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VA/DC Class of 2026 Rankings Update: Top 150

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For the second time in 2024, the 2026 class receives a rankings update. While the class will not expand from it's place at 150, there has been a large amount of movement after a full high school season of player evaluations. 

We would like to highlight a few players who have seen some movement from their previous position in the rankings.

    Physically, Bryce Munchel (John Champe HS) has really taken off. While he still has some filling out to do in that 6-foot-2 frame, the physical advancements has shown well at the plate this spring. Munchel is one of the top hitters in that Champe lineup and has shown improved bat to ball ability.

    Nick Warner is another John Champe HS underclassman that makes a move up. More compact frame, athletic, and some positional versatility on the field. Most importantly, Warner plays the game. Their is an instinctiveness about how he handles himself between the lines. Hit tool type of bat that has shown the ability to use the whole field in approach and has adjustability in the swing. Was a starter in the infield when we saw him this spring and has shown well behind the plate in the past.

    Chase Dorsey got some starting time at perennial power James Madison HS this spring, including a start at shortstop in the regional quarterfinal. Dorsey has the physical makeup that you would want to see in a player. Lean and athletic 6-foot-1 infielder that should continue to add strength to the frame. Shows some twitch in actions, above average run tool, and the ability to defend in the middle. Turned out a 4.27 home-first in that game and was a stumbled just a bit getting out of the box.

    VIRGINIA/DC Class of 2026


    *Positions listed are primary positions listed on their profile.*

    26 Matthew Hartsfield Mills Godwin SS
    27 Evan Salapka Atlee RHP
    28 Matthew McCauley Mountain View LHP
    29 Matthew Swanson Walsingham Academy RHP
    30 Jack Woda Bishop O'Connell C
    31 Mark Van Tuyle Heritage (Leesburg) OF
    32 Aiden Gallagher Paul VI C/RHP
    33 Drew Christine St. John's College LHP
    34 Colton Hicks Independence 3B
    35 Jake Cozart Hickory LHP

    Complete Top 150