USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Missouri Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-16 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Tony Perkins, Francis Howell (St. Charles)
The longtime Francis Howell coach surpassed the 500-win mark for his coaching career in 2016, including an 8-2 victory over Jefferson City to give the Vikings (29-11) the fourth Class 5A state title of his tenure.
Player of the Year
Jake Matheny, C, Westminster Christian (Town and Country), 6-3/190, Sr.
Missouri’s Gatorade Player of the Year paced the greater St. Louis area with 11 home runs, leading Westminster Christian to the Class 4 district final. The son of former Gold-Glove winner and current St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny, he also batted .414 and knocked in 43 runs.
Jacob Weirich, P, Jefferson City, 6-0/160, Jr.
Hunter Swift, P, Staley (Kansas City), 5-8/170, Sr.
Kaleb Schmidt, P, Kickapoo (Springfield), 6-5/165, Sr.
Cole Evans, INF, Rock Bridge (Columbia), 6-3/230, Sr.
Connor Basler, INF, Valle Catholic (Ste. Genevieve), 6-1/175, Sr.
Dalton Bealmer, INF, Boonville, 6-3/200, Sr.
Grant Wood, INF, Jefferson City, 5-11/170, Jr.
Kameron Misner, OF, Poplar Bluff, 6-4/210, Sr.
Ryan Perkins, OF, Francis Howell (St. Charles), 6-2/200, Sr.
Jack Duffy, OF, Staley (Kansas City), 5-9/180, Sr.
Alex Moore, P, Mountain Grove, 6-7/220, Sr.
James Proctor, P, MICDS (St. Louis), 6-4/175, Sr.
Jacob Kostyshock, P, Francis Howell (St. Charles), 6-5/180, Sr.
Luke Kahle, C, Francis Howell (St. Charles), 5-10/180, Sr.
Alexander Bearden, INF, MICDS (St. Louis), 5-11/175, Sr.
Robbie Suhr, INF, Summit Christian Academy (Lee’s Summit), 6-0/185, Sr.
Luke Gray, INF, Fulton, 5-8/175, Jr.
Joe Kinder, INF, Liberty, 6-3/165, Sr.
Riley Herron, OF, Kickapoo (Springfield), 6-2/200, Sr.
Mason Janvrin, OF, Warrensburg, 5-10/180, Sr.
Kyle Grantham, OF, Francis Howell (St. Charles), 6-0/170, Jr.