Prep Baseball Report

West Coast Canes Scout Day: Blast Motion Leaders


Cam Black-Araujo
PBR Arizona Operations

This past weekend our staff hosted the Canes West program for a three-day Scout Day which included batting practice at Grand Canyon, a full pro-style workout with complete data, as well as three games for each team.

We had players in attendance from Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico including some high-end talent from the 2024, 2025 and 2026 classes. We over 120 players in attendance with some intriguing talent already signed to schools, as well as some uncommitted prospects who showed well throughout the weekend.

All players ran through our series of tech partners including TrackMan for batting practice and in-game for pitchers, Blast Motion during BP and Swift Performance for 60-yard times and running splits.

Below, we continue our post-event coverage with a look at the top Blast Motion data from the batting practice portion of the event at Grand Canyon University.

For complete event results, click here.
To view upcoming event schedule, click here.

WEST COAST CANES SCOUT DAY | BLAST MOTION LEADERS

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Top Blast Motion Performers in each swing category

Max Bat Speed - 88.7MPH | OF Blake Bowen - 2026, King (CA) | Oregon State
Avg. Bat Speed - 76.2MPH | OF Blake Bowen - 2026, King (CA) | Oregon State
Max Hand Speed - 25.6MPH | C/SS Austin Smith - 2026, Chaparral (AZ) | Pepperdine
Avg. Hand Speed - 24.7MPH | C/SS Austin Smith - 2026, Chaparral (AZ) | Pepperdine
Max On-Plane Efficiency - 97 % | C/OF Jamez Guerrero - 2025 (CA) | SS Nathan Senior - 2025 (AZ)
Avg. On-Plane Efficiency - 91 % | SS Nathan Senior - 2025, Horizon (AZ) | Uncommitted
Max Rotational Accel. - 38.4 G | C/SS Austin Smith - 2026, Chaparral (AZ) | Pepperdine
Avg. Rotational Accel. - 33.4 G | C/SS Austin Smith - 2026, Chaparral (AZ) | Pepperdine

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MAX BAT SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (max)
1 Blake Bowen CA King 2026 OF 88.7 mph
2 Luke Santarius AZ Chaparral 2025 OF 79.4 mph
3 Aidan Mora CA Yucaipa 2024 LHP 78.7 mph
4 Matthew Delaney NM Albuquerque Academy 2025 RHP 78.5 mph
5 Connor Long NV Basic 2027 SS 78.1 mph
6 Jack Scully AZ Cactus Shadows 2026 3B 77.8 mph
7 Max Madrid AZ Basha 2024 OF 77.7 mph
8 Seth Asare NV Coronado 2026 C 77.0 mph
9 Aidan Aragon NM La Cueva 2025 OF 76.7 mph
10 Nathaniel Ortega CA Jurupa Valley 2024 SS 76.6 mph

AVG BAT SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (avg)
1 Blake Bowen CA King 2026 OF 76.2 mph
2 Luke Santarius AZ Chaparral 2025 OF 75.4 mph
3 Aidan Aragon NM La Cueva 2025 OF 74.4 mph
4 Christian Gross NV Faith Lutheran 2024 OF 73.9 mph
5 Nathaniel Ortega CA Jurupa Valley 2024 SS 73.6 mph
6 Tyson Owens NV Bonanza 2024 C 73.2 mph
7 Matthew Delaney NM Albuquerque Academy 2025 RHP 72.8 mph
8 Jordan Watkins NV Faith Lutheran 2025 RHP 72.2 mph
9 Max Madrid AZ Basha 2024 OF 71.9 mph
10 Taylor Trillo AZ Pinnacle 2024 OF 71.8 mph

MAX HAND SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (max)
1 Austin Smith AZ Chaparral 2026 C 25.6 mph
2 Luke Santarius AZ Chaparral 2025 OF 25.2 mph
^ Tyler Jackson NV Centennial 2025 C 25.2 mph
3 Max Madrid AZ Basha 2024 OF 24.7 mph
4 Braden Annett CA Roosevelt 2025 OF 24.5 mph
5 Ace Hansen NV Faith Lutheran 2025 OF 24.2 mph
^ Christian Gross NV Faith Lutheran 2024 OF 24.2 mph
6 Ethan Trahan AZ Horizon 2026 OF 24.1 mph
7 Taylor Trillo AZ Pinnacle 2024 OF 24.0 mph
^ Grant Mcmeekin AZ Deer Valley 2025 C 24.0 mph
^ Jack Rush CA Pacific Coast Academy 2025 RHP 24.0 mph

AVG. HAND SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (avg)
1 Austin Smith AZ Chaparral 2026 C 24.7 mph
2 Luke Santarius AZ Chaparral 2025 OF 24.3 mph
3 Braden Annett CA Roosevelt 2025 OF 23.9 mph
4 Ace Hansen NV Faith Lutheran 2025 OF 23.8 mph
5 Tyler Jackson NV Centennial 2025 C 23.6 mph
6 Max Madrid AZ Basha 2024 OF 23.4 mph
7 Taylor Trillo AZ Pinnacle 2024 OF 23.3 mph
8 Jack Rush CA Pacific Coast Academy 2025 RHP 22.9 mph
9 Cameron Caminiti AZ Saguaro 2024 LHP 22.9 mph
10 Mykah Simmons CA Mission Hills 2026 OF 22.6 mph

MAX ON-PLANE EFFICIENCY

Rank Name State School Class Pos MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
1 Jamez Guerrero CA Summit 2025 C 97
^ Nathan Senior AZ Horizon 2025 SS 97
2 Jordan Esparza CA Yucaipa 2025 2B 96
3 Adrian Toro CA Corona 2026 OF 95
4 Christopher Romo CA Eleanor Roosevelt 2025 3B 94
5 Angelo Martinez CA El Rancho 2024 OF 93
^ Braden Butler CA Capistrano Valley Christian 2025 3B 93
^ Andrew Harper AZ Brophy 2025 1B 93
6 Ezekiel Munoz CA Mission Hills 2026 SS 92
^ Brandon Lord NV Basic Academy of International Studies 2026 SS 92

AVG. ON-PLANE EFFICIENCY

Rank Name State School Class Pos On Plane Eff (avg)
1 Nathan Senior AZ Horizon 2025 SS 91 %
2 Adrian Toro CA Corona 2026 OF 90 %
3 Jamez Guerrero CA Summit 2025 C 89 %
4 Andrew Harper AZ Brophy 2025 1B 89 %
5 Angelo Martinez CA El Rancho 2024 OF 88 %
6 Christopher Romo CA Eleanor Roosevelt 2025 3B 88 %
7 Brandon Lord NV Basic Academy of International Studies 2026 SS 88 %
8 Tosh Schneider UT Pleasant Grove 2027 SS 83 %
9 Carter Vanderhook CA Servite 2024 2B 83 %
10 Easton Petitta UT Orem 2025 OF 83 %

MAX ROTATIONAL ACCELERATION

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (max)
1 Austin Smith AZ Chaparral 2026 C 38.4 g
2 Braden Annett CA Roosevelt 2025 OF 31.9 g
3 Ace Hansen NV Faith Lutheran 2025 OF 31.1 g
4 Adrian Toro CA Corona 2026 OF 27.7 g
5 Aidan Aragon NM La Cueva 2025 OF 27.0 g
6 Marciano Martins CA Oak Hills 2024 C 26.8 g
7 Brandon Lord NV Basic Academy of International Studies 2026 SS 26.3 g
8 Cameron Caminiti AZ Saguaro 2024 LHP 25.7 g
9 Julian Cervantes CA Redlands East Valley 2026 2B 25.2 g
^ Dylan Hastings CA Santiago 2025 LHP 25.2 g

AVG. ROTATIONAL ACCELERATION

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (avg)
1 Austin Smith AZ Chaparral 2026 C 33.4 g
2 Braden Annett CA Roosevelt 2025 OF 28.3 g
3 Ace Hansen NV Faith Lutheran 2025 OF 25.8 g
4 Marciano Martins CA Oak Hills 2024 C 23.7 g
5 Cameron Caminiti AZ Saguaro 2024 LHP 22.7 g
6 Brandon Lord NV Basic Academy of International Studies 2026 SS 22.4 g
7 Max Madrid AZ Basha 2024 OF 22.2 g
8 Easton Petitta UT Orem 2025 OF 22.1 g
9 Adrian Toro CA Corona 2026 OF 21.8 g
10 Aidan Aragon NM La Cueva 2025 OF 21.7 g

UPCOMING EVENTS

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
Top Prospect Games: Class of 2026 & 2027 AZ 06/06 Legacy Sports Complex
Top Prospect Games: Class of 2025 AZ 06/12 Brewers Spring Training Fields - Phoenix, AZ
Top Prospect Games: Class of 2024 AZ 06/13 Brewers Spring Training Fields - Phoenix, AZ
Scottsdale Open AZ 07/11 Scottsdale Stadium - Scottsdale, AZ
PBR Junior Future Games NATIONAL 07/25 LakePoint
2023 PBR Future Games (Arizona Invite) AZ 07/26 LakePoint Sports - Cartersville, GA


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