Prep Baseball Report

Underclass Invitational Top Tools

By Jeff Markle
Assistant State Director

Yesterday we posted the Statistical Breakdown from this past last weekends Underclass Invitational Showcase, which you can view HERE.

In the coming weeks, we will be adding and updating profiles for each of the players in attendance, including complete analysis and video.

In addition to posting the statistics, player analysis, and videos, we are going to drill down even more taking a look at the top performers using commonly used criteria for analyzing prospects:


+ Most Projectable Arm 2018: Josh Thompson, RHP/OF, Highlands Ranch

+ Most Projectable Arm 2019: Patrick Strawbridge, RHP/1B, Regis Jesuit

+ Best Left Handed Arm: Dillon Schroeder, LHP/1B, Grandview

+ Most Projectable Player: Zac Dammel, 1B/RHP, Highlands Ranch 2018

+ Best Power Fastball:  Dalton Chandler, RHP, Lamar, 2018

+ Best 3 Pitch Strike Thrower: Reese Lansville, RHP, ThunderRidge, 2018

+ Best Breaking Ball: Sanjay Solomon, RHP/OF, Boulder, 2018

+ Best Changeup: Blake Mackintosh, SS/RHP, Cherokee Trail, 2018

+ Best Three-Pitch Mix: Jeremy Onken, RHP/OF, Pine Creek, 2018

+ Best Two-Way Talent 2018: Luke Ziegler, 3B/RHP, Valor Christian

+ Best Two-Way Talent 2019: Riley Cornelio, RHP/SS, Pine Creek

+ Most Raw Power: Hunter Owens, 1B/LHP, Fairview, 2018

+ Best Hitting Approach 2018: Cooper Legault, 1B, Dakota Ridge

+ Best Hitting Approach 2019: Zach Rush, SS/RHP, Fruita Monument

+ Best Behind the Plate: Ryan Hutchinson, C, Heritage, 2018

+ Best Catcher Throw-downs: Noah Kuzma, C/3B, Valor Christian, 2018

+ Most Projectable Catcher: Jordan Medina, C/RHP, Highlands Ranch, 2018

+ Best Swing 2018: Zack Owens, 3B/C, Grand Junction

+ Best Swing 2019: Jett Hoggatt, C/OF, Rocky Mountain

+ Best Runner: Jett Hoggatt, C/OF, Rocky Mountain, 2019

+ Most Versatile: Garret Grant, 3B/OF, ThunderRidge, 2018

+ Most Complete Player: Jake Haze, INF/RHP, ThunderRidge, 2018

+ Most Fundamental Player: Nick Merone, MIF, Rock Canyon, 2018

+ Most Athletic: Harris Williams, C/OF, Denver North, 2018  and Michael Felton, C/OF, Moutain View, 2018

+ Best 2018 Prospect: Tanner O'Tremba, OF/RHP, Cherry Creek

+ Best 2019 Prospect: Riley Cornelio, SS/RHP, Pine Creek

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