired as Kamehameha-Maui’s new athletic director). The Bears (17-0) rolled to an undefeated season and captured the Division I state title, capping the title run with a 5-1 win over Pearl City.
Player of the Year
Kawena Alo-Kaonohi, P, Baldwin (Wailuku), 5-11/190, Sr.
Alo-Kaonohi stood above the rest on an already loaded Baldwin team that breezed to the Division I state title this past season. The Ohlone College (Calif.) signee posted a 6-0 record on the mound with a 0.60 ERA and hurled a complete-game 5-hitter to beat Waipahu in the quarterfinals. He also batted .314 at the plate with a team-leading 14 RBI.
Royce Tashiro, P, Waialua, 6-1/180, Sr.
Joey Cantillo, P, Kailua, 6-5/220, Jr.
Taylor Meilleur, C, Saint Louis (Honolulu), 5-9/175, Sr.
Aris Nakagawa, INF, Mililani, 6-0/185, Sr.
Jace Baguio, INF, Farrington (Honolulu), 6-2/190, Sr.
Everett Lau, INF, Iolani (Honolulu), 5-10/180, Jr.
Jordan Macias, INF, Campbell (Ewa Beach), 5-9/175, Sr.
Alex Oley, OF, Mid-Pac (Honolulu), 5-9/160, Sr.
Thomas Capllonch, OF, Kalaheo (Kailua), 6-1/190, Sr.
Noah Goss, OF, Punahou (Honolulu), 5-10/185, Sr.
Trenton Darley, P, Pearl City, 5-7/170, Sr.
Kamea Wong, P, Kapolei, 5-4/155, Jr.
Ty-Noah Williams, P, Kapolei, 5-10/175, Sr.
Mykah Kuratani, C, Kapolei, 5-7/185, Sr.
Andrei Stoyanow, INF, Kapolei, 5-11/175, So.
Colby Hirano, INF, Pearl City, 5-7/165, Sr.
Tennison Cantrell, INF, Kalaheo (Kailua), 5-9/170, Sr.
Jacob Nishitomi, INF, Radford (Honolulu), 5-6/160, Sr.
Matthew Yokota, OF, Kamehameha (Honolulu), 5-8/170, Jr.
Damien Awai, OF, Baldwin (Wailuku), 6-2/180, Jr.
Kody Leiu, OF, Farrington (Honolulu), 5-10/175, Sr.