Prep Baseball Report

Uncommitted Spotlight: '25 OF Lamont Bufford Jr.

Steven Hardesty
Central Coast/North LA Area Scout


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The Uncommitted Spotlight Series continues as we have started the '24 CIF High School baseball season Prep Baseball California is now highlighting some of the top uncommitted class of '25 athletes. The players featured are pulled directly from our '25 Class Rankings. These JR year players are ones that college coaches and fans should be keeping their eyes on over the coming months.

We invite you to get to know them through the eyes of our Prep Baseball California staff of scouts and the data-backed numbers collected at our events with our partnered companies. TrackMan, Blast Motion, Swift Performance, and Visual Edge provide comparable data to project and evaluate players. All of these systems come together to give a clear picture at what colleges will get when a players steps onto their campus.

Today, we put the spotlight on a NorCal '25 OF Lamont Bufford Jr. from Leroy Greene Academy. With a compact athletic build at  5'8 153 lbs frame with wiry strength to him and a CF defensive profile and intriguing LH bat. His 6.86 speed in the 60 with burst (1.67 10 yard burst) and impressive run speed (20 MPH run speed) while flashing 82 MPH OF arm velocity with his throws. A LH hitter with compact/direct bat that plays to line drive contact with barrel accuracy his batted ball data from Prep Baseball California workouts shows raw that plays to gap to gap doubles at its present with a max exit velocity up to 90.7 MPH while averaging 86.8 MPH exit velocities and an intriguing 88% sweet spot rate. HIs athletic ability, premium defensive position profile, solid offensive ability from the LH side and speed that can create havoc on the bases Bufford Jr. is a name to know in the '25 class for college programs looking for LH bats who have premium defensive profiles.

College coaches and fans be sure to click on Bufford Jr's profile to see full video and statistics.

Lamont Bufford Jr.

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: LHP
  • High School: Leroy Greene Academy
    State: CA
  • Summer Team: NorCal
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 153lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

Scouting Report


Event: NorCal Uncommitted Games
Positional Profile: OF
Body: 5-8, 152-pounds. Lean, lithe body type, wiry strength.
Hit: LHH. Traditional width stance with very slightly open set-up, hands over shoulder, barrel flat prior to tilt and compact quiet load, medium high leg lift out to in-line stride, clears hips, can make stride adjustments which shows pitch recognition skills, quick hands, works inside ball, quiet head, strong barrel control skills, sneaky juice given his size. 64.7 mph avg bat speed with 11.6 avg G's of rotational acceleration.
Power: 90.7 max exit velocity, 86.6 mph avg. 336' max distance.
Arm: LH. OF - 82 mph. Mid-thigh backside depth, clean arm action, quick arm, quick release with near bag accuracy allowing tagger to make a play, one hops.
Defense: Aggressive and decisive to ball, strong crow hop, uses body to max out arm strength, footwork and range along with early reads suggest above average defender.
ATH: 6.86 runner in the 60, 1.68 and 3.79 in the 10 and 30 yard splits, 20.0 max run speed.




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