USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Louisiana Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2017-18 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Jeff Curtis, John Curtis Christian (River Ridge)
Curtis led the Patriots (30-4) to their second straight Div. I state baseball title. John Curtis beat St. Paul’s in the state final, 2-1, and finished No. 4 in the USA TODAY’s Super 25.
Player of the Year
Cade Beloso, INF, John Curtis Christian (River Ridge), 6-0/215, Sr.
The state’s Gatorade Player of the Year and Mr. Baseball, Beloso batted .489 with 13 home runs and 37 RBI, helping lead the Patriots to a second straight Div. I state title. An LSU signee, Beloso also pitched 14 innings, going 2-1 with two saves and a 3.00 ERA.
Peyton Lejeune, P, Teurlings Catholic (Lafayette), 6-0/175, Jr.
Will Ripoll, P, John Curtis Christian (River Ridge), 6-0/185, Sr.
Chance Stone, P, Sulphur, 6-0/195, Sr.
C.J. Willis, C, Ruston, 6-4/185, Sr.
Collin Burns, INF, De La Salle (New Orleans), 5-10/170, Sr.
Gavin Dougas, INF, Houma Christian, 5-10/195, Sr.
Cade Doughty, INF, Denham Springs, 6-1/195, Jr.
Hunter LeBlanc, OF, Hahnville (Boutte), 6-1/180, Sr.
River Town, OF, Zachary, 5-11/175, Sr.
Wes Toups, OF, E.D. White Catholic (Thibodaux), 5-9/160, Jr.
Hunter Wriborg, P, Iota, 5-9/160, Jr.
Ian Landreneau, P, John Curtis Christian (River Ridge), 6-0/180, Sr.
Brant Husser, P, Central (Baton Rouge), 5-10/160, Sr.
Jay Curtis, C, John Curtis Christian (River Ridge), 6-1/230, Sr.
Champ Artigues, INF, St. Thomas Aquinas (Hammond), 5-9/165, Sr.
Antonio Gauthier, INF, Barbe (Lake Charles), 5-7/170, Sr.
Rhett Hebert, INF, Zachary, 5-10/170, Sr.
Landon Leblanc, INF, St. John (Plaquemine), 5-10/170, Sr.
Connor Cooke, OF, Sulphur, 6-2/185, Sr.
Mitchel Sanford, OF, Berwick, 6-2/190, Jr.
Eric Williams, OF, Parkway (Bossier City), 5-8/175, Sr.