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NC/SC Border Battle (Invite-Only)

INVITE ONLY EVENT

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The fifth annual Prep Baseball Carolina Border Battle is set for Tuesday, June 11 - Wednesday, June 12 at The University of North Carolina - Charlotte. This is an exclusive event for the top 2025, 2026, and 2027 prospects in North and South Carolina.

Our mission is to bring the highest-level talent in the Carolinas to one location for this premier event, setting the table to see who are the best prospects in the region.

The event will begin with a pro-style showcase on Tuesday followed by gameplay on Wednesday. 

Commitments

This event has evolved into the can't miss event of the summer in the Carolinas. In the four-year history of this event,  227 participants have gone on to a make a college commitment. Each year, this event attracts nearly 30 college coaches.

Click Here to View the Commitment History

The event is limited in the number of participants at each position. The event will begin with a pro-style showcase for position players followed by game play in the afternoon. Pitchers will be evaluated/videoed during live game action. Rosters will be organized/built by specific positions to maximize playing time/exposure for each player.

If you want to take advantage of this opportunity, please get your registration in as soon as possible, as roster spots are limited, both by total quantity and by position.

Itinerary

Schedule:

Tuesday June 11th
6:00pm  Position Player Workout & Athletic Testing

Wednesday June 12th
Game Play schedule will begin in the AM

**A more detailed schedule will be released as we get closer to the event. 

Refund Policy

The Prep Baseball Report North Carolina/South Carolina refund policy is that of a transfer nature.  Prep Baseball Report North Carolina and South Carolina will permit the transfer of your payment to another Prep Baseball Report event that may be used during the following year of scheduled events. Again, registration fees are of a transfer nature and will not be refunded. If an event is cancelled due to weather, players will be issued a full credit to a future event.

SCOUTING, TECHNOLOGY, AND DATA ANALYSIS IN ONE EVENT

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Each prospect's recruiting process starts and ends with the Player Profile, and our showcases revolve around building up that profile, maximizing its content and reach. For first-time attendees, a new player profile will be created, hosting all of your information, videos, head shot, metrics and more, making it one of the most important tools in a prospect's recruiting process.

Repeat showcase performances will continue to update your player profile, creating a history of prospect progress and ensuring the most up-to-date information is easily accessible throughout the fast-paced scouting community. These profiles are also searchable by a range of data points and metrics through our advanced search engine, making it a one-stop shop for recruiters and scouts.

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Prep Baseball stats captured at its showcases, published inside its player profiles, are the industry standard in the scouting community, carrying the highest level of credibility in actionable data. Prep Baseball profiles are the most reliable resources for prospect information due to this reason alone.

Stats are collected using only the highest of standard equipment including Swift laser timers, TrackMan ball tracking technology, Blast Motion swing sensors, and Stalker radars. All stats are hosted in player profiles accompanied by Performance Tiers that show where a prospect ranks among his peers.

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All prospect performances will be professionally video taped, edited and uploaded into their Prep Baseball Profile. Videos will consist of multiple angles and record all aspects of the showcase including 60s, live batting practice, bullpen sessions, and defensive performances.

Videos are hosted in Prep Baseball Profiles and used for video spotlights, content, social media and more. Videos are accessible to all PBR+ subscribers.

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Prep Baseball is built at the hands of some of the most tenured and respected scouts in the industry. We pride ourselves on our level of prospect knowledge, most of which is gained through our events. Showcases are designed and engineered by state Scouting Directors with the goal of collecting as much information about a prospect as possible and relaying our findings to the public through data collection and scouting reports.

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One of the many results of a Prep Baseball showcase is getting all the information collected to the public in a timely and digestible manner. Every showcase will be featured on the Prep Baseball website and social channels through various forms of post-event content, leaderboards, video spotlights and more.

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In an effort to elevate the post-event experience for players who attend a showcase, the Account Dashboard is now the prospect's one-stop shop to view all of his post-event deliverables, including showcase video, data, Vizual Edge Score, and more. The Account Dashboard also gives players a window into upcoming events, calendar management, among other organizational tools. 

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All showcase participants will receive a numbered Prep Baseball showcase shirt sponsored by our partners at Mizuno. The Mizuno Tee is the all-around t-shirt for every activity, made from lightweight textured fabric, and used to identify prospects throughout the showcase process.


PREP BASEBALL TECH PACKAGE

Following a Prep Baseball event, players will receive unrivaled access to their advanced ball-tracking and swing metrics through the TrackMan and BlastConnect apps as well as visual skills through Vizual Edge testing. Furthermore, key metrics will live inside the player's official Prep Baseball profile to help them in their recruitment process. 

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TrackMan is the global leader in ball-tracking accuracy. Following a Prep Baseball event, all players will get unrivaled access to their performance data in the TrackMan interactive app. Players can create custom dashboards that unlock both hitting and pitching data.

Pitching Features Include:

  • Pitching data access includes: release speed, spin rate, spin axis, release height, extension, horizontal and vertical break, and location on each pitch
  • See each pitch trajectory in 3D from multiple viewpoints
  • Create defined tags to label and compare pitches
  • Pin pitches together to create tunneling visualizations between different pitch types
  • Visualize each pitch location

Hitting Features Include:

  • Hitting data access includes: Exit speed, distance traveled, launch angle, launch direction, spin rate, contact depth and contact side/height for each swing.
  • Visualize plate coverage
  • Pairing of all data points on each swing
  • All key ball flight metrics will live inside player profiles at prepbaseballreport.com for the benefit of college coaches and recruiters, which will help prospects advance to the next level.
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Blast is the global leader in swing analysis and used by nearly every MLB organization. Following a Prep Baseball event, players will receive access to BlastConnect in the Blast App, which unlocks critical insights and actionable data from their performance.

Features include:

  • Swing Analysis and Blast Motion hitting assessment
  • Professional-level swing analytics to help players improve their hitting performance
  • Free 30-day trial to Blast Premium Services subscription
  • Key hitting metrics and Blast Motion Scores will also live inside player profiles at prepbaseballreport.com for the benefit of college coaches and recruiters, which will help prospects advance to the next level.
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Vizual Edge is a market leader in visual performance assessment and training that multiple MLB clubs use for its players. During Prep Baseball events, players will take the Vizual Edge 15-minute baseline evaluation. Following the event, players will receive an email PDF of your results – labeled as your EDGE Score – that will identify your visual strengths and weaknesses and how they directly impact your on-field performance.

Visual skills are critical for pitch recognition, reaction speed, timing, seeing spin on the ball, defensive performance and much more. Your EDGE Score will also live inside your Prep Baseball profile.

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Prep Baseball events will be equipped with Swift Performance’s industry-leading athletic testing technologies to capture pinpoint accurate, actionable data for all participants, ultimately delivering new insights into athletes’ speed, explosiveness and power for recruiters to evaluate.

Through both systems, the Swift UNO timing gates and EZEJump mats, athletes will be evaluated on a multitude of metrics that goes beyond just the 60-yard dash. Participants will be put through a jump protocol as well as adding 10- and 30-yard splits to the 60.

Athletic testing metrics include:

  • 60-yard dash with 10- and 30-yard splits
  • Top end speed (mph)
  • Reactive Strength Index
  • Vertical jump
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Body Composition

Players' body composition will be officially measured using state-of-the-art, medical-grade technology that will provide precise insights into height, weight, skeletal muscle mass, BMI and more. Players will step on scales using bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA), a method for measuring body composition, including muscle mass, body fat, and total body water.

Our scales will then produce several metrics giving insight into the prospect’s body composition. Height will be measured using a digital stadiometer to get precise height measurements.

Grip Strength

Hitters' grip strength will be tested using a digital hydraulic dynamometer. Grip strength is an essential component to bat strength and controlling the barrel. Hitters will be put through a max strength test on both hands, shedding light on hand strength and potential power and bat control down the road.



Location

Charlotte - Robert & Mariam Hayes Stadium
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte , NC
28223
US
Name High School State Class Pos. Commitment
Zeke Adwaters III TC Roberson NC 2026 SS
Charlie Bailey Northwestern High SC 2026 RHP
Julian Baldwin DW Daniel SC 2025 OF
Beau Barbre Fountain Inn High SC 2025 LHP
Miles Barbrey Fountain Inn High SC 2025 2B Charleston Southern
Emmanuel Benitez Eastside High SC 2027 3B
Garrett Blankenship Gray Collegiate Academy SC 2026 SS
Tyler Bolemon SOUTHSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL SC 2025 C
Ben Bordeaux CHARLOTTE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL NC 2026 RHP
Cody Branham Central SC 2027 C
Brayden Brogdon Rock Hill High SC 2027 OF
Garrett Byrd North Lenoir High NC 2025 C
Connor Campbell HILTON HEAD PREPARATORY SCHOOL SC 2025 SS
Andrew Caracio Pro5 Baseball Academy NC 2027 LHP
Zach Cartrette Chatham Charter NC 2025 RHP
Jacob Cesarz CARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL NC 2026 SS
Owen Cho Needham Broughton High NC 2026 C
Owen Cirasole Apex Friendship High NC 2026 LHP
Ayden Clay Pendleton High SC 2025 SS
John Collins Blythewood High SC 2026 SS
Joel Cummings Lucy Beckham SC 2026 SS
Jack Dalton Cleveland High NC 2025 RHP
Mac Dawsey P27 Baseball Academy SC 2025 C
Preston DeNapoli Lucy Beckham SC 2025 1B
Rome DeRenzo St. James High SC 2027 1B
Isaac Devine Overhills High NC 2025 OF
Cooper DeVries Eastside High SC 2027 OF
Jake DiMartino Oceanside Collegiate Academy SC 2026 C
Jose Doubront Greenville Senior High Academy SC 2026 SS
Seth Eckroth P27 Academy SC 2026 2B
Bradley Elias Camden Early College High NC 2025 OF
Crawford Elrod WESTCHESTER COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL NC 2026 3B
Taco Ferguson Corinth Holders High NC 2025 OF
Hayden Fones Apex Friendship High NC 2025 SS
Caden Fragola Oceanside Collegiate Academy SC 2025 RHP
Bryan Franklin Blythewood High SC 2025 2B
Christian Gentrup Northwest Guilford NC 2026 2B
Luke Godwin Greenwood High SC 2025 SS
Adrian Gonzalez Apex High NC 2025 3B
Fisher Goodwin North Brunswick High NC 2026 3B
Jackson Gordon Legion Collegiate Academy SC 2025 OF
Cooper Gornet CHARLOTTE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL NC 2026 SS
Ben Green HICKORY GROVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL NC 2025 SS
Michael Gurganus Bear Grass Charter School NC 2025 RHP
Nolan Harper Grace Christian School NC 2027 SS
Anderson Hayes Fountain Inn High SC 2026 LHP
Evan Hogg SOUTHLAKE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY NC 2026 C
Connor Hooks CARDINAL NEWMAN SCHOOL SC 2026 3B
Stephen Hudgins Powdersville High SC 2027 OF
Landon Hulehan James F. Byrnes High SC 2026 OF
Joel Irizarry Fountain Inn High SC 2025 C
Gavin Jackson Cleveland High NC 2026 1B
Reid Johnson South Iredell High NC 2026 C
Ty Kerns Waccamaw High SC 2027 SS
Kyle Kirkland Clover High SC 2026 RHP
Banks Knight Summerville High SC 2025 OF
Vincent Lee Pro5 NC 2025 2B
Alex Lerch Metrolina Academy NC 2025 2B
Manny Lewis Marvin Ridge High NC 2026 3B
JD Mace BURLINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY NC 2025 RHP
Jacob Mackara Bishop England SC 2025 OF
Anthony Marano Clover High SC 2026 OF
Evan Matile East Lincoln High NC 2025 OF
Tucker McClung Farmville Central High NC 2026 C
Logan McGarity Dorman High SC 2026 RHP
Joey McGovern Seneca High SC 2025 OF
William Meredith Emerald High SC 2025 LHP
JD Murdock Atlantic Collegiate SC 2025 C
Gabe Murray Fuquay-Varina High NC 2025 RHP
Ethan Offing Dutch Fork High SC 2026 SS
Quinn ORourke CHARLOTTE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL NC 2026 RHP
Trip Ostergard James Island Charter High SC 2027 SS
Fletcher Owens Homeschool (NC) NC 2027 2B
Dylan Palmer East Wake Academy NC 2026 OF
Diego Patrick Waccamaw High SC 2025 LHP
Cooper Phillips NC 2025 3B
Davis Phillips THE BURLINGTON SCHOOL NC 2025 C
Jeremy Powell White Knoll High SC 2026 LHP
Dane Purdy Apex High NC 2026 RHP
Nathan Rice Willow Springs NC 2027 SS
Eithan Richards Woodruff SC 2025 OF
Braden Richardson Fort Mill High SC 2027 2B
Lucas Riley Ledford Senior High NC 2025 OF
Brayden Robinson South Florence High SC 2025 3B
Jahdier Rodriguez CHARLOTTE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL NC 2025 C
Cole Rogers Wake Forest High School NC 2026 C
Kellen Rogers Wake Forest High School NC 2027 SS
Ryan Roggin Lucy Beckham SC 2025 SS
Chase Ruben Homeschool (NC) NC 2025 RHP
Robert Sasser III Pro5 Baseball Academy NC 2025 OF
Charlie Scott AC Flora SC 2026 OF
Thomas Shumaker North Iredell High NC 2025 C
Dawson Siffri JL Mann SC 2025 RHP
Ethan Simmons JH Rose NC 2025 3B
Owen Simmons JH Rose NC 2025 RHP
Aiden Smith Clover High SC 2026 RHP
Bryce Smith Voyager Academy NC 2025 LHP
Cole Smith northwestern high SC 2025 SS
Southern Smith-Tilley Mooresville High School NC 2025 OF
Luke Snell South Iredell High NC 2026 RHP
Yamil Soto P27 SC 2026 SS
Christian Spivey Lexington High SC 2027 3B
Gavin Squires switching SC 2025 C
Levi Srock Lucy Beckham SC 2026 RHP
Tariq Stone East Wake High NC 2026 OF
Cooper Summerlin GASTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL NC 2026 LHP
Xander Sutton GASTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL NC 2026 C
Zeb Swangim TC Roberson NC 2025 3B
Weston Sykes WESLEYAN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY NC 2027 SS
Giovanni Tafalla Willow Spring High NC 2027 C
Luke Talley Green Level High NC 2027 1B
Jacson Taplin Homeschool (NC) NC 2027 OF
Seth Tickel ROCKY MOUNT ACADEMY NC 2025 3B
Aaron Tolbert Easley High SC 2025 C
Connor Tregoning Ronald W Reagan High School NC 2026 1B
Parker Trexler West Forsyth High NC 2025 3B
Brodie Tuthill Ashley Ridge High SC 2027 SS
Matthew Vannoy Needham Broughton High NC 2025 2B
Jonathan Waldrop Lexington High SC 2026 OF
Alex Wall Freedom High NC 2027 RHP
CJ Wallace TC Roberson NC 2025 RHP
Chance Weathersbee Fox Creek High SC 2025 C
Roper Wentzky A. C. Flora High SC 2026 2B
Tate Whitehead Southwest High NC 2025 2B
Hodge Williams Holly Springs High NC 2026 C
Michael Woodard New Bern High NC 2026 1B
Cross Yarborough P27 Baseball Academy SC 2025 C