Prep Baseball Report

MASG Superlatives: Underclassmen Best Hit Tool


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During the first weekend of November, over 210 players from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and DC descended on War Memorial Stadium and Nansemond River High School in Hampton and Suffolk, Virginia for the 2023 Mid-Atlantic State Games. As we get into our breakdown of the event over the next few weeks, we continue to break down the event by handing out superlatives for outstanding performances, next for the Underclassmen with the Best Hit Tool: 



Cam Bergen

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Nansemond-Suffolk Academy
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves 15u Platinum
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Andrew Bezak

Class of 2027 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Good Counsel
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: US Elite Mid-Atlantic National 2027
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 162lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Wright Broadhead

Class of 2027 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Highland School
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves Platinum 15u
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Jacob Bueno

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Hayfield Secondary
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Metro Senators 2026
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 150lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Ryan Canipe

Class of 2026 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: LHP
  • High School: Smith Mountain Lake Christian
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Virginia Blaze
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 150lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L




Cole Cinnamond

Class of 2027 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: LHP
  • High School: Great Bridge
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves Platinum 15u
  • Height: 6-4
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

Gordon Cozad

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Oakton
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags Platinum
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Corbin Dean

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Dinwiddie
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Va Cardinals
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 150lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Charlie DePippo

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

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

Cameron Duke

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Churchland
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags Platinum 16u
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 160lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L




Brady Elrod

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Hanover
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves Platinum 16u
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 187lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Tripp Faison

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Frank W. Cox
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves 16U Platinum
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Ethan Frank

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
  • High School: Calvert Hall
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags National 2026
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Ian Fournier

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Gainesville
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Stars Marucci 2026
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R








Dawson Givens

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Oakton
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: VA Stars
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Michael Goldsmith

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: St. Maria Goretti
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: US Elite/Mid Atlantic Regional Scout
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R



Liam Heffernan

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Briar Woods
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: NOVA Premier Orange
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Colton Hicks

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Independence
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags 2026 Platinum
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Chandler Howlett

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Gloucester
    State: AZ
  • Summer Team: VA Seminoles
  • Height: 5-6
    Weight: 140lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Carson Hupp

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: LHP
  • High School: Clover Hill
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: MPH101
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

Cole Karas

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: C
  • High School: St. Paul VI Catholic
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 152lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R



Bryce Lyle

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves 2026 platinum
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R



George Minjack

Class of 2027 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: St. Albans
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Stars Baseball Marucci
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Cooper Miskelly

Class of 2026 / 2B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: 2B
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Heritage (Leesburg)
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: NOVA Premier 15U Orange
  • Height: 5-7
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Quinn Pak

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Independence
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags Platinum 2026
  • Height: 5-6
    Weight: 162lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R






Grayson Reece

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Hanover
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: MPH101 KANE
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Colin Roche

Class of 2026 / 2B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: 2B
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Archbishop Curley
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Maryland Orioles
  • Height: 5-7
    Weight: 140lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Graham Rosenberg

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Centreville
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: NOVA Premier Orange 16u
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 160lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Tyler Ruhl

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: C
  • High School: EC Glass
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: SBA Central VA Elite
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 165lbs
  • 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: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Grant Shiflett

Class of 2026 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Albemarle
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags Platinum 15u
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R




Lucas Sigafoose

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: St. Mary's Ryken
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Tide Showcase
  • Height: 6-4
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Luke Stelmack

Class of 2026 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: C
  • High School: Northwest, MD
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Mid Atlantic Red Sox
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 155lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

Joshua Tseronis

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Quince Orchard
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Artillery Scout 2026
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R



Ryan Vaxmonsky

Class of 2026 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Paul VI
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: VA Renegades
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 200lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L



Dylan Waits

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Gonzaga
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Virginia Renegades 2026
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R