Prep Baseball Report

Southern Wisconsin Open: Pitcher Analysis

Wisconsin Staff

On Oct. 14, the PBR Wisconsin scouting staff traveled to STIKS Academy in Waukesha, Wis., to host the annual Southern Wisconsin Open event. This open showcase helped introduce us to some need-to-know players in the state that we’d not yet seen before, as well as provided us with updated looks at players who’ve earned our attention in the past.

Below is a look at all of the pitchers from the event with a few standouts that deserve a mention.


NO. 1 Eli Dreier SS / RHP / Wisconsin Lutheran , WI / 2027

Body: 6-1, 194-pounds. Projectable with present size and strength with more coming. 
Delivery: High online leg tuck, athletic down the mound, uses lower half well, medium high leg swing finish to home with good direction. 
Arm Action: RH. Medium online arc, quick arm, 3/4 slot. 
FB: T85, 84-85 mph. Forward life finish with good command.  T2153, 2092 average rpm.
CB: 70-71 mph. Sharpness to 11/5 breaker, can land.  T2179, 2144 average rpm.
SL: 72-73 mph. More sweeping action than the CB.  T2087, 1937 average rpm.
CH: 74-76 mph. Developing feel for the pitch, flashes feel.  T1824, 1757 average rpm.



NO. 2 Brett Rybarczyk LHP / OF / Sheboygan North , WI / 2026

Body: 6-1, 165-pounds. Athletic with good proportions with plenty of room to add. 
Delivery: Well sequenced, fluid, high slightly closed leg tuck, lands far down hill, high leg swing finish to home. 
Arm Action: LH. Full swing, online, 3/4 slot, quick, whippy arm. 
FB: T81, 78-80 mph. Life out of the hand, plays at the bottom of the zone, high spin. T2665, 2557 average rpm.
CB: 70-71 mph. Short 12/6 shape, late action, developing. T2436, 2310 average rpm.
SL: 70-72 mph. High spin, short 1/7 shape, can land. T2606, 2472 average rpm.
CH: 76-77 mph. Arm-side fade, late action, thrown with intent. T2376, 2214 average rpm.



NO. 3 Andrew Ishag LHP / 1B / Kettle Moraine, WI / 2025

Body: 6-3, 195-pounds. Strong build, good proportions. 
Delivery: Stretch only, high online leg lift, lands with good direction to home, medium leg swing finish through the plate. 
Arm Action: LH. Medium arc, online, 3/4 slot, quick arm. 
FB: T87, 82-86 mph. Forward life to areas, two-seam has running life finish.  T2170, 2074 average rpm.
CB: 74-75 mph. Sharp 2/8 shape and finish, can land in zone for strikes and get below.  T2310, 2214 average rpm.
CH: 72-77 mph. Good sell, has feel with fastball intent, weapon.  T1620, 1550 average rpm.


NO. 4 Carter Tuerk RHP / OF / Arrowhead, WI / 2027

Body: 6-0, 150-pounds. Wiry with strength. 
Delivery: Athletic, fluid, high leg tuck with high leg swing finish. 
Arm Action: RH. Full online arm swing with arm quickness high 3/4 slot. 
FB: T79, 78-79 mph. Good finish through the top of the zone with the ability to land for strikes.  T1804, 1756 average rpm.
CB: 64-66 mph. 11/5 breaker with shorter break, can land.  T1758, 1690 average rpm.
CH: 67-69 mph. Developing feel.  T1490, 1363 average rpm.


NO. 5 Graiden Liethen RHP / 2B / Arrowhead, WI / 2025

Body: 5-11, 165-pounds. Athletic with strength throughout.
Delivery: Athletic, fluid, loose, free and easy, good direction to home. 
Arm Action: RH. Medium arc, online, up on time, 3/4 slot, repeats. 
FB: T84, 83-84 mph. Clean out of the hand, low in the zone. T2083, 2061 average rpm.
CB: 70-71 mph. 11/5 shape with some depth. Lands. T2113, 2054 average rpm.
SL: 71-73 mph. 10/4 action, throws for strikes. T2216, 2107 average rpm.
CH: 77-78 mph. Circle-change. Developing. T1711, 1603 average rpm.


NO. 6 Christopher McMahon OF / LHP / Tremper , WI / 2024

Body: 6-1, 185-pounds. Long levers with strength.
Delivery: High online leg lift, clean lines, high leg swing finish to home. 
Arm Action: LH. Medium online arm swing, 3/4 slot, loose and fluid with good finish out front through release. 
FB: T78, 77-78 mph. Lands through areas, can land to spots, pitchability type who can use fastball to set up rest of repertoire.  T2130, 2052 average rpm.
CB: 63-66 mph. 2/8 action with some bite at the plate.  T2016, 1967 average rpm.


NO. 7 William Baumhardt 3B / RHP / Slinger, WI / 2025

Body: 6-1, 190-pounds. Athletic, strong sturdy build, with more size and strength coming. 
Delivery: High leg tuck, slightly open land, low leg swing finish to home. 
Arm Action: RH. Short arm action, quick arm, 3/4 slot, slings it. 
FB: T86, 82-86 mph. Can land in zone.  T2287, 2175 average rpm.
CB: 68-71 mph. 10/4 shape and action with ability to land for strikes.  T2339, 2169 average rpm.
CH: 75-76 mph. Developing feel for the pitch, thrown with FB intent.  T1695, 1598 average rpm.


NO. 8 Jack Towne OF / RHP / Columbus, WI / 2026

Body: 5-8, 140-pounds. Athletic build with more room to fill. 
Delivery: Athletic, up tempo delivery, gets down hill, high leg swing finish to the plate. 
Arm Action: RH. Quick arm, whippy, high 3/4 slot, repeats, twitchy. 
FB: T77, 75-76 mph. Forward life finish through the plate.  T1772, 1762 average rpm.
CB: 62-62 mph. 10/4 shape and break, can land for strikes.  T1834, 1781 average rpm.
CH: 69-71 mph. Thrown with fastball intent with depth and fade movement to the pitch.  T1662, 1627 average rpm.


NO. 9 TJ Allemand LHP / OF / Wayland Academy, WI / 2026

Body: 5-9, 135-pounds. Wiry, athletic with good proportions. 
Delivery: Rhythmic and athletic delivery, slightly closed high leg tuck, gets down hill, medium leg swing finish online with good direction to home. 
Arm Action: LH. Full onine arc, 3/4 slot, repeats. 
FB: T75, 74-75 mph. Plays low in the zone, throws for strikes. T1862, 1656 average rpm.
CB: 67-68 mph. Plays low in the zone, lands, 1/7 shape. T1646, 1557 average rpm.
CH: 69-70 mph. Keeps low in the zone, throws with confidence and conviction. Best of the offspeed. T1494, 1414 average rpm.
KN: 63-65 mph. Has some cut, lands at bottom of the zone.


NO. 10 Ben Jones RHP / 3B / Mukwonago, WI / 2026

Body: 6-2, 220-pounds. Strong sturdy build with good proportions. 
Delivery: Rhythmic, high slightly closed leg tuck, gathers into back side, gets down hill, medium leg swing finigh, repeats.
Arm Action: RH. Medium arc, up on time, 3/4 slot, repeats. 
FB: T81, 78-80 mph. Throws downhill, feel for the bottom of the zone.  T2019, 1932 average rpm.
CB: 66-68 mph. Big break 11/5 shape, lands. T2168, 2106 average rpm.
SL: 69-71 mph. 10/4 shape, developing. T2120, 2052 average rpm.
CH: 71-73 mph. Similar profile to the fastball, developing. T1437, 1384 average rpm.


BEST OF THE REST (Listed Alphabetically)

Ty Cieslewicz, Menomonee Falls (WI), 2024 
Positional Profile: SS/RHP 
Body: 6-0, 163-pounds. Wiry strong with long levers.
Delivery: Simple, uptempo delivery. Repeatable.
Arm Action: RH. Medium arc, up on time, 3/4 slot, gets through the ball with arm quickness. 
FB: T81, 79-81 mph. Mostly straight action. Throws for strikes. Keeps low in the zone. T2280, 2145 average rpm.
CB: 70-72 mph. Short 11/5 action. Lands. Best of the offspeed. T2222, 2144 average rpm.
SL: 74-75 mph. Short break. Flashed out-pitch characteristics. T2630, 2583 average rpm.
CH: 74-76 mph. Downer action, similar profile to the fastball. Flashed cutting action. T1751, 1684 average rpm.

Noah Schaller, Monona Grove (WI), 2025 
Positional Profile: RHP/1B 
Body: 6-0, 229-pounds. Strong build. 
Delivery: Smooth, loose, rhythmic delivery, slight cross body land, low leg swing finish, repeats. 
Arm Action: RH. Full arc, gets up on time, high 3/4 slot, leverages ball downhill, repeats. 
FB: T82, 80-81 mph. Plays downhill. T2148, 2076 average rpm.
CB: 67-69 mph. 11/5 shape, lands at the bottom of the zone. T2152, 2064 average rpm.
CH: 73-75 mph. Similar movement profile to the fastball with appropriate less velocity, developing. T1960, 1909 average rpm.

Jack Schilling, Waukesha North (WI), 2025 
Positional Profile: OF/RHP 
Body: 6-1, 185-pounds. Athletic with sloped shoulder and strength throughout. 
Delivery: Atheltic, medium tempo, medium high leg lift, sits into back leg and drives hard down the hill, aggressive lower half, good lines, high leg swing finish through release, repeats. 
Arm Action: RH. Full online arc, gets arm up on time, 3/4 slot, repeats. 
FB: T80, 79-80 mph. Locates glove-side, 4-seam carry type action. T2103, 1953 average rpm.
CB: 66-67 mph. 10/4 action, lands. T1997, 1863 average rpm.
CH: 64-66 mph. Kills spin, decelerates. T1040, 981 average rpm.

Jack Stuck, Nicolet (WI), 2025 
Positional Profile: 2B/RHP 
Body: 5-11, 160-pounds. Athletic with good proportions and strength throughout. 
Delivery: Medium online leg lift, uses lower half well, slight cross fire landing, good balance through release, medium high leg swing finish towards the plate. 
Arm Action: RH. Medium arc, online, quick arm, 3/4 slot, repeats. 
FB: T79, 76-78 mph. 4-seam action and carry through the zone, feel for the zone. Threw to both sides of the plate. T1927, 1848 average rpm.
CB: 68-69 mph. Short 11/5 break. T2169, 2069 average rpm.
CH: 72-73 mph. Arm-side run, plays at the bottom of the zone. T1463, 1421 average rpm.