Prep Baseball Report

SC Preseason All-State South: Statistical Leaders


Sammy Esposito
PBR SC Director of Scouting

On Saturday January 27th PBR of South Carolina was on hand at The Shipyard Park in Mount Pleasent, SC  for our Preseason All-State South Event. The event featured players from the 2024-2028 grad classes.

On a beautiful sunny day day the day started with pitchers throwing a controlled bullpen with Trackman collecting data analytics along with jump testing, grip strength, and height and weight measurments, followed by BP on the cages with Trackman collecting ball flight data followed the defensive evaluations along with a laser timed 60, jump testing, grip strength, and height and weight measurments.  

Below we begin our breakdown of the players in attendance. 

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Statistical Leaders
 
 

THE 60 YARD DASH

Rank Name State School Class Pos 60-yd
1 Jayden Williams SC Spring Valley 2025 OF 6.43 s
2 Jacob Amman SC James Island Charter 2025 3B 6.70 s
3 Breon Earle SC Dreher 2025 2B 6.73 s
4 Brady Gold SC Wando High 2025 SS 6.76 s
5 Blayne Edwards SC Lake City 2025 3B 6.79 s
6 Banks Knight SC Summerville High 2025 OF 6.83 s
7 Ryan Roggin SC Lucy Beckham 2025 SS 6.85 s
8 J. Watson Harvley SC Lugoff-Elgin 2025 2B 6.87 s
9 Stow Rogers SC James Island Charter 2025 C 6.90 s
10 Braden Richardson SC Fort Mill High 2027 2B 6.92 s

TrackMan Max Exit Velocity (BP)

During BP, TrackMan tracked ball flight off the bat.  One element TrackMan is able to produce is the exit velocity.  Below are the top Exit Velocities produced during live BP.

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 Wiley Waring SC Summerville 2025 1B 101.8 mph
2 Stow Rogers SC James Island Charter 2025 C 101.1 mph
3 Will Watson SC Pinewood Prep 2026 OF 98.3 mph
4 J'Qwan Crosby SC Stratford 2026 OF 97.9 mph
5 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 97.8 mph
6 Jacob Amman SC James Island Charter 2025 3B 97.0 mph
7 Banks Wickersham SC Fort Dorchester 2026 C 96.3 mph
8 Breon Earle SC Dreher 2025 2B 96.2 mph
9 Jackson Gordon SC Legion Collegiate Academy 2025 OF 95.5 mph
10 Alex Blanchette SC Indian Land 2025 1B 95.3 mph

Positional Velocity - Infielders

Infielders were able to workout at shortstop throwing across the infield, or from 1B throwing to 2B and 3B in the pro-style workout. 

Rank Name State School Class Pos INF Velo
1 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 87
2 Banks Wickersham SC Fort Dorchester 2026 C 86
^ Wiley Waring SC Summerville 2025 1B 86
^ Brady Gold SC Wando High 2025 SS 86
3 Sawyer Smith SC North Myrtle Beach 2026 SS 84
^ Tommy Byrne SC Lucy Beckham 2025 2B 84
4 Kason Herlong SC Lake View 2025 SS 83
5 John Collins SC Blythewood 2026 SS 82
^ Peter Fulton SC Bishop England 2025 3B 82
^ Brogan Sox SC Brookland-Cayce 2026 RHP 82
^ Carsten Hamilton SC Oceanside Collegiate Academy 2026 SS 82
^ Joel Cummings SC Lucy Beckham 2026 SS 82
^ Trip Ostergard SC James Island Charter High 2027 SS 82
6 Seth Eckroth SC P27 Academy 2026 2B 81
^ Stow Rogers SC James Island Charter 2025 C 81
7 Aidan Brusman SC Oceanside Collegiate 2025 3B 80
^ Braden Richardson SC Fort Mill High 2027 2B 80
^ Blayne Edwards SC Lake City 2025 3B 80
8 Tyler Heckman SC Academic Magnet High 2026 3B 79
^ William Moody IV SC Georgetown 2025 2B 79
^ Garrett Blankenship SC Gray Collegiate Academy 2026 SS 79
^ Ryan Roggin SC Lucy Beckham 2025 SS 79
9 Jacob Amman SC James Island Charter 2025 3B 77
^ Jake DiMartino SC Oceanside Collegiate Academy 2026 C 77
^ Kade Fortenberry SC James F. Byrnes 2026 2B 77
^ Carson Dunn SC 2026 77
10 Maddux Medeiros SC Brookland Cayce 2027 3B 76
^ Felix Flecha SC Chapin 2026 SS 76

Positional Velocity - Outfielders

Outfielders worked out from right field and center field, making throws to third base. Throws were measured by a radar gun to gauge arm strength.  

Rank Name State School Class Pos OF Velo
1 Cohen Parker SC Ashley Ridge 2025 OF 91
2 Banks Wickersham SC Fort Dorchester 2026 C 88
^ Breon Earle SC Dreher 2025 2B 88
3 Levi Srock SC Lucy Beckham 2026 RHP 87
4 Will Watson SC Pinewood Prep 2026 OF 86
^ Tommy Byrne SC Lucy Beckham 2025 2B 86
5 Jackson Gordon SC Legion Collegiate Academy 2025 OF 85
^ Alex Carreiro SC Fort Mill 2025 OF 85
6 Mark Allen Jr SC Carolina Forest 2025 OF 84
^ Evan Smith SC AC Flora 2024 OF 84
^ Jayden Williams SC Spring Valley 2025 OF 84
7 Brayden Brogdon SC Rock Hill High 2027 OF 83
^ Zechariah Haney SC Camden 2025 C 83
^ Alexander Romanski SC Bishop Enlgland 2026 OF 83
8 Jeter Centracchio SC St James 2026 OF 82
^ James OConnor SC Oceanside Collegiate Academy 2027 RHP 82
^ Jeremy Powell SC White Knoll High 2026 LHP 82
9 Christopher O’Leary SC Oceanside Collegiate Academy 2027 OF 81
^ Brandon Anderson SC Hartsville 2026 OF 81
^ Braden Richardson SC Fort Mill High 2027 2B 81
10 Paiden Mergo SC Brookland-Cayce 2027 RHP 80
^ Tyler Heckman SC Academic Magnet High 2026 3B 80
^ Jonathan Waldrop SC Lexington High 2026 OF 80

CATCHER POP TIMES & POSITIONAL VELOCITY

In the pro-style workout, catchers workout from behind home plate, making multiple throws to 2B, simulating a stolen base attempt.  

Rank Name State School Class Pos Pop Time
1 Banks Wickersham SC Fort Dorchester 2026 C 1.75-1.94
2 Cohen Parker SC Ashley Ridge 2025 OF 1.79-2.09
3 Riley Huggins SC Gray Collegiate Academy 2027 RHP 1.80-1.93
4 Stow Rogers SC James Island Charter 2025 C 1.85-1.94
5 Carson Good SC Pinewood Prep 2026 3B 1.87-2.04
6 Zechariah Haney SC Camden 2025 C 1.91-1.97
7 Gavin Squires SC Spartanburg High 2025 C 1.95-2.04
8 Luke Kessler SC St. James High 2026 C 1.95-2.08
9 Christian Galasso SC Waccamaw 2026 C 2.00-2.09
10 Jake DiMartino SC Oceanside Collegiate Academy 2026 C 2.04-2.08

Rank Name State School Class Pos C Velo
1 Banks Wickersham SC Fort Dorchester 2026 C 81
2 Cohen Parker SC Ashley Ridge 2025 OF 80
3 Luke Kessler SC St. James High 2026 C 79
4 Stow Rogers SC James Island Charter 2025 C 78
^ Gavin Squires SC Spartanburg High 2025 C 78
5 Finlay Pratt SC James Island Charter 2026 C 77
^ Riley Huggins SC Gray Collegiate Academy 2027 RHP 77
^ Zechariah Haney SC Camden 2025 C 77
6 Jake DiMartino SC Oceanside Collegiate Academy 2026 C 75
7 Christian Galasso SC Waccamaw 2026 C 73
8 Ayden Gallegos SC American Leadership Academy Lexington 2025 C 72
9 Ryan Clough SC Woodmont 2026 3B 71
^ Carson Good SC Pinewood Prep 2026 3B 71
10 Caleb Anderson SC Wando 2027 2B 69

TrackMan Info - Pitcher Bullpens

Pitchers threw a controlled bullpen showcasing their full arsenal of pitches. Velocity and spin rate information was gathered off of the TrackMan. TrackMan analytics are the official analytics and the velocities below were captured by TrackMan.

Max Fastball Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 89.3 mph
2 Bradley Anderson SC Fox Creek 2025 RHP 89.0 mph
3 Sawyer Smith SC North Myrtle Beach 2026 SS 85.8 mph
4 Breon Earle SC Dreher 2025 2B 85.4 mph
5 Peter Fulton SC Bishop England 2025 3B 85.0 mph
6 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 84.8 mph
7 Logan McGarity SC Dorman High 2026 RHP 84.7 mph
8 Jeremy Powell SC White Knoll High 2026 LHP 84.7 mph
9 John Collins SC Blythewood 2026 SS 84.7 mph
10 Hayes Clark SC Green Sea Floyds 2026 RHP 83.8 mph