2017 ABCA/Rawlings High School All-Region Teams

The 2017 ABCA/Rawlings High School All-Region teams have been released by the American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings Sporting Goods, featuring the top prep players in the nation. The All-Region teams are selected by the ABCA High School All-America Committee.

ABCA/Rawlings All-Region first-team selections are nominated for ABCA/Rawlings All-America honors, which will be released on Thursday, June 22. ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove winners for all divisions will be announced on June 21 and the ABCA National Players of the Year will be announced on June 28.

The ABCA High School All-America Committee is chaired by Jack Thompson of 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 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 8,000 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. The 74th annual ABCA Convention will be held Jan. 4-7, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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.

 

2017 Region 1-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
High School Region 1 All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School City, State
C Nick Cardiari Sr. Midwood Brooklyn, NY
1B Xavier Vargas Sr. Xaverian Queens, NY
IF Taylor Beckett Sr. Phillips Academy Andover, MA
IF Luke Gold Jr. Ballston Spa Ballston Spa, NY
IF Bryce Reagan Sr. Souhegan Coup Amherst, NH
OF William Shaw Sr. St. John the Baptist West Islip, NY
OF Joe Palko Sr. Shenendehowa Clifton Park, NY
OF Quentin Holmes Sr. Monsignor McClancy East Elmhurst, NY
DH Alec Burns Jr. Souhegan Coup Amherst, NH
UT Nick Storz Sr. Poly Prep Country Day Brooklyn, NY
P Matt Tabor Sr. Milton Academy Milton, MA
P Oliver McCarthy Sr. Poly Prep Country Day Brooklyn, NY
P Charlie Neuweiler Sr. Monsignor McClancy East Elmhurst, NY
 
2017 Region 2-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
High School Region 2 All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School City, State
C Nathan Perry Sr. Bassett Bassett, VA
1B Kody Milton Jr. Severna Park Severna Park, MD
IF Danny Hosley Sr. Langley McLean, VA
IF Buddy Kennedy Sr. Millville Millville, NJ
IF Greg Jones Sr. Cary Cary, NC
OF Austin Beck Sr. North Davidson Lexington, NC
OF Jacob Brown Sr. Northeast Guilford McLeansville, NC
OF Justin Bullock Sr. South Granville Creedmoor, NC
DH Anthony Volpe Sr. Delbarton School Morristown, NJ
UT Harold Cortijo Sr. Riverdale Baptist Upper Marlboro, MD
P MacKenzie Gore Sr. Whiteville Whiteville, NC
P Harry Rutkowski Sr. Woodbridge Woodbridge, NJ
P Cameron Cotter Sr. Northern Guilford Greensboro, NC
 
2017 Region 3-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
High School Region 3 All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School City, State
C Luis Campusano Sr. Cross Creek Augusta, GA
1B Terriez Fuller Sr. Griffin Griffin, GA
IF Brady McConnell Sr. Merritt Island Merritt Island, FL
IF Mark Vientos Sr. American Heritage Plantation, FL
IF Jeter Downs Sr. Monsignor Pace Miami Gardens, FL
OF Drew Waters Sr. Etowah Woodstock, GA
OF Bubba Thompson Sr. McGill-Toolen Mobile, AL
OF Cole Brannen Sr. Westfield School Perry, GA
DH Kyle Jacobsen Sr. Allatoona Acworth, GA
UT Jordan Butler Sr. Alonso Tampa, FL
P D.L. Hall Sr. Valdosta Valdosta, GA
P Tanner Burns Sr. Decatur Decatur, AL
P Jacob Heatherly Sr. Cullman Cullman, AL
 
2017 Region 4-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
High School Region 4 All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School City, State
C Zach Britton Sr. Batesville Batesville, IN
1B Bobby Seymour Sr. Mt. Carmel Chicago, IL
IF Donivan Williams Sr. Richards Oak Lawn, IL
IF Ryan King Sr. Brother Rice Chicago, IL
IF Gage Hughes Jr. Greenup County Greenup, KY
OF Jordon Adell Sr. Ballard Louisville, KY
OF Alek Thomas Jr. Mt. Carmel Chicago, IL
OF Steve Mann Sr. Detroit Country Day Beverly Hills, MI
DH Michael Kirian Sr. New Riegel New Riegel, OH
UT Seth Lonsway Sr. Celina Celina, OH
P Steve Jennings Sr. DeKalb County Smithville, TN
P Reid Detmers Sr. Glenwood Chatham, IL
P Spencer Strider Sr. Christian Academy of Knoxville Knoxville, TN
 
2017 Region 5-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
High School Region 5 All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School City, State
C Jordan Maxson Sr. Maize South Maize, KS
1B Jimmy Ramsey Sr. Minnetonka Minnetonka, MN
IF Grant Wood Sr. Jefferson City Jefferson City, MO
IF Joe Folkers Sr. Millard South Omaha, NE
IF Austin Schultz Jr. Norris Firth, NE
OF Kyle Grantham Sr. Francis Howell St. Charles, MO
OF Nick Hoekstra Jr. Roosevelt Sioux Falls, SD
OF Isaiah Peterson Sr. Lincoln Southwest Lincoln, NE
DH Hunter Gustafson Jr. Webster Webster, WI
UT Conner VanCleave Sr. Holcomb Holcomb, KS
P Sam Carlson Sr. Burnsville Burnsville, MN
P Jacob Weirich Sr. Jefferson City Jefferson City, MO
P Ben Dragani Sr. Catholic Memorial Waukesha, WI
 
2017 Region 6-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
High School Region 6 All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School City, State
C Cordell Dunn Jr. Sr. Center Hill Olive Branch, MS
1B Will Richardson Jr. Woodlawn Rison, AR
IF Casey Martin Sr. Lonoke Lonoke, AR
IF Ryan Vilade Sr. Stillwater Stillwater, OK
IF Myles Christian Sr. Olive Branch Olive Branch, MS
OF Conner Uselton Sr. Southmoore Moore, OK
OF Jacob Pearson Sr. West Monroe West Monroe, LA
OF Tristen Lutz Sr. Arlington Martin Arlington, TX
DH Brett Owens Sr. Blanchard Blanchard, OK
UT Hayden Cantrelle Sr. Teurlings Catholic Lafayette, LA
P Alex Scherff Sr. Colleyville Heritage Colleyville, TX
P Legend Smith Sr. Binger-Oney Binger, OK
P Shane Baz Sr. Concordia Lutheran Tomball, TX
 
2017 Region 7-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
High School Region 7 All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School City, State
C Casey Opitz Sr. Heritage Littleton, CO
1B Nick Brueser Sr. Hamilton Chandler, AZ
IF Jacob Gonzalez Sr. Chaparral Scottsdale, AZ
IF Tim Tawa Sr. West Linn West Linn, OR
IF Liam Eddy Sr. Brighton Brighton, CO
OF Jesse Franklin Sr. Seattle Prep Seattle, WA
OF Tanner O'Tremba Jr. Cherry Creek Greenwood Village, CO
OF Toby Scoles Sr. Pine Creek Colorado Springs, CO
DH Matt Schroer Sr. Arcadia Phoenix, AZ
UT Boyd Vander Kooi Sr. Skyline Mesa, AZ
P Cole Winn Sr. Silver Creek Longmont, CO
P Trevor Rogers Sr. Carlsbad Carlsbad, NM
P Seth Corry Sr. Lone Peak Highland, UT
 
2017 Region 8-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
High School Region 8 All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School City, State
C Blake Hunt Sr. Mater Dei Santa Ana, CA
1B Nick Pratto Sr. Huntington Beach Huntington Beach, CA
IF Royce Lewis Sr. JSerra Catholic San Juan Capistrano, CA
IF Hunter Greene Sr. Notre Dame Sherman Oaks, CA
IF Ben Ramirez Sr. Eastlake Chula Vista, CA
OF Calvin Mitchell Sr. Rancho Bernardo San Diego, CA
OF Jonny Deluca Sr. Agoura Agoura, CA
OF Kaiser Weiss Sr. Oxnard Oxnard, CA
DH Tyler Freeman Sr. Etiwanda Etiwanda, CA
UT Christian Chamberlain Sr. Reno Reno, NV
P Hagen Danner Sr. Huntington Beach Huntington Beach, CA
P Matt Sauer Sr. Ernest Righetti Santa Maria, CA
P Jake Jackson Sr. El Toro Lake Forest, 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 11,000 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.