Prep Baseball Report

Preseason All-State Underclass: Blast Leaderboard


Conner Madding
Indiana Operations/Multimedia

BAT SPEED

Observed speed of the sweet spot of the bat at impact. The sweet spot of the bat is measured six inches from the tip of the bat.

PEAK BAT SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (max)
1 Harrison Haq IN Penn 2026 RHP 86.7 mph
2 Jace Watson IN Castle 2026 C 85.3 mph
3 Franco Biffle Jr IN South Bend saint Joe 2026 1B 85.1 mph
4 Hudson Stewart IN Center Grove 2026 OF 83.4 mph
5 Brett Huffman IN Delphi Community High School 2026 OF 83.3 mph
6 Ryan Garver IN Plainfield 2026 LHP 81.8 mph
7 Collin Ash IN Roncalli 2026 OF 81.6 mph
8 Nate Southwell IN Munster High School 2026 OF 80.9 mph
^ Jackson Harris IN Carmel High School 2027 C 80.9 mph
^ Aidan Creasbaum IN Hanover Central High School 2026 3B 80.9 mph
9 Lincoln Hoffman IN Westfield High School 2027 OF 80.2 mph
10 Rob Czarniecki IN Chesterton 2026 OF 80.1 mph
11 Reed Robinson IN New Prairie 2026 C 79.7 mph
12 Eli Sinsabaugh IN Cathedral 2026 SS 79.6 mph
^ Gavin Markus IN Greenfield Central 2027 RHP 79.6 mph
13 Beck Jordan IN Westfield High School 2026 3B 79.4 mph
14 Grady Nelson IN Warsaw Community High School 2027 1B 78.7 mph
15 Grant Wolf IN Fishers High School 2027 RHP 78.2 mph

AVERAGE BAT SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (avg)
1 Jace Watson IN Castle 2026 C 81.3 mph
2 Hudson Stewart IN Center Grove 2026 OF 80.2 mph
3 Aidan Creasbaum IN Hanover Central High School 2026 3B 79.6 mph
4 Harrison Haq IN Penn 2026 RHP 79.2 mph
5 Franco Biffle Jr IN South Bend saint Joe 2026 1B 79.2 mph
6 Rob Czarniecki IN Chesterton 2026 OF 78.0 mph
7 Reed Robinson IN New Prairie 2026 C 77.5 mph
8 Collin Ash IN Roncalli 2026 OF 77.5 mph
9 Bryson Zeeks IN Mitchell High School 2026 C 76.4 mph
10 Ryan Garver IN Plainfield 2026 LHP 76.3 mph
11 Nate Southwell IN Munster High School 2026 OF 76.3 mph
12 Beck Jordan IN Westfield High School 2026 3B 76.1 mph
13 Gavin Markus IN Greenfield Central 2027 RHP 76.0 mph
14 Lincoln Hoffman IN Westfield High School 2027 OF 76.0 mph
15 Conrad Owens IN Hamilton Southeastern HS 2026 C 75.9 mph

HAND SPEED

Observed maximum speed as measured on the handle of the bat (measured six inches from the knob of the bat). Peak Hand Speed will occur prior to the moment of impact, very close to the commit time in the swing when the wrists unhinge.

PEAK HAND SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (max)
1 Zane Wirges IN Homestead 2026 3B 28.5 mph
2 Niko Iatrides IN Munster 2026 OF 27.9 mph
3 Aiden Smith IN Shelbyville 2026 RHP 27.0 mph
4 Logan Drake IN Castle 2027 SS 26.6 mph
5 Jack Whaley IN Columbus North High School 2028 SS 26.4 mph
6 Grant Wolf IN Fishers High School 2027 RHP 26.0 mph
^ Nate Southwell IN Munster High School 2026 OF 26.0 mph
7 Garrett Pohler IN Westfield High School 2026 OF 25.9 mph
8 Collin Ash IN Roncalli 2026 OF 25.7 mph
9 Joel Tracy IN Center Grove 2026 C 25.6 mph
10 Franco Biffle Jr IN South Bend saint Joe 2026 1B 25.5 mph
11 Quinton Brock IN Warsaw Community High School 2026 RHP 25.4 mph
12 Drake McClurg IN Center Grove High School 2027 OF 25.3 mph
^ Chase Bradle IN Hamilton Southeastern 2026 LHP 25.3 mph
^ Asher Coston IL Mount Carmel 2026 1B 25.3 mph
^ Kane Hare IN Carmel 2026 2B 25.3 mph
^ Corey Wilhelm IN Westfield 2026 RHP 25.3 mph
13 Gavin Russ IN Westfield 2026 C 25.2 mph
^ Gavin Markus IN Greenfield Central 2027 RHP 25.2 mph
^ Jakob Reed KY St Xavier (Louisville, KY) 2027 RHP 25.2 mph
14 Joshua Newton IN 2026 2B 25.1 mph
^ Luke Arnett IN Bloomington South 2026 1B 25.1 mph
^ David Pina IN Fishers High School 2026 C 25.1 mph
^ Jaylen Wells-Henderson IN New Albany Senior High School 2027 RHP 25.1 mph
15 Miles Tebben IN Fishers 2026 RHP 25.0 mph
^ Connor Kenjic IN Hobart High School 2027 RHP 25.0 mph

AVERAGE HAND SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (avg)
1 Niko Iatrides IN Munster 2026 OF 27.2 mph
2 Zane Wirges IN Homestead 2026 3B 27.2 mph
3 Aiden Smith IN Shelbyville 2026 RHP 26.2 mph
4 Franco Biffle Jr IN South Bend saint Joe 2026 1B 25.3 mph
5 Grant Wolf IN Fishers High School 2027 RHP 25.3 mph
6 Jack Whaley IN Columbus North High School 2028 SS 25.2 mph
7 Logan Drake IN Castle 2027 SS 25.1 mph
8 Jakob Reed KY St Xavier (Louisville, KY) 2027 RHP 24.7 mph
9 Connor Kenjic IN Hobart High School 2027 RHP 24.6 mph
10 Drake McClurg IN Center Grove High School 2027 OF 24.5 mph
11 Joshua Newton IN 2026 2B 24.5 mph
12 Asher Coston IL Mount Carmel 2026 1B 24.3 mph
13 Gavin Russ IN Westfield 2026 C 24.2 mph
14 Joel Tracy IN Center Grove 2026 C 24.2 mph
15 Garrett Pohler IN Westfield High School 2026 OF 24.1 mph

ROTATIONAL ACCELERATION

Measures how quickly your bat accelerates into the swing plane. Rotation is a good indicator of how you build bat speed by sequencing properly vs. pulling the bat with your hands. The quicker your rotational acceleration, the more power you will have and the more time you have to make a decision at the plate. 

MAX ROTATIONAL ACCELERATION

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (max)
1 Niko Iatrides IN Munster 2026 OF 35.7 g
2 Hudson Mills IN LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL OF INDIANAPOLIS 2026 OF 35.1 g
3 Aiden Smith IN Shelbyville 2026 RHP 32.6 g
4 Kane Hare IN Carmel 2026 2B 31.2 g
5 Aaron Humphrey IN North High School 2027 RHP 29.7 g
^ Quinton Brock IN Warsaw Community High School 2026 RHP 29.7 g
6 Asher Coston IL Mount Carmel 2026 1B 29.2 g
7 Victor Villegas IN Lake Central 2026 SS 29.0 g
8 Garrett Pohler IN Westfield High School 2026 OF 27.5 g
9 Dalton Zultanski IN Penn High School 2026 OF 27.4 g
10 Gavin Russ IN Westfield 2026 C 27.1 g
11 Ryan Rodman IN Western High School 2026 C 26.9 g
12 Chase Bradle IN Hamilton Southeastern 2026 LHP 26.7 g
13 Rykin Matthias IN North Central 2026 OF 26.5 g
14 Beckett Reaume IN Valparaiso 2028 1B 26.4 g
15 Tracer LaMaster IN Austin High School 2026 SS 25.8 g
^ Mason Meyer IN Mt Vernon 2027 2B 25.8 g

AVERAGE ROTATIONAL ACCELERATION

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (avg)
1 Niko Iatrides IN Munster 2026 OF 32.3 g
2 Hudson Mills IN LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL OF INDIANAPOLIS 2026 OF 30.8 g
3 Aiden Smith IN Shelbyville 2026 RHP 30.1 g
4 Quinton Brock IN Warsaw Community High School 2026 RHP 27.7 g
5 Kane Hare IN Carmel 2026 2B 26.6 g
6 Asher Coston IL Mount Carmel 2026 1B 25.2 g
7 Aaron Humphrey IN North High School 2027 RHP 24.4 g
8 Gavin Russ IN Westfield 2026 C 24.3 g
9 Dalton Zultanski IN Penn High School 2026 OF 24.0 g
10 Victor Villegas IN Lake Central 2026 SS 23.9 g
11 Beckett Reaume IN Valparaiso 2028 1B 23.2 g
12 Mason Meyer IN Mt Vernon 2027 2B 23.1 g
13 Chase Bradle IN Hamilton Southeastern 2026 LHP 22.9 g
14 Garrett Pohler IN Westfield High School 2026 OF 22.8 g
15 Rykin Matthias IN North Central 2026 OF 22.1 g

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