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1997 ABCA/Rawlings High School All-America Teams

1997-ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams
High School All-America First Team
Pos. Player   School State
C Jayson Werth   Glenwood IL
INF J.J. Davis   Baldwin Park CA
INF Troy Cameron   St. Thomas Aquinas FL
INF Scott Hodges   Henry Clay KY
INF Mike Cuddyer   Great Bridges VA
INF Jack Cust   Immaculata NJ
OF Darnell McDonald   Cherry Creek CO
OF Tyrell Goodwin   East Bladen NC
OF Vernon Wells   Bowie TX
P Geoff Goetz   Jesuit FL
P Jon Garland   Kennedy CA
P John Curtice   Great Bridges VA
P Rick Ankiel   Port St. Lucie FL
High School All-America Second Team
Pos. Player   School State
C Dane Sardinha   Kamehameha HI
INF Mark Restovich   Mayo MN
INF Aaron Capista   Joliet Catholic IL
INF Jason Romano   Hillsborough FL
INF Tom Pittman   East St. John LA
OF Tootie Myers   Petal MS
OF Jose Nicolas   Westminster FL
OF Nathan Haynes   Pinole Valley CA
OF Brett Caradonna   El Capitan CA
P Mark Mangum   Kingwood TX
P Tim Drew   Lowndes County GA
P Donnie Bridges   Oak Grove MS
P Chris Stowe   Chancellor VA
High School All-America Third Team
Pos. Player   School State
C Will McCrotty   Russellville AR
INF Chase Utley   Poly CA
INF Ricky Bell   Moeller OH
INF Keoni DeRenne   Iolani HI
INF Chris Aquila   McQueen NV
OF Kenny Kelly   Catholic FL
OF Elvin Morrow   Kirkwood MO
OF Joey Nation   Putnam City OK
P Sean Loux   Highland AZ
P Jason Standbridge   Hewitt Trussville AL
P Sean Douglass   Antelope Valley CA
P Shane Arthurs   Westmore OK
P T.J. Tucker   River Ridge FL
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About the ABCA
The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 15,000 members represent all 50 states and 41 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include nine divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School, Youth and Travel Baseball.
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