USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Maryland Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-16 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
John Swanson, Bel Air
In their 15th season under his watch, the Bobcats (19-4) won the third state championship in school history, slugging their way to an 8-1 win over Quince Orchard in the Class 4A title clincher.
Player of the Year
Tyler Blohm, P, Archbishop Spalding (Severn), 6-3/185, Sr.
One of Maryland’s top high school pitching prospects and a 17th-round draft selection of his hometown Baltimore Orioles, Blohm captured his state’s Gatorade Player of the Year honors after posting a 9-0 record on the mound with a 0.85 ERA and 103 strikeouts in 66 innings. He held opposing hitters to a .139 batting average while leading the Cavaliers (27-5) to the MIAA A conference title.
Nick Wong, P, Quince Orchard (Gaithersburg), 6-0/180, Sr.
Harold Cortijo, P, Riverdale Baptist (Upper Marlboro), 6-2/180, Jr.
Tyler Stockwell, C, La Plata, 5-11/200, Sr.
Nick Pantos, INF Gaithersburg, 6-4/185, Sr.
Guy DeSanctis, INF, The Heights (Potomac), 6-2/155, Sr.
Willie Hines, INF, Bowie, 5-11/180, Sr.
Matt Mervis, INF, Georgetown Prep (North Bethesda), 6-4/230, Sr.
Bowen Plagge, OF, Leonardtown, 6-1/185, Sr.
Spencer Dietrich, OF, Severna Park, 5-11/155, Sr.
Matt Ervin, OF, Sherwood (Sandy Spring), 5-10/175, Sr.
Anthony Felitti, P, Gaithersburg, 6-2/175, Sr.
Zac Stoll, P, Mount St. Joseph (Baltimore), 6-0/180, Sr.
Sean Cook, P, Whitman (Bethesda), 6-0/170, Sr.
Carter Sears, C, Archbishop Spalding (Severn), 6-0/180, Sr.
Joey Mendez, INF, Riverdale Baptist (Upper Marlboro), 6-0/185, Sr.
DaVonn Griffin, INF, Hammond (Columbia), 6-1/190, Sr.
Grant Burleson, INF, Parkside (Salisbury), 5-10/170, Jr.
Elliot Ginns, INF, Bethesda-Chevy Chase (Bethesda), 5-10/170, Sr.
Zechariah McPhearson, OF, Riverdale Baptist (Upper Marlboro), 6-1/185, Sr.
Billy Godrick, OF, Archbishop Spalding (Severn), 5-11/195, Sr.
Matthew Migliozzi, OF, Sherwood (Sandy Spring), 5-10/170, Sr.