2021 ABCA/Rawlings Pacific Association Division All-America teams announced

July 8, 2021
The American Baseball Coaches Association has announced the 2021 ABCA/Rawlings Pacific Association Division All-America teams. The selection process is led by the ABCA Pacific Association Division All-America Committee, which is chaired by Chris Pedretti, President of the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association. The Pacific Association Division is comprised of junior colleges from the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) and the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC).

All-Region First Team selections, which were announced on July 6, were nominated for All-America honors. ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove winners and National Players of the Year in all divisions were announced in June.

The ABCA/Rawlings Pacific Association Division All-America and Coach of the Year Committee is chaired by Chris Pedretti, President of the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association. Also on the committee is Northern California representative Larry Quirico and Northwest representative Mark Yoshino (Bellevue College).

The ABCA All-America team was first recognized in 1949 and now includes 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 13,000 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.

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 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 an 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.

SEE ALSO: ABCA/Rawlings Players of the Year, All-America Teams, All-Region Teams & Gold Glove Winners

2021 ABCA/Rawlings Pacific Association Division All-America Teams
PAD All-America First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Blake McDonald Fr. Santa Rosa CA
1B Jace Phelan Fr. Spokane WA
IF Andrew Valdez So. Sequoias CA
IF Rikuu Nishida Fr. Mt. Hood OR
IF Travis Welker So. Allan Hancock CA
OF Grady Morgan Fr. Butte CA
OF Austin Bunn Fr. Big Bend WA
OF Cary Arbolida Fr. Orange Coast CA
DH Curran Ozawa-Burns Fr. West Valley CA
UT Chazz Martinez Fr. Orange Coast CA
P McKabe Cottrell So. Spokane WA
P Kelly Austin Fr. Orange Coast CA
P Matthew Lozovoy So. Marin CA
RP Benjamin Caggianelli So. Bakersfield CA
 
PAD All-America Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C James Bell So. Fresno City CA
1B Alex Vega So. Moorpark CA
IF BJ Vela Fr. Reedley CA
IF Brock Bozett Fr. Spokane WA
IF Nick Lopez Fr. Santa Ana CA
OF Donte Valdez So. Sequoias CA
OF Anthony Kariganopolous Fr. Cabrillo CA
OF Matthew Patton So. Bakersfield CA
DH Will Mulflur So. Tacoma WA
UT Brandham Ponce Fr. Big Bend WA
P Jacob Biesterfeld So. Mt. Hood OR
P Matthew Gonzales Fr. Allan Hancock CA
P Bryce Armstrong Fr. Butte CA
RP Michael Attalah So. Bellevue WA
 
PAD All-America Third Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Ezra Samperi So. Mt. Hood OR
1B A.J. McMahon Fr. Napa Valley CA
IF Payton Allen So. Sequoias CA
IF Dan Sayre So. Sacramento City CA
IF Dalton Sloniger Fr. Cypress CA
OF Josh Trujillo So. Tacoma WA
OF Donald Saltiban Jr. So. Yakima Valley WA
OF Andrew Sojka So. Cypress CA
DH Austin Cappas Fr. Merced CA
UT Logan Meyers Fr. Butte CA
P Tyler Frieders So. Yakima Valley WA
P Tyler Stultz So. Ohlone CA
P Tanner Fonoti So. Napa Valley CA
RP James Freisen Fr. Sequoias CA
 
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 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 an 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 over 13,000 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.