USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Idaho Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2017-18 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Pete Jones, Middleton
Jones’ team entered the Class 4A state tournament with a 12-16 record, only to rattle off three impressive victories and win the state championship. The Vikings outscored opponents in the tournament by a 23-3 count, finishing it off with a 6-2 victory over Minico in the state final.
Player of the Year
Gabe Hughes, P, Rocky Mountain (Meridian), 6-4/220, Jr.
The state’s Gatorade Player of the Year, Hughes went 7-1 with a 1.84 ERA in leading the Grizzlies (24-5) to the Class 5A consolation title. The Gonzaga commit and Southern Idaho Conference MVP also batted .461 with four home runs, 31 RBI, 16 runs scored and a .477 on-base percentage.
Drake Miller, P, Minico (Rupert), 6-0/185, Sr.
Jake Pfennigs, P, Post Falls, 6-7/185, Sr.
Alex Guerrero, C, Eagle, 6-0/200, Sr.
Randon Hostert, INF, Bonneville (Idaho Falls), 6-5/160, Jr.
Kodie Kolden, INF, Lake City (Coeur d’Alene), 6-0/165, Sr.
Kyle Manzardo, INF, Lake City (Coeur d’Alene), 5-9/180, Sr.
Bryson Vaughn, INF, Skyview (Nampa), 5-10/185, Jr.
Connor Butler, OF, Bishop Kelly (Boise), 5-11/150, Sr.
Chase Cripps, OF, Post Falls, 5-11/175, Sr.
Logan Petet, OF, Centennial (Boise), 5-11/145, Sr
Ethan Christianson, P, Rocky Mountain (Meridian), 6-1/155, Sr.
Tanner Clayton, P, Rigby, 6-5/195, Sr.
Devon Sharts, P, Mountain View (Meridian), 5-11/185, Jr.
Cobe Lehman, C, Vallivue (Caldwell), 6-1/200, Jr.
Adrian Crain, INF, Columbia (Nampa), 5-11/160, Sr.
Chase Nett, INF, Borah (Boise), 6-2/200, Jr.
Carson Smith, INF, Mountain View (Meridian), 5-10/165, Jr.
Hayden Woods, INF, Genesee, 5-8/170, Sr.
Riley Harrison, OF, Mountain View (Meridian), 5-10/180, Jr.
Matt Stefanic, OF, Timberline (Boise), 5-9/180, Sr.
Loren Wright, OF, Rocky Mountain (Meridian), 5-11/180, Sr.