17 Canucks earn Rawlings-PG pre-season All-American honours

SS Adam Hall (London, Ont.) of the Great Lake Canadians was one of 17 Canucks to earn Rawings-Perfect Game pre-season All-American honours. Photo: Eddie Michels. 

SS Adam Hall (London, Ont.) of the Great Lake Canadians was one of 17 Canucks to earn Rawings-Perfect Game pre-season All-American honours. Photo: Eddie Michels. 

March 15, 2017

Rawlings-Perfect Game announce Preseason All-American and All-Region Teams

Annual awards recognize the top senior athletes in high school baseball nationwide

ST. LOUIS, Mo. Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., and Perfect Game, has selected its annual Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason All-American and All-Region Teams to recognize the top senior high school athletes in the U.S. Canada. The annual teams highlight Rawlings’ and Perfect Game’s commitment to high school athletics and next-level players nationwide. 

“With more than 450,000 high school baseball players in the nation, the Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason All-American players represent the very best in their class,” said Mike Thompson, executive vice president of marketing for St. Louis-based Rawlings. “Rawlings and Perfect Game are synonymous with the game of baseball, and the preseason awards allow us to recognize and reward these elite athletes for their hard work and contribution to the game.” 

The Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason All-Region selections comprise players from nine regions around the country. 

A total of 17 Canucks earned First Team honours, while 36 earned honourable mention honours. 

“To receive the Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason All-American or All-Region Award is a tremendous achievement for these high school student-athletes,” said Jerry Ford, president of Cedar Rapids, IA-based Perfect Game. “We are proud to recognize their talent as they prepare for their careers playing collegiate or professional baseball.” 

SS Dondrae Bremner (Toronto, Ont.) of the Toronto Mets. 

SS Dondrae Bremner (Toronto, Ont.) of the Toronto Mets. 

Canada/PuertoRico Region All High School Senior 1st Team
Name Pos Hometown HS Summer Commitment Drafted

Dondrae Bremner SS Toronto, ON Bill Crothers Cincinnati
Rashad Collymore OF Mississauga, ON Cawthra Park SS Ontario Blue Jays Indian River State College    
Cooper Davis OF Mississauga, ON St. Aloysius Gonzaga Ontario Blue Jays Vanderbilt
Jack Decooman LHP North Vancouver, BC West Vancouver Canadian Junior National Team/North Shore Twins    Washington
Isaac Deveaux OF Montreal, QC Edouard Montpetit         

Andres Gonzalez SS Toronto, ON De La Salle College Ontario Blue Jays    
Devin Green RHP Brampton, ON Brampton Centennial Ontario Blue Jays    
Adam Hall SS London, ON AB Lucas Secondary Great Lake Canadians/Canadian Junior National Team Texas A&M
Tyrell Hebert LHP Hamilton, ON Cardinal Newman         
Alex Jones LHP Bowmanville, ON St. Stephens Ontario Blue Jays    

1B Michael Stovman (Maple Ridge, BC) of the Langley Blaze.

1B Michael Stovman (Maple Ridge, BC) of the Langley Blaze.

Clayton Keyes OF Calgary, AB Okotoks Dawgs Academy Okotoks Dawgs Central Arizona Blue Jays (17)
Landon Leach RHP Pickering, ON Pickering Team Canada and Toronto Mets Texas
Noah Skirrow RHP Stoney Creek, ON Cardinal Newman Secondary Great Lake Canadians Liberty
Michael Stovman 1B Maple Ridge, BC Langley Secondary School         
Andrew Wilkinson RHP Oakville, ON IMG Academy Ontario Blue Jays St. Petersburg College    

Malik Williams 1B Toronto, ON Satec @ WA Porter CI Ontario Blue Jays    
Jason Willow IF Victoria, BC Langley Secondary School UC Santa Barbara

OF Danny Berg (Saskatoon, Sask.) who impressed with the Diamndbacks Scout Team.

OF Danny Berg (Saskatoon, Sask.) who impressed with the Diamndbacks Scout Team.

Canada/PuertoRico Region Honorable Mention
Name Pos Hometown HS Summer Commitment Drafted
Ricardo Alvarez De Lugo OF Mississauga, ON Our Lady of Mount Carmel Ontario Blue Jays
Shaun Atamanchuk RHP Beaumont, AB Okotoks Dawgs Academy Okotoks Dawgs Baseball Academy Indian Hills CC
Jordan Bahnuk RHP Woodstock, ON College Laval         
Danny Berg OF Saskatoon, SK Langley Secondary School         
David Bruinsma RHP Kitchener, ON Woodlawn Community Academy         

Kyle Bryan C Whitby, ON Sinclair Secondary Ontario Yankees UNOH
Cole Cantelon OF Surrey, BC Langley Secondary School         
Kurt Dawkins OF Ajax, ON J. Clarke Richardson Ontario Bluejays    
Diego Dominguez RHP Vaughan, ON St Joan of Arc         
Jacob English RHP London, ON London Catholic         

George Farid MIF Mississauga, ON St. Aloysius Gonzaga Ontario Blue Jays    
Harley Gollert LHP Toronto, ON St. Michael`s College         
Thomas Hemer RHP Vancouver, BC Point Grey Secondary BCPBL North Shore Twins    
Shanif Hirani OF Petersburg, ON Waterloo Collegiate Institute Ontario Blue Jays    
Nate Holmes RHP Mississauga, ON Streetsville S.S.         

SS Andrew Leggo (Waterloo, Ont.) of the Ontario Blue Jays

SS Andrew Leggo (Waterloo, Ont.) of the Ontario Blue Jays

Owen Jansen SS Oakville, ON Iroquois Ridge Ontario Blue Jays Purdue
Edouard Julien 2B Québec, QC Cardinal-Roy Secondary School team elite Auburn
Chris Kaufmann RHP Surrey, BC Langley Secondary School         
Ryan Kula SS Toronto, ON Humberside C.I. Ontario Blue Jays    
Andrew Leggo SS Waterloo, ON Lorne Park Secondary Ontario Blue Jays Arkansas State

Jack Liddell RHP Mississauga, ON Our Lady of Mount Carmel         
Jayden Lorenz RHP Regina, SK Martin Collegiate Inside Pitch Prospects    
Hayden Malenfant RHP Whitby, ON Sinclair Secondary         
Olivier Morin Larocque RHP Quebec, QC Cardinal-Roy Secondary School         
Jakob Newton SS Oakville, ON Oakville Trafalgar Ontario Blue Jays Florida Tech

Mitch Osborne C Whitby, ON Birchmount Collegiate Institute Polk State    
Lucas Parente OF Burlington, ON Notre Dame Catholic SS Ontario Blue Jays             
Adam Plouffe OF Toronto, ON St. Michael`s College Toronto Mets 17u    
Reece Reading C Listowel, ON Listowel District S.S. Ontario Blue Jays        
Ryan Santos SS Mississauga, ON Cawthra Park SS Ontario Blue Jays    

RHP William Sierra (Montreal, Que.) Les Ailes du Quebec

RHP William Sierra (Montreal, Que.) Les Ailes du Quebec

William Sierra RHP Montreal, QC Queen Anne Les Ailes du Quebec Mets (28)
Nathan Slobodian RHP Porcupine Plain, SK Porcupine Plain Comprehensive Minot State University
Kyle Smyth RHP Whitby, ON Sinclair Secondary Toronto Mets    
Garrett Takamatsu 1B Burlington, ON Notre Dame             
Ataru Yamaguchi RHP Vancouver, BC Britannia Whalley Senior Chiefs    
Rylan Zens RHP Lacombe, AB Lacombe Composite High School SEEBA Edmonton Cardinals AAA