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2018 Under Armour 4th of July Classic – Tournament Hub


Friday, June 29 – Tuesday, July 3
Various High School & College Fields – Southern California

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15U Division (BBCOR or WOOD)
17U Division (WOOD Bat Only)

* TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE  as of 7/1

Athletic Testing

Testing Leaders

Teams have the option to participate in a series of athletic tests on Thursday, June 28.
— 60 Yard Dash
— Raw (arm) Velocity
— Exit (bat) Velocity

Testing will take place at the University of La Verne baseball field (1837 Wheeler Ave, La Verne, CA 91750).

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15U Division
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* PLEASE NOTE: Players written up on the scouting blog were identified by our scouting staff based on the demonstration of notable tool(s) and/or skill(s). While WE DO NOT KEEP STATS, we are watching for standout performers on the mound, at the plate, in the field and on the bases. However, a performance WITHOUT the presence of requisite tool(s) and/or skill(s) IS NOT considered standout — we are looking for players with the tool(s) and/or skill(s) to play beyond the high school level.**

California Aces 15

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#27 Dylan Tagniam – C 2022
Athletic frame, advanced actions for his age. Consistent 2.1 to second, above avg blocker and a plus framer. Middle approach at the plate.

#39 Michael Santos – SS 2020
Tall athletic frame, good actions on the infield. Above avg arm, can throw from all arm angles. Level stroke at the plate, plus speed.

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Cougar Baseball Club 15u

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#16 Alexander Wong – 2B 2021
Small stature frame at 4’9 85 lbs. However, plays big on the field shows range to both size, solid hands , foot work, reads hops exceptional & has good enough arm strength to play the position. Kids a gamer.

#12 Jack Cook– OF 2020
Smooth left handed swing flashed some opposite field gap power. Strong balance approached with next level bat speed.

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Devils Baseball

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#25 Braydon France – CF 2021
Athletic frame, good speed in the outfield with an above average arm. Attacks pitches middle in, and displayed good pull side field power.

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Fresno Athletics 15u

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#7 Cameron Demaria – 1B/RHP 2021
Tall frame, inside approach at the plate, gap to gap power, avg runner, 73mph. Player has room to fill out frame and add strength.

#38 Kristian Gomez – RHP/3B 2020
Athletic frame, plus speed on the bases. Strong arm across the field. Good middle to pull side power at the plate. Throws a firm cut FB on the mound 78-81, good movement. Projectable arm at the next level.
7/2; Fastball touched 85mph

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GEB Northern California Underclass

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#13 Hugo Ruezga – INF 2021
Tall lanky body with great range to both size. Flashed some Athletic ability in the field along with adequate arm strength.

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I-5 Easton Elite

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#4 Raymond Negrete – INF 2021
Small but solid frame. Smooth actions in the infield flashed some range in game.

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LV Patriots Blue 15u

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#33 Brett Matson – SS 2022
Athletic frame, advanced for age. Switch hitting middle infielder. Good quickness in infield and on the bases, bounces around the field. Middle approach from left and right side.

#51 Lauren Binnery – C 2023
Strong frame for his size. Flashed some arm strength in game throwing out a few runners. Also, showed some gap power for 2023 shooting a ball in the right center gap. Short compact swing, well balance, and great bat speed for his age.

#57 Gabriel Zepeda – INF 2022
Tall lanky infielder with great hands showed range to both sides in game. Very sure handed, worked through ball well and showed adequate arm strength for incoming freshman.

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NSE Athletics

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OC Premier 15

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#23 Diego Hernandez – C 2021
Compact athletic frame. Good movement behind the plate, plus receiver with a strong throwing arm. Selective hitter at the plate with a level stroke.

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Rip Reign

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#55 Carson Hamro – RHP 2020
Tall slender frame with a loose and easy arm stroke at slightly above 3/4. Flashed some fastball command with run to the arm slide. FB 82-85mph with late life

#94 Kasey Campbell – OF 2020
Strong Physical body. Flashed some next level bat speed & gap power. Tall athletic stands with a strong base and balanced approach. Bat is quick through the zone and contact is hard every time.

#25 Beau Berkelo – C 2021
Strong body. Flashed some next level bat speed and gap power.

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Ruffryderz Baseball

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#3 Kainalu Lazaro – C 2021
Strong athletic frame. Good feel behind the plate, plus framer, strong + accurate arm. Smooth, powerful stroke from the left side. Good pop to all fields.

#13 Alex Rodriguez – SS 2021
Compact athletic frame. Great footwork in the infield, good range, with above average arm. Short stroke, contact hitter. Good speed on the bases.

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Saddleback Cowboys

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#21 Nathan Beckley – C/P 2021
Thin build, good mound presence, 2 pitch player who commands both h side of the plate effectively w/ good speed differential on breaking pitch, 76mph.  Good inside out approach at the plate.

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Southern Nevada Grey 15U

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#22 Cooper Sheff – INF 2023
Lean athletic frame. Advanced tools for age. Plus arm across the diamond, attacks good hops, with above average speed. Line drive hitter, gap to gap approach.

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The Lot Eveland 15u

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#5 Donald Frank – SS 2021
Athletic build . Above average speed, good lateral movement in the infield with a plus arm across the diamond. Uses the whole field from the left side of the plate.  Also showed 82mph FB on the mound

#1 Jacoby Madise – CF 2022
Good athletics frame with long levers and room to fill out. Best tool is his speed. Efficient route taker, cause havoc on the base paths. Gap to gap hitter with an above average arm.

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Top 15U Fastball Velocities

Compliance-PS-Full-BF

MPH Name Team Name Pos YOG
85 Kristian Gomez Fresno Athletics 15 RHP 2020
85 Carson Hamro RIP Reign RHP 2020
82 Donald Frank The Lot Eveland 15 RHP 2021
81 Andrew Dusablon The Lot Eveland 15 RHP 2020

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17U Division
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* PLEASE NOTE: Players written up on the scouting blog were identified by our scouting staff based on the demonstration of notable tool(s) and/or skill(s). While WE DO NOT KEEP STATS, we are watching for standout performers on the mound, at the plate, in the field and on the bases. However, a performance WITHOUT the presence of requisite tool(s) and/or skill(s) IS NOT considered standout — we are looking for players with the tool(s) and/or skill(s) to play beyond the high school level.**

Bakersfield Premier Black

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#13 Xavier Iparraguirre – 1B 2019
Big strong frame. Good pullside power, can drive the ball in the air. Good footwork for size at 1b.

#34 Austin Puskaric – RHP 2019
Long athletic frame with room to fill out. Fb 83-86 touched 87mph. Cb 12/6 break 64-68 and not afraid to throw it early in the count. Hard slider as an out pitch 70-72 11/5 break.

#7 Benjamin Orozco-Pascual – INF 2019
Active player in the infield that picks out hops and takes good angles to balls. At the plate he shows a quick, compact swing. He does not get cheated and flashes pull side strength for size.

Kaden Sheedy 1B 2019

#12 Kaden Sheedy – 1B 2019
Strong frame. Relaxed set up with easy rhythm. Quick to contact with good bat speed that is strong at contact.
7/2: Easy motion, uses lower half well, loose arm, ball jumps, FB touched 86mph

#27 William Hernandez – LHP 2019
Lanky lean build. Fastball at 79-84 that looks to command the outer half. Change up at 74-76 that he keeps down in the zone with good arm speed that is deceptive. Attacks hitters and works ahead in courts.

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Bakersfield Premier Red

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#18 Matthew Rogers – C/1B 2020
Strong athletic player. Hits well and makes solid contact consistently. Has an above average arm behind the plate and at first. Has good upside both offensively and defensively.
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California Aces 17

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#15 Justin Santoyo – SS 2020
Thin frame, good lateral range, avg arm. Good hands inside contact stroke, situational hitter who runs well.

#17 Daniel Delucas – CF 2020
Thin frame, plus speed, gap to gap power, uses whole field approach. Quality ABs with runners in scoring position.

Sebastian McSherry C 2020

#44 Sebastian McSherry – C 2020
Stocky frame, 2.1 pop time, decent footwork, accurate thrower w/room to build arm strength, line drive contact using middle of field approach.

#12 David Hays – 1B/RF 2019
Big athletic frame, opposite field power w/ good contact from the left side, good athlete and strong.

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CBA Cavs

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Jack Sandifer LHP 2019

#22 Jack Sandifer – LHP 2019
Lean frame, smooth delivery, good tempo, efficient throws to contact, mixes pitches well. 82mph

#0 Steve Klenske – 2019 RHP
Tall strong frame. Tall delivery with downhill action from an OT arm slot. Fastball at 83-87 with arm side run. Breaking ball at 73-77 with 11/5 shape and late break. Flashes sharpness for a put away pitch in late counts.

#3 Jeremiah Deanta – SS 2019
Tall athletic body. Loose actions on the infield that reads and attacks hops. Good arm strong from a short, quick release. Loose hands at the plate with a gap approach from good bat speed.

#5 John Gaughan – 3B 2019
Broad shouldered strong build. Balanced, strong swing that stays in his legs with good bat speed from a middle approach. Moves well side to side at 3B with good carry across
6/30: Loose and easy arm action with an over the top delivery shows fastball command with FB at 86-88mph flashed a developing curve ball.

#20 Matt Odoms – 2B 2020
Soft, sure handed infielder with quick feet shown in transfers and feeds. Good bat speed from the left side that is compact from a whole field, line drive approach.

#35 Noah Delio – INF 2019
Short compact approach that uses all fields from a line drive path. Good feel for barrel. Smooth actions from sure reads and good first step/ angles in the infield with feel and good presence.

#7 Vincent Temesvary – OF/3b
All fields approach that is balanced and quiet from a relaxed set up. Creates backspin with good bat speed. Flashes pull side strength. In game homerun.

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Coastal Cubs Upperclass

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Cougar Baseball Club 17u

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#0 Jett Kenyon – OF 2019
Plus speed at the plate and in the field. Flashed some pop with the bat. Very versatile and can make a lot of plays in the outfield.

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DBO Pacific Dawgs

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#22 Ezekiel Rivera – RHP 2019
Lanky athletic frame with room to fill out. FB has good arm side run at 82-83 touched 84mph. Slight crossfire delivery, throws a tight 11/5 slider 70-73.

Andrew Schack 1B 2019

#17 Andrew Schack – 1B 2019
Strong, physical build. Strong set-up that shows strength to both gaps from a direct swing. Has the ability to backspin the baseball from a balanced approach.

#27 Spencer Perry – OF 2019
Compact, flat swing with good plate coverage and ability to use all fields. Good feel for barrel in a gap approach. On the mound he was 82-87mph on FB while flashing arm side run from an OT arm slot.

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Dub Baseball Dynasty

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Tyler Keenan OF 2020

#24 Tyler Keenan – OF 2020
Tall, athletic frame. Has tremendous range in the outfield and has a good sense off the bat. Has plus pull side power and barrels the ball at the plate.

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Express BBC 2020

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Kaleb Lemos 1B 2019

#21 Kaleb Lemos – 1B 2019
Tall, strong build. Strong swing with natural lift. Good bat speed that shows pull side pop.

#18 Alexander Cummings – C 2019
Athletic, flexible body with room to fill in. Moves well behind the plate. Sticks pitches and is simple to block. Quick release with good carry. Good feel for position with presence behind the plate.

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Fresno Athletics 17u

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#33 Auggie Castro – C 2020
Stocky Frame, avg receiver w/quality defensive tools and room to improve pop time 2.25. Power fade swing. Result: big HR to dead center

#35 Marco Galaviz – SS 2019
Quality defender, good range, has the ability to make all the plays, contact hitter who runs well.  Mature player who understands situational baseball.

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GEB Northern California Upperclass

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#3 Ethan Medders – RHP 2020
83-85 mph works down hill has some quality arm side run plus 12-6 curveball good pick off move and runner control

Josh Ugot OF 2019

#22 Josh Ugot – OF 2019
Strong body. Good bat speed that’s strong at contact with the ability to backspin the baseball from a middle, quiet approach.

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Highlanders Baseball Academy

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JG Baseball Rawlings Elite

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Jacob Castaneda SS 2020

#9 Jacob Castaneda – SS 2020
Sure handed, quick twitch  infielder that is extremely active with quality reads and a quick release. Quick bat path that is direct to and through contact. Flashes pull-side gap strength.

#15 Andrew Rodriguez – 1B 2020
Big strong frame. Balanced approach at the plate, level stroke, high exit velocity, power to all fields. Athletic for his size on the infield.

#12 Christian Enriquez – LHP 2020
80 mph consistent FB… Solid two-way high school player. Good upside on the mound and throws strikes consistently. Very good approach at the plate with plus power.

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LV Patriots Blue 17u

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LV Patriots Red

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#6 Dawson Beard – 1B 2019
Big body showed a lot of competitiveness had a very good change up with a lot of upside has more in the tank with maturity

Ethan O’Neal RHP 2020

#26 Ethan O’Neal – RHP 2020
Tall, lean build. Fastball at 82-85mph with a downhill plane. Change up 71-73 down in the zone with same arm speed that is deceptive. Breaking ball at 70-72 with 11/5 shape and later break with occasional depth. Good poise and tempo on the mound. Holds runners well

#3 Danny Sannicolas – SS 2019
Quick bat path to and through contact with sneaky strength. Reads and attacks hops well with quick feeds and turns.

#7 Logan Coons – OF 2019
Sure reads and good routes in the outfield. Above average carry. Compact swing with easy rhythm. Works inside well with a middle/ right center approach.

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OC Premier 17

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#30 Lucas Welch – RHP 2021
FB 81-83. Good off speed pitches. Has command with every pitch and works well arm side. Has good upside with room to grow into a solid pitcher.

# Nik Krutiak – P 2019
FB: 82-84 mph 2020 kid, very good command control of 3 plus pitches sldr change fb. Very good tempo, a lot of bad contact

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Santa Maria Outlaws

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#36 Sutton Tompkins – C 2019
Big strong frame. Athletic behind the plate, good receiver, quick transfer, strong arm with a consistent 2.0 to second. Balanced approach at the plate, gap to gap hitter, and displayed power to all fields.

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So Cal Force

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#19 Troy Lee – OF/3B 2020
Thin build, Smooth swing, stays flat through the zone, runs well.

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South Pasadena Astros

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Richard Ponce 3B 2020

#5 Richard Ponce – 3B 2020
Small in height with athletic build. Compact, flat swing with ability to use all fields with some feel for the barrel. Flashes quick twitches actions on defense with some nature instincts. Profiles as a second baseman.

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Southern Nevada Red 17U

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#28 Matt Baughn – C 2019
Strong Physical frame. Showed some next level catching abilities. Along, with College level bat speed that resulted in some gap shots in game.

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Southern Nevada White 17U

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Ian Graf 1B 2021

#23 Ian Graf – 1B 2021
Physical body. Showed power to the pull side. Short swing. Potential to be a power bat at the next level. Moves well around the base at 1st

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The Lot Eveland 17U

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#12 Noah Ledesma – C 2019
Athletic frame with room to fill in. Moves athletically behind the plate. Soft to block and beats ball to spot. Quick release and feet with above average carry. Compact swing with a line drive approach that can spray the ball to all fields.

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The Lot Eveland 17U Green

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#17 Riley Lyman – SS 2019
Thin athletic frame. Good actions on the infield with an above average arm. Middle pullside approach at the plate, will develop power once he fills out.

#25 Steven Diaz – RHP 2019
Tall lanky RHP with a loose arm and room to grow physically. Showed fastball command at 85mph

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Trosky Redbirds Red

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#36 Jeff Woolson – RHP 2019
Plus command of three pitches, competes dominates bottom half of zone was 79-80 but can pitch went cg in 70 or so pitches

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Top 17U Fastball Velocities

MPH Name Team Name Pos YOG
88 John Gaughan CBA Cavs RHP 2019
87 Steve Klenske CBA Cavs RHP 2019
87 Spencer Perry DBO Dawgs RHP 2019
87 Austin Puskaric Bakersfield Premier Black RHP 2019
86 Kaden Sheedy Bakersfield Premier Black 1B 2019
86 Riley Thomson Bakersfield Premier Black RHP 2019
85 Steven Diaz Lot Eveland 17u Green RHP 2019
85 Ethan Medders GEB Northern California Upper RHP 2020
85 Ethan O'Neal LV Patriots Red RHP 2020
84 William Hernandez Bakersfield Premier Black LHP 2019
84 NIk Krutiak OC Premier 17 RHP 2019
84 Mason Maes GEB Northern California RHP 2019
84 Walker Matthews Trosky Redbirds RHP 2019
84 Ezekiel Rivera DBO Dawgs RHP 2019
83 Will Batz GEB Northern California RHP 2019
83 Andrew Schack DBO Dawgs RHP 2019
83 Vincent Temesvary CBA Cavs RHP 2020
83 Lucas Welch OC Premier 17 RHP 2021

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Testing Leaderboards
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Top 60 Yard Dashes

Sec Name Team Name Pos YOG
6.75 Tyler Keenan Dub Baseball Dynasty OF 2020
6.88 Jared Hunter South Pasadena Astros OF 2020
6.95 Manny Carrillo NSE Athletics OF 2021
6.95 Logan Muesy LV Patriots 17 Blue OF 2022
6.95 Kenneth San Juan Devils Baseball OF 2021
6.96 Taylor Tractenberg DBO Dawgs SS 2019
6.99 Max Blessinger CBA Cavs SS 2019
7.06 Dylan Sannicolas LV Patriost Red SS 2019
7.08 Johnny Barnett DBO Dawgs SS 2021
7.09 Conner Hennings Deb Baseball Dynasty OF 2020

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Top Raw Velocities

MPH Name Team Name Pos YOG
93 Ethan O'Neal LV Patriots Red OF 2020
90 Kristian Gomez Fresno Athletics 17 MIF 2020
90 Spencer Perry DBO Dawgs SS 2019
88 John Gaughan CBA Cavs 3B 2019
88 Taylor Tractenberg DBO Dawgs SS 2019
87 Dawson Beard LV Patriots Red 1B 2019
87 Tyler Keenan Dub Baseball Dynasty OF 2020
87 Kaleb Lemos Express BBC 2020 1B 2019
87 Josh Ugot GEB Northern California Upper OF 2019
86 Noah Delio CBA Cavs SS 2019
86 Brendan Durfee CBA Cavs C 2020
86 Al Walsh CBA Cavs OF 2019
85 Max Blessinger CBA Cavs SS 2019
85 Alexander Cummings Express BBC 2020 C 2019
84 Jake Brown Devils Baseball OF 2021
84 Jordan Bohnet LV Patriots Red 3B 2020
84 Matthew Woods Dub Baseball Dynasty SS 2020
83 Eric Barajas Express BBC 2020 OF 2020
83 Joey Evangelho Fresno Athletics 17 INF 2020
83 Braydon France Devils Baseball OF 2021
83 Conner Hennings Deb Baseball Dynasty OF 2020
83 Bobby Staley Fresno Athletics 15 3B 2020

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Top Bat Exit Velocities

MPH Name Team Name Pos YOG
94 Kaleb Lemos Express BBC 2020 1B 2019
91 Josh Ugot GEB Northern California Upper OF 2019
88 Patrick Kissee Dub Baseball Dynasty OF 2020
87 Jake Brown Devils Baseball OF 2021
87 Taylor Tractenberg DBO Dawgs SS 2019
87 Al Walsh CBA Cavs OF 2019
86 Auggie Castro Fresno Athletics 17 C 2020

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Cal State Dominguez Hills
Citrus College
Claremont McKenna
Merced Junior College
Pasadena City College
Providence College
University of La Verne
University of Redlands

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