Joliet Preseason ID: Infield Analysis


By: Illinois Scouting Staff

On Sunday, Feb. 27, the PBR Illinois team hosted the Joliet Preseason ID at Rhino Baseball Academy in Shorewood, Ill. The event featured 125 players from the surrounding area and gave our staff an in-depth look at numerous prospects before the IHSA season takes off.

In the week that followed this event, we produced post-event analysis that includes performance highlights inside of our Quick Hits story, a look at the traditional stats measured within our Statistical Analysis piece, batted-ball and pitch data compiled in TrackMan Files, swing metrics captured on the Blast Motion Board, and sight scores from an athletic perspective tracked on the Vizual Edge Scoreboard.

You can learn more about the state-of-the-art technologies featured at our showcases within the hyperlinks above. We began rolling out the scouting reports from this event with the catchers and outfielders, and we’re turning to the infield crop today, found below.

TOP INFIELD PROSPECTS

1. Easton Harris, Washington Community (IL), 2022; Bradley commit.
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 6-2, 180-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced, confident look in the box. Advanced bat speed, loose athletic hands, swings with intent, stays through the zone for a long time and backspun hard contact throughout his round.
Power: 99.8 max exit velocity, averaged 88.4 mph. 363’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 94 mph. Short/quick arm from a loose 3/4 slot, ball explodes out of the hand with ride across the diamond.
Defense: Quick hands, quick feet, advanced feel, loose actions, plays well on the move.
Run: 6.77 runner in the 60. 

2. Payton Soske, Barrington (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 6-4, 190-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Tall, relaxed setup, quiet load and short stride. Simple, strong swing, creates bat speed, bat stays on-plane and was on the barrel to the pull-side gap.
Power: 93.1 max exit velocity, averaged 82 mph. 336’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 84 mph. Short arm that plays from a 3/4 slot, some life.
Defense: Soft hands, fields out front, loose actions.
Run: 7.30 runner in the 60. 

3. Jordan Vazquez, Fenwick (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-11, 170-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Tall, open setup, leg-lift trigger. Fluid swing, intent, long uphill path and flashed bat speed. Hits off front foot at times, feel for the barrel and works to both gaps.
Power: 86.5 max exit velocity, averaged 80.2 mph. 302’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 86 mph. Short/clean arm from a 3/4 slot, quick to release with life.
Defense: Quick hands and feet, advanced feel, body control.
Run: 7.88 runner in the 60. 

4. Andrew Gallegos, Naperville Central (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: C/1B
Body: 6-1, 195-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, subtle load and short leg-lift trigger. Strong hands, creates jump off the barrel, consistent hard contact, pull-side tendencies.
Power: 98.2 max exit velocity, averaged 92.5 mph. 354’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 82 mph. Short arm that moves into a high 3/4 slot, quick arm.
Defense: Quick feet, quick exchange, loose actions, showed feel.
Run:  runner in the 60. 

5. Camden Raddatz, Effingham (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-10, 160-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Athletic setup with a fluid load, short stride.  Loose swing with an uphill path, smooth tempo throughout with a mature approach, easy pop.
Power: 94.7 max exit velocity, averaged 81.7 mph. 347’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 85 mph. Short/clean arm circle that plays into a 3/4 slot, quick to release with easy life out of the hand, carries through the target with backspin.
Defense: Quick hands and feet, loose actions, some feel, can play on the move.
Run: 7.20 runner in the 60. 

6. Brayden Saling, Williamsville (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-9, 145-pounds.
Hit: LHH. Balanced setup, fluid rhythm and short stride. Athletic swing, loose hands, stays on-plane with intent through contact. Was on the barrel working gap-to-gap. Upside swing.
Power: 82.5 max exit velocity, averaged 69.4 mph. 291’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 75 mph. Short/easy arm from a 3/4 slot, plays on the move.
Defense: Quick hands, quick exchange, quick feet, loose athletic actions, some feel, fields well on the move.
Run: 7.73 runner in the 60. 

7. Jackson Roberts, Yorkville (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-11, 170-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Wide base, slightly crouched, toe-taps into a long stride.  Creates hand separation at footstrike, whippy/long levers with a level path, easy bat-speed through the zone, line-drives up the middle.
Power: 89.5 max exit velocity, averaged 85.1 mph. 321’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 82 mph. Short/clean arm circle that plays into a 3/4 slot, quick to release with easy life out of the hand, carries through the target with backspin.
Defense: Showed feel, athletic actions, quick feet, quick hands, understands angles and playing on the move.
Run: 7.90 runner in the 60. 

8. Sam Rohlfing, Harvest Christian (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-2, 165-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Tall, relaxed setup, smooth load and minimal stride. Strong, athletic hands, stays direct to contact, on-plane and on the barrel.
Power: 94 max exit velocity, averaged 87.1 mph. 344’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 83 mph. Short/quick arm from a 3/4 slot, plays with life and on the move, some carry.
Defense: Soft hands, quick exchange, athletic footwork, feel, plays through.
Run: 7.66 runner in the 60. 

9. Troy Kashul, Naperville Central (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: 1B/RHP
Body: 6-3, 195-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Tall, slightly open setup, leg-kicks into a long stride.  Strong hands with an uphill path, advanced bat-strength, loud contact off the bat repeatedly.
Power: 91.4 max exit velocity, averaged 80.2 mph. 316’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph. Clean arm that works short from a 3/4 slot, carries across the diamond.
Defense: Soft hands, clean footwork, some feel for position.
Run: 8.10 runner in the 60. 

10. Will Pavlick, Oswego (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-10, 175-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Quiet athletic look in the box. Simple, on balance swing, easy effort, looks to control the barrel, extension through contact and uses the whole field.
Power: 85.9 max exit velocity, averaged 78.7 mph. 264’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph. Short/clean arm into a 3/4 slot, ball carries with life across the diamond.
Defense: Soft hands, efficient actions, quick exchange, quick feet, feel and tempo, feet play through the ball.
Run: 7.01 runner in the 60. 

10. Demir Heidelberg, Homewood Flossmoor (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: 1B/3B
Body: 6-3, 153-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Wide setup with a lift and place stride.  Loose/long levers with a level path, whippy through the zone with bat-speed, line-drives to the whole field.
Power: 90.7 max exit velocity, averaged 87.2 mph. 333’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 75 mph. Short arm out of the glove into a high 3/4 slot.
Defense: Quick feet, soft hands, clean exchange.
Run: 7.38 runner in the 60. 

BEST OF THE REST (LISTED ALPHABETICALLY)

Haron Abuelhija, St. Rita (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 5-10, 155-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Tall, relaxed setup, subtle load, toe-tap stride. Level path, controlled aggression, out on front foot at times.
Power: 83.5 max exit velocity, averaged 74.8 mph. 269’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 81 mph. Short arm that plays from a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Fields out front, clean exchange, fluid footwork.
Run: 8.54 runner in the 60. 

Jude Allen, Providence Catholic (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 1B/3B
Body: 5-11, 215-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Wide/balanced setup, simple stride.  Strong hands with bat-speed, uphill path with easy power.
Power: 96.3 max exit velocity, averaged 87.4 mph. 332’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 69 mph. Short/whippy arm from a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Two hand gather out front, quick feet, steady actions.
Run: 7.91 runner in the 60. 

Vinny Arunno, Brother Rice (IL), 2022
Positional Profile: 2B/SS
Body: 5-10, 155-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, pre-pitch load and long stride. Easy swing, handsy, finishes on balance and lifted contact to both gaps.
Power: 83.6 max exit velocity, averaged 78 mph. 306’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 77 mph. Short/clean arm into a high 3/4 slot, loose.
Defense: Quick hands, fluid feet, some feel.
Run: 7.46 runner in the 60. 

Michael Bartels, Plainfield East (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: 1B/RHP
Body: 6-2, 240-pounds.
Hit: LHH. Tall, relaxed setup, minimal pre-pitch actions. Strong hands, direct path, natural lift and works gap-to-gap.
Power: 87.4 max exit velocity, averaged 80.6 mph. 292’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 67 mph. Short/whippy arm from a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Fields out front, soft hands, clean footwork.
Run: 9.65 runner in the 60. 

Victor Becerra, Proviso West (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 1B/3B
Body: 5-10, 215-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Upright setup, long stride. Hands start low, separation at footstrike, level path through the zone.
Power: 83.6 max exit velocity, averaged 78.4 mph. 277’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 60 mph. Short arm out of the glove into a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Two hand gather out front, clean exchange, athletic footwork.
Run: 8.86 runner in the 60. 

Trey Blanchette, Bradley Bourbonnais (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: 3B
Body: 6-2, 181-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Wide, slightly open setup, knee-knocks into a long stride. Long-levers with a level path, approach stays up the middle, loose arms.
Power: 89.6 max exit velocity, averaged 81.5 mph. 292’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 72 mph. Short arm circle into a high 3/4 slot.
Defense: Two handed gather out front, clean footwork, clean exchange.
Run: 7.64 runner in the 60. 

Aidan Calvey, Minooka (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: 3B/1B
Body: 6-0, 170-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Athletic base with an open setup, fluid load into a short stride.  Loose/fluid operation, uphill path with bat-speed, hands work direct to the ball.
Power: 86.9 max exit velocity, averaged 76 mph. 292’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 71 mph. Short arm out of the glove into a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Some feel, soft hands, clean exchange, rhythm and footwork.
Run: 7.66 runner in the 60. 

Evan Carey, Plainfield South (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: 2B/SS
Body: 5-8, 160-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced, simple setup, short stride.  Compact/repeatable swing, level path with line-drive approach up the middle.
Power: 89.6 max exit velocity, averaged 82.8 mph. 324’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 70 mph. Short/easy arm from a 3/4 slot, carries with ease, little perceived effort in throws.
Defense: Soft hands, quick feet, fields out front, quick actions.
Run: 7.61 runner in the 60. 

Michael Carrano, St. Laurence (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: C/1B
Body: 6-1, 220-pounds.
Hit: LHH. Wide setup, balanced, smooth load and stride. Explosive hands, uphill path, repeatable swing, feel for the barrel and drove balls with authority to both gaps.
Power: 96.8 max exit velocity, averaged 89.8 mph. 357’ max distance.
Arm: RH. C - 74 mph. INF - 77 mph. Over the top release, throws have carry through target, loose arm, quick exchange. INF: Clean arm that plays from an athletic 3/4 slot.
Defense: Quick footwork, clean exchange, fluid actions, feet play through the ball.
Run: 7.46 runner in the 60. 

Ryan Chamberlain, Ottawa (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 2B/1B
Body: 5-11, 170-pounds.
Hit: LHH. Balanced setup, minimal load and leg-kick timing trigger. Direct path, hands work on top, line-drive approach and uses the whole field.
Power: 83.4 max exit velocity, averaged 76.9 mph. 211’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 67 mph. Short arm out of the glove into a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Fields out front, clean exchange and footwork.
Run: 7.83 runner in the 60. 

Aiden Clark, Naperville Central (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: OF/2B
Body: 5-7, 160-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Upright setup, leg-kicks into a short stride.  Loose/whippy arms with an uphill path, free-swinger, high intensity.
Power: 86 max exit velocity, averaged 69.7 mph. 289’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 74 mph. OF - 79 mph. OF: Short arm circle into an over the top slot, carries out of hand. INF: Short/clean arm out of the glove that moves into a high 3/4 slot, changing slots on the move, plays with backspin and carry.
Defense: Aggressive, confident feet, loose/athletic actions. INF: soft hands, clean exchange, fluid footwork.
Run: 7.32 runner in the 60. 

John DiFoggio, Shepard (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 3B/OF
Body: 5-9, 190-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Tall, relaxed setup, quiet load. Easy swing, level path, sprayed contact.
Power: 80.1 max exit velocity, averaged 71.9 mph. 254’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 65 mph. Short arm into a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Two hand gather out front, clean exchange, fluid footwork.
Run: 8.91 runner in the 60. 

Ryan Dunagan, Lockport (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: SS/3B
Body: 6-0, 180-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced, relaxed setup, quiet load and short stride. Easy swing, fluid rhythm, natural lift through contact and gap-to-gap approach.
Power: 86.5 max exit velocity, averaged 81.3 mph. 318’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 79 mph. Short arm with easy life out of the hand, carry across the diamond.
Defense: Quick feet, soft hands, athletic actions and tempo.
Run: 8.21 runner in the 60.

Alexander Elgin, Lockport (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: OF/1B
Body: 6-2, 180-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, subtle load and hard leg-lift trigger. Direct path, occasional lift and leverage to the pull-side.
Power: 86.1 max exit velocity, averaged 80.5 mph. 247’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 73 mph. OF - 79 mph. Long/quick arm from a high 3/4 slot, some life out of the hand. INF: Long arm out of the glove, 3/4 slot with easy carry.
Defense: Loose actions, soft hands, quick feet, athletic.
Run: 7.62 runner in the 60. 

Zack Foreman, Oswego East (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-8, 145-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Relaxed narrow setup, long stride. Simple swing, quick hands, long path and gap-to-gap approach.
Power: 83.7 max exit velocity, averaged 74.8 mph. 272’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 75 mph. Short/whippy arm from a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Fields out front, quick exchange, clean footwork.
Run: 7.53 runner in the 60. 

Reed Frazier, Pontiac Township (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: 1B/RHP
Body: 6-4, 225-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Wide, slightly open setup, long stride.  Loose arms with present bat-strength, uphill path with intent to lift.
Power: 90.9 max exit velocity, averaged 80.4 mph. 326’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 78 mph. Loose/athletic arm, plays from a 3/4 slot with life out of the hand.
Defense: Clean footwork, soft hands, effort present.
Run: 8.38 runner in the 60. 

Denny Furlong, Mount Carmel (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 2B/RHP
Body: 5-10, 185-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Wide setup, quiet load and toe-tap stride. Easy, on balance swing, highly-repeatable, bat stays on plane, feel for the barrel and a lot of hard gap-to-gap contact.
Power: 91.2 max exit velocity, averaged 83.9 mph. 316’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 81 mph. Short out of the glove into a 3/4 slot, life out of the hand with carry.
Defense: Clean footwork, clean exchange, soft hands.
Run: 7.29 runner in the 60. 

Branden Gomez, Lemont (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-7, 140-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Athletic setup, fluid load into a short stride.  Loose arms with a level path, mature approach with line-drives.
Power: 76.6 max exit velocity, averaged 71.4 mph. 245’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 72 mph. Whippy arm from a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Soft hands, clean footwork and exchange.
Run: 7.65 runner in the 60. 

Kaileb Hackman, Normal Community (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-0, 205-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Athletic base, knee-knocks into a long stride. Strong hands with bat strength, level path through the zone, one-handed finish.
Power: 95 max exit velocity, averaged 84.7 mph. 318’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph. Short/clean arm that plays into a 3/4 slot, carries out of the hand with life.
Defense: Fields out front, clean exchange, clean footwork, moves athletically through the ball.
Run: 7.37 runner in the 60. 

Trey Hernandez, Oswego (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: SS/3B
Body: 6-2, 190-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Tall setup, subtle load and long stride. Long-levers, stays direct to contact, on-plane and uses the whole field.
Power: 94.3 max exit velocity, averaged 85.3 mph. 286’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph. Short/clean arm that plays from a 3/4 slot, life out of the hand with some backspin.
Defense: Quick feet/exchange, soft hands.
Run:

Christian Jackson, Warren (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 6-0, 175-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Crouched, wide setup, subtle load and short stride. Strong hands, direct to contact, bat strength and level path. Uses the whole field.
Power: 90.4 max exit velocity, averaged 83.3 mph. 176’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 81 mph. Short arm circle into a high 3/4 slot, easy life/carry out of the hand.
Defense: Clean footwork, clean exchange, soft hands.
Run: 7.35 runner in the 60. 

Declan Jessee, Glenwood (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-1, 210-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, slightly open, long stride.  Hands start high, loose arms with strong hands, level path.
Power: 92.8 max exit velocity, averaged 90.2 mph. 333’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 82 mph. Loose/athletic arm, plays from a 3/4 slot with carry and life. INF: Loose/athletic arm from a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Fields out front, quick exchange, quick feet, athletically plays through the ball.
Run: 8.08 runner in the 60. 

Benjamin Johnson, Simeon (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: OF/SS
Body: 5-10, 135-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Wide setup with a minimal stride. Long/whippy levers, level path through the zone, bat-speed.
Power: 82 max exit velocity, averaged 73.7 mph. 222’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 76 mph. OF - 79 mph. Short/quick arm from an over-the-top slot, accurate throws through the target. INF: Arm works similar from the infield, short arm from a high 3/4 slot.
Defense: Aggressive athletic feet, soft confident hands, concise routes. INF: Quick feet, some effort with feel.
Run: 7.47 runner in the 60. 

Brandon Juska, St Laurence (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 2B/3B
Body: 5-10, 170-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, smooth load and long leg-lift trigger. Athletic hands, short and direct to the ball, finishes on balance. Bat stays on-plane, feel for the barrel, and a lot of hard contact throughout.
Power: 90.1 max exit velocity, averaged 82.7 mph. 297’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 72 mph. Short out of the glove into a 3/4 slot, loose to release.
Defense: Fields out front with two hands, soft hands, plays through the ball.
Run: 7.41 runner in the 60. 

JT Kaiser, Tremont (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-9, 130-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, quiet load and short stride. Simple swing, long path, spray approach and finishes on backside.
Power: 79.6 max exit velocity, averaged 75.9 mph. 212’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 73 mph. Short/quick arm from a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Fields out front, clean/quick exchange, soft hands.
Run: 7.32 runner in the 60. 

Isaac King, Chesterton (IN), 2022
Positional Profile: 3B/1B
Body: 5-9, 280-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, short stride. Swings with aggression, present bat strength, strong hands.
Power: 91.8 max exit velocity, averaged 78 mph. 266’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 77 mph. Clean arm from a high 3/4 slot, backspin with carry across the diamond.
Defense: Quick hands, quick feet for build, soft hands.
Run: 8.47 runner in the 60. 

Kyle Koerner, Minooka (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: OF/2B
Body: 5-6, 145-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Wide, athletic base, long stride.  Compact/level swing, repeats with ease, line-drive approach.
Power: 80 max exit velocity, averaged 74.9 mph. 219’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 73 mph. OF - 78 mph. Loose/long arm swing into a 3/4 slot, some life out of the hand. INF: Short/whippy arm from a 3/4 slot, plays from multiple angles.
Defense: Athletic, choppy steps, soft hands. INF: quick feet, quick exchange.
Run: 7.40 runner in the 60. 

Ayden Lasson, Joliet West (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 2B/OF
Body: 5-9, 172-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Wide, balanced setup. Compact swing, on the barrel, works the middle of the field and showed feel for the barrel.
Power: 86 max exit velocity, averaged 78.7 mph. 307’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 74 mph. Short arm that moves into a 3/4 slot, some carry across the diamond.
Defense: Soft hands, quick feet, loose actions, some feel, plays through the ball.
Run: 7.42 runner in the 60. 

Victor Lowensten, Oswego (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 2B/3B
Body: 5-9, 155-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, slightly open, short stride. Level path, aggressive swing, natural lift and works gap-to-gap.
Power: 87.8 max exit velocity, averaged 81.3 mph. 304’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 77 mph. Short/quick arm, 3/4 slot with some life out of the hand.
Defense: Soft hands, quick feet, some feel, loose actions.
Run: 7.78 runner in the 60. 

Luke Maher, St Rita (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 3B/2B
Body: 5-11, 170-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Quiet, balanced setup, short stride. Simple, repeatable swing, athletic hands, bat stays on plane. Feel for the barrel and consistently lined balls back up the middle.
Power: 91.8 max exit velocity, averaged 85.1 mph. 327’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 75 mph. Short/repeatable arm from a 3/4 slot, clean action with some life.
Defense: Soft hands, clean exchange, quick feet, quick hands with some feel.
Run: 7.46 runner in the 60. 

Nathan Maldonado, Joliet Central (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-5, 120-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, knee-knocks into a short stride.  Level path through the zone with a line-drive approach.
Power: 74.1 max exit velocity, averaged 62.8 mph. 226’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 69 mph. Short out of the glove into a loose 3/4 slot.
Defense: Two hand gather out front, quick feet.
Run: 7.70 runner in the 60. 

Nicolas Miller, St. Charles East (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-9, 155-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Wide, open setup, short stride.  Loose arms with a level path, direct to the ball, line-drive approach.
Power: 84.3 max exit velocity, averaged 74.2 mph. 256’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 81 mph. Short/quick arm, 3/4 slot with some life out of the hand, carry across the diamond.
Defense: Quick twitch athlete, loose athletic actions, some feel with rhythm on the move.
Run: 7.04 runner in the 60. 

Mikey Munoz, St Laurence (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 2B/OF
Body: 5-11, 145-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Tall balanced setup, subtle load and stride. Whippy, loose hands, creates bat speed and sneaky jump off the barrel, line-drive approach and stays on-plane.
Power: 86.4 max exit velocity, averaged 78.6 mph. 246’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 77 mph. Short out of the glove into a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Soft hands, quick footwork, feel on the move, loose athletic actions.
Run: 7.31 runner in the 60. 

Cole Noreuil, Delavan (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-0, 180-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Wide setup with a toe-tap stride.  Hands start low and move into an uphill path, loose arms.
Power: 88.6 max exit velocity, averaged 67.8 mph. 300’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 83 mph. Long arm out of the glove into a high 3/4 slot, some life out of the hand.
Defense: Quick feet, soft hands, clean exchange, some feel, loose actions.
Run: 7.59 runner in the 60. 

Luan Osmani, Minooka (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-2, 165-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Wide setup, weight on back knee, short stride.  Separation at foot strike, level path through the zone with present bat-speed.
Power: 81.9 max exit velocity, averaged 78.1 mph. 285’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 71 mph. Short arm out of the glove into a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Clean exchange, fields out front, soft hands.
Run: 7.99 runner in the 60. 

Mason Palermo, Oswego East (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: C/SS
Body: 5-11, 147-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced, slightly open setup, short stride. Easy, loose swing, stays through the hitting zone, lift at times and works to both gaps.
Power: 83.7 max exit velocity, averaged 74.4 mph. 272’ max distance.
Arm: RH. C - 73 mph. INF - 78 mph. Balanced setup, athletic actions, loose, quick arm and accurate. INF: Loose arm that plays from a high 3/4 slot, easy effort with life out of the hand.
Defense: Athletic actions, quick feet, quick exchange, showed feel. INF Soft hands, quick feet, clean exchange.
Run: 7.01 runner in the 60. 

Noah Pharo, Minooka (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: SS/OF
Body: 5-10, 140-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Upright setup, slightly open.  Loose/whippy arms, long levers with a level path, line-drive approach.
Power: 83.2 max exit velocity, averaged 76 mph. 242’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 69 mph. Short/loose arm that moves into a 3/4 slot, some carry.
Defense: Clean hands, clean footwork, fields out front.
Run: 8.13 runner in the 60. 

Luke Railey, Normal Community (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: 2B/SS
Body: 6-1, 195-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, simple load into a short stride.  Level path through the zone, slightly uphill at times, whippy arms.
Power: 76.2 max exit velocity, averaged 64.4 mph. 260’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 77 mph. Arms plays short out of the glove into a high 3/4 slot.
Defense: Soft hands, quick feet, fields out front with athletic actions.
Run: 7.84 runner in the 60. 

Chase Reeder, Naperville Central (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: LHP/1B
Body: 6-1, 175-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, long stride.  Loose/whippy arms through the zone, level path.
Power: 88.4 max exit velocity, averaged 78.8 mph. 328’ max distance.
Arm: LH. INF - 77 mph. Loose/athletic arm from a high 3/4 slot, quick to release with carry and life.
Defense: Loose actions with fluid feet, some feel.
Run: 7.84 runner in the 60. 

Richie Reyes, Elmwood Park (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 1B/OF
Body: 6-1, 185-pounds.
Hit: LHH. Tall, balanced setup, quiet load and leg-kick trigger. Flashed quick strong hands, works uphill through the zone, drove the ball hard to the backside gap at times.
Power: 90.2 max exit velocity, averaged 81.8 mph. 330’ max distance.
Arm: LH. INF - 75 mph. Short arm coil into a loose 3/4 slot.
Defense: Soft hands, clean exchange, loose actions, plays through.
Run: 7.65 runner in the 60. 

Jacob Rosenquist, Plainfield East (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 1B/LHP
Body: 5-10, 190-pounds.
Hit: LHH. Balanced, slightly open setup, toe-tap stride. Strong hands, long path, works uphill through contact and finishes on balance.
Power: 86.5 max exit velocity, averaged 80.5 mph. 299’ max distance.
Arm: LH. INF - 72 mph. Short arm that moves into a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Two hand gather out front, clean exchange, clean footwork.
Run: 7.79 runner in the 60. 

Joey Severson, Lyons Township (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-10, 150-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Athletic base, short stride. Hands stay close to the body with a level path, line-drive approach.
Power: 86.8 max exit velocity, averaged 79.3 mph. 260’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph. Short arm out of the glove into a 3/4 slot, jumps out of the hand with carry across the diamond.
Defense: Soft hands, fluid footwork with a quick transfer, some feel on the move.
Run: 7.48 runner in the 60. 

Thomas Smith, St. Francis (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 2B/OF
Body: 5-10, 175-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Tall, narrow setup, long stride. Controlled aggression, short path, creates jump off the barrel at times, works gap-to-gap.
Power: 93.6 max exit velocity, averaged 85.5 mph. 317’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 85 mph. Short arm that plays from a 3/4 slot, athletic on the move with different slots.
Defense: Quick hands, quick feet, some feel, loose actions and quality tempo/rhythm.
Run: 7.26 runner in the 60. 

William Strelow, Oak Forest (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: SS/OF
Body: 5-9, 165-pounds.
Hit: LHH. Balanced setup, minimal wasted pre-pitch movement. Short, direct path, repeats plane to the ball, drove ball to both gaps.
Power: 85.2 max exit velocity, averaged 76 mph. 281’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 75 mph. Short, clean arm circle, 3/4 slot.
Defense: Soft hands, clean exchange, some feel with quick feet.
Run: 7.84 runner in the 60. 

Leon Swiatkowski, Carmel Catholic (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 2B/OF
Body: 5-10, 145-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Open setup, short stride back to even. Quiet swing, stays on balance, easy effort and pull-side tendencies.
Power: 84.9 max exit velocity, averaged 78 mph. 276’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 79 mph. OF - 81 mph. OF: Long arm circle into a high 3/4 slot, ball carries with some backspin. INF: Long out of the glove into a loose 3/4 slot, easy life out of the hand.
Defense: OF: Clean footwork, clean exchange with loose actions. INF: soft hands clean footwork, two hand gather out front.
Run: 7.09 runner in the 60. 

Adam Tencza, St. Rita (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 3B/2B
Body: 5-10, 180-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Tall, relaxed setup and short stride. Easy effort, short path and balanced finish.
Power: 83.5 max exit velocity, averaged 73 mph. 274’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 71 mph. Short out of the glove into a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Loose actions, quick hands, clean feet through/around the ball.
Run: 7.87 runner in the 60. 

Emilio Vazquez, Taft (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: LHP/1B
Body: 6-0, 220-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Wide/balanced setup, short stride. Separation at foot strike, level path through the zone, line-drive approach.
Power: 90.9 max exit velocity, averaged 85.7 mph. 322’ max distance.
Arm: LH. INF - 79 mph. Short/loose 3/4 slot.
Defense: Feel for the infield, clean feet, clean exchange.
Run: 7.53 runner in the 60. 

Mateo Velazquez, Lockport (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: SS/3B
Body: 5-8, 170-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Uphill, open setup, toe-taps into a long stride. Loose arms through the zone, fluid tempo into an uphill path.
Power: 82.3 max exit velocity, averaged 73.9 mph. 267’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 72 mph. Short arm out of the glove into a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Clean glovework, clean footwork, moves well, quick feet.
Run: 7.54 runner in the 60. 

Ke'Sean Watson, Niles West (IL), 2022
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-8, 150-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, short stride and minimal load. Quiet swing, lets the ball travel, bat stays through the zone. Line-drive, spray approach.
Power: 77.2 max exit velocity, averaged 69.2 mph. 267’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 75 mph. Short out of the glove into a 3/4 slot, some carry across the diamond.
Defense: Quick feet, quick hands, athletic actions, quick arm.
Run: 7.18 runner in the 60. 

Mark Wolak, Stagg (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/SS
Body: 6-3, 175-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Wide setup, smooth load and short stride. Long-levers, creates whip at times, long path, uphill through the zone and pull-side tendencies.
Power: 89.6 max exit velocity, averaged 78.6 mph. 313’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph. Short/easy arm into a 3/4 slot, ball carries across the diamond with life.
Defense: Twitchy actions, loose feel, soft hands, feet play through the ball.
Run: 7.98 runner in the 60.

Jay Zepeda, Joliet Central (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: 2B/SS
Body: 5-6, 130-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Wide base, slightly crouched with a short stride. Present bat-speed, slightly uphill path, maintains balance.
Power: 80.1 max exit velocity, averaged 74.5 mph. 275’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 69 mph. Short/clean arm from a 3/4 slot, plays with some carry.
Defense: Fields out front, quick exchange, quick feet,
Run: 8.34 runner in the 60. 

Nick Zimmerman, Sandburg (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: SS/3B
Body: 6-1, 175-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, fluid load into a short stride. Loose swing, repeats a level path with a focus up the middle, maintains balance through contact.
Power: 87.1 max exit velocity, averaged 80.7 mph. 294’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 77 mph. Short/whippy arm from a 3/4 slot.
Defense: Soft hands, fields out front, quick feet, some feel.
Run: 7.57 runner in the 60. 

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