FL State Games: 2nd Team All-State


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The inaugural Florida State Games have come and gone and we can't thank everyone enough who was apart of it. From Seniors down to Rising Stars, the State Games were full of talent and competitiveness, and we cannot wait to continue this series each fall.

With that being said, there were players who stood out amongst their classes. This week, we will unveil our 1st Team, 2nd Team, and 3rd Team All-State. These teams will be made up of players from all the State Games who stood out the most. Yesterday, we unveiled our 3rd Team All-State. Today, we unveil our 2nd Team All-State.

2nd Team All-State

Pitcher

Jack Cebert RHP / Calvary Christian , FL / 2021

Positional Profile: RHP - USF
Body: 6-foot-3, 190-pounds. Tall, high waisted, lanky frame.

Delivery: Fluid, up tempo delivery. Balanced, stays in line toward home.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 arm slot, low effort loose arm action.
FB: T88, 84-87 mph. Natural arm side sink. Plays well on both sides of the plate.
CB: 66-72 mph. 12/6 shape, above average/swing and miss pitch.
CH: 78-79 mph. Fading action.

4 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K

Davian Garcia RHP / 3B / Sickles, FL / 2021

Positional Profile: RHP - Flagler
Body: 6-foot, 178-pounds. Medium, athletic frame. Room for added growth.

Delivery: Balanced drop and drive delivery.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 arm slot. Long to short arm action.
FB: T91, 85-89 mph. Heavy with armside run. Gets on batters quick.
CB: 69-71 mph. 11/5 shape, spinning action, backs up at times.

3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 3 BB, 5 K

Caden Kok RHP / OF / Winter Haven, FL / 2022

Positional Profile: RHP - Uncommitted
Body: 6-foot-2, 180-pounds. 

Delivery: Tall and drive delivery, reaches high athletic balance point, repeatable mechanics.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 arm slot, long to short arm action.
FB: T86, 83-86 mph. Arm side running action.
CB: 72-75 mph. 11/5 shape, competitive in zone.

4 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 3 BB, 3 K

Jacob Marlowe LHP / OF / Barron Collier, FL / 2021

Positional Profile: LHP
Body: 5-foot-11, 160-pounds. High waisted, athletic build.

Delivery: Tall and drive delivery, working slow and in rhythm, reaching a high balance point.
Arm Action: LH. High 3/4 arm slot, long arm action.
FB: T88, 83-87 mph. Downhill, arm side running action at times.
CB: 73-76 mph. 11/5 shape, sharp action, swing/miss pitch.
CH: 76-79 mph. Circle change action, FB arm speed.

3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 4 K

Jose Pena RHP / Tampa Prep, FL / 2021

Positional Profile: RHP - FIU, High follow draft prospect in the 2021 class.
Body: 6-foot-3, 205-pounds. Physical, athletic frame. Room to keep adding strength.

Delivery: Up tempo, repeatable delivery.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 arm slot. Quick arm with long to short action. Hides the ball well.
FB: T93, 89-93 mph. Natural ride in the top of the zone. Competitive pitch on both sides of the plate.
CB: 75-78 mph. 11/5 shape. True CB spinning action. Above average pitch with spin rates up to 2600.
CH: 78-80 mph. Fading action. Arm speed the same as a fastball. Above average pitch. Thrown for strikes in any count.

4 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 5 BB, 7 K

Peyton Prescott SS / RHP / Sebastian River, FL / 2023

Positional Profile: SS/RHP - Uncommitted, Above average actions on mound for age, bat plays as well. Projectable actions all around.
Body: 5-foot-11, 165-pounds. High waisted, athletic frame.
Defense: OF - Fluid gather, explosive release, working in line towards target, stays controlled. INF - fluid footwork, soft hands, quick gather/release, works with baseball towards target.
Arm: RH. INF - 89 mph. OF - 90 mph. OF/INF - High 3/4 arm slot, short to long arm action, above average arm strength.
Hit: RHH. Balanced, slightly open setup, short knee lift, short stride, mature hands, strong barrel. Level bat path, upright on contact, above average bat speed, ability to turn on the baseball.
Power: 92 mph exit velocity. Power, pullside gap approach.
Run: 7.25 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Tall and drive delivery, smooth/repeatable balance point, explosive actions towards target, full extension on delivery.
Arm Action: RH. 3/4 arm slot, short to long arm action.
FB: T89, 85-88 mph. Sinking action, effective all around zone.
CB: 70-73 mph. 11/5 shape, true/sharp action.

4 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 5 K

Carson Ramsey LHP / OF / Liberty County, FL / 2021

Positional Profile: LHP - Highly confident in his stuff. Pitches to his strengths and knows how to get guys out.
Body: 6-foot, 170-pounds. Big hands and feet. Lean frame with loose arms and legs.

Delivery:  High tempo. Drop and drive. Stays on line through the target.
Arm Action: LH. 3/4 slot. Easy, short arm action.
FB: T71, 68-71 mph. Spots up well. Keeps it down in the zone.
CB:  60-63 mph. 1/7 shape with downhill action.
CH: 60-66 mph. Falls off the table. Best pitch and keeps hitters off balance.

5 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 1 BB, 4 K

 

Catcher

Salvador Alvarez C / 3B / Montverde Academy, FL / 2022

Positional Profile: C/3B - Florida
Body: 5-foot-9, 175-pounds. Strong lower half, athletic frame.
Defense: 1.87-2.01 pop times. Short footwork, gets upright, quick release, left crouch early at times.
Arm: RH. C - 78 mph. High 3/4 arm slot, short/quick arm action.
Hit: RHH. Wide balanced setup, strong/quiet hands, short stride. Level, direct bat path, above average bat speed, compact, squares up baseball.
Power: 97 mph exit velocity. Line drive, gap to gap approach.

4-7, 2B, 4 RBI, HBP

Kodi Deskins C / OF / Clearwater Central Cathloic , FL / 2023

Positional Profile: C/OF - Miami
Body: 6-foot, 175-pounds. Medium athletic frame. Starting to add physicality.
Defense: 2.03-2.14 pop times. Moves well laterally. Quick out of the crouch on throw downs. Smothers the dirt ball.
Arm: RH. C - 69 mph. 3/4 slot. Easy, loose arm action. Accurate to the bag.
Hit: RHH. Tall, balanced setup. Short leg kick load. Easy, loose hands. Lets the ball get deep. Line drive, up the middle approach.
Power: 86 mph exit velocity.
Run: 7.71 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Methodical, balanced delivery. High leg kick. Cross-fire at times.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 arm slot. Long to short arm action.
FB: T78, 74-78 mph. Armside run.
CB: 59-63 mph. 11-5 shape. Slow left to right action.

5-7, 3 RBI, 3 BB

Guillermo Rivera C / 3B / Wesley Chapel , FL / 2024

Positional Profile: C/3B - Uncommitted
Body: 6-foot, 151-pounds. Tall, wiry frame. Room to add strength.
Defense: 2.25-2.38 pop times. Average actions behind the plate. Fluid out of the crouch. Moves well to block the dirt ball.
Arm: RH. C - 70 mph. High 3/4 arm slot. Short arm action. Accurate to the bag.
Hit: Switch. Tall, Narrow setup. Short stride to the ball. RH - Level, line drive swing. Twitchy actions on contact. LH - Uphill bat path. Creates leverage in the swing. Attacks the pull side.
Power: 85 mph exit velocity.
Run: 7.64 runner in the 60.  

3-5, 2 3B, 4 RBI, 2 BB, HBP

 

1st Base

Myles Bailey 1B / 3B / Lincoln , FL / 2024

Positional Profile: 1B/3B - Uncommitted, Advanced for his age. Above average athleticism for his size as he moves the feet well around the bag. Generates some serious bat speed and could turn into a real power hitter if he continues to progress.
Body: 6-foot-3, 225-pounds. Large, advanced frame. Long, thick limbs with wide hips and shoulders suggesting he could continue to grow. Raw strength throughout.
Defense: Gets low behind the ball with hands out front. Two hand gather. Also picks it well at first.
Arm: RH. INF - 74 mph. Quick arm action. High elbow with an over the top release.
Hit: LHH. Athletic base. Slightly opened and bent in the knees. Upper body upright with loose hands and weight on the back leg. Works uphill at times but gets the bat through the zone with authority. Stays inside the ball and backspins it to the opposite gap well.
Power: 93 mph exit velocity. Has the size and strength to develop into a serious power threat if he puts it altogether.
Run: 7.97 runner in the 60.  

2-7, 2 3B, 1 SB, 2 RBI

Garrett Smith 1B / OF / Eau Gallie , FL / 2023

Positional Profile: 1B/OF/LHP - Uncommitted, OF - Showed ability to turn on the baseball in 3 games played, making hard/effective contact, projectable frame, is only going to get better. INF - two handed gather, keeping baseball in front, present footwork.
Body: 6-foot, 190-pounds. Strong bodied, projectable, athletic frame.
Defense: Some choppiness on first step, keeps baseball in front, explosive actions on gather/delivery towards target.
Arm: LH. INF - 81 mph. OF - 85 mph. High 3/4 arm slot, long to short arm action.
Hit: LHH. Balanced, slightly open setup, leg kick, short stride, strong/quiet hands. Barrel tilt, length on swing, fluid path making solid contact, athletic finish, ability to launch the baseball, present bat speed.
Power: 93 mph exit velocity. Power, pull side gap approach.
Run: 7.22 runner in the 60.  

Delivery: Tall and drive delivery, reaches quick balance point, upright fall back on finish.
Arm Action: LH. High 3/4 arm slot, long to short arm action.
FB: T82, 78-81 mph. Downhill action, commands glove side.
CB: 67-69 mph. 1/6 shape, true CB action, tight.

4-7, 2B, RBI, 2 BB

 

3rd Base

Rocco DeMarinis 3B / 1B / Plant, FL / 2024

Positional Profile: 3B/1B - Uncommitted, Found the barrel all weekend long. Chance to be an impact bat at the next level.
Body: 5-foot-11, 160-pounds. Tall, stocky, strong frame.
Defense: Projects as a corner infielder. Average footwork in the infield. Fields out front with a two hand gather.
Arm: RH. INF - 79 mph. 3/4 arm slot. Long arm action. Carry on throws.
Hit: RHH. Wide balanced setup. Athletic base. Short toe tap stride. Repeatable and on time. Easy athletic actions in the box. Level swing. Present bat speed.
Power: 86 mph exit velocity. Power potential to the pullside gap.
Run: 7.95 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Fluid, drop and drive delivery.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 arm slot. Whippy arm action.
FB: T79, 77-79 mph. Natural run.
CH: 50-56 mph. Slow. Eephus like.

4-7, 4 1B

Ty Greene 3B / RHP / Apopka, FL / 2021

Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-foot-1, 185-pounds. Thin, high waisted, athletic frame.
Defense: Active footwork, moves well laterally, soft hands, fluid two handed gather.
Arm: RH. INF - 85 mph. 3/4 arm slot, short fluid arm action.
Hit: RHH. Tall setup, knee lift, strong/active hands, short stride. Twitchy barrel actions, level bat path, hard contact out front of zone, natural lift creating productive launch on baseball, plus bat speed.
Power: 103 mph exit velocity. Middle, gap to gap power.
Run: 7.01 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Tall and drive delivery, reaches a smooth balance point, lands in line with target.
Arm Action: RH. 3/4 arm slot, long/fluid arm action.
FB: T89, 84-88 mph. Natural arm side running action, competitive in strike zone.
CB: 66-70 mph. 11/5 shape, soft spinning action across zone. 

2-6, 2 3B, BB

 

Middle-Infield

Matthew Correa 2B / SS / John Carroll Catholic, FL / 2023

Positional Profile: 2B/SS - Uncommitted
Body: 5-foot-6, 135-pounds. Athletic, strong frame.
Defense: Fluid footwork, quick feet creating present range, soft hands, quick gather, athletic release.
Arm: RH. INF - 85 mph. High 3/4 arm slot, short/quick arm action.
Hit: RHH. Tall, open setup, leg kick, short stride, quiet hands. Short compact swing, level bat path, hands works directly to baseball, extension through swing on contact.
Power: 91 mph exit velocity. Fly ball, pull side gap approach.
Run: 7.05 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Tall and drive delivery, reaches high balance point, body stays in tuned working towards target.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 arm slot, long to short arm action.
FB: T84, 80-84 mph. Slight arm side sink.
CB: 70-71 mph. 10/4 shape, spinning action.

3-8, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI, 2 BB

Jacob Riegel SS / 2B / Palm Harbor University, FL / 2023

Positional Profile: SS/2B - USF, High motor player. Competitive pitcher that makes for a tough AB against any hitter.
Body: 5-foot-11, 160-pounds. Wiry, athletic frame. Starting to add physicality.
Defense: Athletic, twitchy actions. Soft hands. Moves well to both sides of the infield.
Arm: RH. INF - 89 mph. Low 3/4 arm slot. Quick arm. Above average arm strength with carry.
Hit: RHH. Balanced, athletic setup. Medium stride to the ball. Uphill plane. Keeps hands inside the baseball. Hard contact out front. Gap-to-gap approach.
Power: 91 mph exit velocity.
Run: 6.95 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Deceptive drop and drive delivery. Hides the ball well.
Arm Action: RH. Low 3/4 arm slot. Long, loose arm action.
FB: T84, 80-84 mph. Armside run. Tough on RHH.
SL: 69-71 mph. Sweeping action.

4-9, 2B, BB

Matt Rose 2B / 3B / Calvary Christian, FL / 2022

Positional Profile: 2B/3B - Uncommitted, Projectable tools all around. Uncommitted player that should find a home at the next level soon.
Body: 5-foot-10, 170-pounds. Stocky, athletic frame. Strong lower half.
Defense: Twitchy actions with a quick first step. Above average hands with a quick transfer. Moves well to both sides. Chance to be an above average defender at 2B/3B.
Arm: RH. INF - 84 mph. 3/4 arm slot. Quick, whippy arm action.
Hit: RHH. Balanced, athletic setup. Wide base. Leg kick load. Twitchy actions at contact. Uphill plane with above average bat speed. Violent, aggressive swing. Gap-to-gap approach.
Power: 98 mph exit velocity. Projectable gap-to-gap power.
Run: 6.65 runner in the 60. High knees. Drives through the ground on each step. 

3-8, 2B, RBI, BB

Bryant Zayas SS / 2B / Miami Christian, FL / 2022

Positional Profile: SS/2B - NC State
Body: 6-foot, 175-pounds. Athletic, twitch, strong especially in the lower half.
Defense: Twitchy athlete with high ceiling as a middle infielder. Athletic actions, quick first step, rhythm to and through the ball. Can be almost too quick at times, but very twitchy and athletic with a high ceiling.
Arm: RH. INF - 87 mph. Above average arm with carry.
Hit: RHH. Upright, slightly narrow and leg kick trigger with short, simple load.  Upper half adjusts and positions well. Really trusts very quick hands, can get in and out of zone at times quickly, but the above average hand/eye makes up for it as he shows elite level bat speed with strength and overall high ceiling athletic offensive profile.
Power: 97 mph exit velocity. Extremely quick hands. Can get out of the zone quick at times, but when he worked through the ball, it jumps off of the bat. The bat speed and talent in his hands are undeniable. He can continue to access the strength in the lower half and overall has a lot of present tools with even more upside.
Run: 6.59 runner in the 60. Twitchy, quick first step. 

3-7, 2 2B

 

Outfield

Dallas Dale II OF / Mount Dora Christian Academy, FL / 2023

Positional Profile: OF - Alabama
Body: 6-foot-1, 180-pounds. Mature, projectable, athletic frame.
Defense: Mature/athletic actions in OF, relaxed/controlled lower half actions to ball, athletic gather and throw.
Arm: LH. OF - 88 mph. High 3/4 arm slot, long/quick arm action.
Hit: LHH. Tall setup, toe tap stride, strong hands sit high, elbow back. Barrel tilt, level bat pat to lift on contact, fluid/repeatable swing, twitchy actions on contact, ability to launch baseball.
Power: 92 mph exit velocity. Projectable power, pull side gap approach.
Run: 7.03 runner in the 60.  

3-9, 3B, RBI, BB

Zaid Diaz OF / LHP / Archbishop McCarthy, FL / 2023

Positional Profile: OF/LHP - Uncommitted, Competition with a passion for the game. The hit tool is top of class type talent. He has an advanced approach with potential plus tools. A lot to like how it all comes together in game.
Body: 5-foot-10, 187-pounds. Stocky, a lot of strength in the lower half.
Defense: Solid defender, versatile.
Arm: LH. INF - 86 mph. OF - 89 mph. Above average arm with carry and quick release
Hit: LHH. Knees slightly bent, bat on shoulder, simple, but quality load. Gets into and utilizes lower half well.  One of the more advanced swings in attendance. Really balanced and innate timing. Clears back side, but shows adjustability in the hands and natural feel to hit.
Power: 95 mph exit velocity. True hit tool, may be a future 60/70 type hit tool. Power to come, especially with strong lower half.
Run: 7.10 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Simple, compact  athletic
Arm Action: LH. Clean, half circle arm stroke with quick arm.
FB: T86, 82-85 mph. Played with life through the zone.
CB: 67-72 mph.
CH: 71-73 mph. Above average, throws with confidence, late diving action. 

3-8, 2B, BB, HBP

Jackson Miller OF / RHP / N/A, FL / 2025

Positional Profile: OF/RHP - Uncommitted, Elite level tools for class. High end bat speed and athleticism that if it all clicks could be some of the best raw tools in the state.
Body: 5-foot-11, 180-pounds. Very strong for age. Strong forearms to lower half while also athletically built.
Defense: Very twitchy and athletic, moves well in outfield and comes through the ball well.
Arm: RH. OF - 85 mph. Plus arm for class.
Hit: RHH. Stands upright, slightly wider than shoulder width. No load and really works to get out front.  Extremely quick hands, has no load so he can be in and out of the zone at times, but showed elite hands speed. Works out front on a strong front side and has a chance for real power with the hand speed.
Power: 92 mph exit velocity. Elite level hand speed, despite no load, was able to use athleticism to get on time. A lot of high end tools to work with.
Run: 7.08 runner in the 60.  

3-8, 2B, 4 RBI

Aaron Saltsman OF / SS / Rockledge, FL / 2021

Positional Profile: OF
Body: 5-foot-10, 187-pounds. Strong, stocky, athletic frame.
Defense: Quick first step, glove plays out front with a one handed gather, quick release.
Arm: RH. OF - 87 mph. Over top arm slot, long/quick arm action.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, short knee lift, barrel tilt load, strong hands, short stride. Short/compact swing, hands stay inside of baseball, twitchy, quick bat speed, athletic finish.
Power: 100 mph exit velocity. Line drive, gap to gap approach.
Run: 6.58 runner in the 60.

3-7, 3B, RBI, BB

Edward Wood III OF / 3B / Royal Palm Beach, FL / 2024

Positional Profile: OF/3B - Uncommitted
Body: 6-foot-2, 152-pounds. Long, lean, long limbs, a lot of projection left.
Defense: Has present tools and a solid foundation for growth.
Arm: RH. OF - 71 mph. Average arm.
Hit: RHH. Stands tall, slightly wider than shoulder width, simple, quiet load and separation. Some steepness in the path, but long limbs create leverage, has present bat speed and a feel for the barrel and upside offensively.
Power: 85 mph exit velocity.
Run: 7.9 runner in the 60. 

2-7, 3B, 4 RBI, BB

 

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