Puma Classic 2022: Saturday Preview


By PBR JUCO Staff

On Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9 and 10, the PBR JUCO staff is headed to Westfield, Ind., home of the state-of-the-art Grand Park complex that will, once again, host the annual Puma Classic. This event features 14 teams with many need-to-know prospects who are capable of contributing at the next level – be it a four-year opportunity or pro ball.

Today, we’re breaking down the talent set to take the field during Saturday's loaded schedule. Click here to view Friday's schedule, including pitching rotations.

You can find more information about the event by following this link.

SATURDAY SCHEDULE 

DYERSBURG STATE

2022 record: 42-13

POSITION PLAYERS

  • Soph. OF Pierre Seals: .294/.396/.529; 8 2B, 8 HR, 7 SB

  • Soph. OF Andy Martin: .295/.407/.563; 12 2B, 4 3B, 9 HR, 13 SB

  • Soph. 1B Grant Davis: .235/.376/.471; 3 2B, 9 HR

  • Soph. C Wesley Mann

  • Fr. 3B/RHP Drew Politte: No. 35-ranked player, PBR Missouri Class of 2022

  • C Adrian Salas

  • SS Julian Gonzales

PITCHERS

  • Soph. RHP Preston Martinez: 29.2 IP, 3.94 ERA, 42 K

  • Soph. LHP Anthony Figueroa: 75.1 IP, 3.94, 43 H, 30 BB, 135 K

  • Soph. RHP Kevin Matos (Alabama State transfer; Puerto Rico, 2021)

  • RHP Dylan King (Charleston Southern transfer; Manheim HS, PA, 2021)

  • RHP Sean Perez (Florida International transfer; Coral Reef HS, FL, 2020)


JEFFERSON

2022 record: 33-24

POSITION PLAYERS

  • Soph. SS/UTL Colby Ott: .277/.426/.386 (83 at-bats); 5 XBH

PITCHERS

  • LHP Luke Nichols: 28.2 IP, 3.14 ERA, 30 K

  • Soph. LHP Jacob Roettgen: 40.2 IP, 57 K

  • LHP Jacob Jarvis: 12.1 IP, 17 K

  • LHP Dalen Stewart: 35.1 IP, 34 K

  • LHP Jared Hughes: 32.2 IP, 4.41 ERA, 41 K

  • RHP Kannon Nesslage (UW-Whitewater transfer; Kirkwood HS, MO, 2021)


JOHN A. LOGAN

2022 record: 41-17

POSITION PLAYERS

  • R-Soph. OF/INF Tre Hondras: .296/.412/.558; 15 2B, 6 3B, 9 HR, 18 SB

  • Soph. OF Gavin Baldwin: .250/.382/.467 (60 at-bats); 4 2B, 3 HR

  • Soph. 1B Vytas Valincius (South Carolina transfer; Baylor HS, TN, 2021)

  • Soph. OF/RHP Ben Higdon (Memphis transfer; McCracken County HS, KY, 2021)

  • R-Soph. SS/3B Will Carpenter (Penn State transfer; Aurora HS, OH, 2020)

  • Soph. OF Nick Giamrusti (Pitt transfer; Notre Dame HS, IL, 2021)

  • R-Fr. C Karson Kennedy (Butler transfer; Harrison HS, IN, 2021)

PITCHERS

  • Soph. RHP Jackson Lee: 33.1 IP, 4.59 ERA, 29 K

  • R-Soph. LHP Brandon Keyster: 22.2 IP, 2.38 ERA, 35 K

  • Soph. RHP Brayson Shew: 16 IP, 3.38 ERA, 20 K

  • Soph. RHP Casper Clark

  • Soph. RHP Stetson Marion

  • R-Soph. LHP Josh Dima

  • R-Soph. RHP Cooper Herold

  • R-Soph. RHP Jack Hoeymans (Potomac JC transfer; Langley HS, VA, 2019)


KANKAKEE

2022 record: 43-17

POSITION PLAYERS

  • Soph. OF Braeden McDonald: .239/.418/.455; 12 2B, 1 3B, 5 HR, 37 RBI, 7 SB

  • Soph. OF Paco Paulina: .274/.372/.333; 9 XBH (7 2B), 30 BB, 14 SB

  • Soph. 1B Danny Puplava: .346/.460/.545; 12 2B, 4 3B, 6 HR, 51 RBI

  • Soph. 2B Andy Onnen: .336/.423/.448; 8 2B, 2 HR, 28 RBI

PITCHERS

  • Soph. RHP Nick Barlow: 20 IP, 2.70 ERA, 5 BB, 23 K

  • Fr. RHP Drew VanOeveren

  • Fr. LHP Graham Kasey

  • Fr. RHP Ryan Norman

  • Fr. RHP Lucas Frank

  • Soph. RHP Zack Millsap (Saint Xavier transfer; Crete-Monee HS, IL, 2021)


LINCOLN LAND

2022 record: 41-17

POSITION PLAYERS

  • Soph. C Drew Ezard: .281/.449/.523; 13 2B, 8 HR, 46 RBI, 9 SB

  • Soph. INF Luke Kracik: .231/.343/.367; 9 2B, 1 3B, 3 HR, 8 SB

  • Fr. C Grant Pohlman: No. 72-ranked player, PBR Illinois Class of 2022

  • Fr. RHP/SS Trent Koehler: No. 111-ranked player, PBR Illinois Class of 2022

PITCHERS

  • Soph. RHP Adam Lindsey (missed 2021-22 due to an injury)

  • Fr. RHP Mitch Dye: No. 206-ranked player, PBR Illinois Class of 2022


LINCOLN TRAIL

2022 record: 21-30

POSITION PLAYERS

  • R-Soph. 3B Jack Beverly: .304/.404./.464; 10 2B, 4 HR

  • Soph. 2B Grant Palmer: .314/.443/.457; 6 2B, 3 3B, 1 HR, 12 SB

  • Soph. C Krayton Morse: .286/.417/.449 (49 at-bats); 2 HR

  • Soph. SS Colby Morse

PITCHERS

  • Soph. RHP Drew Fieger: 42.2 IP, 4.01 ERA, 41 K

  • Soph. RHP Luke Shelton: 21.2 IP, 19 K

  • R-Fr. RHP Trey Reed

  • R-Soph. LHP Jake Lynch


MCHENRY COUNTY

2022 record: 40-18

POSITION PLAYERS

  • Soph. OF Alex Janke: .293/.427/.452; 17 XBH (3 HR), 21 SB

  • Soph. C/1B Mason Schwalbach: .408/.468/.723; 24 2B, 10 HR, 57 RBI

  • Soph. C Noah Goddard

  • Fr. MIF Charlie Terrill (Milton HS, WI, 2021)

PITCHERS

  • Soph. RHP Dylan Petrey: 69.2 IP, 2.84 ERA, 84 K, 11 BB

  • Soph. RHP Evan Long: 28.1 IP, 5.40 ERA, 37 K, 17 BB

  • Fr. RHP Max Bianchini (Schaumburg HS, IL, 2022)


REND LAKE

2022 record: 25-31

POSITION PLAYERS

  • Soph. C/3B Ryan Trokey

  • Soph. OF Ryan St. Ledger (Southeastern CC transfer; Edwards County HS, IL, 2021)

  • Soph. SS Will Henson (Lindenwood transfer; Lane Tech HS, IL, 2021)


SOUTH SUBURBAN

2022 record: 42-19

POSITION PLAYERS

  • Soph. SS Donovan Noble: .285/.401/.399; 14 2B, 1 3B, 2 HR, 28:31 BB:K

  • Soph. 3B Scott Hansen: .356/.478/.470; 7 2B, 5 3B, 2 HR, 44 RBI, 25 SB

  • Soph. C Nicholas Johnstone: .352/.450/.498; 11 2B, 1 3B, 6 HR, 53 RBI

  • R-Soph. OF Gavin Terry (Western Illinois transfer; Brooks Prep HS, IL, 2020)

PITCHERS

  • Soph. RHP James Burke: 74 IP, 4.62 ERA, 59 K

  • Soph. LHP Keegan Bobbitt: 43.1 IP, 3.74 ERA, 42 K

  • Soph. RHP Jarett Kenyon: 35 IP, 2.83 ERA, 6 SV, 36 K


SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS

2022 record: 32-25-1

POSITION PLAYERS

  • Soph. MIF Mike Maloney: .380/.485/.583; 8 2B, 2 3B, 7 HR, 8 SB

  • Soph. OF Jacob Rowald: .351/.467/.617; 12 2B, 1 3B, 9 HR

  • Soph. 3B Turner Doran: .263/.354/.385; 6 2B, 2 3B, 3 HR

  • Soph. C Chris Akers: .254/.414/.468; 4 2B, 1 3B, 7 HR, 11 SB

  • Soph. 1B Nick Varon: .284/.416/.422; 11 XB (9 2B)

  • Soph. INF Gavin Arsenau (McKendree transfer; Oswego HS, IL, 2021)

  • Soph. 1B Brandon Micetich (Eastern Illinois transfer; Plainfield Central HS, IL, 2020)

  • R-Fr. C Emmanuel Scott (Xavier transfer; St. Ignatius HS, IL, 2021)

  • R-Fr. OF Jared Comia (Illinois transfer; Hanover Central HS, IN, 2021)

PITCHERS

  • Soph. RHP Aiden Wibbenmeyer: 41 IP, 2.41 ERA, 32 H, 8 BB, 47 K

  • Soph. RHP Matt Maloney: 31.2 IP, 3.98 ERA, 13 BB, 36 K

  • Soph. LHP Lane Funneman: 28 IP, 37 K

  • Soph. RHP Kevin Carvalho (USC-Upstate transfer; North Gwinnett HS, GA, 2018)

  • Soph. RHP Coby Rogers (SIU-Edwardsville transfer; Lindbergh HS, MO, 2021)


TRITON

2022 record: 24-23

POSITION PLAYERS

  • Soph. SS Camden Karczewski: .366/.442/.483; 11 2B, 2 HR, 19 K, 10 SB

  • Soph. OF Antoine Harris: .277/.384/.410; 6 XBH (2 HR)

  • Soph. C Noah Jouras: .396/.491/.615; 10 2B, 4 3B, 1 HR, 16 SB

  • Soph. OF Daniel Laughery (Illinois State transfer; Grant HS, IL, 2020)

PITCHERS

  • Soph. RHP Arturo Mora: 36 IP, 5.50 ERA

  • Soph. RHP Michael Moise: 38.2 IP, 4.66 ERA, 38 K

  • R-Fr. RHP Kayden Norkus (Southern Illinois transfer; Neuqua Valley HS, IL, 2021)


WABASH VALLEY

2022 record: 59-9

POSITION PLAYERS

  • Soph. C Jorge Rodriguez .400/.484/.564 (55 at-bats); 3 HR

  • Soph. SS Luke Odden: .372/.533/.397 (78 at-bats); 2 2B

  • C Daniel Contreras (Iowa Western CC transfer; Rockford Boylan, IL, 2021)

  • OF Thomas Bean (Iowa Western CC transfer; Sibley HS, MN, 2019)

PITCHERS

  • Soph. LHP Jacob Frost: 37.2 IP, 2.87 ERA, 27 H, 19 BB, 53 K

  • R-Soph RHP Agnel Miranda: 50 IP, 3.96 ERA, 62 K

  • R-Soph. RHP Louis Phillipe Langevin: 15 IP, 4.20 ERA, 4 SV, 24 K

  • Soph. RHP Charez Butcher (Gulf Coast JC transfer; IMG Academy, FL, 2020)

  • Soph. RHP Luke Leverton (Miami-OH transfer; Seton Catholic HS, IN, 2021)

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