Preseason All-State: Statistical Analysis


Phil Kerber
Georgia Scouting Director



On Jan. 11, the PBR Georgia staff hosted its inaugural Preseason All-State at Rountree Recreation Hiram, GA. The event featured nearly 50 of the state's top prospects in the class of 2020 an 2021, a mix of committed and uncommitted players. Today, we will be analyzing the top statistical performers from this event.

Within the next few days and weeks, we will provide instant analysis of the event in the form of a Quick Hits story, videos from this event will be posted into profiles and we will scouting reports on each of the prospects in attendance. For now, here are the stat leaderboards in each of the measured categories taken from the showcase.

Top 60 Yard Dash

Rank Name State School Class Pos 60-yard
1 Clifford Pless III GA Veterans 2021 OF 6.60
2 Darryl Buggs GA Heritage (Conyers) 2020 OF 6.64
^ Blake Bortak GA Archer 2020 OF 6.64
3 Cole Stanford GA Harris County 2020 C 6.90
4 Kareh Valentin GA Chapel Hill 2021 SS 6.98
5 Elijah (EJ) Lewis GA Houston County 2021 OF 7.03
6 Wesley Franklin GA Brookwood 2020 SS 7.04
7 Glenn Green GA Sandy Creek 2021 3B 7.08
8 Nathan Salyer GA North Gwinnett 2021 OF 7.10
^ Ryan Sonnier GA Peachtree Ridge 2020 OF 7.10
9 Grey Brannen GA Westfield 2022 1B 7.11
10 James Tibbs GA Pope 2021 OF 7.12
^ Griffin Kanelos GA Pepperell 2021 3B 7.12


Max Fastball
Rank Name State School Class Pos Max FB
1 Glenn Green GA Sandy Creek 2021 3B 89 mph
^ CJ Harrison GA Winder-Barrow 2020 RHP 89 mph
2 Wesley Hancock GA Pike County 2020 LHP 88 mph
^ Caleb Logerwell GA Homeschool 2021 RHP 88 mph
3 Darryl Buggs GA Heritage (Conyers) 2020 OF 87 mph
^ Reid Fagerstrom GA Northgate 2020 RHP 87 mph
4 Bryse Ingle GA Calhoun 2021 RHP 86 mph
^ Jake Haynes GA Buford 2020 RHP 86 mph
^ Casey Young GA Cambridge 2020 RHP 86 mph
^ Ryder Wagenknecht GA Starr's Mill 2021 SS 86 mph
^ Geoffrey Watkins GA Lassiter 2020 RHP 86 mph
5 Anthony Bonacci GA Norcross 2021 RHP 85 mph
6 Aidan Moza GA North Cobb Christian 2021 RHP 84 mph
^ Kareh Valentin GA Chapel Hill 2021 SS 84 mph
7 Griffin Kanelos GA Pepperell 2021 3B 80 mph
8 Dexter Redding GA Arlington Christian 2020 SS 78 mph


Top Exit Velocity
Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velo
1 Caleb Logerwell GA Homeschool 2021 RHP 100
2 Wesley Franklin GA Brookwood 2020 SS 99
^ James Tibbs GA Pope 2021 OF 99
3 Brandon Lawrence GA Redan 2020 C 98
4 Glenn Green GA Sandy Creek 2021 3B 96
5 Wesley Hancock GA Pike County 2020 LHP 95
^ Blake Bortak GA Archer 2020 OF 95
^ Darryl Buggs GA Heritage (Conyers) 2020 OF 95
6 Parker Lester GA Calhoun 2021 3B 94
^ Quinn Petty GA East Cobb Academy 2021 3B 94
7 Ethan Booth GA Eastside 2021 C 93
8 Kareh Valentin GA Chapel Hill 2021 SS 91
^ Ryder Wagenknecht GA Starr's Mill 2021 SS 91
^ Christopher Robertson GA Notre Dame 2021 OF 91
^ Coby Wilkerson GA Walnut Grove 2021 3B 91
9 Baylor Edge GA Monticello 2021 1B 90
^ Ryan Sonnier GA Peachtree Ridge 2020 OF 90
^ Cole Stanford GA Harris County 2020 C 90
10 Christian Zeke Gilbert GA Alexander 2020 SS 89
^ TC Rushin GA Redan 2020 SS 89

Top Infield Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos INF Velo
1 Glenn Green GA Sandy Creek 2021 3B 91
^ Kareh Valentin GA Chapel Hill 2021 SS 91
2 Caleb Logerwell GA Homeschool 2021 RHP 90
3 Ryder Wagenknecht GA Starr's Mill 2021 SS 89
^ Garrett Howe GA Hebron Christian 2020 SS 89
4 Bryse Ingle GA Calhoun 2021 RHP 87
5 Quinn Petty GA East Cobb Academy 2021 3B 86
6 Wesley Franklin GA Brookwood 2020 SS 85
7 Dwight Banks GA McEachern 2020 SS 84
8 Parker Lester GA Calhoun 2021 3B 83
9 Wesley Hancock GA Pike County 2020 LHP 82
10 Coby Wilkerson GA Walnut Grove 2021 3B 81
^ Griffin Kanelos GA Pepperell 2021 3B 81

Top Outfield Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos OF Velo
1 Darryl Buggs GA Heritage (Conyers) 2020 OF 94
2 Blake Bortak GA Archer 2020 OF 89
3 James Tibbs GA Pope 2021 OF 88
4 Ryan Sonnier GA Peachtree Ridge 2020 OF 87
5 Christopher Robertson GA Notre Dame 2021 OF 83
6 Grey Brannen GA Westfield 2022 1B 82
7 Jimmy Cox GA Wesleyan 2021 LHP 81
8 Clifford Pless III GA Veterans 2021 OF 80
9 Nathan Salyer GA North Gwinnett 2021 OF 79
10 Elijah (EJ) Lewis GA Houston County 2021 OF 77

Top Catcher Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos C Velo
1 Cole Stanford GA Harris County 2020 C 78
2 Ethan Booth GA Eastside 2021 C 77
3 Brandon Lawrence GA Redan 2020 C 76
4 Kevin Rios GA Redan 2020 C 75
5 Nathan Salyer GA North Gwinnett 2021 OF 71

Top Pop Times

Rank Name State School Class Pos Pop Time
1 Brandon Lawrence GA Redan 2020 C 2.00-2.04
2 Cole Stanford GA Harris County 2020 C 2.00-2.12
3 Kevin Rios GA Redan 2020 C 2.03-2.08
4 Ethan Booth GA Eastside 2021 C 2.07-2.19
5 Nathan Salyer GA North Gwinnett 2021 OF 2.29-2.47


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