Prep Baseball Report

Natural State Games: Trackman Hitting Files



Prep Baseball Arkansas hosted the annual Natural State Games on October 15th in Conway Arkansas at the University of Central Arkansas.  The Natural State Games featured 44 players from all across the state with players coming from the 2024 class to a couple up and coming prospects in the 2027 class.  The event featured laser timed 60s, BP rounds with data collected by Trackman and Blast Motion, defensive evaluations with arm strength metrics, and finished up with live hitters vs pitchers with the pitching data collected by Trackman.  Today we breakdown the top hitting metrics in data captured during BP with eyes on the top exit velos, distances traveled, sweet spot percentages, line drive percentages, and hard hit percentages.

 

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PEAK EXIT VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 Landon Schaefer AR Fayetteville 2025 SS 100.6 mph
2 Shaun Cover AR Conway 2026 3B 99.0 mph
3 Nash Jeffus AR HAR-BER HIGH SCHOOL 2025 OF 97.8 mph
4 Peyton Coffman AR Russellville 2024 C 96.5 mph
5 Easton Baldridge AR Westside 2024 3B 94.3 mph

AVERAGE EXIT VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (avg)
1 Shaun Cover AR Conway 2026 3B 92.4 mph
2 Landon Schaefer AR Fayetteville 2025 SS 91.8 mph
3 Nash Jeffus AR HAR-BER HIGH SCHOOL 2025 OF 88.0 mph
4 Caleb Johnson AR Vilonia 2025 C 87.5 mph
5 Aidan Linson AR Rogers 2025 RHP 87.0 mph

MAX DISTANCE

Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (max)
1 Dylan Gibson AR Har-Ber 2024 OF 364 ft
2 Nash Jeffus AR HAR-BER HIGH SCHOOL 2025 OF 360 ft
3 Caleb Johnson AR Vilonia 2025 C 357 ft
4 Landon Schaefer AR Fayetteville 2025 SS 351 ft
5 Easton Baldridge AR Westside 2024 3B 347 ft

AVERAGE DISTANCE

Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (avg)
1 Nash Jeffus AR HAR-BER HIGH SCHOOL 2025 OF 271 ft
2 Cannon McCoy AR Fayetteville 2027 C 234 ft
3 Max Holland AR Conway 2026 C 234 ft
4 Nathan Otis AR Central Arkansas Christian 2024 C 229 ft
5 Shaun Cover AR Conway 2026 3B 228 ft

SWEET SPOT PERCENTAGE

Rank Name State School Class Pos Sweet Spot %
1 Carter Morris AR Fayetteville 2025 OF 75 %
^ Easton Baldridge AR Westside 2024 3B 75 %
2 Jaxon Helton AR Fayetteville 2026 LHP 71 %
3 Shaun Cover AR Conway 2026 3B 66 %
4 Max Holland AR Conway 2026 C 64 %
^ Madden Tatum AR Valley View 2026 3B 64 %
^ Cooper Bode AR Brookland 2026 OF 64 %
^ Landon Schaefer AR Fayetteville 2025 SS 64 %
5 Caleb Johnson AR Vilonia 2025 C 61 %
^ Drew Crowley AR Har-Ber 2026 1B 61 %

LINE DRIVE PERCENTAGE

Rank Name State School Class Pos Line Drive %
1 Shaun Cover AR Conway 2026 3B 66 %
2 Jaxon Helton AR Fayetteville 2026 LHP 57 %
^ Madden Tatum AR Valley View 2026 3B 57 %
3 Carter Morris AR Fayetteville 2025 OF 50 %
4 Major Jackson AR Pulaski Academy 2026 OF 46 %
5 Easton Baldridge AR Westside 2024 3B 45 %

HARD HIT PERCENTAGE

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hard Hit %
1 Landon Schaefer AR Fayetteville 2025 SS 71 %
2 Shaun Cover AR Conway 2026 3B 66 %
3 Nash Jeffus AR HAR-BER HIGH SCHOOL 2025 OF 61 %
4 Dylan Gibson AR Har-Ber 2024 OF 58 %
5 Caleb Johnson AR Vilonia 2025 C 46 %

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