USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Kentucky Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-16 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Andy Porta, St. Xavier (Louisville)
With a 1-0 win over Campbell County, Porta’s Tigers claimed the seventh state title in school history this past season, breaking the state record for the most championships by a single baseball program.
Player of the Year
Easton McGee, P, Hopkinsville, 6-6/205, Sr.
The state’s 2016 Mr. Baseball winner, the hard-throwing righty posted an 8-3 record with a 1.29 ERA and 92 strikeouts in 65 innings for the Tigers this past season. McGee was selected in the fourth round of the MLB Draft by the Tampa Bay Rays.
Hunter Sullivan, P, Elizabethtown, 6-0/170, Sr.
Garrett Schmeltz, P, Pleasure Ridge Park (Louisville), 5-10/180, So.
Jakob Shuler, C, Apollo (Owensboro), 6-0/190, Sr.
Keegan Breese, INF, McCracken County (Paducah), 5-9/150, Sr.
Andy Highbaugh, INF, Barren County (Glasgow), 5-11/205, Sr.
Justin Rouse, INF, Central Hardin (Cecilia), 6-0/185, Sr.
Logan Wyatt, INF, North Bullitt (Shepherdsville), 6-4/220, Sr.
Jaren Shelby, OF, Tates Creek (Lexington), 5-11/185, Sr.
Ethan Stringer, OF, Beechwood (Fort Mitchell), 6-2/180, Sr.
Jordon Adell, OF, Ballard (Louisville), 6-3/200, Jr.
Griffin McLarty, P, Oldham County (Buckner), 6-2/175, Sr.
Jake Ziegelmeyer, P, Ryle (Union), 6-2/215, Sr.
Cameron Planck, P, Rowan County (Morehead), 6-5/222, Sr.
Brody Shoupe, C, Greenup County (Greenup), 5-11/175, Sr.
Brayden Combs, INF, Beechwood (Fort Mitchell), 6-5/230, Sr.
Geordan Blanton, INF, Johnson Central (Paintsville), 6-0/175, Sr.
Brett Marshall, INF, Trinity (Louisville), 6-3/210, Sr.
Jake Snider, INF, Ballard (Louisville), 6-0/180, Sr.
Adam Elliott, OF, St. Xavier (Louisville), 6-1/175, Sr.
Jack Schneider, OF, Daviess County (Owensboro), 6-0/180, Sr.
Jordan Walburn, OF/P, East Carter (Grayson), 6-1/175, Sr.