LA Senior Games - Position Player Analysis


Alex Armand
Louisiana Scouting Director

On Saturday, September, the PBR Louisiana Staff traveled to LSU-Eunice to host the Louisiana Senior Games. The event featured more than 40 2023 prospects from around the state and provided our staff an ample look at every player in attendance.

For a look at all the prospects that attended this event, click HERE. To see all of the statistics from this event, click HERE

We continue the analysis from the event with a look at all of the position players. We broke down the top-five position players on the day followed by the rest of the position players in attendance. The event featured plenty of quality Senior Prospects.

Read on below for a look at all of the writeups and prospects from the day.

TOP POSITION PLAYERS

1. Andrew Sieta, Brother Martin (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: SS/OF
Body: 5-7, 160-pounds. Athletic and compact build
Hit: RHH. Upright, balanced and athletic stance Simple load and stride, repeats swing well and shows balance from start to finish, short and flat path to contact with level extension working to the middle of the field.  Collected a nice single up the box during gameplay.
Power: 85 max exit velocity, averaged 79.9 mph. 292’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 77.00 mph. Short and quick, high 3/4 slot
Defense: Good reads off the bat, takes short choppy steps, soft hands with a quick release, profiles as a 2B
Run: 6.93 runner in the 60. 

2. Lane Lusk, Live Oak (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: OF/1B
Body: 5-10, 170-pounds. Athletic and compact build with lower half strength
Hit: RHH. Narrow and tall stance with hands held high Uses a hanging front foot leg kick load and stride, gains a lot of ground, gets on plane and works uphill through the ball, showed some power from gap to gap.  Took good AB's during gameplay and found multiple barrels.
Power: 96 max exit velocity, averaged 90.6 mph. 207’ max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 80.00 mph. Whippy arm action, high 3/4 slot
Defense: Profiles as a corner OF, good reads off the bat, under control, moved athletically
Run: 7.33 runner in the 60. 

3. Gavin Jacobs, Benton (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: C/OF
Body: 6-0, 185-pounds. Athletic with a physical lower half
Hit: RHH. Balanced and athletic stance with hands held high Uses a leg-kick load and stride, delivers a direct path to the ball with slightly uphill extension.  Collected two hits during gameplay with one being an opposite field double.
Power: 88 max exit velocity, averaged 78 mph. 280’ max distance.
Arm: RH. C - 73.00 mph. Short and quick, 3/4 slot
Defense:  1.95-2.03 pop times. Slightly wider base, stayed down in crouch and showed improved arm strength on throw downs to 2B, vocal leader on field, received the low pitch well during gameplay.
Run: 7.26 runner in the 60.

4. Michael Plummer, Neville (LA), 2023 Meridian CC
Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 6-1, 210-pounds. Physical with broad shoulders
Hit: LHH. Squared off, balanced, and athletic.  Uses a toe-tap load and stride. Works on plane with a flat path to contact and uphill extension
Power: 96 max exit velocity, averaged 84.4 mph. 296’ max distance.
Arm: LH. OF - 87.00 mph. Longer arm circle, high 3/4 slot
Defense: Moved well in the OF, understands how to work behind and through the ball
Run: 7.02 runner in the 60. 

5. Tanner Powell, Parkview Baptist (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: 1B/OF
Body: 6-5, 195-pounds. Tall, lean, with some present lower half physicality
Hit: LHH. Squared off, upright, and balanced stance, uses a simple load and stride Lower half works in a linear direction which creates a direct path to the ball with slightly uphill extension
Power: 86 max exit velocity, averaged 74.8 mph. 299’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 65.00 mph. Longer arm circle, 3/4 slot
Defense: Caught the ball clean and out front, plays a little higher, throws were accurate on double plays
Run: 7.19 runner in the 60.

BEST OF THE REST (LISTED ALPHABETICALLY)

Kason Alexander, Hahnville (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: C/3B
Body: 6-0, 200-pounds. Physical with a strong lower half
Hit: RHH. Starts in a narrow and slightly open stance Uses a leg kick load and stride, stays inside the ball with a short and direct path with slightly uphill extension staying through the middle of the field
Power: 90 max exit velocity, averaged 85.6 mph. 345’ max distance.
Arm: RH. C - 74.00 mph. Short arm action, low 3/4 release
Defense:  2.00-2.07 pop times. Higher stance from the crouch, received the ball well, good transfer on throw downs to 2B
Run: 7.51 runner in the 60. 

Scooter Anderson, Central Private (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: C/3B
Body: 6-1, 190-pounds. Athletic with broad shoulders and lower half strength
Hit: RHH. Wide base, balanced, and athletic Uses a toe-tap load and stride, stays in back leg from start to finish, direct path to contact with slightly uphill extension
Power: 87 max exit velocity, averaged 80.9 mph. 333’ max distance.
Arm: RH. C - 72.00 mph. Short arm action, low 3/4 slot
Defense:  2.09-2.22 pop times. Average receiver and blocker, good transfer on throw downs to the bag
Run: 7.63 runner in the 60. 

Caleb Andrews, Belle Chasse (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/2B
Body: 5-11, 140-pounds. Athletic and lean with room to add strength
Hit: RHH. Squared off, slightly wider and balanced stance Simple load and stride, uses a direct path to contact with level extension working gap to gap
Power: 85 max exit velocity, averaged 79.1 mph. 293’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 81.00 mph. Short arm action, over the top slot
Defense: Shuffled feet to catch ball middle-left of body, tapped glove at times, average hands
Run: 7.83 runner in the 60. 

Kalen Beavers, Carencro (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: OF
Body: 5-5, 134-pounds. Lean and athletic
Hit: RHH. Wide base, squared off and balanced Simple load and stride, swing gets around the ball at times, flat path with level extension
Power: 68 max exit velocity, averaged 68.2 mph. 225’ max distance.
Arm: LH. OF - 72.00 mph. Average arm circle, high 3/4 slot
Defense: Average actions, athletic footwork, made a highlight diving play in LF during gameplay.
Run: 6.70 runner in the 60. 

Koen Beavers, Carencro (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: OF
Body: 5-6, 135-pounds. Athletic
Hit: RHH. Upright, balanced stance Simple load and stride, stays flat to contact with level extension working middle-pull side
Power: 81 max exit velocity, averaged 75.5 mph. 284’ max distance.
Arm: LH. OF - 75.00 mph. Short arm action, 3/4 slot
Defense: Good first step, athletic footwork moving through the baseball
Run: 6.65 runner in the 60.

Zack Berry, Dutchtown  (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: C/3B
Body: 5-9, 175-pounds. Athletic
Hit: RHH. Wider stance crouched down in his legs Gets out of backside at times, works on plane early with uphill extension with a middle-opposite field approach, stayed balanced throughout his swing.
Power: 91 max exit velocity, averaged 86.2 mph. 305’ max distance.
Arm: RH. C - 77.00 mph. Longer arm circle, 3/4 slot
Defense:  2.02-2.19 pop times. Received the ball well and out front, stayed down in crouch, showed good arm strength on throw downs with backspin and carry
Run: 7.38 runner in the 60.

George Bode, St Pauls (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: OF/2B
Body: 5-10, 175-pounds. Athletic
Hit: RHH. Taller and slightly open stance Simple load and stride, uses his hands a lot, steeper path to contact with uphill extension
Power: 89 max exit velocity, averaged 78.8 mph. 209’ max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 84.00 mph. Short and quick arm action, 3/4 slot
Defense: Good reads and jumps, moved athletically through the baseball
Run: 7.06 runner in the 60.

Mason Bordelon, Avoyelles Public Charter (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: 3B/1B
Body: 6-1, 180-pounds. Physical
Hit: RHH. Upright, balanced and athletic stance Simple load and stride, took aggressive hacks during BP with a direct path to contact and uphill extension working gap to gap.  Took good AB's during gameplay.
Power: 97 max exit velocity, averaged 90.6 mph. 340’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 86.00 mph. Short arm action, high 3/4 slot
Defense: Starts low and plays low, caught the ball clean with soft hands, moved well to left and right, strong arm across the INF
Run: 7.53 runner in the 60.

Caleb Brown, Haughton (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 6-0, 155-pounds. Athletic
Hit: RHH. Slightly open and balanced stance Simple load and stride, a little hard on front foot, steep path to contact with level extension
Power: 83 max exit velocity, averaged 73 mph. 252’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 76.00 mph. Whippy arm action, 3/4-low 3/4 slot
Defense: Athletic footwork, taps his glove at times, but showed soft hands, did a good job moving laterally
Run: 7.90 runner in the 60. 

Ryan Esquivel, Bridge City  (TX), 2023
Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 6-1, 175-pounds. Athletic
Hit: RHH. Slightly open, upright and balanced stance Gets front foot down early, works with a slightly steeper path to contact with slightly uphill extension, stays in the middle of the field in his approach
Power: 89 max exit velocity, averaged 78.8 mph. 240’ max distance.
Arm: LH. OF - 81.00 mph. Long arm action, 3/4 slot
Defense: Good first step, caught the ball clean and out front, created good momentum moving through the ball
Run: 7.55 runner in the 60.

Trey Esteve, Belle Chasse (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: C/1B
Body: 6-0, 185-pounds. Athletic with lower half strength
Hit: RHH. Balanced and athletic stance Uses and simple load and stride, drifts at times, uses hands to work a steeper path to contact with uphill extension, staying in the middle of the field
Power: 85 max exit velocity, averaged 81.8 mph. 313’ max distance.
Arm: RH. C - 72.00 mph. Short arm action, over the top slot
Defense:  2.05-2.15 pop times. Starts a little higher in stance, receives well, blocked really good during gameplay
Run: 8.14 runner in the 60.

Tripp Fleming, Ouachita Parish (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 6-0, 150-pounds. Athletic and lean with room to add strength
Hit: SH. Left: Taller, balanced, and athletic stance.  Right: Taller, balanced, and athletic stance. Uses a toe-tap load and stride, flat path to contact with level extension.  Right: Uses a toe-tap load and stride, works flat to contact with level extension.
Power: 81 max exit velocity, averaged 73.5 mph. 243’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 75.00 mph. Short and quick, 3/4 slot
Defense: Positions feet to catch the ball middle-left of his body, average hands, athletic footwork
Run: 7.81 runner in the 60.

Walker Fox, CE Bryd (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: OF/C
Body: 5-11, 170-pounds. Athletic with strong lower half
Hit: RHH. Squared off, balanced stance Uses a toe-tap load and stride, works uphill to contact with extension to match, stays middle-oppo in his approach
Power: 84 max exit velocity, averaged 75 mph. 254’ max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 83.00 mph. Short and whippy, low 3/4 slot
Defense: Attacked the ball under control, created good momentum on throws to home
Run: 7.26 runner in the 60.

Jackson Frazier, St. Augustine (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 6-1, 150-pounds. Athletic and lean
Hit: RHH. Balanced and athletic stance Uses a simple load and stride, gets on plane early with slightly uphill extension, showed some barrel whip during BP
Power: 91 max exit velocity, averaged 78.6 mph. 336’ max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 83.00 mph. Long arm circle, 3/4 to low 3/4 slot
Defense: A little timid on approaching the ball in the OF, average actions and footwork
Run: 6.83 runner in the 60.

Evan Fruge, Eunice (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 6-0, 165-pounds. Athletic and wiry
Hit: RHH. Upright and balanced stance Simple load and stride, uses a lot of hands in his swing, steeper path to contact with level extension
Power: 90 max exit velocity, averaged 86.1 mph. 280’ max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 90.00 mph. Long and loose, high 3/4 slot
Defense: Attacked the ball aggressively creating good momentum on throws, good arm from the OF
Run: 7.32 runner in the 60.

Tyson Hailey, Northshore  (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: C/1B
Body: 6-2, 195-pounds. Physical
Hit: LHH. Squared off, slightly wider, athletic stance Uses a toe-tap load and stride, works short and inside to contact with level extension working to the middle of the field
Power: 88 max exit velocity, averaged 74.8 mph. 244’ max distance.
Arm: RH. C - 69.00 mph. Short arm action, high 3/4 slot
Defense:  2.22-2.39 pop times. Average receiver with average footwork behind the plate, throw downs to the bag were accurate
Run: 8.25 runner in the 60.

Lucas Harrington, Southside  (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 5-9, 180-pounds. Compact and sturdy frame
Hit: RHH. Slightly open and upright stance Uses a modified leg kick load and stride, gets behind the ball and on plane with slightly uphill extension, buggy whipped a few balls to the pull-side with some present pop.
Power: 87 max exit velocity, averaged 80.2 mph. 304’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 88.00 mph. Short and quick, 3/4-low 3/4 slot
Defense: Received the ball out front clean and funneled well, average footwork with athletic actions
Run: 7.41 runner in the 60.

Landon Hennen, Choudrant (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: 2B/RHP
Body: 6-0, 160-pounds. Athletic
Hit: RHH. Squared off, slightly tall, balanced stance Simple load and stride, barrel drops with hands before front foot strike, works uphill to contact with extension to match
Power: 89 max exit velocity, averaged 82.6 mph. 196’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 84.00 mph. Short and quick, 3/4 slot
Defense: Minimal steps to position body to catch good hop, sat back at times and could've attacked more, athletic mover
Run: 7.57 runner in the 60.

Brady Huffman, Pineville (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: 1B/OF
Body: 6-1, 170-pounds. Lean and athletic with room to continue to add strength
Hit: LHH. Slightly open, balanced, and athletic stance with back foot turned slightly inward Hands held high with good rhythm, uses a simple load and stride, drives back knee through the ground, steeper path to contact with uphill extension working gap to gap
Power: 88 max exit velocity, averaged 78.8 mph. 290’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 70.00 mph. Average arm circle, 3/4 slot
Defense: Caught the ball clean using minimal movements, good footwork around the bag, quick release on double plays
Run: 7.21 runner in the 60.

Jhyren King, Kinder (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 6-4, 200-pounds. Tall, lean, and projectable with tons of room to add strength
Hit: SH. Left: Tall, balanced stance with back foot turned outward.  Right: Wider, balanced, and athletic stance Left: Uses a modified leg kick, works off the ball some with a level path and slightly uphill extension.  Right: Uses a modified leg kick, showed more power from right side with a direct path and slightly uphill extension working gap to gap.
Power: 94 max exit velocity, averaged 85.4 mph. 341’ max distance.
Arm: LH. INF - 79.00 mph. Short and quick, low 3/4 slot
Defense: Rangy INF, profiles as a 3B, average hands, athletic footwork
Run: 6.87 runner in the 60.

Jackson Landry, St Michael the Arcangel (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: C/OF
Body: 5-7, 168-pounds. Athletic and compact frame
Hit: RHH. Squared off, balanced, and athletic stance Simple load and stride, pushes the barrel at times causing him to hit the ball a tad out front, direct path to contact with uphill extension working mostly middle to pull side.
Power: 83 max exit velocity, averaged 75.5 mph. 287’ max distance.
Arm: RH. C - 74.00 mph. Short arm action, high 3/4 slot
Defense:  2.00-2.07 pop times. Creates a good low target, stayed down in crouch on throw downs to 2B, received and blocked well during gameplay
Run: 7.02 runner in the 60.

Hudson Manuel, Eunice (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-3, 230-pounds. Physical
Hit: RHH. Tall and upright stance Simple load and stride, around the ball at times, flat path to contact with slightly uphill extension working mostly to the pull side
Power: 85 max exit velocity, averaged 74.8 mph. 249’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 77.00 mph. Short arm action, high 3/4 release
Defense: Corner INF profile, plays a little high, caught the ball clean and out front, moved well left and right for a bigger frame
Run: 8.20 runner in the 60.

Casey Messina, Parkview Baptist  (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-1, 185-pounds. Tall and athletic
Hit: RHH. Balanced and athletic stance Uses a simple load and stride, gains some ground and gets out of lower half at times, works uphill to contact with the same extension
Power: 85 max exit velocity, averaged 81 mph. 298’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 79.00 mph. Short and quick arm action, low 3/4 slot
Defense: Average hands and footwork on the dirt, moved ok to left and right
Run: 7.96 runner in the 60.

Gavin Murphy, Choudrant (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: C/1B
Body: 6-1, 200-pounds. Physical
Hit: RHH. Taller and upright stance Simple load and stride, gets into his lower half, direct path to contact with slightly uphill extension, some present gap to gap power
Power: 92 max exit velocity, averaged 87.9 mph. 310’ max distance.
Arm: RH. C - 76.00 mph. Short and quick, 3/4 slot
Defense:  1.98-2.10 pop times. Received the ball well, above average blocker, quick release with good transfer and footwork on throw downs to 2B
Run: 8.09 runner in the 60.

Kahner Reeves, Doyle (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: 1B/3B
Body: 6-3, 200-pounds. Tall and physical
Hit: RHH. Tall and upright stance Gains a lot of ground with a simple load and stride, drifts at times, steeper path to contact with uphill extension
Power: 80 max exit velocity, averaged 71.1 mph. 264’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 69.00 mph. Short and quick arm action, high 3/4 slot
Defense: Plays a little high, average hands, did a nice job of positioning body on double plays to spin out and throw to 2B
Run: 8.03 runner in the 60.

Hudson Shepherd, West Ouachita (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: OF
Body: 6-1, 170-pounds. Athletic and tall
Hit: RHH. Squared off, balanced, and athletic stance Simple load and stride, good rhythm in hands, direct path to contact with slightly uphill extension working gap to gap
Power: 89 max exit velocity, averaged 74.1 mph. 280’ max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 85.00 mph. Short arm action, high 3/4 slot
Defense: Got glove down late at times, decent first step, athletic actions
Run: 7.02 runner in the 60.

Brister Southern, Neville (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/OF
Body: 6-2, 195-pounds. Physical
Hit: RHH. Tall and upright stance Uses a quick toe-tap load and stride, short and direct path inside the ball with level extension, stays in the middle of the field
Power: 91 max exit velocity, averaged 73.4 mph. 239’ max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 82.00 mph. Short arm action, low 3/4 slot
Defense: OK first step, average actions and footwork in the OF
Run: 7.64 runner in the 60.

Ian Trahan, Hammond High Magnet (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-2, 195-pounds. Physical and athletic
Hit: RHH. Balanced and athletic with hands held a little high Uses a simple load and stride, delivers a direct path to contact with uphill extension, stays in back leg from start to finish with good balance
Power: 86 max exit velocity, averaged 74.2 mph. 270’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 66.00 mph. Short arm action, 3/4 slot
Defense: Caught the ball clean and out front, good footwork on double plays, showed a quick release
Run: 7.94 runner in the 60.

Jeremiah Winford, DeRidder (LA), 2023
Positional Profile: OF/OF
Body: 5-6, 140-pounds. Athletic
Hit: RHH. Squared off stance with front and back foot turned inward Uses a quick toe-tap load and stride, direct path to contact with slightly uphill extension staying in the middle of the field
Power: 78 max exit velocity, averaged 75.1 mph. 274’ max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 80.00 mph. Short and quick arm action, 3/4 slot
Defense: Good first step, attacks aggressively, created good momentum on throws to home
Run: 7.59 runner in the 60. 

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