USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA West Virginia Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-16 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Tom Cullen, Wahama (Mason)
Cullen’s White Falcons endured some bumps along the way, but emerged with their second consecutive Class A state championship. Wahama (22-11) lost four straight games (and six of eight) late in the season, but put things back together again, playing errorless ball in the semifinals and finals and defeating Wheeling Central in the finale, 5-4.
Player of the Year
Paul Witt, INF, Jefferson (Shenandoah Junction), 6-0/165, Sr.
The smooth-fielding shortstop became the school’s all-time hit leader as he propelled the Cougars (36-3) to their 12th Class AAA crown. The VCU commit and Gatorade Player of the Year batted an even .500 with 57 runs scored and 33 RBI.
Philip Hoffman, P, Wahama (Mason), 6-2/220, Jr.
Jacob Bradley, P, Nitro, 6-2/215, Sr.
Brad Davis, P, Jefferson (Shenandoah Junction), 6-0/185, Sr.
Drew Hefner, C, Bridgeport, 5-9/170, Jr.
Logan Goodnight, INF, Linsly (Wheeling), 6-2/195, Sr.
Chris Jordan, INF, Ripley, 5-9/165, Sr.
Josh Landis, INF, Sissonville, 6-0/160, Sr.
Ian Riggleman, OF, South Harrison (Lost Creek), 6-2/160, Sr.
Jonathan Carr, OF, Greenbrier East (Lewisburg), 6-0/170, Sr.
Dru Bowen, OF, George Washington (Charleston), 6-3/215, Sr.
Michael Rotenberry, P, PikeView (Princeton), 6-3/220, Sr.
Michael Maiolo, P, Woodrow Wilson (Beckley), 6-1/180, So.
Chad Harper, C, Brooke, 6-0/190, Sr.
Kirk Jennings, INF, Cabell Midland (Ona), 6-3/160, Jr.
Trevor Sampson, INF, South Charleston, 6-0/160, Sr.
Dante Bonamico, INF, Bridgeport, 5-10/170, Sr.
Aaron Perry, INF, Hurricane, 5-10/165, Jr.
Matt Harrison, OF, Nitro, 6-4/230, Sr.
Keian Lee, OF, PikeView (Princeton), 6-0/150, Sr.
Jake Rager, OF, Martinsburg, 6-4/200, Sr.