Missouri Top Stories of 2016: #5 Preseason All-State East Instant Analysis



Shon Plack
Missouri Scouting Director

Coming in at the number five spot in our countdown of the top twenty stories of 2016, the Preseason All-State East Instant Analysis comes in at number five. 

The Preseason All-State East was held in February at All-Star Performance in St. Louis.  The event featured six pitchers at 85 mph or better, five players with an 84 mph infield velo or better, seven players with 86 mph outfield velo or better and four catchers with pop times below 2.0.  

Here is a look at the story that ran on February 16. 

#5 PRESEASON ALL-STATE EAST: INSTANT ANALYSIS

Tue February 16, 2016

Shon Plack
Missouri Scouting Director

On Monday, February 15, Prep Baseball Report-Missouri held the Preseason All-State Showcase East at All-Star Sports in St. Louis, Missouri.  Over 75 players from the region participated.  The showcase was mostly players in the 2017 class, but some from the 2018 and 209 class joined the group.

Players profiles will be updated with velocities, times, video and profile picture over the next several week.  Although the following numbers don't tell the entire story, here is a look at the leaders in several categories. 

CLICK HERE, for a complete list of times and velocities in PDF format.

MAX FASTBALL - RHP
88 - Nick Logusch, DeSmet, 2017 
87 - Brandon Williams, Jefferson City, 2017 
87 - Zach Gibbs, Holt, 2017 
86 - Zack Hunsicker, Francis Howell, 2018
85 - Ryan O'Connell, Lafayette, 2017 
85 - Hunter Becker, Chaminade, 2017 
84 - Alec Byous, Lafayette, 2018 
84 - Connor Giles, Rockwood Summit, 2017
84 - Stone Krogman, Liberty (Lake St. Louis), 2017 
84 - Ben Maurer, Waterloo (IL), 2017

MAX FASTBALL - LHP
79 - Matthew McGilvary, Washington, 2017 
78 - Tommy Kraus, Vianney, 2017 
77 - Chandler Jones, Kickapoo, 2017

TOP INFIELD VELO
88 - Alexander Hoff, SS, St. Dominic, 2017 
87 - Jaxon Passino, SS, Rockwood Summit, 2017 
85 - Zack Hunsicker, 3B, Francis Howell, 2018 
85 - Douglas Payne, 2B, Cuba, 2017 
84 - Lawson McAteer, SS, CBC

TOP OUTFIELD VELO
90 - Conor Dryer, OF, Rockwood Summit, 2017 
90 - Zack Hunsicker, OF, Francis Howell, 2018 
88 - Alexander Hoff, OF, St. Dominic, 2017 
88 - Stone Krogman, OF, Liberty (Lake St. Louis), 2017 
86 - Braden Cox, OF, Scott City, 2017 
86 - Brandon Williams, OF, Jefferson City, 2017 
86 - Wyatt Lalumandier, OF, Ste. Genevieve, 2017

TOP CATCHER POP TIME
1.94 - Zach Gibbs, Holt, 2017
1.95 - Colytn Kessler, Rockwood Summit, 2017 
1.96 - Connor Martin, Rockwood Summit, 2017 
2.00 - Desmond Ingram, Marquette, 2017 
2.02 - Drew Reed, Union, 2017 

TOP RHH EXIT VELO
94 - Gregory Daniel, 3B, Webster Groves, 2017 
93 - Brian Kindt, 3B, Marquette, 2017 
92 - Jaxon Passino, SS, Rockwood Summit, 2017 
91 - Adnrew Paten, OF, Hickman, 2017 
91 - Hunter Becker, 3B, Chaminade, 2017 
90 - Forrest Wilson, C, Hickman, 2017 
90 - Kyle Fitzgerald, 3B, Thomas W. Kelly, 2017 
89 - Brandon Williams, OF, Jefferson City, 2017 

TOP LHH EXIT VELO
89 - Tommy Kraus, OF, Vianney, 2017
88 - Coltyn Kessler, C, Rockwood Summit, 2017 
88 - Chandler Jones, 1B, Kickapoo, 2017 
87 - Mason Mitchell, OF, Marquette, 2017 
85 - Kyle Howe, Fort Zumwalt West, 2017 

TOP HOME-TO-FIRST TIME - RHH
3.96 - Desmond Ingram, C, Marquette, 2017
3.97 - Isaac Esquilin, OF, Staley, 2017 
3.99 - Andrew Jones, OF, Parkway North, 2017 
4.05 - Stone Krogman, OF, Liberty (Lake St. Louis), 2017 
4.07 - Austin Schmidt, C, Valley Park, 2018 
4.08 - Alexander Hoff, SS, St. Dominic, 2017 
4.08 - Donovan Ditto, SS, SLUH, 2017 
4.09 - Jaxon Passino, SS, Rockwood Summit, 2017
4.09 - Brandon Williams, OF, Jefferson City, 2017

TOP HOME-TO-FIRST TIME - LHH
3.96 - Conor Dryer, OF, Rockwood Summit, 2017 
4.01 - Jordan Smith, SS, Rock Bridge, 2017 
4.09 - Wyatt Lalumandier, OF, Ste. Genevieve, 2017 
4.15 - Matthew McGilvary, OF, Washington, 2017 
4.15 - Tommy Kraus, Vianney, OF, 2017 
4.20 - Zachary Rosecrans, OF, Columbia (IL), 2017


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