USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Ohio Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2017-18 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Ty Brenning, Olentangy Liberty (Powell)
A year after going 13-13, Brenning led the Patriots (30-4) to their first Division I state championship. Liberty closed out its turnaround season by beating Anthony Wayne, 8-1, in the state final.
Player of the Year
Evan Shawver, P, Steele (Amherst), 6-0/170, Sr.
The state’s Division I Player of the Year, Shawver went 8-1 with a 0.11 ERA and led the Comets (25-5) to the Div. I regional semifinals. A Cincinnati signee, Shawver struck out 122 batters in 61.1 innings pitched.
Mack Anglin, P, Highland (Sparta), 6-5/175, Jr.
Yianni Skeriotis, P, Jackson (Massillon), 6-3/185, Jr.
Keegan Fish, C, Lakota West (West Chester), 5-11/195, Sr.
Jase Bowen, INF, Central Catholic (Toledo), 6-1/178, Jr.
Zach Dezenzo, INF, Marlington (Alliance), 6-4/195, Sr.
Avery Fisher, INF, Ontario, 5-9/160, Jr.
Nick Northcut, INF, Mason, 6-0/198, Sr.
Nolan Clegg, OF, Toronto, 6-3/195, Sr.
Don Goodes, OF, Wapakoneta, 5-11/185, Sr.
Joey Velazquez, OF, St. Francis DeSales (Columbus), 6-0/205, Jr.
Mitch Milheim, P, Olentangy Liberty (Powell), 6-1/190, Sr.
Will Pfennig, P, Mason, 6-0/150, Sr.
Mo Schaffer, P, Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati), 6-0/230, Sr.
Trey Wright, C, Jackson (Massillon), 6-0/190, Jr.
Cal Conley, INF, West Clermont (Batavia), 5-11/175, Sr.
Lane Flamm, INF, New Richmond, 5-10/168, Sr.
Gavin McGaughey, INF, Kings (Kings Mills), 5-11/210, Sr.
Owen Recker, INF, Kalida, 6-4/225, Jr.
Leighton Banjoff, OF, Elyria Catholic, 6-0/195, Jr.
Drake Batcho, OF, Champion (Warren), 6-4/190, Sr.
JP Sponseller, OF, Mason, 5-11/200, Jr.