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Mid-Atlantic State Games: Fastball Metric Leaderboard


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Last weekend, 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 highlight the statistical leaders with the Fastballs that had the top Spin Rate, most Induced Vertical Break, and most Horizontal Movement

 

 

Top Fastball Max Spin


Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Luke Thoreson VA Stone Bridge 2025 OF 2557 rpm
2 Logan Clark VA Halifax County 2026 OF 2494 rpm
3 Jayden Grant VA Manchester 2026 RHP 2467 rpm
4 Jayden Davis VA Amherst County 2026 OF 2429 rpm
5 Graham Ward VA North Stafford 2025 3B 2407 rpm
6 Ryan Watson VA Greenbrier Christian Academy 2027 1B 2379 rpm
7 Dylan Amos VA Riverside 2026 RHP 2379 rpm
8 Casey Thomas VA Carlisle 2025 RHP 2361 rpm
9 Spencer Gilcrest MD Walter Johnson 2026 LHP 2343 rpm
10 Brady Elrod VA Hanover 2026 OF 2340 rpm
11 Landon Ludington VA Forest Park 2026 SS 2324 rpm
12 Josh Perez VA Spotyslvania 2026 RHP 2314 rpm
13 Dylan Herr VA Lightridge 2026 RHP 2311 rpm
14 Evan Salapka VA Atlee 2026 RHP 2308 rpm
15 Jake Mutter VA Tabb 2025 SS 2300 rpm
16 Aaron Van Tuyle VA Heritage (Leesburg) 2025 OF 2298 rpm
17 Ayden Mills VA Windsor 2027 3B 2295 rpm
18 Danny Kilgore VA Hanover 2025 RHP 2284 rpm
19 Ian Baldwin VA Glen Allen 2025 3B 2280 rpm
20 Matthew Feldmann VA Independence 2026 RHP 2262 rpm

 

Top Fastball Induced Vertical Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (max)
1 Liam Cardman VA West Potomac 2025 RHP 26.7 in
2 Luke Mundie VA Hanover 2026 LHP 25.5 in
3 Greer Cabanban VA Cosby 2025 RHP 25.4 in
4 Matthew Feldmann VA Independence 2026 RHP 25.3 in
5 Max Lusk VA Battlefield 2026 RHP 24.6 in
6 Robert Ballagh MD AACS 2026 LHP 24.2 in
7 Tommy Blackburn VA Hickory 2025 RHP 23.8 in
8 Grayson Newsome VA Brunswick Academy 2027 RHP 23.8 in
9 Ian Baldwin VA Glen Allen 2025 3B 23.4 in
10 Austin Decker VA CVHAA 2026 RHP 22.9 in
11 Benjamin Favreau VA Mechanicsville 2026 LHP 22.7 in
12 Johnny Hobgood MD Stephen Decatur 2026 OF 22.6 in
13 Ryan Watson VA Greenbrier Christian Academy 2027 1B 22.3 in
14 Luke Thoreson VA Stone Bridge 2025 OF 22.2 in
15 Aiden Tuck VA Powhatan 2027 SS 22.0 in
16 Gordon Cozad VA Oakton 2026 SS 22.0 in
17 Bryce Krines VA Hanover 2026 RHP 21.1 in
18 Chase Blumberg VA Atlee 2026 RHP 21.1 in
19 Cal Travers VA Mills Godwin 2025 LHP 21.1 in
20 Colton Hicks VA Independence 2026 SS 20.9 in

 

 

Top Fastball Horizontal Movement


Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (max)
1 Sam Rosenwald MD Sherwood 2026 LHP -23.9 in
2 Colton Hicks VA Independence 2026 SS 22.5 in
3 Aaron Caughlin VA Brentsville District 2025 RHP 22.1 in
4 Benjamin Phillips VA Carroll County 2025 LHP -21.7 in
5 Gavin Gross PA Pope John Paul II 2027 OF 21.3 in
6 Evan Salapka VA Atlee 2026 RHP 21.1 in
7 Dan Ockerman VA MCLEAN HIGH 2026 LHP -21.0 in
8 Andrew Davis VA Glen Allen 2025 SS 20.9 in
9 Luke Baker VA Freedom 2025 SS 20.7 in
10 Spencer Gilcrest MD Walter Johnson 2026 LHP -19.9 in
11 Jackson Horton VA Patrick County 2025 3B 19.8 in
12 Lorenzo Cafferillo VA Charlottesville 2026 C 19.8 in
13 Ian Baldwin VA Glen Allen 2025 3B 19.7 in
14 Hunter Dunst MD Calvert Hall 2027 3B 19.7 in
15 Charles Tobler III VA Deep Creek 2026 OF 19.7 in
16 Henry Lewis MD North Hagerstown 2025 RHP 19.6 in
17 Hayden Bynum VA Mills Godwin 2025 RHP 19.3 in
18 Jacob McCorkle VA Altavista 2025 LHP -19.1 in
19 Kaiden Takahashi-Trader VA Tabb 2024 RHP 19.1 in
20 Logan Clark VA Halifax County 2026 OF 19.0 in

 

 

 

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