Lake Charles Open: Position Player Analysis


PBR Louisiana Staff

On June 6 we hosted the Lake Charles Open at Barbe High School in Lake Charles. The event featured prospects from all high school classes. The day started out started out with players running the 60 yard dash, then batting practice, to defensive work, and ended with bullpens. Below, we take a look at the scouting reports from all 

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INFIELDERS

Ian Culton 1B / RHP / Barbe, LA / 2025

Positional Profile: 1B/RHP
Body: 6-0, 135-pounds. Tall and lean
Hit: RHH. Open stance, balanced, and athletic Level path with slighlty uphill extension
Power: 77.3 max exit velocity, averaged 66.8 mph. 223’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 64 mph. Short arm action, 3/4 slot, releasing from the ear
Defense:  pop times. Fields ball out front with average footwork and actions
Run: 7.31 runner in the 60.

Dylan Demarie 1B / OF / Barbe , LA / 2025

Positional Profile: 1B/OF
Body: 5-11, 155-pounds. Athletic and lean
Hit: RHH. Squared off, balanced, and athletic stance Level path to contact with level extension, working mostly to pull-side
Power: 75.1 max exit velocity, averaged 66 mph. 193’ max distance.
Arm: RH. C - 64 mph. Full arm circle, 3/4 slot
Defense: 2.24-2.46 pop times. Positions body well, athletic footwork, moves well laterally
Run: 7.67 runner in the 60.

Noah Fontenot SS / OF / South Beauregard , LA / 2025

Positional Profile: SS/OF
Body: 5-5, 120-pounds. Atheltic with narrow shoulders and waist
Hit: RHH. Wider squared off stance, uses a toe-tap load and stride Level path with level extension through the baseball
Power: 61.4 max exit velocity, averaged 42.3 mph. 161’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 74 mph. OF - 81 mph. 3/4 arm slot, short and quick arm action
Defense:  pop times. OF- caught everything out front cleanly with athletic footwork.  IF- Good first step, understands how to catch the good hop with soft hands out front, threw from different arm angles with accuracy.
Run: 7.40 runner in the 60.

Wyatt Harvey OF / RHP / Sam Houston , LA / 2025

Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 5-10, 152-pounds. Athletic with wide shoulders and narrow hips
Hit: RHH. Starts slighlty open in a balanced and athletic stance, uses a simple load and stride Steeper path to contact with slightly uphill extension
Power: 81.2 max exit velocity, averaged 73.4 mph. 280’ max distance.
Arm: RH. Long and loose arm action with a 3/4 arm slot
Defense:  pop times. Athletic actions and soft hands, presents the glove early and out front
Run:  runner in the 60.

Trent McGowen SS / 2B / Haughton, LA / 2025

Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-9, 175-pounds. Athletic
Hit: RHH. Starts slightly open in a balanced stance, uses a toe-tap load and stride Steep path to contact with uphill extension, working mostly to the pull side
Power: 75.6 max exit velocity, averaged 66.6 mph. 262’ max distance.
Arm: RH. C - 79 mph. Short arm action, high 3/4 slot
Defense: 1.98-2.10 pop times. Average footwork with average hands
Run: 7.07 runner in the 60.

Gavin Phillips 2B / 1B / Saint Louis Catholic, LA / 2023

Positional Profile: 2B/1B
Body: 5-9, 175-pounds. Athletic with a phyiscal lower half
Hit: RHH. Slightly open stance with some weight pre-loaded on back leg, uses a quick toe-tap load and stride Stayed inside the ball well with an on-plane path and slightly uphill extension working gap to gap
Power: 88.2 max exit velocity, averaged 75.9 mph. 316’ max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 74 mph. Short arm action with a high 3/4 arm slot
Defense:  pop times. Caught the baseball out front cleanly with soft hands, took short, choppy steps to get in a good position to catch the baseball.
Run: 7.56 runner in the 60.

Nathan Sternaman 2B / RHP / Acadiana Christian, LA / 2022

Positional Profile: 2B/RHP
Body: 6-0, 180-pounds. Physical
Hit: RHH. Balanced, athtletic, and squared off stance Uphill path to contact with uphill extension
Power: 74.7 max exit velocity, averaged 61.5 mph. 226’ max distance.
Arm: RH. Long, full arm circle with a low 3/4 slot
Defense:  pop times. Average hands and footowrk on the infield
Run:  runner in the 60.

Chase Taylor RHP / SS / Simpson, LA / 2023

Positional Profile: RHP/SS
Body: 6-0, 160-pounds. Athletic and wiry
Hit: RHH. Balanced and athletic stance, uses a quick toe-tap load and stride Path is slightly uphill to contact with uphill extension
Power: 82.9 max exit velocity, averaged 70.6 mph. 244’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 72 mph. Full arm circle, 3/4 arm slot
Defense:  pop times. Good first step, average hands with athletic footwork
Run: 7.36 runner in the 60.

Dylan Turpeau SS / 2B / Barbe, LA / 2025

Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-7, 130-pounds. Athletic
Hit: LHH. Starts in a tall and balanced stance, uses a modified leg kick load and stride Stays inside the ball well with a direct path and slightly uphill extension.  Showed ability to square ball up the other way.
Power: 77.5 max exit velocity, averaged 73 mph. 256’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 74 mph. Short and quick, 3/4 arm slot
Defense:  pop times. Really good defender with a good first step, athletic footwork moving through the baseball, can throw from different arm slots
Run: 8.10 runner in the 60.

 

OUTFIELDERS

Maddox Ardoin OF / RHP / Sam Houston, LA / 2025

Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 6-0, 165-pounds. Athletic and physical
Hit: RHH. Balanced and athletic stance, front foot hangs in the air before putting it back down Level path with level extesnion and some present pull-side power
Power: 85.8 max exit velocity, averaged 76.1 mph. 270’ max distance.
Arm: RH. Full arm circle, 3/4-high 3/4 arm slot
Defense:  pop times. Plays through the ball with athletic actions, caught everything clean and out front

Cy Barrow OF / RHP / South Beauregard , LA / 2025

Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 5-10, 140-pounds. Athletic
Hit: RHH. Balanced, athletic, slightly open stance Direct path, level extension, working to pull-side
Power: 74.9 max exit velocity, averaged 61.2 mph. 197’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 73 mph. Over the top, full arm circle
Defense:  pop times. Plays through ball well with athletic actions
Run: 7.75 runner in the 60.

Dane Dixon OF / RHP / Barbe, LA / 2025

Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 5-10, 160-pounds. Athletic with some lower physicality
Hit: RHH. Balanced and athletic stance with good rhythm in his hands Delivers a direct path to the ball with slighlty uphill extension, present gap to gap power
Power: 80.3 max exit velocity, averaged 75 mph. 270’ max distance.
Arm: RH. Short arm action, high 3/4 slot
Defense:  pop times. Catches everything in rhythm, plays through ball with athletic footwork
Run:  runner in the 60. 

Graysen Guillory OF / RHP / Barbe, LA / 2025

Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 5-9, 140-pounds. Athletic and wiry
Hit: RHH. Slightly taller, athletic, and open stance, using a leg kick load and stride Stays behind the ball with a level path and uphill extension
Power: 86.2 max exit velocity, averaged 70.5 mph. 288’ max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 76 mph. Short and quick arm action, 3/4 arm slot
Defense:  pop times. Athletic mover, caught everything clean and out front
Run: 7.23 runner in the 60. 

Collin Harris OF / Barbe, LA / 2024

Positional Profile: OF
Body: 5-11, 173-pounds. Athletic with a strong lower half
Hit: RHH. Balanced and athletic stance, no stride, brings front heel up and puts back down Slightly uphill path with uphill extension
Power: 85.8 max exit velocity, averaged 69.8 mph. 223’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 76 mph. High 3/4 release with a quick arm action
Defense:  pop times. Really good first step, takes aggressive routes to the ball before catching it out front cleanly
Run: 7.44 runner in the 60.

Kaden Styron OF / 3B / Grand Lake , LA / 2025

Positional Profile: OF/3B
Body: 6-0, 170-pounds. Athletic and physical
Hit: RHH. Starts slightly open in an athletic stance, uses a toe-tap load and stride Level path to contact with slightly uphill extension working mostly to the pull-side.
Power: 83.2 max exit velocity, averaged 61.1 mph. 237’ max distance.
Arm: RH. Full arm circle with a 3/4-low 3/4 arm slot
Defense:  pop times. Good first step, caught the ball out front with athletic actions moving through it
Run:  runner in the 60.

 

CATCHERS

Hayden LeBleu C / Iowa, LA / 2025

Positional Profile: C
Body: 5-9, 170-pounds. Stocky and physical
Hit: RHH. Slightly open with weight pre-set on back leg, gets front foot down early On plane early with a slighlty uphill path and uphill extension
Power: 86.9 max exit velocity, averaged 82.1 mph. 283’ max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 81 mph. Brings ball straight to ear, short and quick arm action
Defense:  pop times. Solid receiver that showed ability to frame pitches, especially low in zone.  Blocked the baseball extremely well.
Run: 7.28 runner in the 60.

Shyler Smith C / Barbe, LA / 2025

Positional Profile: C
Body: 5-8, 136-pounds. Athletic with some lower half phsyicality
Hit: RHH. Slighlty taller and open stance, uses a modified leg kick load and stride Brings hands back during load before delivering a level path inside the ball with slighlty uphill extension
Power: 75.4 max exit velocity, averaged 67.1 mph. 253’ max distance.
Arm: RH. Short arm action, 3/4 slot bringing ball straight to ear
Defense:  pop times. Quick and clean transfer, solid receiver, and excellent blocker
Run:  runner in the 60. 

 

 

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