2024 Prep baseball Illinois Rising Stars Leaderboard

With the help of our partners, we broke down some of the top measurable data gathered at our Rising Stars events in 2024. We collected the data at each of the four Prep Baseball Illinois Rising Stars ID showcases. The Rising Stars events began in McHenry on Feb. 10, and it concluded in Joliet on April 10. Find all of the statistical leaders from the winter calendar, below.

Note: We ran the 30-yard dash at the McHenry Rising Stars event on Feb. 10th.

TOP 60-YARD DASH

Rank Name State School Class Pos 60-yard
1 Gavin Helpingstine IL Brother Rice 2028 OF 6.90
2 Barrett Schifferdecker IL Loyola Academy 2028 OF 7.11
3 Weston Wyzukovicz IL Libertyville 2028 C 7.12
4 Malcolm Donaldson IL Lincoln-Way East High School 2028 OF 7.13
5 Luke Cavazos IL St. Laurence 2028 SS 7.15
6 Kaleb Dolan IL Oswego 2028 OF 7.23
7 Quincy Fulton IL Newton 2028 1B 7.24
8 Alex Govoni IL Loyola Academy 2028 3B 7.25
9 Jay Baird IL Hinsdale Central 2028 RHP 7.28
10 Kaden Dangman IL Lincoln-Way East 2028 C 7.30

TOP 30-YARD DASH

Rank Name State School Class Pos 30-yd
1 Lucas Donaldson IL Warren Township 2028 SS 4.10 s
2 Joey Spelman IL McHenry East 2028 2B 4.13 s
3 Connor Nissen IL Warren Township 2028 SS 4.15 s
4 Ayden Slupski IL McHenry 2028 3B 4.25 s
5 Andrew Sieg IL Crystal Lake Central 2028 OF 4.28 s

MAX OUTFIELD VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos OF Velo
1 Mark Williams IL Naperville Central 2028 SS 84
^ Ian Behl IL Pleasant Plains 2029 RHP 84
^ Henry Burke IL Lake Forest 2028 SS 84
^ Carver Cohn IL McHenry 2028 OF 84
2 Barrett Schifferdecker IL Loyola Academy 2028 OF 83
3 Paulie Hobbs IN Hanover Central 2029 OF 82
4 Michael Hartmuller IL Glenbrook South High School 2028 OF 81
^ Jay Baird IL Hinsdale Central 2028 RHP 81
^ Caleb Mease IL Wheaton Warrenville South High School 2028 OF 81
5 Gavin Helpingstine IL Brother Rice 2028 OF 80
^ Tyson Arbour IL Bradley-Bourbonnais 2028 OF 80
^ Hunter Lockefeer IL St Viator 2028 C 80
^ Jonah Sloane IL St. Laurence 2028 RHP 80

MAX INFIELD VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos INF Velo
1 Alex Govoni IL Loyola Academy 2028 3B 81
2 Mark Williams IL Naperville Central 2028 SS 79
^ Austin Leipart IL Providence Catholic 2028 3B 79
3 Henry Burke IL Lake Forest 2028 SS 78

MAX CATCHER VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos C Velo
1 Christian Lovingfoss IL Lincoln-Way Central 2028 C 76
2 Kaden Dangman IL Lincoln-Way East 2028 C 71
^ Weston Wyzukovicz IL Libertyville 2028 C 71
^ Hunter Segal IN Lake Central High School 2028 C 71
3 Colin Hernon IL Marian Central Catholic 2028 C 70
^ Brody Pilosi IL Providence Catholic 2028 C 70
^ Ryan Miller IL Lyons Township High School 2028 C 70

TOP POP TIMES

Rank Name State School Class Pos Pop Time
1 Weston Wyzukovicz IL Libertyville 2028 C 2.09-2.25
2 John Rose IL Latin School of Chicago 2028 C 2.10-2.26
3 Brody Pilosi IL Providence Catholic 2028 C 2.20-2.30
4 Terrell Hampton Hall IL Kenwood Academy 2028 SS 2.20-2.48
5 Hunter Segal IN Lake Central High School 2028 C 2.22-2.75


TRACKMAN METRICS

MAX EXIT VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 Quincy Fulton IL Newton 2028 1B 96.8 mph
2 Ethan Killion IL New Trier 2028 RHP 90.5 mph
3 Barrett Schifferdecker IL Loyola Academy 2028 OF 89.7 mph
4 Jack McNamara IL Brother Rice 2028 1B 88.9 mph
5 Terrell Hampton Hall IL Kenwood Academy 2028 SS 88.9 mph
6 Caleb Mease IL Wheaton Warrenville South High School 2028 OF 88.4 mph
7 Hunter Segal IN Lake Central High School 2028 C 88.4 mph
8 Alex Govoni IL Loyola Academy 2028 3B 87.5 mph
9 Carver Cohn IL McHenry 2028 OF 87.3 mph
10 Kaden Dangman IL Lincoln-Way East 2028 C 86.8 mph

AVG. EXIT VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (avg)
1 Ethan Killion IL New Trier 2028 RHP 83.7 mph
2 Quincy Fulton IL Newton 2028 1B 81.9 mph
3 Terrell Hampton Hall IL Kenwood Academy 2028 SS 80.8 mph
4 MJ Castelloni IL Fremd 2028 3B 79.8 mph
5 Colton Francisco IL Minooka 2028 SS 79.7 mph
6 Gavin Helpingstine IL Brother Rice 2028 OF 78.8 mph
7 Hunter Segal IN Lake Central High School 2028 C 78.7 mph
8 Kaleb Dolan IL Oswego 2028 OF 78.5 mph
9 Kaden Dangman IL Lincoln-Way East 2028 C 78.3 mph
10 Collin Lawlor IL Marist High School 2028 LHP 78.1 mph

PEAK ESTIMATED BATTED DISTANCE

Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (max)
1 Quincy Fulton IL Newton 2028 1B 321 ft
2 Colton Francisco IL Minooka 2028 SS 312 ft
3 Kaden Dangman IL Lincoln-Way East 2028 C 310 ft
4 Matthew Drew IL Hinsdale Central 2028 RHP 302 ft
5 Gavin Jones IL Bishop McNamara 2028 SS 296 ft
6 Jenner Smith IL John Hersey High School 2028 RHP 293 ft
7 Collin Lawlor IL Marist High School 2028 LHP 292 ft
8 Christian Lovingfoss IL Lincoln-Way Central 2028 C 291 ft
9 MJ Castelloni IL Fremd 2028 3B 290 ft
10 Quinn Wiedelman IL ST IGNATIUS COLLEGE PREP 2028 C 287 ft

MAX FASTBALL VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Ian Behl IL Pleasant Plains 2029 RHP 82.2 mph
2 Jack Postma IL Barrington 2028 RHP 81.4 mph
3 Andrew Potthoff IL Pleasant Plains 2028 SS 80.8 mph
4 Paulie Hobbs IN Hanover Central 2029 OF 80.6 mph
5 Collin Lawlor IL Marist High School 2028 LHP 80.5 mph
6 Henry Murphy IL Maine South High School 2028 2B 80.3 mph
7 Ethan Killion IL New Trier 2028 RHP 80.1 mph
8 Jonah Sloane IL St. Laurence 2028 RHP 79.2 mph
9 Austin Leipart IL Providence Catholic 2028 3B 79.0 mph
10 Gavin Jones IL Bishop McNamara 2028 SS 79.0 mph

AVG. FASTBALL SPIN RATE (RPM)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Barrett Schifferdecker IL Loyola Academy 2028 OF 2293 rpm
2 Gavin Dworak IL Geneva 2028 C 2252 rpm
3 Jonah Sloane IL St. Laurence 2028 RHP 2245 rpm
4 Jack Bullington IL Marist High School 2028 C 2241 rpm
5 Mason Almazan IL Providence Catholic 2028 SS 2217 rpm

AVG. CURVEBALL SPIN RATE (RPM)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Marco Fiore IL Nazareth Academy 2028 SS 2494 rpm
2 Jonah Sloane IL St. Laurence 2028 RHP 2488 rpm
3 Gavin Jones IL Bishop McNamara 2028 SS 2464 rpm
4 Gavin Dworak IL Geneva 2028 C 2359 rpm
5 Julian Stump IL DePaul College Prep 2028 C 2146 rpm

AVG. SLIDER SPIN RATE (RPM)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Gavin Jones IL Bishop McNamara 2028 SS 2489
2 Jack Bullington IL Marist High School 2028 C 2328
3 Nico Vavalle IL Grant 2028 LHP 2118
4 Connor Nissen IL Warren Township 2028 SS 2088
5 Ty Bachman IL Normal Community West High School 2028 SS 2053

+ We're hosting the inaugural Illinois Rising Stars Games on May 21 at Triton College in River Grove, Ill.; request an invite for the event by clicking HERE.

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