LOUISIANA (KPLC) - USA TODAY announced its ALL-USA Louisiana Baseball Team on Thursday.
Four players from Southwest Louisiana were selected, led by Sulphur pitcher Chance Stone on the first team. Fellow Tor Connor Cooke, Barbe infielder Antonio Gauthier and Iota ace Hunter Wriborg were selected to the second team. Sulphur, Barbe and Iota all ended their season in Sulphur with the Bulldogs and Tors playing in the state title game.
Below is the 2017-18 ALL-USA Louisiana Baseball Team:
COACH OF THE YEAR
Jeff Curtis, John Curtis
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Cade Beloso, INF, John Curtis Christian
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.
Cade Beloso, INF, John Curtis Christian (River Ridge), 6-0/215, 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.