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MASG Superlatives: Best Defenders


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During the first weekend of November, over 210 players from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and DC descended on War Memorial Stadium and Nansemond River High School in Hampton and Suffolk, Virginia for the 2023 Mid-Atlantic State Games. As we get into our breakdown of the event over the next few weeks, we continue to break down the event by handing out superlatives for outstanding performances, next for the Best Defenders: 



Waylon Ammons

Class of 2027 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: St. Annes-Belfield
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Blue Ridge Elite
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Andrew Bezak

Class of 2027 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Good Counsel
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: US Elite Mid-Atlantic National 2027
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 162lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Walton Bondurant

Class of 2025 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Smithfield
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Tidewater Thunderbirds
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Jacob Bueno

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Hayfield Secondary
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Metro Senators 2026
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 150lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Caysen Chadha

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Centreville
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Canes North Scout Team 15u
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 155lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Chase Chamberlain

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Atlee
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Austin Crew

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Ocean Lakes
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Tidewater Phillies Lee Banks
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Jameson Dick

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Grassfield
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Ironbridge Showcase 2025
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 160lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Xavier Doon

Class of 2025 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Princess Anne
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Team Coastal 17U
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 139lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Brady Elrod

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Hanover
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves Platinum 16u
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 187lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Gavin Evans

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
  • High School: Caravel Academy
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Titus Baseball Academy
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 163.4lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R



Tripp Faison

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Frank W. Cox
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves 16U Platinum
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Dawson Givens

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Oakton
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: VA Stars
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R





Maxwell Henry

Class of 2026 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: C
  • High School: Briar Woods
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Nova Premier
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Dominic Hicks

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: St. Mary's
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: DIRTBAGS VIRGINIA 2025 PRIME
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Cooper Jones

Class of 2024 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Alexandria City
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Bradley Baseball
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 190lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Levi Jones

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Glen Allen High School
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Seminoles - Donnie
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Luke Kreiner

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Calvert Hall
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Maryland Orioles 16u
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 160lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R



Hunter Langston

Class of 2025 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Greenbrier Christian Academy
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: 5 star mafia
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Landon Ludington

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Forest Park
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Stars Showcase
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 130lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Cooper Meeks

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Northeast
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Mid Atlantic Red Sox 2026
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Matthew Metheny

Class of 2025 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Princess Anne
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: 5 Star Cody
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Cooper Molloy

Class of 2026 / 2B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: 2B
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Atlee
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves 16u Platinum
  • Height: 5-7
    Weight: 160lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R



Joe Norman

Class of 2024 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Catholic
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Chase Obstgarten

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Independence
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags Platinum 2025
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R


Wyatt Osborne

Class of 2026 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: South County
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Metro Senators 2026 South
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 135lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R


Quinn Pak

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Independence
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags Platinum 2026
  • Height: 5-6
    Weight: 162lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Jake Pruitt

Class of 2026 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Archbishop Curley
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Maryland Orioles
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 190lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Grayson Reece

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Hanover
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: MPH101 KANE
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Kai Schmelzer

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Wootton
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags Platinum 2026
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Connor Smith

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Warwick
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Peninsula Pirates 17u
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 210lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Brady Spotts

Class of 2025 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Turner Ashby
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Valley Elite
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Gage Strucko

Class of 2025 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Briar Woods
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Carter Sweeney-Strawberry

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
  • High School: Sherwood
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: US Elite Mid Atlantic
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Carter Thomasson

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Halifax
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 210lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R





Dominic Tilden

Class of 2025 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Patriot
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Canes
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 172lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Charles Tobler III

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Deep Creek
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Canes Coastal Scout 16U
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Graham Ward

Class of 2025 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: North Stafford
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves Platinum
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Noah Washington

Class of 2027 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: C
  • High School: Fluvanna County
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Rawlings tigers
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 162lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R



Ian Weber

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Centreville
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Snyder Bucks 17u
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Brayden White

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Salem
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Virginia Blaze
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: S/R




Brae Williams

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Princess Anne High School
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Tidewater Phillies 16U
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Braden Williamson

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Midlothian
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: VA Cardinals 2025
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 140lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Dylan Wright

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Mechanicsville
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 140lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R