USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Rhode Island Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2016-17 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Joe Caccia, Classical (Providence)
In just his first season, Caccia guided the Purple to their first state championship in 38 years. Classical went 16-4 overall and trounced North Smithfield, 12-2, in the Division III title-clincher.
Player of the Year
Sam Kenyon, OF/P, South Kingstown (Wakefield), 6-1/185, Sr.
The state’s Gatorade Player of the Year, Kenyon was a two-way contributor for the Division I finalists. At the plate, he hit .365 with five home runs and a team-high 29 RBI, while on the mound he was 4-0 with three saves and a 0.98 ERA, striking out 19 and walking just one in 21.1 innings.
Ryan Ramos, P, La Salle (Providence), 6-0/190, Sr.
Zach Fogell, P, Cumberland, 5-10/155, Jr.
Carlos Pena, P, Cuffee (Providence), 6-0/165, Sr.
Blaine Lidsky, C, South Kingstown (Wakefield), 6-0/175, So.
Justin Gervais, INF, La Salle (Providence), 5-10/165, Jr.
Luis DeLeon, INF, Moses Brown (Providence), 5-10/180, Sr.
Dan Baruch, INF, Wheeler (Providence), 6-0/190, So.
Sam Owens, INF, Scituate (North Scituate), 5-11/165, Sr.
Billy Butler, OF, Ponaganset (North Scituate), 6-0/185, Jr.
Tucker Flint, OF, Bishop Hendricken (Warwick), 6-2/190, So.
Peter Microulis, P, Tolman (Pawtucket), 5-7/170, Sr.
Zach D’Andrea, P, Pilgrim (Warwick), 6-1/170, Sr.
Ben Aleixo, P, Wheeler (Providence), 6-1/170, Sr.
Cameron Reid, C, Coventry, 5-6/200, Sr.
Chad Mansolillo, INF, North Kingstown, 6-0/185, Sr.
Robert Regine, INF, Coventry, 5-11/175, Sr.
Cabot Maher, INF, Barrington, 6-0/205, Jr.
Brandon Taylor, INF, La Salle (Providence), 5-11/185, Sr.
Jake Frost, OF, Cranston East, 5-10/175, Sr.
Adam Blakemore, OF, North Smithfield, 5-10/175, Jr.
Steven Piscopiello, OF, Cranston West, 5-7/165, Sr.