Valley Open: Blast Motion Board


Shea Sbranti
Arizona Scouting Director

On August 20, Prep Baseball Report Arizona held the 2022 Valley Open at South Mountain Community College. The Valley Open is an open event showcase accessible to the class of 2023-2026 players in the state of Arizona, granting players the opportunity to be evaluated by the PBR Arizona staff while their tools were analyzed by state-of-the-art technologies on-site.

Below, our post event-event coverage continues as we take a look at the top metrics collected from our Blast Motion sensors. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram for more post-event coverage.

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MAX BAT SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (max)
1 Mason Ulm AZ Mesquite High School 2023 3B 77.2 mph
2 Cooper Sobeck AZ Desert Ridge 2024 OF 76.9 mph
3 Matthew Kovach CA Lompoc 2024 C 74.3 mph
4 Carter Jacobson AZ Corona Del Sol 2026 OF 74.1 mph
5 Tyler Cram AZ Williams Field 2023 2B 73.9 mph
6 Kevin Hoffmaster AZ Chaparral 2024 C 71.7 mph
7 Gavin Crellin AZ Centennial 2024 OF 71.5 mph
8 Jackson Schultz AZ Paradise Valley 2024 RHP 71.0 mph
^ Nick Snider AZ Hamilton 2026 OF 71.0 mph
9 Brock MacDonald AZ Desert Vista 2026 RHP 70.9 mph
10 Cody Croxford AZ Liberty 2025 OF 70.5 mph

MAX HAND SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (max)
1 Dennis Gregory AZ Brophy College Prep 2025 OF 26.1 mph
2 Tyler Cram AZ Williams Field 2023 2B 23.4 mph
3 Nick Snider AZ Hamilton 2026 OF 22.9 mph
4 Brayden Higby AZ Notre Dame Prep 2025 SS 22.8 mph
^ Cody Stoller AZ Sandra Day OConnor 2025 3B 22.8 mph
5 Gavin Crellin AZ Centennial 2024 OF 22.7 mph
6 Kevin Hoffmaster AZ Chaparral 2024 C 22.6 mph
^ Cody Croxford AZ Liberty 2025 OF 22.6 mph
7 Cooper Sobeck AZ Desert Ridge 2024 OF 22.5 mph
8 Brock MacDonald AZ Desert Vista 2026 RHP 22.4 mph
^ Matthew Kovach CA Lompoc 2024 C 22.4 mph
9 Camden Tripi AZ North West Christian 2023 OF 22.3 mph
10 Mason Ulm AZ Mesquite High School 2023 3B 22.2 mph

MAX ROTATIONAL ACCEL.

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (max)
1 Dennis Gregory AZ Brophy College Prep 2025 OF 36.3 g
2 Cody Croxford AZ Liberty 2025 OF 24.4 g
3 Tyler Cram AZ Williams Field 2023 2B 22.8 g
4 Cooper Sobeck AZ Desert Ridge 2024 OF 22.0 g
5 Cody Stoller AZ Sandra Day OConnor 2025 3B 21.8 g
6 Hunter Cline AZ Desert Vista 2023 C 20.8 g
7 Tyler Burr AZ Gilbert Christian 2025 C 19.6 g
8 Brayden Higby AZ Notre Dame Prep 2025 SS 19.2 g
9 Colton Planeta AZ Shadow Ridge 2026 3B 18.5 g
10 Kevin Hoffmaster AZ Chaparral 2024 C 18.3 g
^ Gavin Crellin AZ Centennial 2024 OF 18.3 g

ON-PLACE EFFICIENCY

Rank Name State School Class Pos MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
1 Cody Croxford AZ Liberty 2025 OF 95
2 Dennis Gregory AZ Brophy College Prep 2025 OF 91
3 Gunner Bryant AZ Campo Verde 2024 OF 90
^ Hunter Cline AZ Desert Vista 2023 C 90
^ Tyler Burr AZ Gilbert Christian 2025 C 90
4 Colton Planeta AZ Shadow Ridge 2026 3B 89
5 Cody Stoller AZ Sandra Day OConnor 2025 3B 88
6 Peyton Pollman AZ Gilbert 2024 2B 85
^ Matthew Kovach CA Lompoc 2024 C 85
7 Jackson Schultz AZ Paradise Valley 2024 RHP 83
^ Gavin Crellin AZ Centennial 2024 OF 83
8 Colten Figueroa AZ Horizon 2025 C 82
9 Kevin Hoffmaster AZ Chaparral 2024 C 81
10 Mason Ulm AZ Mesquite High School 2023 3B 79

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SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
Tucson Open AZ 08/27 University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ