IA Top Prospect Games- Instant Analysis



By Rob Allison
Prep Baseball Report Iowa

Prep Baseball Report's IA Top Prospect Games event took place on Sunday, August 6, 2017. The event was held at Duane Banks Field on the campus of the University of Iowa. The event featured prospects from the 2018 grad class. Players showcased their talents in front of our scouting staff and college coaches in attendance. Thank you to the players, parents, my staff; along with the staff at the University of Iowa for such a great event.

There were a number of great individual performances this year at the IA Top Prospect Games

As we drill down into the statistics:

+  17 players ran sub 4.6 H-1B.
+  28 players recorded 85+ mph exit velocities
+  16 players recorded 80+ mph infield throws
+  12 players recorded 80+ mph outfield throws
+  9 catchers recorded 70+ mph throws to second base
+  6 catchers recorded sub-2.1 pop times
+  33 pitchers were 80+ mph on the mound

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Below we have listed the leaders for each statistical category at the event.


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H-1B Times
4.20—Landon Vander Leest, 3B/RHP, Pella, 2018
4.28—Drew Irvine, SS/RHP, Waukee, 2018
4.34—Garret Reisz, SS/RHP, Council Bluffs St. Albert, 2018
4.38—Dalton Hews, OF/RHP, ADM, 2018
4.40—Trent Stahl, MIF, Nevada, 2018
4.40—Zach Hollingsworth, OF, Des Moines Lincoln, 2018
4.40—Brenden Roder, RHP/1B, Sioux City Heelan, 2018

HITTING EXIT VELOCITY
99—Payton Young, OF, Davenport North, 2018 
98—Jackson Bennett, RHP/OF, Dyersville Beckman, 2018
96Garret Reisz, SS/RHP, Council Bluffs St. Albert, 2018
95—Jack Boever, OF, Sioux City Heelan, 2018
94—Nate Mortimer, SS, Carlisle, 2018
94—Tyler Lewis, RHP/3B, WDM Valley, 2018
93—Joel Vaske, C, Dyersville Beckman, 2018
93—Blake Berns, 1B, Iowa City Regina, 2018
 

INFIELD THROWING VELOCITY
90Tyler Lewis, RHP/3B, WDM Valley, 2018
89—Kade Vander Molen, SS/RHP, Pella Christian, 2018
87Garret Reisz, SS/RHP, Council Bluffs St. Albert, 2018
85—Braden Houston, RHP/SS, Iowa City West, 2018
85—Colin Kasperbauer, MIF, Sioux City Heelan, 2018
 

OUTFIELD THROWING VELOCITY
89—Will Christophersen, RHP/OF, Pleasant Valley, 2018
87—Evan Crawford, OF/3B, Pleasant Valley, 2018
86—Blaise Rosson, OF, Burlington, 2018
85—Payton Young, OF, Davenport North, 2018
85—Jackson Bennett, RHP/OF, Dyersville Beckman, 2018
85Landon Vander Leest, 3B/RHP, Pella, 2018

CATCHER THROWING VELOCITY
83Caden Ferguson, C, Waukee, 2018
76Nic McCay, RHP/C, Carlisle, 2018
76Tony Barreca, C/OF, North Scott, 2018
75Trent Hoogerwerf, C, Iowa City Regina, 2018
75—Chris Fowles, C, Ames, 2018

CATCHER POP TIMES
1.95—Tony Barreca, C/OF, North Scott, 2018
1.99—Nic McCay, RHP/C, Carlisle, 2018
2.01—Trent Hoogerwerf, C, Iowa City Regina, 2018
2.06—Caden Ferguson, C, Waukee, 2018
2.06—Nicholas Matijevic, C, Burlington Central (IL), 2018

MAX FASTBALL VELO (RHP)
92Tyler Lewis, RHP/3B, WDM Valley, 2018
92—Clayton Nettleton, RHP/OF, Davenport West, 2018
91—Luke Patzner, RHP, Urbandale, 2018
90—Duncan Davitt, RHP/3B, Indianola, 2018
90—Nic McCay, RHP/C, Carlisle, 2018
89—Will Christophersen, RHP/OF, Pleasant Valley, 2018
89—Jacob Bockenstedt, RHP, Cedar Rapids Washington, 2018
88—Jackson Bennett, RHP/OF, Dyersville Beckman, 2018
88—Garret Reisz, SS/RHP, Council Bluffs St. Albert, 2018
88—Jarrett Blunt, RHP, Ottumwa, 2018
88—Zach Miller, RHP, Denver, 2018
87—Luke Llewellyn, RHP, Urbandale, 2018
86—Noah Stober, RHP/3B, Ankeny Centennial, 2018
86—Drew Irvine, RHP/SS, Waukee, 2018
86—Daniel Powers, RHP, Davenport Assumption, 2018
85—Braden Houston, RHP/SS, Iowa City West, 2018


MAX FASTBALL VELO (LHP)
85
—Jared Simpson, LHP, Clinton, 2018
85—Ryne Schooley, LHP, Iowa City Regina, 2018
84—Jared Beck, LHP, Davenport North, 2018
82—Cooper Beving, LHP, Norwalk, 2018
82—Luke Golla, LHP, Marion, 2018