USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Louisiana Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-16 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Glenn Cecchini, Barbe (Lake Charles)
In his 29th season as the head coach at Barbe, Cecchini led the Bucs (35-6) to their ninth Class 5A state championship and third in a row, capping off the latest title with a 5-2 win over Byrd. He owns a remarkable 826-186 career record and also coached the U18 team to a gold medal at the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) World Cup in Japan last fall.
Player of the Year
Tyler Booth, P, Barbe (Lake Charles), 5-11/175, Sr.
The Southeastern University signee posted an 8-0 record and a 0.85 ERA this season for perennial powerhouse Barbe. Booth led the Bucs (35-6) to the Class 5A state title and a No. 10 ranking in the USA TODAY Sports Super 25 Expert Rankings.
Logan Savoy, P, South Beauregard (Longville), 5-11/170, Jr.
Adam Goree, P, Barbe (Lake Charles), 5-11/175, Jr.
C.J. Estave, C, Franklinton, 5-8/175, Sr.
Josh Smith, INF, Catholic (Baton Rouge), 5-10/175, Sr.
Jake Slaughter, INF, Ouachita Christian (Monroe), 6-2/198, Sr.
Zach Watson, INF, West Ouachita (West Monroe), 6-0/165, Sr.
Hudson LaBorde, INF, Lafayette, 6-0/215, Sr.
Nick Webre, OF, Teurlings Catholic (Lafayette), 5-10/190, Jr.
Jacob Pearson, OF, West Monroe, 6-0/195, Jr.
Myran Pelrean, OF, Karr (New Orleans), 6-0/175, Sr.
Tyree Thompson, P, Karr (New Orleans), 6-3/185, Sr.
Luke Honeycutt, P, West Ouachita (West Monroe), 6-0/185, So.
Brett Weber, P, Teurlings Catholic (Lafayette), 5-9/145, Sr.
Keelyn Johnson, C, Pineville, 5-10/185, Sr.
Mason Templet, INF, St. Thomas More (Lafayette), 6-1/190, Sr.
Michael Smith, INF, St. Michael (Baton Rouge), 6-5/185, Sr.
Brandon Briuglio, INF, Jesuit (New Orleans), 5-11/160, Sr.
Hayden Gunter, INF, South Beauregard (Longville), 5-10/175, Jr.
Seth White, OF, Ruston, 5-11/175, Sr.
Dane Simon, OF, Destrehan, 6-0/170, Jr.
Wesley Hebert, OF, Eunice, 6-1/190, Sr.