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2024 Top Prospect Games: TrackMan Files (Hitting)


Cam Black-Araujo
PBR Arizona Operations Assistant

On Wednesday and Thursday, the Top Prospect Games was hosted at Grand Canyon University for the top prospects in Arizona's 2024 class. Talents were on display in front of the PBR Arizona staff, while data was being recorded by state-of-the-art technology.

The Top Prospect Games offers the top players in their respective classes to showcase their stuff on the same field. 

Today, our post event coverage continues as we take a look at the top hitting performances from the two-day event.

To view position stats, click here
To view TrackMan data, click here.

MAX & AVG EXIT VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 Griffen Clapp AZ Sunrise Mountain 2024 LHP 99.7 mph
2 Jimmy Diaz AZ Cienega 2024 SS 99.2 mph
3 Kyle Pettigrew AZ Desert Mountain 2024 3B 99.2 mph
4 Ky McGary AZ Sandra Day O'Connor 2024 OF 98.0 mph
5 Willie Cornejo-Farmer AZ Brophy College Prep 2024 1B 97.8 mph
6 Gavin Short AZ Sunnyslope 2024 3B 97.7 mph
7 Derek Kiepke AZ Liberty 2024 C 96.5 mph
8 Brody Matcuk AZ Chandler 2024 OF 96.4 mph
9 Ethan Chavez AZ Maricopa 2024 2B 96.2 mph
10 Isaac Llenas AZ Notre Dame Prep 2024 1B 96.2 mph
11 Damian Cabrera AZ Yuma 2024 3B 96.0 mph
12 Bobby Stanisic AZ Desert Vista 2024 2B 95.9 mph
13 Chase Whitley AZ Shadow Ridge 2024 CF 95.8 mph
14 Christopher Humphreys AZ Canyon del Oro 2024 OF 95.8 mph
15 Matthew Niezgodzki AZ Brophy 2024 OF 95.7 mph

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (avg)
1 Kyle Pettigrew AZ Desert Mountain 2024 3B 92.4 mph
2 Griffen Clapp AZ Sunrise Mountain 2024 LHP 92.0 mph
3 Jimmy Diaz AZ Cienega 2024 SS 90.6 mph
4 Ian Haines AZ Millennium 2024 C 89.8 mph
5 Brendan Burke AZ Desert Vista 2024 C 89.5 mph
6 Christopher Humphreys AZ Canyon del Oro 2024 OF 89.4 mph
7 Ky McGary AZ Sandra Day O'Connor 2024 OF 89.2 mph
8 Ethan Chavez AZ Maricopa 2024 2B 88.2 mph
9 Gavin Smith AZ Basha 2024 SS 88.0 mph
10 Brody Matcuk AZ Chandler 2024 OF 87.7 mph
11 Willie Cornejo-Farmer AZ Brophy College Prep 2024 1B 87.7 mph
12 Matthew Niezgodzki AZ Brophy 2024 OF 87.6 mph
13 Shane Miller AZ Higley 2024 SS 86.6 mph
14 Camden Clarkson AZ Desert Ridge Gilbert 2024 OF 85.5 mph
15 Nathan Carrillo AZ Horizon 2024 C 84.8 mph

MAX & AVG DISTANCE

Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (max)
1 Kyle Pettigrew AZ Desert Mountain 2024 3B 384 ft
2 Jimmy Diaz AZ Cienega 2024 SS 368 ft
3 Willie Cornejo-Farmer AZ Brophy College Prep 2024 1B 364 ft
4 Camden Clarkson AZ Desert Ridge Gilbert 2024 OF 363 ft
5 Ethan Chavez AZ Maricopa 2024 2B 361 ft
6 Brody Matcuk AZ Chandler 2024 OF 358 ft
7 Griffen Clapp AZ Sunrise Mountain 2024 LHP 353 ft
8 Ian Haines AZ Millennium 2024 C 353 ft
9 Brendan Burke AZ Desert Vista 2024 C 352 ft
10 Ky McGary AZ Sandra Day O'Connor 2024 OF 351 ft
11 Ethan Watson AZ Desert Ridge 2024 3B 351 ft
12 Luke DeWitt AZ Canyon View 2024 RHP 350 ft
13 Johnny Casale AZ Brophy Prep 2024 LHP 350 ft
14 Gavin Smith AZ Basha 2024 SS 349 ft
15 Christopher Humphreys AZ Canyon del Oro 2024 OF 346 ft

Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (avg)
1 Kyle Pettigrew AZ Desert Mountain 2024 3B 307 ft
2 Shawn Barros AZ Salpointe Catholic 2024 C 273 ft
3 Ethan Chavez AZ Maricopa 2024 2B 267 ft
4 Willie Cornejo-Farmer AZ Brophy College Prep 2024 1B 267 ft
5 Nathan Carrillo AZ Horizon 2024 C 263 ft
6 Ethan Watson AZ Desert Ridge 2024 3B 260 ft
7 Brendan Burke AZ Desert Vista 2024 C 258 ft
8 Bobby Stanisic AZ Desert Vista 2024 2B 240 ft
9 Gavin Smith AZ Basha 2024 SS 233 ft
10 Derek Kiepke AZ Liberty 2024 C 230 ft
11 Griffen Clapp AZ Sunrise Mountain 2024 LHP 230 ft
12 Joshua Warman AZ Red Mountain 2024 C 218 ft
13 Dom Harris AZ Horizon 2024 OF 214 ft
14 Bo DeWitt AZ Canyon View 2024 SS 212 ft
15 Isaac Llenas AZ Notre Dame Prep 2024 1B 209 ft

HARD HIT %

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hard Hit %
1 Griffen Clapp AZ Sunrise Mountain 2024 LHP 76 %
2 Kyle Pettigrew AZ Desert Mountain 2024 3B 71 %
3 Ky McGary AZ Sandra Day O'Connor 2024 OF 63 %
4 Brody Matcuk AZ Chandler 2024 OF 62 %
5 Jimmy Diaz AZ Cienega 2024 SS 61 %
6 Ethan Chavez AZ Maricopa 2024 2B 60 %
^ Brendan Burke AZ Desert Vista 2024 C 60 %
7 Willie Cornejo-Farmer AZ Brophy College Prep 2024 1B 57 %
8 Ian Haines AZ Millennium 2024 C 50 %
^ Christopher Humphreys AZ Canyon del Oro 2024 OF 50 %
9 Gavin Short AZ Sunnyslope 2024 3B 44 %

SWEET SPOT %

Rank Name State School Class Pos Sweet Spot %
1 Matthew Niezgodzki AZ Brophy 2024 OF 91 %
2 Kyle Pettigrew AZ Desert Mountain 2024 3B 78 %
3 Shawn Barros AZ Salpointe Catholic 2024 C 75 %
^ Nathan Carrillo AZ Horizon 2024 C 75 %
4 Christopher Margarella AZ Saguaro 2024 OF 73 %
5 Chase Whitley AZ Shadow Ridge 2024 CF 71 %
6 Joshua Warman AZ Red Mountain 2024 C 70 %
7 Brayden Flores AZ Chandler 2024 2B 68 %
8 Bobby Stanisic AZ Desert Vista 2024 2B 66 %
^ Jack O'Brasky AZ Arcadia 2024 SS 66 %
^ Johnny Casale AZ Brophy Prep 2024 LHP 66 %

LINE DRIVE %

Rank Name State School Class Pos Line Drive %
1 Matthew Niezgodzki AZ Brophy 2024 OF 75 %
2 Brayden Flores AZ Chandler 2024 2B 56 %
3 Dom Harris AZ Horizon 2024 OF 52 %
4 Shawn Barros AZ Salpointe Catholic 2024 C 50 %
^ Jack O'Brasky AZ Arcadia 2024 SS 50 %
^ Joshua Warman AZ Red Mountain 2024 C 50 %
^ Ethan Chavez AZ Maricopa 2024 2B 50 %
^ Nathan Carrillo AZ Horizon 2024 C 50 %
^ Aidan Yancy AZ Queen Creek 2024 3B 50 %
5 Gavin Smith AZ Basha 2024 SS 45 %
^ Ian Haines AZ Millennium 2024 C 45 %
^ Aiden Wood AZ Hamilton 2024 LHP 45 %
6 Gavin Short AZ Sunnyslope 2024 3B 44 %

UPCOMING EVENTS

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
Top Prospect Games: Class of 2025 & 2026 (Invite-Only) AZ 06/20 Arizona State University
Top Prospect Games: Class of 2023 (Invite-Only) AZ 06/27 Central Arizona College - Coolidge, AZ
PBR Junior Future Games NATIONAL 07/26 LakePoint
2022 PBR Future Games (Arizona Invite) AZ 07/27 LakePoint Sports Complex - Emerson, GA