AR Top Prospect Games: Upperclass Hitting Leaderboard


Scott Hood
OK/MO/KS/ARK Assistant Scouting Director

Prep Baseball Report Arkansas hosted the Top Prospect Upperclass games in Conway Arkansas on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas.  The event featured arms from the 2023 and 2024 grad classes with some guys putting up strong performances.  Today we take a look at all the leaders in data captured by Trackman and Blast Motion on the hitters from the event.  Full event stats and details can be found by clicking here.

TOP EXIT VELOCITIES

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 Lucas Jackson AR Southside 2023 C 101.1 mph
2 Shane Songer AR White Hall 2023 1B 98.2 mph
3 Jackson Kircher AR Little Rock Christian 2024 OF 96.0 mph
4 Reece Tarini AR Little Rock Christian 2023 LHP 95.9 mph
5 Aden Velasquez AR Cabot 2024 SS 92.9 mph

AVERAGE EXIT VELOCITIES

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (avg)
1 Lucas Jackson AR Southside 2023 C 86.7 mph
2 Cody Kennon AR Greenbrier 2023 OF 86.1 mph
3 Paxton Flagg AR Greenbrier 2024 C 85.8 mph
4 Aden Velasquez AR Cabot 2024 SS 84.5 mph
5 Shane Songer AR White Hall 2023 1B 84.3 mph

TOP MAX DISTANCE

Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (max)
1 Shane Songer AR White Hall 2023 1B 373 ft
2 Lucas Jackson AR Southside 2023 C 360 ft
3 Reece Tarini AR Little Rock Christian 2023 LHP 349 ft
4 Weston Speir AR Brookland 2024 RHP 343 ft
5 Webb Watson AR Central Arkansas Christian 2024 OF 340 ft

TOP SWEET SPOT PERCENTAGE

Rank Name State School Class Pos Sweet Spot %
1 Jackson Pruitt AR Southside 2024 SS 77 %
2 Aden Velasquez AR Cabot 2024 SS 70 %
^ Carter Alexander AR Bigelow 2024 C 70 %
3 Gage Willbanks AR Westside 2024 C 66 %
^ Paxton Flagg AR Greenbrier 2024 C 66 %
^ Braden Brown AR Camden Harmony Grove 2023 3B 66 %
4 Shane Songer AR White Hall 2023 1B 63 %
^ Nathan Otis AR Central Arkansas Christian 2024 2B 63 %
5 Nickolas Lin AR Conway 2024 RHP 58 %

TOP HAND SPEED 

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (max)
1 Lucas Jackson AR Southside 2023 C 25.6 mph
2 Jackson Kircher AR Little Rock Christian 2024 OF 24.5 mph
^ Shane Songer AR White Hall 2023 1B 24.5 mph
3 Cody Kennon AR Greenbrier 2023 OF 23.9 mph
4 Reece Tarini AR Little Rock Christian 2023 LHP 23.6 mph
5 Jackson Pruitt AR Southside 2024 SS 23.5 mph

AVERAGE HAND SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (avg)
1 Lucas Jackson AR Southside 2023 C 23.7 mph
2 Shane Songer AR White Hall 2023 1B 22.9 mph
3 Jackson Kircher AR Little Rock Christian 2024 OF 22.2 mph
4 Cody Kennon AR Greenbrier 2023 OF 22.1 mph
5 Jackson Pruitt AR Southside 2024 SS 22.0 mph

TOP BAT SPEED 

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (max)
1 Lucas Jackson AR Southside 2023 C 78.8 mph
2 Reece Tarini AR Little Rock Christian 2023 LHP 77.0 mph
3 Shane Songer AR White Hall 2023 1B 75.8 mph
4 Luke Lorence AR Little Rock Central 2024 RHP 73.9 mph
5 Jackson Kircher AR Little Rock Christian 2024 OF 73.8 mph

AVERAGE BAT SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (avg)
1 Shane Songer AR White Hall 2023 1B 71.7 mph
2 Reece Tarini AR Little Rock Christian 2023 LHP 71.3 mph
3 Jackson Pruitt AR Southside 2024 SS 69.9 mph
4 Webb Watson AR Central Arkansas Christian 2024 OF 68.6 mph
5 Luke Lorence AR Little Rock Central 2024 RHP 68.3 mph

TOP ROTATIONAL ACCELERATION 

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (max)
1 Lucas Jackson AR Southside 2023 C 28.5 g
2 Holden Jones AR Carlisle 2024 LHP 28.2 g
3 Jackson Pruitt AR Southside 2024 SS 27.2 g
4 Preston Katzer AR Shiloh Christian 2024 2B 25.8 g
5 Nathan Otis AR Central Arkansas Christian 2024 2B 25.3 g

AVERAGE ROTATIONAL ACCELERATION

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (avg)
1 Holden Jones AR Carlisle 2024 LHP 22.6 g
2 Jackson Pruitt AR Southside 2024 SS 22.2 g
3 Cody Kennon AR Greenbrier 2023 OF 22.1 g
4 Lucas Jackson AR Southside 2023 C 21.3 g
5 Paxton Flagg AR Greenbrier 2024 C 21.1 g

TOP ON PLANE EFFICIENCY AVERAGE

Rank Name State School Class Pos On Plane Eff (avg)
1 Nathan Otis AR Central Arkansas Christian 2024 2B 84 %
2 Carter Alexander AR Bigelow 2024 C 83 %
3 Paxton Flagg AR Greenbrier 2024 C 82 %
4 Jack Woolbright AR Benton 2023 3B 80 %
5 Nickolas Lin AR Conway 2024 RHP 76 %

 

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