Preseason All-State Upperclass: Top Statistical Performers


Phil Wade
Indiana Executive Director

The annual Preseason All-State Upperclass Showcase took place Saturday, March 5 at Pro X in Westfield, IN. Year in and year out this event features many of Indiana's top junior prospects and this year was no different. Over 100 athletes, both committed and uncommitted, showcased their skills and its clear the 2023 class is full major talent. 

Below is a look at the day's top statistical performers. 

CLICK HERE to view all of the day's statistical results.

Top 60 Times

Rank Name State School Class Pos 60-yard
1 Kyuss Gargett IN Cathedral 2023 SS 6.53
2 Drew Culbertson IN Center Grove 2023 SS 6.60
3 Luke Diekmann IN Evansville North 2023 OF 6.65
^ David Ayers IN Cathedral 2023 SS 6.65
^ Jayden Ohmer IN Brebeuf Jesuit 2023 OF 6.65
4 Dane DeWees IN Silver Creek 2023 OF 6.67
^ Kyle Ezell IN Andrean 2023 OF 6.67
5 Michael Schafer IN Roncalli 2023 CF 6.69
6 Aaron Nehls IN Evansville North 2023 OF 6.74
7 Kevin Hall Jr IN Munster 2023 UTILITY 6.75
8 Gabe Starks IN Carroll Fort Wayne 2023 CF 6.78
9 Grant Sawa IN Center Grove 2023 C 6.79
10 Zachary Stawski IN South Bend St Joseph 2023 OF 6.86


Top Fastball Velocity
Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Jacob Culp IN Westfield 2023 RHP 91.6 mph
2 Jake Hooker IN University 2023 RHP 90.9 mph
3 Ben Murphy IN Center Grove 2023 RHP 90.7 mph
4 Alec Hershberger IN Fairfield 2023 LHP 89.4 mph
5 Carter Klein IN Carmel 2023 RHP 89.4 mph
6 Eli Shaw IN Warren Central 2023 RHP 89.1 mph
7 Bryce Riggs IN Noblesville 2023 RHP 88.5 mph
8 Kevin Reed IN Martinsville 2023 LHP 88.5 mph
9 Sebastian Salazar IN Sheridan High School 2023 RHP 88.4 mph
10 Will Worrel IN Fort Wayne Carroll 2023 RHP 87.6 mph

TOP EXIT VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 Carter Murphy IN West Vigo 2023 3B 105.6 mph
2 Denham Kozy IN Munster 2023 OF 102.9 mph
3 Tripp Schroeder IN Carmel 2023 C 102.1 mph
4 Luke Diekmann IN Evansville North 2023 OF 100.5 mph
5 Jayden Ohmer IN Brebeuf Jesuit 2023 OF 99.8 mph
6 Jake Hooker IN University 2023 RHP 98.4 mph
7 Case Sullivan IN Carmel 2023 SS 98.2 mph
8 Tyler Stewart IN Highland 2023 SS 98.2 mph
9 Caleb Linton IN Lebanon 2023 LHP 98.1 mph
10 Jackson King IN Delta 2023 SS 97.1 mph


Top Infield Velocity
Rank Name State School Class Pos INF Velo
1 Drew Culbertson IN Center Grove 2023 SS 92
^ Jake Hooker IN University 2023 RHP 92
2 Nate Heflin IN Bishop Luers Fort Wayne 2023 SS 91
3 Carter Murphy IN West Vigo 2023 3B 88
^ Jace Burton IN Silver Creek 2023 SS 88
4 Case Sullivan IN Carmel 2023 SS 87
5 Jevon Walker IN Leo Jr Sr 2023 SS 86
6 Maddux Yohe IN Mishawaka 2023 SS 85
^ Gavin Clayton IN Fishers 2023 3B 85
^ Garrett Grim IN Blue River Valley 2023 3B 85
7 Jacob Crowe IN Centerville 2023 MIF 84
^ Jackson King IN Delta 2023 SS 84
^ Kyuss Gargett IN Cathedral 2023 SS 84
8 Max Bond IN Zionsville 2023 C 83
^ Zach Zychowski IN Hanover Central High School 2023 SS 83
9 David Ayers IN Cathedral 2023 SS 82
^ Kyle Ezell IN Andrean 2023 OF 82
10 Gavin Johnston IN Mt Vernon 2023 SS 81
^ Cody Jackson IN Our Lady of Providence 2023 3B 81
^ Colton Pribyl IN Kankakee Valley 2023 SS 81
^ Brendan Gothrup IN William Henry Harrison 2023 3B 81

Top Outfield Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos OF Velo
1 Luke Diekmann IN Evansville North 2023 OF 96
2 Denham Kozy IN Munster 2023 OF 95
^ Jayden Ohmer IN Brebeuf Jesuit 2023 OF 95
3 Adyn Collins IN North Posey 2023 OF 92
4 Christian Brown IN Center Grove 2023 LHP 89
5 Pierce Herrenbruck IN FJ Reitz 2023 RHP 88
^ Griffen Haas IN Hamilton Southeastern 2023 LHP 88
^ Aaron Nehls IN Evansville North 2023 OF 88
6 Kevin Corcoran IN Illiana Chrstian 2023 OF 86
^ Connor Cotton IN Crown Point 2023 OF 86
^ Will Fremion IN Guerin Catholic 2023 OF 86
7 Dane DeWees IN Silver Creek 2023 OF 85
^ Gabe Starks IN Carroll Fort Wayne 2023 CF 85
^ Noah DeArmitt IN Franklin Community 2023 LHP 85
^ Nolan Cox IN New Palestine 2023 1B 85
^ Ethan King IN Evansville North 2023 OF 85
8 Cameron Martinez IN Bishop Luers 2023 RF 84
^ Kaleb Marrs IN West vigo 2023 RHP 84
9 Evan Zapp IN Center Grove 2023 OF 83
10 Aleksander Havlin IN Highland 2023 LF 82
^ Owen Imel IN Lapel 2023 OF 82


Top Catcher Velocity
Rank Name State School Class Pos C Velo
1 Tripp Schroeder IN Carmel 2023 C 82
2 Grant Sawa IN Center Grove 2023 C 80
^ Collin Lindsey IN Westfield 2023 C 80
3 Nathan York IN Evansville Reitz 2023 OF 79
^ Tim Haas IN Carmel 2023 C 79
4 Max Bond IN Zionsville 2023 C 77
^ Isaac Bair IN Lapel 2023 C 77
^ Bryce Yoder IN Homestead 2023 C 77
5 Ethan Pickering IN Rensselaer Central 2023 C 75
6 Julien Patton IN Warren Central 2023 C 73
7 Landon Shellhaas IN Evansville North 2023 C 72
^ Max Baumer IN Batesville 2023 C 72
8 Zachary Pelletier IN Penn High School 2023 C 69


Top Pop Times
Rank Name State School Class Pos Pop Time
1 Collin Lindsey IN Westfield 2023 C 1.93-2.01
2 Julien Patton IN Warren Central 2023 C 1.94-2.04
^ Grant Sawa IN Center Grove 2023 C 1.94-2.04
^ Tim Haas IN Carmel 2023 C 1.94-2.04
3 Max Bond IN Zionsville 2023 C 1.94-2.07
4 Tripp Schroeder IN Carmel 2023 C 1.95-2.01
5 Bryce Yoder IN Homestead 2023 C 2.01-2.09
6 Nathan York IN Evansville Reitz 2023 OF 2.04-2.10
7 Isaac Bair IN Lapel 2023 C 2.04-2.12
8 Landon Shellhaas IN Evansville North 2023 C 2.04-2.16
9 Ethan Pickering IN Rensselaer Central 2023 C 2.08-2.19
10 Max Baumer IN Batesville 2023 C 2.11-2.15


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