Prep Baseball Report

Upperclass Preseason All-State: Statistical Analysis


Cam Black-Araujo
Arizona Operations

This past Saturday and Sunday, the Prep Baseball Arizona staff hosted it's marquee event of the preseason with the Upperclass Preseason All-State at Cactus Shadows High School in Scottsdale, Arizona. This event featured roughly 68 prospects from the 2024 and 2025 classes and featured a large crop of Arizona's top uncommitted seniors and juniors, as well as several committed players who impressed.

The event allowed our staff to collect updated data on all athletes, as well as give us an up-close look at the players ahead of the high school season and our updated rankings that will be rolling out.

Today we'll start our deep dive into the data collected at this event within this Statistical Analysis story. Over the next couple of days we’ll be diving deeper into all of the data we collected rolling out even more coverage from the event.

For complete event results, click here.
To view upcoming event schedule, click here.

60-YARD DASH

Rank Name State School Class Pos 60-yd
1 Colten Figueroa AZ Horizon High School 2025 C 6.86 s
2 Bo DeWitt AZ Canyon View 2024 SS 6.87 s
3 Jaiden Lo Re AZ Corona Del Sol 2025 SS 6.89 s
4 Adin Oeltjen AZ Cactus Shadows 2024 OF 6.92 s
5 Jaden Leon AZ Tucson 2024 SS 6.96 s
6 Andres Castro AZ Pusch Ridge Christian 2024 RHP 6.99 s
7 David Baxter Jr AZ Corona Del Sol 2025 OF 7.00 s
8 Brayden Higby AZ Notre Dame Prep 2025 3B 7.04 s
^ Nate Kimmel WA Tahoma 2025 SS 7.04 s
9 Brayden Bullard AZ Pinnacle 2025 RHP 7.06 s
^ Cody Croxford AZ Liberty 2025 OF 7.06 s
^ Garon DeSpirito AZ Desert Mountain 2025 LHP 7.06 s

FASTBALL VELOCITY (MAX)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Caleb Sweeney AZ Valley Christian 2025 LHP 89.9 mph
2 Adin Oeltjen AZ Cactus Shadows 2024 OF 88.9 mph
3 Michael Orbegozo AZ Campo Verde 2025 RHP 88.7 mph
4 Ian Lemus AZ Empire High School 2024 RHP 88.3 mph
5 Shawn Barros AZ Salpointe Catholic 2024 C 88.1 mph
6 Cody Stoller AZ Sandra Day O'Connor 2025 RHP 87.8 mph
7 Landon Hood AZ Canyon View 2025 RHP 87.6 mph
8 Ashton Higgins AZ Notre Dame Prep 2025 RHP 87.5 mph
9 Andres Castro AZ Pusch Ridge Christian 2024 RHP 87.3 mph
10 Luke DeWitt AZ Canyon View 2024 RHP 87.3 mph

EXIT VELOCITY (MAX)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 Braden Watson AZ Liberty High School 2025 C 101.8 mph
2 Gavin Short AZ Sunnyslope 2024 3B 101.5 mph
3 Evan Hanish AZ Cactus Shadows 2025 C 101.5 mph
4 Jose Simon-Aguirre AZ Salpointe Catholic 2024 C 101.2 mph
5 Nate Kimmel WA Tahoma 2025 SS 100.5 mph
6 Damarcus Leggett AZ Arizona College Prep 2025 1B 100.5 mph
7 Jaden Leon AZ Tucson 2024 SS 100.2 mph
8 Carter Daly AZ Sandra Day O'Connor 2025 RHP 99.6 mph
9 Ismael Hinojosa AZ Odyssey Institute 2024 C 99.2 mph
10 Liu Rodriguez Jr AZ Centennial 2025 SS 98.6 mph

DISTANCE (MAX)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (max)
1 Damarcus Leggett AZ Arizona College Prep 2025 1B 398 ft
2 Braden Watson AZ Liberty High School 2025 C 398 ft
3 Carter Daly AZ Sandra Day O'Connor 2025 RHP 390 ft
4 Jaden Leon AZ Tucson 2024 SS 384 ft
5 Izaiah Moraga AZ Salpointe 2025 3B 383 ft
6 Nate Shoemaker AZ Catalina Foothills 2025 3B 374 ft
7 Gavin Short AZ Sunnyslope 2024 3B 371 ft
8 Adin Oeltjen AZ Cactus Shadows 2024 OF 362 ft
9 Jaiden Lo Re AZ Corona Del Sol 2025 SS 362 ft
10 Brock Cross AZ Lake Havasu 2025 C 361 ft

INFIELD VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos INF Velo
1 Andres Castro AZ Pusch Ridge Christian 2024 RHP 92
2 Mason Moore AZ Desert Ridge 2025 3B 88
3 Jaiden Lo Re AZ Corona Del Sol 2025 SS 87
4 Evan Hanish AZ Cactus Shadows 2025 C 86
5 Gunnar Thomas AZ Sunrise Mountain 2025 1B 85
^ Jace Terry AZ NOTRE DAME PREPARATORY 2025 SS 85
^ Hunter Southey AZ Desert Ridge 2024 SS 85
^ Bo DeWitt AZ Canyon View 2024 SS 85
6 Luke DeWitt AZ Canyon View 2024 RHP 84
^ Nate Shoemaker AZ Catalina Foothills 2025 3B 84
^ Izaiah Moraga AZ Salpointe 2025 3B 84
^ Luke Mann AZ Mountain Pointe 2025 SS 84
^ Brayden Higby AZ Notre Dame Prep 2025 3B 84

OUTFIELD VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos OF Velo
1 Wyatt Schottel AZ Cactus Shadows 2024 LHP 88
2 Cody Croxford AZ Liberty 2025 OF 86
^ Adin Oeltjen AZ Cactus Shadows 2024 OF 86
^ Ethan Trahan AZ Horizon 2026 OF 86
3 Noa Ybarra AZ Mountain Pointe 2025 OF 84

CATCHER VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos C Velo
1 Jose Simon-Aguirre AZ Salpointe Catholic 2024 C 79
2 Evan Hanish AZ Cactus Shadows 2025 C 78
^ Shawn Barros AZ Salpointe Catholic 2024 C 78
^ Michel Muniz Jr AZ Sunnyside 2025 C 78
^ Colton Johnson AZ Sahuarita 2025 C 78
^ Colten Figueroa AZ Horizon High School 2025 C 78

POP-TIME

Rank Name State School Class Pos Pop Time
1 Michel Muniz Jr AZ Sunnyside 2025 C 1.83-1.91
2 Braden Watson AZ Liberty High School 2025 C 1.86-1.94
3 Cooper Clouser AZ Corona del Sol 2025 C 1.87-2.00
^ Brock Cross AZ Lake Havasu 2025 C 1.87-2.00
4 Colton Johnson AZ Sahuarita 2025 C 1.88-1.96

UPCOMING EVENTS

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
Arizona Rising Stars ID AZ 04/13 Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona Rising Stars ID - Session 2 AZ 04/27 Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ

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