CO Preseason All-State: TrackMan Files (Hitting)


Cam Black-Araujo
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On Sunday, Feb. 27th, Colorado's Preseason All-State Showcase was hosted by Marucci Clubhouse in Castle Rock, Colorado with the top some of the top uncommitted talent across the State in attendance. Talents were on display in front of the PBR Colorado Scouting Staff, while data was being recorded by Prep Baseball's state-of-the-art technology. 

Today, our post event coverage begins as we analyze the pitching data collected from our TrackMan unit on site. TrackMan Portable combines the best of video and radar technology to output the most accurate data in every environment.

Below is the top performers in several different hitting categories from this weekend's Preseason All-State Showcase:

PEAK & AVG EXIT VELO

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 James Wright CO Air Academy 2022 C 101.6 mph
2 Andrew McNear CO Lutheran 2024 OF 100.6 mph
3 Jake Trussler CO Cherry Creek 2023 3B 99.8 mph
4 Nolan Hertzke CO Severance 2023 3B 98.9 mph
5 Marcus Romero CO Legacy 2023 OF 98.7 mph
6 Samuel Pease CO Fossil Ridge 2023 C 97.4 mph
7 Elijah Morales CO Battle Mountain 2022 OF 96.9 mph
8 Nic Brusca CO Columbine 2023 OF 96.9 mph
9 Daniel Castillo CO Northglenn 2023 C 96.3 mph
10 Bowen Tabola CO Cherokee Trail 2023 C 96.3 mph

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (avg)
1 Jake Trussler CO Cherry Creek 2023 3B 95.5 mph
2 James Wright CO Air Academy 2022 C 95.1 mph
3 Nolan Hertzke CO Severance 2023 3B 92.7 mph
4 Andrew McNear CO Lutheran 2024 OF 92.4 mph
5 Nic Brusca CO Columbine 2023 OF 91.4 mph
6 JT Shank CO Rock Canyon 2023 1B 91.2 mph
7 Brody Sprinkle CO Chaparral 2023 1B 89.9 mph
8 Marcus Romero CO Legacy 2023 OF 89.8 mph
9 Nick Trussler CO Cherry Creek 2023 2B 89.3 mph
10 Samuel Pease CO Fossil Ridge 2023 C 89.1 mph

PEAK & AVG DISTANCE

Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (max)
1 James Wright CO Air Academy 2022 C 374 ft
2 Samuel Pease CO Fossil Ridge 2023 C 368 ft
3 Matthew Rhoades CO Lewis Palmer 2023 1B 363 ft
4 Connor Barron CO Fossil Ridge 2024 3B 359 ft
5 Chase Cecil CO Ralston Valley 2023 2B 356 ft
6 Marcus Romero CO Legacy 2023 OF 353 ft
7 Luke Byler CO Lutheran 2022 3B 349 ft
8 JT Shank CO Rock Canyon 2023 1B 348 ft
9 Sean Barta CO Rock Canyon 2023 RHP 346 ft
10 Jake Trussler CO Cherry Creek 2023 3B 345 ft

Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (avg)
1 Elijah Morgan CO Lutheran 2024 RHP 284 ft
2 Hunter Allen CO Rock Canyon 2024 C 274 ft
3 Trevor Landen CO Heritage 2023 RHP 269 ft
4 Sean Barta CO Rock Canyon 2023 RHP 249 ft
5 Ian Kersten CO Valor Christian 2024 C 247 ft
6 Payton Nowell CO Northfield 2023 C 247 ft
7 Nicholas Herrick CO Cherry Creek 2023 OF 246 ft
8 Nic Brusca CO Columbine 2023 OF 245 ft
9 Brandon Sanchez CO Legacy 2023 SS 241 ft
10 Nathan Balser CO Legend 2023 2B 238 ft

HARD HIT %

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hard Hit %
1 Jake Trussler CO Cherry Creek 2023 3B 90 %
2 Nic Brusca CO Columbine 2023 OF 88 %
3 James Wright CO Air Academy 2022 C 81 %
4 Andrew McNear CO Lutheran 2024 OF 72 %
5 Samuel Pease CO Fossil Ridge 2023 C 70 %
^ Drai Wagner CO Brighton 2023 2B 70 %
^ Elijah Morales CO Battle Mountain 2022 OF 70 %
6 Nolan Hertzke CO Severance 2023 3B 66 %
7 Marcus Romero CO Legacy 2023 OF 63 %
8 JT Shank CO Rock Canyon 2023 1B 60 %

SWEET SPOT %

Rank Name State School Class Pos Sweet Spot %
1 Payton Nowell CO Northfield 2023 C 100 %
2 Christian Mittleman CO Monarch 2024 OF 90 %
3 Nic Brusca CO Columbine 2023 OF 88 %
^ George Walker CO Mullen 2024 SS 88 %
^ Elijah Morgan CO Lutheran 2024 RHP 88 %
4 Dominic Rice CO Air Academy 2023 OF 87 %
5 Hunter Allen CO Rock Canyon 2024 C 85 %
6 Ethan Moran CO Fossil Ridge 2024 SS 84 %
7 Chase Jaworsky CO Rock Canyon 2023 OF 83 %
8 Sean Klaess CO Cherry Creek 2025 SS 82 %

LINE DRIVE %

Rank Name State School Class Pos Line Drive %
1 Dominic Rice CO Air Academy 2023 OF 75 %
2 Dominick Cortez CO Legend 2023 OF 70 %
^ Easton Miller CO Fossil Ridge 2024 RHP 70 %
3 Payton Nowell CO Northfield 2023 C 66 %
^ Chase Jaworsky CO Rock Canyon 2023 OF 66 %
4 Jake Trussler CO Cherry Creek 2023 3B 63 %
5 Caden Davis CO ThunderRidge 2024 RHP 62 %
6 Josh McWilliams CO Chaparral 2025 OF 60 %
7 Hunter Allen CO Rock Canyon 2024 C 57 %

UPCOMING EVENTS

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
Northern Colorado Rising Stars ID CO 03/13 DBAT Norco - Windsor, CO
Denver Rising Stars ID CO 04/18 Slammers Facility - Englewood, CO


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