LakePoint Open - Pitcher Analysis

By: PBR Georgia Staff

On June 1st, PBR Georgia hosted the annual LakePoint Open at LakePoint Sports in Emerson, Ga. Over 40 prospects participated in a pro-style workout, providing us with updated looks and a new list of prospects to follow.

In the days that followed the event, we produced post-event analysis that includes performance highlights inside of our Quick Hits story and a look at the traditional stats measured within our Statistical Analysis piece.

Today, we will continue our post-event process by rolling out the individual scouting reports from the day. We have already released the catchers, outfielders, and infielders. Today, we complete our positional look with the pitchers. We will conclude our coverage with a top prospect listing tomorrow.

Top Pitcher Prospects

James Fordham, Bleckley County (GA), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/OF
Body: 5-foot-11, 175-pounds. Medium frame, proportional build, strong lower half.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, some effort coming from use of mostly his upper half, works on-line, lands square, finishes crossing over or square.
Arm Action: RH. Clean arm action, continuous on the back-side, accelerates with quick arm speed to an over-the-top slot.
FB: T85.9, 82.6-85.8 mph. Sinking action, good feel for. T2283, 2147 average rpm.
CB: 69.6-71.6 mph. 12/6 shape, depth, some sharpness, potential swing and miss. T2059, 1885 average rpm.
CH: 70.7-74.2 mph. Fade action when thrown glove-side. T2050, 1877 average rpm.

Tyler Waddell, Praise Academy (GA), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 6-foot-3, 180-pounds. Broad shoulders, wiry frame, lengthy.
Delivery: Slow, methodical pace that picks up in stride. Good rhythm of hands & lift knee, smooth up+down+out. Works uphill with shoulders creating deception and downhill plane. Solid extension.
Arm Action: RH. Mid-depth, full arm circle, over-the-top slot
FB: T84.7, 81.8-84.1 mph. Carries up in the zone, steep plane with some sink down. T1912, 1612 average rpm.
SL: 65.5-69.3 mph. Slurvy shape, late depth, control is there.  T1932, 1719 average rpm.
CH: 66.9-70.2 mph. Downer action T1536, 1295 average rpm.

Isaac Green, Calhoun (GA), 2024
Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 5-foot-10, 165-pounds. Medium frame, proportional build w/ room for strength
Delivery: Squared up from stretch, rolls down hill with hips, separates on time, strides across the mound, lands square, finishes crossing over.
Arm Action: LH. Easy, full circle AA, H 3/4 slot that gains gradual momentum.
FB: T81.2, 78.8-81.0 mph. Run with some sink. T2094, 1993 average rpm.
CB: 72.0-72.8 mph. 1/7, Some shape. T2229, 2167 average rpm.
CH: 77.8-78.9 mph. Nice fade. T1862, 1768 average rpm.

Best of the Rest (Listed Alphabetically)

Brandon Bell, Grace Christian Academy (TN), 2024
Positional Profile: 3B/SS
Body: 5-foot-11, 170-pounds. Proportionally built w/ broad shoulders & strong forearms.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, remains tall through, short stride, works on-line, lands closed pivoting to open, finishes crossing over.
Arm Action: RH. Short, clean arm action, some arm speed, over-the-top slot.
FB: T79.6, 78.4-79.5 mph. Mostly straight, flashed arm side run. T1892, 1708 average rpm.
CB: 69.9-71.4 mph. 12/6 shape, depth at-times. T2363, 2227 average rpm.
CH: 73.8-76.7 mph. Sinking action. T1452, 1334 average rpm.

Ryan Coughanour, Sequoyah (GA), 2023
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-foot-1, 190-pounds. high-waisted frame with a proportionate build
Delivery: Stretch only, loads hips and sits on back-side, closed front-side, works on-line, lands foot closed, finishes upright and crossing over.
Arm Action: RH. Arm works short and clean on the back-side, some arm speed, 3/4 slot.
FB: T79.7, 76.6-79.4 mph. Run and sink, good feel for, kept low in the zone. T2014, 1945 average rpm.
CB: 61.9-64.5 mph. 11/5 shape, some depth and bite. T2152, 2044 average rpm.
CH: 70.1-71.7 mph. Sinking action, good feel for, threw low in the zone. T1975, 1945 average rpm.

Ryan Fallmann, The Walker School (GA), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/2B
Body: 5-foot-10, 130-pounds. Medium frame, athletic build.
Delivery: Stretch only, creates good lower half momentum in hips, tilt and topple delivery, works on-line, lands with lower half open, finishes crossing over at-times.
Arm Action: RH. Clean arm action on the back-side to a ¾ slot, repeatable.
FB: T79.8, 77.4-79.5 mph. Gradual run out of hand.  T1932, 1807 average rpm.
CB: 60.9-65.1 mph. Short & tight w/ late bite.  T1837, 1589 average rpm.
SL: 65.4-67.1 mph. Short lateral movement.  T1836, 1805 average rpm.
CH: 64.3-67.5 mph. Gradual fade matching FB life.  T1449, 1341 average rpm.

Hardy Hudson, The Westfield School (GA), 2023
Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 6-foot-0, 185-pounds. Medium sized frame, strong build, room for more.
Delivery: Quick tempoed tall and fall delivery, speeds everything up as he breaks hands, works on-line, lands square, finishes crossing over.
Arm Action: RH. Short, quick arm action, some stab-action on the back-side, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T82.9, 77.9-81.5 mph. Run and sink, good feel for. T2024, 1830 average rpm.
SL: 72.2-74.0 mph. Slurve-like. T2213, 1945 average rpm.
CH: 70.3-71.8 mph. Heavy sinking action. T1534, 1417 average rpm.

Will Lumpkin, Creekview (GA), 2024
Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 5-foot-11, 155-pounds. Medium frame w/ broad shoulders & high waist.
Delivery: Drop and drive delivery, sits on lower half, high leg kick, medium tempo, smooth from start to finish with balance over rubber, works on-line, lands closed, finishes upright.
Arm Action: LH. Efficient full circle arm action to a 3/4 slot.
FB: T77.3, 71.4-77.3 mph. Consistent ride up in zone.  T1675, 1589 average rpm.
CB: 61.8-64.0 mph. Sweeping life. T1682, 1682 average rpm.
CH: 67.9-69.5 mph. Keeps it low in zone with late cut. T1370, 1360 average rpm.

Smith McGarvey, Gainesville (GA), 2026
Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 6-foot-1, 160-pounds. Broad shoulders, lengthy limbs
Delivery: Fast paced tall and fall delivery, rolls through hips down mound, works on-line, lands square, drags back-side through finishes at-times.
Arm Action: LH. Low effort, full circle with slight wrap, remains continuous, high ¾ slot.
FB: T80.6, 77.2-80.1 mph. Tailing life, some carry up in zone T2267, 2104 average rpm.
CB: 58.3-62.5 mph. Big but narrow shape out of hand for strikes, when he buries it tunnels with FB. T1719, 1627 average rpm.
CH: 63.3-65.1 mph. Nice fade with late depth. T1646, 1610 average rpm.

Ike O'Neal, Morgan County (GA), 2025
Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 5-foot-10, 140-pounds. Medium frame w/ long levers and plenty of projection. Athletic.
Delivery: Drop and drive delivery, deliberate pace, stays over rubber well,  works on-line, lands square.
Arm Action: LH. Ultra short arm arm action, hides the ball behind very well creating deception, 3/4 slot.
FB: T69.9, 69.0-69.9 mph. Gradual tail. T2159, 2079 average rpm.
CH: 64.1-65.7 mph. Downer action. T1591, 1456 average rpm.

Carter Phillips, TL Hanna (SC) (SC), 2026
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 5-foot-4, 120-pounds. Young frame, lots of physical development to come.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, closes off at balance point, works on-line, lands closed, finishes upright.
Arm Action: RH. Arm works long to a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T59.6, 57.7-59.3 mph. Sinking action. T1438, 1409 average rpm.
CB: 52.5-52.7 mph. Shape varied between 11/5 and 12/6, gradual break. T1381, 1313 average rpm.
CH: 55.4-56.5 mph. Sinking action. T927, 875 average rpm.

John Tow, Allatoona (GA), 2026
Positional Profile: LHP/1B
Body: 5-foot-9, 135-pounds. Long, lean frame, young, still developing.
Delivery: Stretch only, high leg kick to balance point, works on-line, lands square to home, finishes in a good fielding position.
Arm Action: LH. Arm action is long with a full arm swing on the back-side, 3/4 slot.
FB: T64.9, 63.3-64.7 mph. Sinking action low in the zone. T, 1581 average rpm.
CB: 52.7-55.4 mph. 12/6 shape, gradual break. T, 1469 average rpm.
CH: 57.0-58.6 mph. Sinking action. T, 984 average rpm.

Davis Wilson, Rivers Academy (GA), 2024
Positional Profile: 1B/SS
Body: 6-foot-2, 185-pounds. A lot of projection w/ the frame. Strength to come
Delivery: Drop and drive delivery, hip lead, front side swings open with stride, works on-line, lands square, long strider, finishes upright.
Arm Action: RH. Arm plays long, showing on the back-side with a soft stab, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T73, 70.7-73.0 mph. Sinking action. T1560, 1513 average rpm.
CB: 58.8-62.3 mph. 11/5 shape, gradual break. T1637, 1587 average rpm.
CH: 65.0-65.6 mph. Sink and fade. T1580, 1537 average rpm.

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