Arkansas Summer Open: Hitting Leaderboard


Scott Hood
OK/MO/KS/ARK Assistant Scouting Director

Prep Baseball Report Arkansas hosted the Arkansas Summer open featuring players from the 2023 class all the way to the 2027 class.  These prospects took part in a traditional showcase featuring laser timed 60's, BP with Trackman and Blast Motion, defensive metrics with radar gun readings and actions, and pitchers throwing bullpens with the Trackman unit.  Today we take a look at some of the top hitting performances from the event with data collected by Trackman and Blast Motion.

Full event stats and details can be found by clicking here.


TOP EXIT VELOCITIES

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 Kade Ivy AR Searcy 2023 3B 97.7 mph
2 Ethan Payne AR Bentonville 2023 RHP 93.6 mph
3 Easton Baldridge AR Westside 2024 3B 93.3 mph
4 Daxton Horton AR Bentonville 2025 1B 92.0 mph
5 Brecken Glasgow AR Batesville 2025 OF 91.9 mph
6 Chase Fallert MO Valle Catholic 2023 SS 91.6 mph
7 Masen Walker AR Mountain Home 2023 SS 91.2 mph
8 Hunter Kaplan AR Catholic 2024 C 90.8 mph
9 Ryan Slunder AR Cabot 2023 1B 90.7 mph
10 Drew Vaughan MO Mountain Grove 2023 2B 90.2 mph

AVERAGE EXIT VELOCITIES

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (avg)
1 Kade Ivy AR Searcy 2023 3B 86.3 mph
2 Masen Walker AR Mountain Home 2023 SS 81.8 mph
3 Easton Baldridge AR Westside 2024 3B 81.7 mph
4 Daxton Horton AR Bentonville 2025 1B 80.8 mph
5 Ryan Slunder AR Cabot 2023 1B 80.4 mph
6 Brecken Glasgow AR Batesville 2025 OF 80.3 mph
7 Wyatt Fox AR Scranton 2024 LHP 80.2 mph
8 Ethan Payne AR Bentonville 2023 RHP 79.9 mph
9 Drew Vaughan MO Mountain Grove 2023 2B 79.3 mph
10 Hunter Kaplan AR Catholic 2024 C 77.6 mph

TOP MAX DISTANCE

Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (max)
1 Daxton Horton AR Bentonville 2025 1B 360 ft
2 Kade Ivy AR Searcy 2023 3B 348 ft
3 Chase Fallert MO Valle Catholic 2023 SS 346 ft
4 Drew Vaughan MO Mountain Grove 2023 2B 343 ft
5 Easton Baldridge AR Westside 2024 3B 333 ft
6 Caleb Collins AR Catholic 2023 SS 329 ft
7 Rylan Henry AR Joe T Robinson 2024 1B 315 ft
8 Ryan Slunder AR Cabot 2023 1B 314 ft
9 Masen Walker AR Mountain Home 2023 SS 309 ft
10 Cale Glasgow AR Batesville 2025 1B 309 ft

TOP SWEET SPOT PERCENTAGE

Rank Name State School Class Pos Sweet Spot %
1 Wyatt Fox AR Scranton 2024 LHP 64 %
2 Ethan Bowen AR Van Buren 2025 C 62 %
3 Cooper Young AR De Queen 2023 OF 61 %
4 Masen Walker AR Mountain Home 2023 SS 57 %
5 Easton Baldridge AR Westside 2024 3B 56 %
6 Jaylon Ashcraft AR Bismarck 2026 C 54 %
^ Cale Glasgow AR Batesville 2025 1B 54 %
^ Bo Kersey AR Walnut Ridge 2024 OF 54 %
7 Ryan Slunder AR Cabot 2023 1B 53 %
8 Chase Fallert MO Valle Catholic 2023 SS 52 %
9 Hunter Kaplan AR Catholic 2024 C 50 %
^ Kade Ivy AR Searcy 2023 3B 50 %
10 Daxton Horton AR Bentonville 2025 1B 44 %

TOP HAND SPEED 

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (max)
1 Curren McCauley AR Bentonville 2026 OF 26.1 mph
2 Daxton Horton AR Bentonville 2025 1B 24.7 mph
3 Hunter Kaplan AR Catholic 2024 C 24.2 mph
4 Brecken Glasgow AR Batesville 2025 OF 23.3 mph
5 Drew Vaughan MO Mountain Grove 2023 2B 23.0 mph
6 Chase Fallert MO Valle Catholic 2023 SS 21.4 mph
7 Kade Ivy AR Searcy 2023 3B 21.3 mph
^ Mason Nix MO Ste. Genevieve 2024 OF 21.3 mph
8 Ethan Bowen AR Van Buren 2025 C 20.7 mph
^ Ethan Payne AR Bentonville 2023 RHP 20.7 mph
^ Bo Kersey AR Walnut Ridge 2024 OF 20.7 mph
9 Taylor Nichols AR Walnut Ridge 2027 C 20.5 mph
^ Rylan Henry AR Joe T Robinson 2024 1B 20.5 mph
10 Xander Kane AR Pangburn 2025 LHP 20.4 mph
^ Ryan Slunder AR Cabot 2023 1B 20.4 mph
^ Wyatt Fox AR Scranton 2024 LHP 20.4 mph

AVERAGE HAND SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (avg)
1 Hunter Kaplan AR Catholic 2024 C 23.1 mph
2 Drew Vaughan MO Mountain Grove 2023 2B 21.5 mph
3 Curren McCauley AR Bentonville 2026 OF 21.3 mph
4 Daxton Horton AR Bentonville 2025 1B 20.8 mph
5 Brecken Glasgow AR Batesville 2025 OF 20.7 mph
6 Kade Ivy AR Searcy 2023 3B 20.7 mph
7 Chase Fallert MO Valle Catholic 2023 SS 20.6 mph
8 Mason Nix MO Ste. Genevieve 2024 OF 20.4 mph
9 Bo Kersey AR Walnut Ridge 2024 OF 19.9 mph
10 Ethan Payne AR Bentonville 2023 RHP 19.9 mph

TOP BAT SPEED 

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (max)
1 Curren McCauley AR Bentonville 2026 OF 78.1 mph
2 Kade Ivy AR Searcy 2023 3B 77.9 mph
3 Hunter Kaplan AR Catholic 2024 C 75.2 mph
4 Daxton Horton AR Bentonville 2025 1B 74.6 mph
5 Chase Fallert MO Valle Catholic 2023 SS 72.8 mph
6 Wyatt Fox AR Scranton 2024 LHP 71.2 mph
7 Drew Vaughan MO Mountain Grove 2023 2B 68.9 mph
8 Masen Walker AR Mountain Home 2023 SS 68.6 mph
9 Davis Dyer AR Harber 2026 SS 68.4 mph
10 Ryan Slunder AR Cabot 2023 1B 67.8 mph

AVERAGE BAT SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (avg)
1 Kade Ivy AR Searcy 2023 3B 74.7 mph
2 Daxton Horton AR Bentonville 2025 1B 68.4 mph
3 Wyatt Fox AR Scranton 2024 LHP 67.7 mph
4 Hunter Kaplan AR Catholic 2024 C 67.5 mph
5 Ryan Slunder AR Cabot 2023 1B 66.6 mph
6 Masen Walker AR Mountain Home 2023 SS 66.0 mph
7 Chase Fallert MO Valle Catholic 2023 SS 65.6 mph
8 Davis Dyer AR Harber 2026 SS 65.4 mph
9 Ethan Payne AR Bentonville 2023 RHP 64.4 mph
10 Mason Nix MO Ste. Genevieve 2024 OF 64.1 mph

TOP ROTATIONAL ACCELERATION 

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (max)
1 Hunter Kaplan AR Catholic 2024 C 31.9 g
2 Bo Kersey AR Walnut Ridge 2024 OF 27.8 g
3 Masen Walker AR Mountain Home 2023 SS 25.9 g
4 Kade Ivy AR Searcy 2023 3B 21.9 g
5 Mason Nix MO Ste. Genevieve 2024 OF 21.8 g
6 Brecken Glasgow AR Batesville 2025 OF 20.3 g
7 Rylan Brock AR West Fork 2024 2B 19.5 g
8 Drew Vaughan MO Mountain Grove 2023 2B 19.3 g
9 Davis Dyer AR Harber 2026 SS 18.4 g
10 Chase Fallert MO Valle Catholic 2023 SS 16.1 g

AVERAGE ROTATIONAL ACCELERATION

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (avg)
1 Hunter Kaplan AR Catholic 2024 C 27.6 g
2 Bo Kersey AR Walnut Ridge 2024 OF 24.6 g
3 Masen Walker AR Mountain Home 2023 SS 22.4 g
4 Kade Ivy AR Searcy 2023 3B 20.6 g
5 Mason Nix MO Ste. Genevieve 2024 OF 20.2 g
6 Drew Vaughan MO Mountain Grove 2023 2B 16.5 g
7 Brecken Glasgow AR Batesville 2025 OF 15.5 g
8 Rylan Brock AR West Fork 2024 2B 14.4 g
9 Davis Dyer AR Harber 2026 SS 14.2 g
10 Chase Fallert MO Valle Catholic 2023 SS 13.8 g

TOP ON PLANE EFFICIENCY AVERAGE

Rank Name State School Class Pos On Plane Eff (avg)
1 Zachary Light MO Kickapoo 2024 LHP 85 %
2 Xander Kane AR Pangburn 2025 LHP 84 %
3 Rylan Brock AR West Fork 2024 2B 82 %
4 Mason Nix MO Ste. Genevieve 2024 OF 79 %
5 Cooper Young AR De Queen 2023 OF 79 %
6 Bo Kersey AR Walnut Ridge 2024 OF 78 %
7 Kade Ivy AR Searcy 2023 3B 76 %
8 Ethan Bowen AR Van Buren 2025 C 76 %
9 Hunter Kaplan AR Catholic 2024 C 75 %
10 Masen Walker AR Mountain Home 2023 SS 74 %

 

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