Northern Nevada Open | Blast Motion Leaderboard


Brett Harrison
Nevada Scouting Director

The Northern Nevada Open is in the books and now we move into the post event coverage, breaking down and highlighting the standouts from the event with Quick Hits, Stat Leaderboards, Blast Motion Leaderboards and Pitching Leaderboards. The immediate takeaway from this past weekends event was impressive overall offensive performance that saw a number of balls leave the yard with multiple 100 mph Exit Velocities and mature, line drive filled rounds coming from players in each high school class.

At the Northern Nevada Open, we retrieved a significant amount of data on each player including: 60 Times measured by Swift Syncro, Batting Practice measured by TrackMan, Catch Pop Time and Velocity, Outfield Evaluation and Velocity, Infield Evaluation and Velocity and Pitcher Bullpens analyzed and assessed by TrackMan. We pride ourselves on utilizing the latest technology in the game to provide the most accurate data for both the player and those recruiting/evaluating the player.

To view the full event stats click HERE.

Next, we highlight some of the top in swing metrics from the Northern Nevada Open with the Blast Motion Leaderboards.

Northern Nevada open: BLAST MOTION LEADERS

About Blast Motion:

The Blast Motion sensors measure Swing and Impact Metrics across several categories. Swing metrics measure pre-impact mechanics centered around plane, connection, and rotation while Impact metrics measure pre-impact performance outcomes based on ball contact.

HERE ARE THE TOP METRICS OF THE EVENT:

Top Peak Bat Speed: 86.1 mph | Michael Dietz - Damonte Ranch, 2023

Top Average Bat Speed: 76.2 mph | Michael Dietz - Damonte Ranch, 2023

Top Peak Hand Speed: 25.8 mph | Christian Obos - Spanish Springs, 2023

Top Average Hand Speed: 24.3 mph | Christian Obos - Spanish Springs, 2023

On-Plane Efficiency: 89% | Jayden Peters - Reed, 2026

Rotational Acceleration: 18.9 g | Michael Dietz - Damonte Ranch, 2023

Below will you find the swing & impact metrics from the event in four different categories (Top-10 listed):

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PEAK BAT SPEED

Bat Speed is the observed speed of the sweet spot of the bat at impact. For more info: Blast Bat Speed 

MLB Avg: 66-78 mph   MiLB: 63-75 mph   College: 66-75 mph

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (max)
1 Michael Deitz NV Damonte Ranch 2023 1B 86.1 mph
2 Christian Obos NV Spanish Springs 2023 RHP 81.3 mph
3 Caden Birch NV North Valleys 2025 SS 76.2 mph
4 Jackson Halverson CA McClatchy 2024 RHP 75.8 mph
5 Jack Walden NV Galena 2023 RHP 73.8 mph
6 Zach Dinubilo NV Spanish Springs 2024 RHP 73.7 mph
7 Lukas Green NV Spanish Springs 2024 1B 73.6 mph
8 Race Goetz NV Reed 2024 OF 73.3 mph
9 Luke Goddard NV Reed 2025 3B 73.1 mph
10 Weston Meyer NV Damonte Ranch 2024 C 71.3 mph

TOP AVERAGE BAT SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (avg)
1 Michael Deitz NV Damonte Ranch 2023 1B 76.2 mph
2 Christian Obos NV Spanish Springs 2023 RHP 75.2 mph
3 Caden Birch NV North Valleys 2025 SS 72.8 mph
4 Jackson Halverson CA McClatchy 2024 RHP 70.3 mph
5 Race Goetz NV Reed 2024 OF 69.9 mph
6 Zach Dinubilo NV Spanish Springs 2024 RHP 69.8 mph
7 Eric A. Hafley Jr NV Damonte Ranch 2025 OF 68.9 mph
8 Luke Goddard NV Reed 2025 3B 68.8 mph
9 Beau Schaffer NV Spanish Springs 2023 OF 67.7 mph
10 Landon Pahang NV Spanish Springs 2026 SS 67.2 mph

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PEAK HAND SPEED

Peak Hand Speed is the observed maximum speed as measured on the handle of the bat (measured six inches from the knob of the bat). Peak Hand Speed will occur prior to the moment of impact, very close to the commit time in the swing when the wrists unhinge. For more info: Peak Hand Speed

MLB Avg: 23-29 mph MiLB Avg: 22-28 mph College Avg: 21-24 mph

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (max)
1 Christian Obos NV Spanish Springs 2023 RHP 25.8 mph
2 Jeremy Grayson NV Galena 2023 1B 25.4 mph
3 Michael Deitz NV Damonte Ranch 2023 1B 24.5 mph
4 Jayden Peters NV Reed 2026 LHP 24.0 mph
5 Koufax Cranmer NV Reed / Davidson Academy 2024 RHP 23.7 mph
6 Jack Walden NV Galena 2023 RHP 23.1 mph
7 Beau Schaffer NV Spanish Springs 2023 OF 23.0 mph
8 Logan Ross NV Spanish Springs 2023 C 22.9 mph
9 Caden Birch NV North Valleys 2025 SS 22.6 mph
10 Nick Leonard NV Reed 2025 C 22.5 mph

TOP AVERAGE HAND SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (avg)
1 Christian Obos NV Spanish Springs 2023 RHP 24.3 mph
2 Jeremy Grayson NV Galena 2023 1B 24.2 mph
3 Michael Deitz NV Damonte Ranch 2023 1B 22.8 mph
4 Jayden Peters NV Reed 2026 LHP 22.4 mph
5 Beau Schaffer NV Spanish Springs 2023 OF 21.8 mph
6 Jack Walden NV Galena 2023 RHP 21.5 mph
^ Koufax Cranmer NV Reed / Davidson Academy 2024 RHP 21.5 mph
7 Caden Birch NV North Valleys 2025 SS 21.5 mph
8 Dakota Thompson NV Fernley 2024 C 21.3 mph
9 Nick Leonard NV Reed 2025 C 21.2 mph
10 Zach Dinubilo NV Spanish Springs 2024 RHP 21.1 mph

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ON PLANE EFFICIENCY

Measures the percentage of your swing where the bat is on the swing plane. Your vertical bat angle at contact establishes the plane for that swing. Plane is a great indicator for making more consistent contact on the barrel of the bat. For more info: On Plane Efficiency

Ideal Efficiency %: 70% or Higher    Range: 65%-85%

Rank Name State School Class Pos On Plane Eff (avg)
1 Jayden Peters NV Reed 2026 LHP 89 %
2 Tai Chang NV Reed 2025 OF 86 %
3 Russell Slamowitz NV Galena 2026 2B 79 %
4 Koufax Cranmer NV Reed / Davidson Academy 2024 RHP 78 %
5 Dakota Thompson NV Fernley 2024 C 76 %
6 Luke Goddard NV Reed 2025 3B 75 %
7 Nick Leonard NV Reed 2025 C 74 %
8 Michael Deitz NV Damonte Ranch 2023 1B 74 %
9 Landon Wilkins NV North Valleys 2023 RHP 73 %
10 Bradley Stoner NV Reed 2024 C 73 %

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ROTATIONAL ACCELERATION

Measures how quickly your bat accelerates into the swing plane. Rotation is a good indicator of how you build bat speed by sequencing properly. The quicker your rotational acceleration, the more power you will have and the more time you have to adjust to pitch locations. For more info: Rotational Acceleration

MLB Avg: 16.8 g   MiLB Avg: 12.6 g   College Avg: 12.9 g

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (avg)
1 Michael Deitz NV Damonte Ranch 2023 1B 18.9 g
2 Koufax Cranmer NV Reed / Davidson Academy 2024 RHP 18.3 g
3 Jeremy Grayson NV Galena 2023 1B 15.9 g
4 Christian Obos NV Spanish Springs 2023 RHP 15.2 g
5 Luke Goddard NV Reed 2025 3B 15.0 g
6 Race Goetz NV Reed 2024 OF 14.4 g
7 Jack Walden NV Galena 2023 RHP 14.1 g
8 Jackson Halverson CA McClatchy 2024 RHP 13.1 g
9 Nick Leonard NV Reed 2025 C 12.6 g
10 Zach Dinubilo NV Spanish Springs 2024 RHP 12.4 g

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