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Preseason ID RVA Superlatives: Best Hit Tool


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In late January, over 55 players from all corners of the Commonwealth and DC joined us at IronBridge Academy in the Chester, outside of Richmond, for our first event of 2024, the RVA Preseason ID. Here are the players who displayed the Best pure Hit Tool at the event:



Jack Adams

Class of 2028 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2028
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: C
  • High School: Douglas Freeman
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: 13u Seminoles - Paciocco
  • Height: 5-5
    Weight: 112lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Gary Barton III

Class of 2028 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2028
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Gonzaga College
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Bradley Baseball Academia 14u
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 145lbs
  • Bat/Throw: S/R




Colt Bradshaw

Class of 2027 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Frank Cox
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves Platinum 15U
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 155lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Seth Cheatham

Class of 2027 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: COSBY HIGH
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Ironbridge Showcase
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 140lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Gabriel Corey

Class of 2027 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: LHP
  • High School: Hanover
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves Platinum 15U
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 150lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/L



Anthony Ferrie

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Gloucester
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: VA Venom 16u
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R







Cole Goodman

Class of 2027 / 2B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: 2B
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Nansemond Suffolk Academy
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves 15U Platinum
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 155lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Chuck Gunn

Class of 2027 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: St. Christopher's
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Mid-Atlantic Orioles 2027
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 155lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R




Owen Holsomback

Class of 2027 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: GLEN ALLEN HIGH
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Virginia Vols
  • Height: 5-7
    Weight: 123lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Blake LaMattina

Class of 2027 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Cosby
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: RBA Seminoles-Smith
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Jack Lee

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: C
  • High School: Atlee
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 155lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Ka'Marion Martin

Class of 2028 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2028
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: WAYNESBORO HIGH
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Blue ridge Elite
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 155lbs
  • Bat/Throw: S/R




Walker McElwain

Class of 2027 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: BISHOP DENIS J. OCONNELL HIGH SCHOOL
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Sticks national/ White Sox Scout team 15u
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: S/R



Christian Mulroe

Class of 2028 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2028
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Mills Godwin
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Mid Atlantic Orioles 2028
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 145lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R



Davis Raymond

Class of 2027 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: St. Anne’s Belfield
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Blue Ridge Elite 2027
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 150lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Reggie Thomas II

Class of 2026 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: HIGHLAND SPRINGS HIGH
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Ironbridge 2026
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R




Nathan Vaughan

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Hanover
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Ironbridge Baseball Academy
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 160lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R