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2018 ABCA/Rawlings High School All-America Teams Announced

The 2018 ABCA/Rawlings High School All-America teams have been released by the American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings Sporting Goods, featuring the top prep players in the nation. ABCA/Rawlings High School All-Region selections , which were announced Monday, were nominated for All-America honors.

In all divisions, t
he ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Teams will be announced Wednesday, June 20. The ABCA/Rawlings National Pitchers of the Year will be announced on June 25 followed by the Position Players of the Year of June 27.

First recognized in 1949,the ABCA/Rawlings High School All-America teams are selected by the ABCA High School All-America committee, which is chaired by Jack Thomson, head baseball coach at Sierra High School in California. The committee also includes Scott Steltz of Chatham High School (NY), Michael Hogan of Ferris High School (NJ), Jim Cahill of North Forsyth High School (GA), Ray Benjamin of St. Charles Prep High School (OH), Bill McDonald of Blue Valley West High School (KS), Jimmy Harris of Stillwater High School (OK) and Jerry Hollow of Capital High School (ID).

The ABCA/Rawlings All-America and Gold Glove Teams are selected in nine divisions: NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA Divisions I, II and III, Pacific Association Division, and high school. ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove teams were first recognized in 2007.

The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 9,700 members represent all 50 states and 23 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth. The 75th annual ABCA Convention will be held Jan. 3-6, 2019 in Dallas, Texas.

About Rawlings
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. is an innovative manufacturer and marketer of sporting goods worldwide. Founded in 1887, Rawlings is an authentic global sports brand, trusted by generations of athletes of all skill levels. Rawlings' unparalleled quality, innovative engineering and expert craftsmanship are the fundamental reasons why more professional athletes, national governing bodies and sports leagues choose Rawlings. Rawlings is the Official Ball Supplier and Batting Helmet of Major League Baseball®, the official baseball of Minor League Baseball™ and the NCAA®, and the approved baseball, basketball, football and softball of the National High School Federation®. For more information, please visit Rawlings.com or by phone at (314) 819-2800.

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ABCA/Rawlings High School All-Region Teams

 

2018 ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams
High School All-America First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Will Banfield Sr. Brookwood GA
1B Grant Lavigne Sr. Bedford NH
IF Jeremiah Jackson Sr. St. Luke's Episcopal AL
IF Triston Casas Sr. American Heritage FL
IF Nolan Gorman Sr. O'Connor AZ
OF Jordyn Adams Sr. Green Hope NC
OF Connor Scott Sr. Plant FL
OF Nicholas Schnell Sr. Roncalli IN
DH Jace Bohrofen So. Westmoore OK
UT Anthony Seigler Sr. Cartersville GA
P Gunnar Hoglund Sr. Fivay FL
P Ryan Weathers Sr. Loretto TN
P Cole Winn Sr. Orange Lutheran CA
 
High School All-America Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Matt McCormick Jr. St. Laurence IL
1B Justin Olson Sr. Pine Creek CO
IF Brice Turang Sr. Santiago CA
IF Bobby Witt Jr. Jr. Colleyville Heritage TX
IF Ryan Archibald Sr. John Carroll MD
OF Jack Washburn Jr. Webster WI
OF Kingston Liniak Sr. Mission Hills CA
OF Joe Gray Sr. Hattiesburg MS
DH Austin Wells Sr. Bishop Gorman NV
UT Luke Mann Sr. St. John Vianney MO
P Matt Liberatore Sr. Mountain Ridge AZ
P J.T. Ginn Sr. Brandon MS
P Mason Denaburg Sr. Merritt Island FL
 
High School All-America Third Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Andrew Cossetti Sr. La Salle PA
1B Kody Milton Sr. Severna Park MD
1B Cade Beloso Sr. John Curtis LA
IF Matt McLain Sr. Beckman CA
IF Jonathan Ornelas Sr. Kellis AZ
IF Cameron Chick Sr. Hickman MO
OF Ryder Green Sr. Karns TN
OF Alek Thomas Sr. Mt. Carmel IL
OF Brennen Davis Sr. Basha AZ
OF Micah Bello Sr. Hilo HI
DH Haydn McGeary Sr. Thunderbird AZ
UT Nick Decker Sr. Seneca NJ
UT Connor Noland Sr. Greenwood AR
P Lineras Torres Jr. Sr. Beacon NY
P Owen White Sr. Jesse Carson NC
P Joey Magrisi Sr. Torrey Pines CA
P Carter Stewart Sr. Eau Gallie FL
P Willie Weiss Sr. Westview OR
 
Rawlings Sporting Goods

About Rawlings
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. is an innovative manufacturer and marketer of sporting goods worldwide. Founded in 1887, Rawlings is an authentic global sports brand, trusted by generations of athletes of all skill levels. Rawlings' unparalleled quality, innovative engineering and expert craftsmanship are the fundamental reasons why more professional athletes, national governing bodies and sports leagues choose Rawlings. Rawlings is the Official Ball Supplier and Batting Helmet of Major League Baseball®, the official baseball of Minor League Baseball™ and the NCAA®, and the approved baseball, basketball, football and softball of the National High School Federation®. For more information, please visit Rawlings.com or by phone at (314) 819-2800.

About the ABCA
The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its nearly 10,000 members represent all 50 states and 25 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth.