Class of 2018 Showcase: Preview Story

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By Matt Huck
Area Scout

The Prep Baseball Report Class of 2018 Showcase at the Max in McCook, IL will take place on Sunday, October 16, 2016. The event is open to anyone in the Class of 2018 and will include several colleges in attendance.

Spots are limited, but there is still time to register for this Sunday’s event. CLICK HERE to sign up for the Class of 2018 Showcase.

Currently, there are 85 uncommitted 2018s signed up for this year’s event. The CURRENT ROSTER can be found here. A few notable’s to be sure to keep an eye on come Sunday are 3B Francois Castillo, RHP Ryan Vice, and LHP Nick Skurka.

Last years event included No. 1 ranked 2017 Austin Marozas (Plainfield South) who came out working 87-89 mph with his fastball to go along with a hard slider at 77-79 mph. Marozas is currently committed to Kentucky.

Video of Marozas from last year's event


Commits From Last Years Event
Mike Addante IL Jacobs 2017 OF Nebraska
Easton Bertrand IL Manteno 2017 OF Minnesota
Ken Brokop IL Bradley-Bourbonnais 2017 RHP Illinois-Springfield
Brandon Callender IL Plainfield Central 2017 RHP Judson University (IL)
John Carpinelli IL Buffalo Grove 2017 3B Indianapolis
Dominic Connolly IL Lemont 2017 SS Maryville University of S
Ryan Denz IL Dundee-Crown 2017 SS North Park University
Mike Edwards IL Oak Forest 2017 RHP Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Caleb Jacobs IL Normal West 2017 OF Western Illinois
Hunter Keim IL Rock Island 2017 RHP Quincy University
Michael Lasiewicz IL McHenry West 2017 RHP Northern Illinois
Gavin Lovesky IL Lockport 2017 3B Missouri
Austin Marozas IL Plainfield South 2017 RHP Kentucky
Jordan Mikel IL Plainfield South 2017 RHP Western Illinois
Billy Mote IL University 2017 SS Baylor
Lee Musgraves IL Von Steuben 2017 SS Northwest Florida State J
Jackson Petersen IL Libertyville 2017 C Pennsylvania
Colin Pfotenhauer IL Marist 2017 SS Taylor University
Noel Rodriguez IL Lincoln Park 2017 OF Dominican University (IL)
Tommy Washington IL Harlan 2017 SS Northern Illinois
Donivan Williams IL Richards 2017 3B Illinois State
Tyler Woynerowski IL St. Rita 2017 1B Benedictine University (I


+ Current Roster
+ Last Year's Roster
+ Register Here

Check-In times for the Class of 2018 Showcase are as follows:

Position Players:
8:20-8:40 AM

Pitcher Only:
11:20-11:40 AM

Catchers will stay for both sessions as they will also be evaluated while catching bullpens.

The event should end around 12:00 pm for position players. The last pitcher should conclude around 3:00 pm

**The MAX (McCook Athletic and Exposition Center) is located at 4750 S. Vernon Ave, McCook, IL, 60525.**