Prep Baseball Report

2024 Spring Forward: Top Catchers


Jamie Naill Jr
Maryland Scouting Director

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Our Spring Forward series continues with a look at the Top 35 catchers, broken up between committed and uncommitted players from across the Old Line State and Delaware you won't want to miss in 2024. The list below features 18 committed players and 17 uncommitted players from the 2024, 2025 and 2026 classes. Be sure to follow our Spring Forward series as we continue to highlight some of the top players, programs, and conferences through a variety of categories in the weeks to come. 

Players: Don't miss your opportunity to #BESEEN by attending one of our upcoming Preseason events. We have TWO events still open, one in Maryland and one in Delaware. Click the links below to view and register for each event.

MD Preseason All-State MoCo

DE Preseason All-State

 

TOP CATCHERS TO WATCH IN 2024

 


Committed Players (18)

Nathan Arterbridge

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
  • High School: St. Georges Technical
    State: DE
  • Summer Team: DCP National
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 206.8lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Hunter Barnes

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Middletown
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Dig In
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 169lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Vance Bonior

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Walter Johnson
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: DMV Prospects Showcase 2024
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Dallas Brooks

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: John Carroll
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Mid-Atlantic Red Sox
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

 

Ethan Flaugher

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: North East
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Rise Baseball
  • Height: 5-7
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: S/R

 

Jacob Hauk

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Loyola Blakefield
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Mid-Atlantic Red Sox 17u
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 225lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Miguel Herb

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: CARAVEL ACADEMY
    State: DE
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags Anchor Down
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

 

Danny Leikus

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
  • High School: Gilman
    State: MD
  • Height:
    Weight: lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Jase Mitchell

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Cape Henlopen
    State: DE
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

 

Will Oates

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: St. Maria Goretti
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Frederick Hustlers
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Kody Phillips

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Severna Park
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Canes North Scout 2024
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Andrew Raymond

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Middletown
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags Mid Atlantic
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 205lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

 

Drew Rybinski

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Mount St. Joseph
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: G's Lions / Royals Scout Team 2025
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 205lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Gideon Schwartz

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Walt Whitman
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: DMV Prospects 2024 Showcase
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Brenn Scott

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Cape Henlopen
    State: DE
  • Summer Team: Bagel Bombers 24/24
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Logan Stillerman

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Montgomery Blair
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Elite National 18U
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 150lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Ryder Swanson

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Stephen Decatur
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: DCP 2024 National
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 186lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Sam Weinstein

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Georgetown Prep
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Virginia Stars 16u Sisk
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Uncommitted (17)

Lucas Acerenza

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Frederick
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Wow Factor Nation 15u
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 160lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Luke Bookoff

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Winston Churchill
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: DMV Prospects Showcase
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Nick Bournousouzis

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Calvert Hall
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Nicholas Cicale

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Broadneck
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: US Elite Mid-Atlantic 2025
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 167lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Jayden Dennis

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Dematha Catholic
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Indiana Prospects
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 215.8lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Tre McInnes

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Patterson Mill
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: US Elite
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 190lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Jack McNally

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Archbishop Spalding
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: API Cavs
  • Height: 0-0
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Cooper Meeks

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Northeast
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Mid Atlantic Red Sox 2026
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Brandon Nadeau

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Stephen Decatur
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Delmarva Aces
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 140lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Ryan Perkins

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Dover
    State: DE
  • Summer Team: DCP National 2026
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 240lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Logan Powell

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Patuxent
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Indiana Prospects 2026 Franchise
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Hunter Reed

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Catoctin
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Wow Factor G Lions
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 220lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Kai Schmelzer

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Wootton
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags Platinum 2026
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Cade Schuetter

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Broadneck
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: US Elite Mid-Atlantic 2025 / US Elite National 2025
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Isaac Terhune

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Cape Henlopen (DE)
    State: DE
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 183lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Brayden Tidwell

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Sussex Central (DE)
    State: DE
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 178.6lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

 

Cameron Vachon

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Tuscarora
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Mid-Atlantic Red Sox
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 205lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R