Prep Baseball Report

Preseason All-State Central: Swift Athletics Leaders


Zach Boraski
North Carolina Assistant Scouting Director

The Preseason All-State events in North Carolina have quickly become the top winter events for the top players in the state to attend.  This year there are 3 Preseason All-State events with the East and West happening on February 3rd and 4th.  The Preseason All-State Central is scheduled for February 10th. These three events will see over 250 of North Carolina's top players, as they are ready to post numbers and go through a workout in preparation for the spring season.  Prep Baseball scouts were on hand to run the event verify stats, and evaluate the players involved.

The Preseason All-State has made Diamond Xtreme in Kernersville, NC its home for the Central event for 5 years.  Diamond Xtreme is a tremendous facility that offers a spacious workout facility, featuring a 3/4 size infield setting that allows for full catcher pop times and for infielders to field true ground balls.  During BP, Prep Baseball splits the big cage in half, allowing hitters to see the ball fly, while working through the BP session in a very efficient fashion. 

The Preseason All-State Central featured over 70 of North Carolina's top talent.  Players came from the beach, the Triangle, the Triad, and the Charlotte area.  Below we take a data dive into the results of the workout.

CLICK HERE to see the full roster and statistical out put from the Preseason All-State Central.

By The Numbers
+ 2 Players posted exit velocities in BP of 100mph or greater
+ 30 hitters recorded an exit velocity of 90mph or higher
+ 34 hitters had a BLAST bat speed of 70mph of higher
+ 21 players ran a 4.00 or faster 30yd
+ 7 players hit 18mph while being tested
+ 22 players had a vertical jump test at 28in or higher
+ 9 pitchers had a fastball at 88mph or higher
+ 17 arms touched 84 or better with their fastball
+ 6 pitchers had their fastball spin recorded higher than 2400rpm
+ 8 pitchers had their breaking ball spin at 2400rpm or higher
+ 9 catchers recorded a pop time of 2.05 or better
+ 6 outfielders had arm strength at 85mph or better
+ 9 infielders tested with arm strength across the infield at 84mph or higher

PRESEASON ALL-STATE CENTRAL: SWIFT ATHLETICS LEADERS

10 / 30 / YARD DASH

The laser timers from Swift Athletics allows PBR Scouts a 10yd split, 30yd split, and other information about each player’s speed capabilities in the run.

30 YARD SPLIT

Rank Name State School Class Pos 30-yd
1 Evan Lecnar NC East Forsyth 2024 2B 3.78 s
2 Jacob Cesarz NC CARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 2026 SS 3.79 s
^ Davis Phillips NC THE BURLINGTON SCHOOL 2025 C 3.79 s
3 Adrian Gonzalez NC Apex High 2025 3B 3.80 s
4 Cannon Lee NC Pro5 Baseball Academy 2025 SS 3.81 s
5 Tanner Berry NC Eugene Ashley 2025 C 3.87 s
^ Ryker Butcher NC D.H. Conley 2025 C 3.87 s
6 Christian Gentrup NC Northwest Guilford 2026 2B 3.90 s
7 Andru Hall NC West Stokes 2025 SS 3.91 s
^ Hudson Tuttle NC Ronald Wilson Reagan 2027 C 3.91 s
8 Cooper Summerlin NC Gaston Christian 2026 LHP 3.94 s
^ Harrison Mears NC South Brunswick 2027 SS 3.94 s
^ Noah Genna NC Apex Friendship 2025 OF 3.94 s
9 Wilson Aubut NC Sanderson 2026 RHP 3.95 s
^ Gib Wirt NC The Burlington School 2025 C 3.95 s
^ Landry Ohmstead NC Crest 2026 C 3.95 s
10 Alex Hoffman NC Charlotte Catholic 2026 C 3.96 s


PEAK RUNNING SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Run speed (max)
1 Jacob Cesarz NC CARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 2026 SS 19.3
2 Evan Lecnar NC East Forsyth 2024 2B 19.2
3 Adrian Gonzalez NC Apex High 2025 3B 19.0
4 Christian Gentrup NC Northwest Guilford 2026 2B 18.8
5 Andru Hall NC West Stokes 2025 SS 18.5
6 Zeb Swangim NC TC Roberson 2025 3B 18.1
7 Jaylen Witherspoon NC West Forsyth 2027 OF 18.0
8 Nathan Rice NC Willow Springs 2027 SS 17.9
9 Corbin Spilliards NC Christ School 2027 SS 17.8
10 Coleman Cross NC Eugene Ashley 2025 2B 17.6


SWIFT JUMP TESTING

Players were able to test their vertical jump as well as an RSI jump.  The Veritcal Jump gives Scouts an idea on the power and explosion an athlete possesses.  The Vertical was performed without a step, meaning the athlete was standing still with two feet on the ground and then jumped.  

The RSI Jump Test is testing an athlete’s ability to create explosion with quickness.  With their hands on their hips, the athlete was instructed to jump as high as they can, four times in a row, without limited time on the ground.  We want to see the athlete quickly get off the ground after each jump, and still create a solid vertical jump. The reactive strength index (RSI) describes the individual's capability to quickly change from an eccentric muscular contraction to a concentric one [1]. In other words, the RSI was created to assess the athlete's reactive strength

 

PEAK VERTICAL JUMP

Rank Name State School Class Pos Jump Height (max)
1 Jack Brodeur NC Pro5 Baseball Academy 2025 RHP 35.3
2 Ryker Butcher NC D.H. Conley 2025 C 33.1
3 Davis Phillips NC THE BURLINGTON SCHOOL 2025 C 32.8
4 Cannon Lee NC Pro5 Baseball Academy 2025 SS 32.2
5 Wilson Aubut NC Sanderson 2026 RHP 30.7
6 Evan Lecnar NC East Forsyth 2024 2B 30.6
7 Jacob Cesarz NC CARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 2026 SS 30.4
8 Hudson Tuttle NC Ronald Wilson Reagan 2027 C 30.2
9 Adrian Gonzalez NC Apex High 2025 3B 29.9
10 Zeb Swangim NC TC Roberson 2025 3B 29.7

 

RSI MAX 

Rank Name State School Class Pos RSi (max)
1 Nathan Rice NC Willow Springs 2027 SS 3.19
2 Corbin Spilliards NC Christ School 2027 SS 3.17
3 Carter Matthews NC Rockingham County 2025 LHP 3.11
4 Evan Lecnar NC East Forsyth 2024 2B 3.07
5 Jack Brodeur NC Pro5 Baseball Academy 2025 RHP 3.06
6 Davis Phillips NC THE BURLINGTON SCHOOL 2025 C 3.05
7 Cannon Lee NC Pro5 Baseball Academy 2025 SS 3.04
8 Tanner Berry NC Eugene Ashley 2025 C 2.98
^ Jack McGeehan NC Pro5 2024 OF 2.98
9 Carson Crider NC Wake Forest 2026 RHP 2.95
10 Zeb Swangim NC TC Roberson 2025 3B 2.94