Prep Baseball Report

Top Prospect Games Player Spotlight Luke Ziegler

By Jeff Markle
Assistant State Director

Player: Luke Ziegler
Position: 3B/RHP
Class: 2018
State Rank: 8
Overall Rank: 266
High School: Valor Christian
State: CO
Commitment: Pepperdine
Height: 6-3
Weight: 180
Bats/Throws: R/R

The No. 8 2018 Colorado prospcet, the Pepperdine commit was an instrumental part for Valor Christian first 4A State Championship. Ziegler who played 3rd and also was dominating on the mound, hit .409 with 10 doubles and 28 RBI's. Ziegler also made his mark on the mound going 6 and 1 in 49 innings posting a 2.11 ERA striking out 48 batters. A 6-foot-2, 175-pound right handed hitter at the plate he stands tall and balanced.  He has a short stride and hands keep the bat in the zone for an extended period.  He hits off a firm front side with an exit velocity of 87 MPH.  In the field he shows smooth actions and a quick release.  He is accurate with an 85 MPH arm across the diamond.  On the mound he stands tall and falls to the plate.  He lands slightly closed and throws from a high ¾ arm slot.  He showed good command of all three pitches.  He features a 85 MPH fastball with late movement, a 64 MPH curve with 11/5 break and a 75 MPH change that lived down in the zone.

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