Best of 2021: Max Outfield Velocity Leaders


By: Diego Solares
Associate Scout, Staff Writer

The PBR Illinois staff hosted more than 40 showcases in 2021 – from invite-only events for select prospects, events for incoming freshmen, unsigned seniors, and the list goes on. Before we close the book on 2021 for good, we're going to check out some of the top showcase performances of last year.

To make your mark at a PBR showcase in 2022, check out the recently released Illinois winter 2022 calendar.

Below you'll find the hardest throws from the outfield recorded by Illinois' products last year, separated by grad class.

max outfield velocity leaders

Class of 2022

Rank Name State School Class Pos OF Velo
1 Lucas Pajeau IL Lockport 2022 OF 95
2 Ryan Henschel IL Glenbrook North 2022 OF 94
^ Matthew Tarr IL West Aurora 2022 C 94
^ Luke Adams IL Hinsdale Central 2022 3B 94
3 Connor Dickson IL Libertyville 2022 OF 93
4 Luke Doty IL Metamora 2022 OF 92
^ Angelo Luna IL St. Laurence 2022 OF 92
^ Evan Jones IL Normal University 2022 OF 92
5 Luka Radicevich IL Joliet Catholic 2022 OF 91
6 Parker Baryl IL St. Rita 2022 LHP 90
^ Brendan Summerhill IL Whitney Young 2022 OF 90
^ Brady Small IL Lemont 2022 OF 90
^ Alex Stanwich IL Lincoln-Way East 2022 OF 90
^ Lucas Montesantos IL Hinsdale Central 2022 RHP 90
^ Nick Daugherty IL Brother Rice 2022 OF 90
^ Rick Powell IL McHenry 2022 OF 90
^ Ramon Jimerson Jr IL Sacred Heart Griffin 2022 OF 90
^ Dylan Bass IL Glenbrook North 2022 OF 90
7 Jake Kohanzo IL Barrington 2022 RHP 89
^ Chase Adams IL Normal University 2022 LHP 89
^ Oliver Barkal IL New Trier 2022 RHP 89
^ Ethan Clark IL Lakes Community 2022 OF 89
8 Jake Collins IL Lockport 2022 OF 88
^ Ryan Caccia IL St. Charles North 2022 OF 88
^ Andrew Randazzo IL Maine South 2022 OF 88
^ Dominic Coda IL Joliet Catholic 2022 OF 88
^ Anthony Huerta IL Von Steuben 2022 RHP 88
^ Joe Fiorenza IL Jacobs 2022 OF 88
^ Drew Wellington IL Mundelein 2022 OF 88
^ Kayden Althoff IL Teutopolis 2022 OF 88
^ Evan Baptiste IL Barrington 2022 OF 88
^ Ryan Snell IL Benet 2022 OF 88
^ Lance Funk IL Mascoutah 2022 OF 88
^ Luke Wickenhauser IL Calhoun 2022 RHP 88
9 Cole Freeman IL Christopher 2022 OF 87
^ Dawson Bochenek IL Lockport 2022 C 87
^ Josh Outlaw IL Maine West 2022 OF 87
^ Will Goldberg IL Homewood-Flossmoor 2022 OF 87
^ Logan Wirtz IL McHenry 2022 OF 87
^ Bryce Goodwine IL Hononegah 2022 OF 87
^ Michael Addari IL Libertyville 2022 OF 87
^ Grant Huebner IL Edwardsville 2022 OF 87
^ Joey Little IL Stevenson 2022 OF 87


Class of 2023

Rank Name State School Class Pos OF Velo
1 William Hill IL Brooks 2023 OF 94
^ AJ Garcia IL DePaul College Prep 2023 OF 94
2 Trey Swiderski IL Joliet Catholic 2023 OF 93
3 Jackson Rodgers IL Father McGivney 2023 RHP 91
4 Jake Swanson IL Grant 2023 LHP 90
5 Ian Boal IL Johnsburg 2023 LHP 89
6 Lucas Smith IL Nazareth 2023 OF 88
^ Nicholas Gottfried IL Jacobs 2023 OF 88
^ Lleyton Grubich IL McHenry 2023 LHP 88
^ Clay Schrader IL Naperville Central 2023 OF 88
7 Michael Boyce IL Naperville Central 2023 OF 87
^ Jake Perrino IL Benet Academy 2023 RHP 87
^ Sam Gurgone IL Marist 2023 OF 87
^ Kaden Griffitts IL Williamsville 2023 OF 87
^ Amarion Paxton IL Clifton Central 2023 OF 87
^ Brady Marques IL Maine South 2023 OF 87
^ Tristan Clark IL Lyons Township 2023 OF 87
^ Kaden Griffitts IL Williamsville 2023 OF 87
8 Lucas Bormann IL York 2023 RHP 86
^ Cole Kratzberg IL Orion 2023 OF 86
^ Owen Duffy IL Marist 2023 OF 86
^ Spencer Geake IL Glenbrook North 2023 RHP 86
^ Frederick Ragsdale III IL Lyons Township 2023 OF 86
^ Luke Stulga IL St. Laurence 2023 OF 86
^ Brayden Bakes IL Huntley 2023 OF 86
^ Jonny Carrera IL Bolingbrook 2023 OF 86
^ Daniel Darin IL Gibault Catholic 2023 OF 86
^ Luke Range IL Edwardsville 2023 OF 86
9 Ty Pence IL St Joseph Ogden 2023 OF 85
^ Jake Metze IL Johnsburg 2023 OF 85
^ Gianni Royer IL Lake Forest 2023 OF 85
^ Anthony Ligon IL Thornwood 2023 OF 85
^ Joey Ward IL Maine South 2023 OF 85
^ Adrian Zavala IL Stagg 2023 OF 85
^ Ethan Serrano IL Von Steuben 2023 OF 85
^ Chris Iannuzzi IL Stevenson 2023 OF 85


Class of 2024

Rank Name State School Class Pos OF Velo
1 Samuel Chapman IL Woodstock 2024 OF 91
2 Trevor Geis IL Mascoutah 2024 OF 90
3 Beau McBride IL New Trier 2024 LHP 89
4 Savion Flowers IL Kenwood 2024 3B 86
^ Jonah Weathers IL Marian Catholic 2024 3B 86
^ Destin Edwards IL Marian Catholic 2024 2B 86
^ Luca Royer IL Lake Forest 2024 OF 86
5 Mason Phillips IL Oak Park-River Forest 2024 OF 85
^ Evan Moore IL Edwardsville 2024 OF 85
6 Anthony Xydakis IL Morris 2024 OF 84
^ Liam Arnold IL Palatine 2024 RHP 84
^ Chris Danko IL York 2024 OF 84
^ Khamaree Thomas IL Kenwood 2024 OF 84
^ Maxamillian Clark IL Dixon 2024 OF 84
7 Zach Spidle IL Bloomington 2024 OF 83
^ Tyler Martini IL Stevenson 2024 RHP 83
^ Dennis Butler III IL Simeon 2024 OF 83
^ Joshua Caccia IL St. Charles North 2024 RHP 83
8 Jalen House IL Downers Grove South 2024 OF 82
^ Jackson McCarey IL New Trier 2024 OF 82
^ Cal Darling IL Bradley-Bourbonnais 2024 OF 82
^ Chris Daugherty IL Brother Rice 2024 OF 82
^ Samuel Castillo IL Ogden International 2024 RHP 82
^ Jack LoConte IL Andrew 2024 OF 82
^ Carter Laudeman IL Morris 2024 RHP 82


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