Week 5: Arizona Scout Blog

Shea Sbranti
Arizona Scouting Director


PBR Arizona scouting staff brings you unparalleled coverage of high school baseball across the State while taking in several games each week. Each week the Arizona Scout Blog provides video and scouting reports on the standout performers from each of these games. The article will continue to be updated throughout the week as our staff attends more games.



#2 Hamilton 6 vs #6 Corona Del Sol 4

Roch Cholowsky SS / 3B / Hamilton , AZ / 2023

UCLA Commit Roch Cholowsky had the biggest shot of the day sending one deep over the left field wall against one of the top arms in the state of Arizona. Cholowsky is Arizona’s top prospect for the 2023 MLB Draft showcasing high level actions with the glove at SS and smooth compact swing from the right side. While Cholowsky is a high level athlete on the diamond he excels on the football field as well, as he is the starting QB for Hamilton. 


Jaiden Lo Re SS / C / Corona Del Sol, AZ / 2025

Arizona State Commit Jordan Lo Re had a solid day at the plate going 2-4 with a double and an RBI against a 90 mph arm on the mound. Lo Re is one of the top prospects in the 2025 class with quick twitch actions at the plate and clean glove up the middle. 


Logan Krei OF / RHP / Hamilton, AZ / 2023

One of the top Uncommitted outfielders in the state Logan Keri continues to impress at the plate for Hamilton with this hot shot to RF off one of the best arms in the state. Krei has shown to be a gap to gap type hitter with a great ability to go the other way. In the outfield Krei has above average speed with a solid glove and arm.


Cooper Brass SS / 2B / Hamilton, AZ / 2023

University of New Mexico commit and West Coast Games Standout Cooper Brass put together some quality at bats in yesterdays matchup against Corona Del Sol, including this hot shot back up the middle for a single. While Brass has a slightly undersized frame he is likely to stay on the right side of the infield at 2B at the next level. Brass has great hands up the middle with quick twitch and speed on the bases.


#16 Chandler 14 vs Tolleson 0

Zane Burns RHP / OF / Chandler, AZ / 2025

One of the top uncommitted prospects in the 2025 class in the state of Arizona Zane Burns had a great outing on Thursday night against the Tolleson Wolverines. Burns went 6 complete innings after a 14-0 run rule victory with 7Ks/0ER/1BB. Burns has a great build with strong legs at 6-foot-1 180 pounds. Continues to show he is a true starter showcasing a loose clean action from the right side with easy velo sitting 85-87 T.88 and a slider sitting 78-80 with late life. 


Hunter Flores 3B / 1B / Chandler , AZ / 2023

Phoenix junior college commit and West Coast games stand out was the offensive standout in last nights matchup. Flores was 2-3 with 2 triples and 2 RBI's on the night. Flores has an athletic stance in the box with a short compact swing showing the ability to use both sides of the field with flashes of power potential. 


Mattix Meade C / OF / Chandler , AZ / 2023

Phoenix junior college commit with a great night at the plate going 2-4 with an RBI. At the plate Meade has a tall strong stance in the box with a short compact swing showing off tons of bat speed. Behind the plate he's shown a good ability to work the zone with the glove, reliable blocking skills and a strong arm to second base. 


Tito Castillo 3B / 2B / Tolleson Union, AZ / 2023

Another Phoenix JC commit with a 1-3 day at the plate. Castillo has a tall slim build with plenty more strength to come. Uses the middle of the field well at the plate while being a gap to gap type hitter. The main thing that stuck out was Castillo defensively at 3B showing smooth athletic actions with the glove and strong arm across the infield. 


Yale Johnson C / 2B / Chandler , AZ / 2026

Uncommitted 2026 grad Yale Johnson with a 2 hit 2 RBI day in the leadoff spot for the Wolves. Johnson has a shorter stalky build with a light lift load and direct path at the plate. In the Outfield Johnson showed off a strong arm from the outfield on a ball hit down the left field line. Johnson is a high follow for the 2026 class. 


Blake Heffron OF / 2B / Chandler, AZ / 2024

Uncommitted Center Fielder Blake Heffron with a huge day at the plate going 4-4 with an RBI including these two hot shots to the left side. Heffron has a controlled quick load in the box with a short to it long through it path with solid balance in the box. In the outfield he showed good range to the gaps. 


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