2017 All-State Baseball Teams Released
The Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association released the 2017 All-State Baseball Teams featuring some of Kentucky's best talent in baseball.
Locally, Johnson Central's Geordan Blanton (senior) and Braxton Kelly (junior) were selected to the All-State Baseball First Team.
Prestonsburg's Scott Stapleton (senior) and Hazard's Ryan Smith (senior) were selected to the All-State Baseball Third Team.
Ballard High School's, Jordan "Jo" Adell was named Mr. Kentucky Baseball and was selected as the 10th overall pick in the 2017 MLB Draft to the Los Angeles Angels.
Here is a complete list of the 2017 All-State Baseball Teams:
First team: Luke Seed, McCracken County; Justin Hallum, Madisonville; Wyatt Stevensone, Christian County; Maddex Richardson, Owensboro Catholic; Davion Downey, Warren East; Luke Brown, Bowling Green; Garrett Schmeltz, Pleasure Ridge Park; Jordan “Jo” Adell, Ballard; Gavin Sullivan, Eastern; Brody Heil, Trinity; Tanner Johnson, South Oldham; Chris Seng, Oldham County; Joe Boyle, North Oldham; Cory Franzen, Campbell County; Cam Hill, Scott County; Brian Baxa, Danville; Trae Harmon, Somerset; Mason Hazelwood, Mercer County; Geordon Blanton, Johnson Central; Braxton Kelly, Johnson Central; Gage Hughes, Greenup County; Ben Jordan, West Carter
Second team: Shane Burns, Caldwell County; Jacob Mulcahy, Owensboro Catholic; Kaleb Justice, Logan County; Tyler Stahl, Bowling Green; Dominick Lawson, Nelson County; T.J. Graves, Washington County; Dallas Glass, Pleasure Ridge Park; Noah Thompson, Male; Brandon Pfaadt, Trinity; Matt Higgins, Trinity; Will Moriarty, South Oldham; Cam Masterson, North Oldham; Ben France, Covington Catholic; Drew Rom, Highlands; Ryan Davis, Paris; Thomas Bennett, Western Hills; Jack Ockerman, Woodford County; Trip Lockhart, Lexington Catholic; Brady Bowling, Lafayette; Trace Willhoite, Scott County; Ryan Smith, Hazard; Andrew Sharp, East Carter
Third team: Lofton Pigg, Calloway County; Hunter Combs, Muhlenberg County; Brennen Krahwinkel, Apollo; Lucan Bault, Russell County; Brayton Scales, Russell County; Jackson Campbell, Logan County; Logan Bowen, Bowling Green; Andrew Spaulding, Marion County; Nick Rucker, Pleasure Ridge Park; Blake Benz, North Bullitt; Ethan Doty, Highlands; Max Epplen, St. Henry; Nick Craddock, Conner; Nick Nelson, Mason County; Jack Ware, Clark County; Eddie Satisky, Lafayette; Bull Bennett, Somerset; Jack Capobianco, North Laurel; Dalton Cornett, Knott County Central; Scott Stapleton, Prestonsburg; Harlan Carter, Rowan County; Braden Wyatt, Boyd County
Honorable mentions: John McCauley, St. Mary; Will Brian, Meade County; Blake Graham, Butler County; Dalton Shoemake, Glasgow; Ethan Johnson, Fern Creek; Ray Steilberg, Louisville Holy Cross; MAtthew Ellis, Shelby County; Brian Wells, Newport Central Catholic; Logan Castleman, Beechwood; Jake Wester, Covington Holy Cross; Austin Crawford, Bracken County; Paul Wise, Montgomery County; Issac Fryman, Nicholas County; Austin Shepherd, Paul Laurence Dunbar; Cameron Stiglich, Sayre; Jordan Fox, Scott County; Cole Brock, Corbin; Jacob Nelson, Knox Central; Nick Conley, Russell