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2022 Senior State Games: South Analysis


PBR Florida
PBR Florida Staff

The 2022 Senior State Games took place September 24-25 at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach, FL. The event featured players from the 2023-2024 classes participating in a pro-style workout and game on day one followed by two more games on day two in front of the PBR Florida Scouting Staff.

To view all the stats from the event, check out our Stats Story. Today we will break down each player from the South Region with scouting reports. Take a look

South Analysis

Vance Celiberti 1B / LHP / JW Mitchell, FL / 2023

Position Profile: 1B/LHP
Body: 6-0, 215-pounds. Stocky, strong frame.
Hit: LHH. Balanced, athletic setup. In rhythm with quick hands. Uphill path with pull-side power potential.
Power: 95 max exit velocity, averaged 86.9 mph. 332' max distance.
Arm: LH. INF-84 mph. Loose over the top action.
Defense: Moves well laterally with solid hands.
Run: 7.38 runner in the 60.

 

Matthew Davis OF / 3B / Dwyer, FL / 2023

Position Profile: OF/3B
Body: 6-3, 195-pounds. Physical frame.
Hit: RHH. Athletic open setup. Creates leverage in the path. Slight uphill path with power potential.
Power: 97 max exit velocity, averaged 86.3 mph. 360' max distance.
Arm: RH. OF-86 mph. Loose H3/4 action.
Defense: Simple, athletic actions. Under control.
Run: 6.64 runner in the 60.

 

Zaid Diaz OF / LHP / Elite Squad Academy, FL / 2023

Position Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 5-10, 180-pounds. Strong, athletic frame.
Hit: LHH. Mature, athletic actions. Easy bat speed and juice to the pull side. Stays timed up and finds barrels.
Power: 101 max exit velocity, averaged 92.4 mph. 386' max distance.
Arm: LH. OF-86 mph. Quick H3/4 action.
Defense: Quick feet with athleticism towards target.
Run: 7.01 runner in the 60.

Delivery: Athletic drop and drive delivery.
Arm Action: LH. Loose H3/4 action.
FB: T82.5, 79-82 mph. Armside tail. T2136, 1992 average rpm.
CH: 72-76 mph. Fade low in zone. T1895, 1564 average rpm.

 

Eric Fernandez SS / RHP / Riviera Prep, FL / 2023

Position Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 6-4, 190-pounds. Lean, athletic frame.
Hit: LHH. Mature, athletic actions. Above average bat speed. Works the pull side gap with juice.
Power: 94 max exit velocity, averaged 80.1 mph. 341' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-90 mph. H3/4 action. Easy strength.
Defense: Athletic mover with above average hands.
Run: 7.08 runner in the 60.

 

Gabriel Garcia RHP / 1B / Archbishop McCarthy, FL / 2023

Position Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-0, 185-pounds. Lean, athletic frame.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery.
Arm Action: RH. Long, H3/4 action.
FB: T78, 76-77 mph. Slight armside run. T2215, 1953 average rpm.
CB: 64-68 mph. Gradual 11/5 break. T2340, 2206 average rpm.
CH: 68-70 mph. T2328, 2022 average rpm.

 

Sebastian Granobles RHP / HIALEAH EDUCATIONAL ACADEMY, FL / 2023

Position Profile: RHP
Body: 5-8, 160-pounds. Stocky frame.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery.
Arm Action: RH. Easy H3/4 action.
FB: T80.3, 76-79 mph. Armside sink. T1955, 1780 average rpm.
SL: 72-74 mph. Developing. T2211, 1970 average rpm.
CH: 73-76 mph. Armside action. T2080, 1676 average rpm.

 

Nicolas Gutierrez-Villa RHP / 1B / Archbishop McCarthy, FL / 2023

Position Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-1, 195-pounds. Athletic, physical frame.
Delivery: Balanced, athletic delivery.
Arm Action: RH. Loose H3/4 action. Low effort.
FB: T87.4, 82-86 mph. Heavy armside run. T2278, 2090 average rpm.
SL: 69-73 mph. Sharp sweeping action. T2519, 2299 average rpm.
CH: 76-81 mph. Circle CH action. T2070, 1879 average rpm.

 

Jeovanni Hernandez OF / 3B / Coral Springs Charter, FL / 2023

Position Profile: OF/3B
Body: 6-2, 180-pounds. Lean, athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Tall narrow setup. Line drive appraoch working the pull side gap.
Power: 95 max exit velocity, averaged 85.9 mph. 351' max distance.
Arm: RH. OF-85 mph. Over the top action.
Defense: Athletic actions with average hands.
Run: 6.80 runner in the 60.

 

Chris Knier RHP / OF / Jensen Beach, FL / 2023

Position Profile: RHP/OF
Body: 6-0, 185-pounds. Physical, athletic frame.
Delivery: Up tempo, athletic delivery.
Arm Action: RH. Quick H3/4 action.
FB: T90.2, 87-89 mph. Jumps out the hand with life. T2247, 2040 average rpm.
SL: 77-79 mph. Sharp 11/5 break. T2706, 2608 average rpm.

 

Joeshua Lopez-Torres OF / OF / St. Lucie West Centennial , FL / 2023

Position Profile: OF/OF
Body: 5-11, 160-pounds. Lean, athletic frame.
Hit: LHH. Athletic open setup. Loose hands in the box. Line drive gap to gap hitter.
Power: 96 max exit velocity, averaged 87.1 mph. 326' max distance.
Arm: LH. OF-86 mph. Loose, athletic arm.
Defense: Athletic actions through the ball.
Run: 7.06 runner in the 60.

 

Antonio Melendez RHP / Osceola, FL / 2023

Position Profile: RHP
Body: 6-1, 210-pounds. Stocky, athletic frame.
Delivery: Balanced, drop and drive delivery.
Arm Action: RH. Quick H3/4 action.
FB: T87.5, 85-87 mph. Armside sink. T2149, 1972 average rpm.
SL: 71-76 mph. Gradual sweeping action. T2021, 1910 average rpm.
CH: 83-83 mph. Armide fade. T1631, 1596 average rpm.

 

Devan Meran OF / ESB Academy , FL / 2023

Position Profile: OF
Body: 6-1, 175-pounds. Lean frame with physicality.
Hit: RHH. Mature approach. Leg kick load. Level path working gap to gap. Ability to launch on contact.
Power: 91 max exit velocity, averaged 85.9 mph. 299' max distance.
Arm: RH. OF-90 mph. Loose with above average arm.
Defense: Fields athletically out front with momentum.
Run: 6.91 runner in the 60.

 

Robert Nedry SS / 2B / Westminster Academy, FL / 2023

Position Profile: SS/2B
Body: 6-2, 180-pounds. Athletic physical frame.
Hit: RHH. Rhythmic load. Loose hands with above average bat speed. Above average barrel accuracy. Pull side power potential.
Power: 96 max exit velocity, averaged 88.6 mph. 366' max distance.
Arm: LH. INF-80 mph. Easy arm action with accuracy.
Defense: Quick feet under control. Soft hands working through the ball.
Run: 7.19 runner in the 60.

 

Brian M Perez C / 1B / Miami Senior Coral Park, FL / 2023

Position Profile: C/1B
Body: 6-2, 200-pounds. Strong frame.
Hit: RHH. Quiet open setup. Present bat speed showing power potential to all fields. Ball jumps off bat.
Power: 98 max exit velocity, averaged 91.4 mph. 372' max distance.
Arm: RH. C-78 mph. H3/4 with strength.
Defense: 2.18-2.22 pop times. Moves well for size. Average actions behind the plate.
Run: 7.55 runner in the 60.

 

Emmanuel Perez SS / 2B / ESB Academy, FL / 2023

Position Profile: SS/2B
Body: 6-0, 160-pounds. Athletic frame with physicality.
Hit: RHH. High hands with leg. Stays timed up. Loose hands. Attacks the pullside gap.
Power: 93 max exit velocity, averaged 86 mph. 351' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-82 mph.Quick 3/4 action.
Defense: Athletic actions, quality first step with solid hands.
Run: 7.05 runner in the 60.

 

Dominic Rivara C / 3B / Saint John Paul II Academy, FL / 2023

Position Profile: C/3B
Body: 6-4, 210-pounds. Strong, athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Tall narrow setup. Loose hands. Uphill path with power potential.
Power: 93 max exit velocity, averaged 81.2 mph. 338' max distance.
Arm: RH. C-77 mph. Loose H3/4 action.
Defense: 2.04-2.14 pop times. Works in rhythm. Smooth transfer.
Run: 7.64 runner in the 60.

 

Sebastian Rosado 3B / SS / Reborn Christian Academy, FL / 2023

Position Profile: 3B/SS
Body: 5-11, 185-pounds. Athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Slightly closed. Mature actions. Uphill path with ability to launch. Pull side power potential.
Power: 97 max exit velocity, averaged 89.4 mph. 385' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-86 mph. Quick H3/4 action.
Defense: Twitchy actions defensively. Moves well with above average hands.
Run: 7.20 runner in the 60.

 

Jesse Sullivan C / OF / Jupiter, FL / 2023

Position Profile: C/OF
Body: 5-11, 193-pounds. Stocky, athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Athletic base with leg kick. In rhythm with loose hands. Uphill path with power potential.
Power: 100 max exit velocity, averaged 94 mph. 375' max distance.
Arm: RH. C-73 mph. H3/4 action. Accurate to the bag.
Defense: 2.11-2.19 pop times. Quick out the crouch. Works under control with quick feet.
Run: 7.44 runner in the 60.

 

Michael Thomas SS / 2B / Broward Virtual, FL / 2023

Position Profile: SS/2B
Body: 6-0, 165-pounds. Lean, athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Slightly open with toe tap. Works line drives gap to gap. Present bat speed.
Power: 90 max exit velocity, averaged 84.1 mph. 303' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-82 mph. Short 3/4 action.
Defense: Works under control with solid hands. Moves well laterally.
Run: 7.10 runner in the 60.

 

Carlos Luca Tosca OF / LHP / Gulliver Prep, FL / 2023

Position Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 6-2, 185-pounds. Physical, athletic frame.
Hit: LHH. Athletic base. Level path working up the middle. Hard line drives.
Power: 93 max exit velocity, averaged 83.2 mph. 321' max distance.
Arm: LH. OF-89 mph. Quick over the top actions.
Defense: Athletic feet fields with momentum towards target.
Run: 7.14 runner in the 60.

Delivery: Athletic drop and drive.
Arm Action: LH. Over the top slot.
FB: T81.3, 73-81 mph. Slight armside run. T1930, 1617 average rpm.

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
2022 Rising Stars State Games (Invite-Only) FL 10/29 Jackie Robinson Ballpark
2022 Sophomore State Games (Invite-Only) FL 11/12 Eastern Florida State College
2022 PBR Florida Holiday Classic FL 12/17 Sanford Memorial Stadium
2023 PBR Canada Spring Training Showcase FL 03/11 Launchpad Sports Complex