Prep Baseball Report

Indiana Player of the Week : Honorable Mentions Week # 3

Indiana Staff
PBR Indiana

The week three player of the week honor goes to Brett Sherard (Bloomfield HS). The Butler recruit hit .777 on the week with 8 runs batted in including a grand slam. The senior 2B/RHP also picked up two wins on the mound for the Cardinals with 23 strikeouts, 0 walks, and 1 earned run.

High School coaches can continue to send in their nominations by Sunday evening each week throughout the season to

We received tons of impressive submissions over the course of this week, check out 36 players with impressive stat-lines below. 

Cameron Bortone, 2024, 1B, Mishawaka Marian HS

The junior 1B hit .538 on the week with 3 2B, 1 HR (Grand Slam), 9 RBI, and 6 R scored.

Keegan Miller, 2024, LHP, Fairfield HS

Miller picked up two wins on the week for Fairfield HS, tossing 9 ⅓ scoreless IP, allowing just 4 H, while striking out 13.



Cohen Yoder, 2024, SS, Fairfield HS

Yoder had a big week at the plate, going 9 for 18 (.500) w/ 4 2B, 6 RBI, and 6 R scored.



AJ Budd, 2023, OF, Mishawaka HS 

The senior went 7 for 8 (.875) on the week with a 2B, 2 HR, 9 RBI, and 4 R scored helping Mishawaka to two wins.



Caden McCoy, 2024, LHP/DH, Bloomington High School North

McCoy had a big week on both sides of the ball, throwing 5 IP with 0 H, 0 BB, and 0 ER, while striking out 13 in a win. The junior also went 5 for 12 (.417) with 5 R scored.



Alex Schuler, 2024, SS, Borden HS  

Schuler went 6 for 7 (.857) on the week with a 2B, 5 SB, and 7 R scored.




Zachary Stawski, 2023, OF, South Bend Saint Joseph HS

In five games, Stawski batted .571 with 12 hits, 3 2B, a HR, 8 RBI, and 4 SB.





Logan Marsell, 2024, 2B/RHP, McCutcheon HS

Marsell continued his hot start to the season, as he was an honorable mention for player of the week last week, as well. This week, Marsell went 8 for 10 (.800) with 2 2B, a HR, and 5 RBI.

Jace Mayberry, 2025, C/RHP, Eastside HS

Mayberry went 5 for 10 (.500) on the week with a 2B and 2 HR. He also scored 11 R and had 5 RBI. On the mound, Mayberry picked up a complete game win, striking out 10.



Jacob Culp, 2023, RHP, Westfield HS

Culp picked up a win for Westfield this week where he threw 6 ⅔ IP, allowing just 6 H and 1 BB, while striking out 10.




Griffin Tobias, 2024, RHP/SS, Lake Central HS

Tobias tossed a complete game, no-hitter where he struck out 7 and allowed just 1 BB in a win against Valparaiso HS.




Jack Brown, 2024, RHP/OF, Fishers HS

The two-way standout makes this list after another huge week both offensively and defensively. Brown threw a complete game against Noblesville, striking out 7 in a win. He also went 7 for 13 (.538) at the plate with a 2B, 3B, and a HR, while picking up 9 RBI.


Noah McPeek, 2024, OF/DH, Fishers HS

McPeek went 7 for 13 (.538) on the week, including hitting 3 HR in one game against Greenfield-Central. 

Sean Kasper, 2023, RHP/OF, Chesterton HS

Kasper threw a five inning, no-hitter with 10 strikeouts in a win over Merrillville. He also went 4 for 5 (.800) on the week at the dish.

Brandon Logan, 2025, CF, FW Snider HS

Logan had a huge week for Snider, going 8 for 13 (.615) with 3 2B, a 3B, and a HR. The sophomore also stole 5 bags, scored 10 runs, and picked up 6 RBIs.



Colton Pribyl, 2023, SS/RHP, Kankakee Valley HS

Pribyl went 10 for 15 (.667) at the plate with 2 2B, 1 HR, 9 RBI, and 6 R scored. On the mound, the senior earned a complete game win where he allowed 0 ER and just 1 BB, striking out 9.




Joseph Greene, 2023, CF/LHP, Hammond Central HS

Greene went 10 for 11 (.909) for the week, hitting 2 2B, stealing 4 bases, while scoring 8 runs. He also picked up a save on the mound for Hammond Central.



Jake Arnett, 2024, 1B/OF, Bloomington High School South

Arnett went 6 for 12 (.500) with a HR, 6 RBI, and 6 R scored.

Lincoln Cardwell, 2024, C, Northwestern HS

Cardwell makes this list for the second consecutive week, going 8 for 12 (.667) with 3 2B and a HR, driving in 6 runs.



Jette Woodward, 2024, RF/C, Warsaw HS

Woodward went 6 for 11 (.545) with a 2B, 2 HR, 4 RBI, and 7 BB on the week. 

Jamison Lewis, 2024, RHP, Southwestern HS

Lewis had a strong week on the mound, picking up a win and a save, throwing 6 IP, allowing just 2 H, 0 R, and 0 BB, while striking out 8.



CJ Leiby, 2023, OF, Elkhart Christian HS

Leiby hit .714 on the week with 2 2B, 3 RBI, 6 R scored, 5 BB, and stole 6 bases.   

Caden Schrader, 2024, SS/RHP, Northview HS

Schrader had impressive numbers on both sides of the ball, going 8 for 13 (.615) with 3 2B, a 3B, and a HR. He also threw 5 innings on the mound, striking out 11. 



Cayden Calloway, 2023, INF/RHP, Eastern High School (Greentown)

Calloway helped Eastern to a 5-0 week and was a major contributor on both sides of the ball. He went 2-0 on the mound, striking out 19 in 12 IP without allowing an earned run. Offensively, Calloway went 7 for 14 (.500) with 4 2B, 9 RBI, 10 R scored, and 10 SB.

Devon Ortiz, 2025, C, Portage High School

Ortiz went 7 for 10 (.700) with a 2B, a 3B, and a HR, picking up 8 RBI in three games.




Blake Smythe, 2026, LHP/1B, Franklin Community HS

The freshman went 6 for 12 (.500) on the week with 2 2B, 2 HR, and 5 RBI. He also added 3 IP on the mound without allowing a hit.



Mason Braun, 2025, 1B/CF, New Prairie HS

Braun continued his hot start to the season by going 5 for 10 (.500) with 2 2B, 2 HR, 6 RBI, and 9 R scored.



Kaiden Underwood, 2023, RHP, Crawfordsville High School

Underwood picked up two wins on the mound this week, throwing 10 IP with 7 strikeouts. For the week, Kaiden batted .500 going 6 for 12.  He had 4 runs scored and 5 RBI.

Kirk Knecht, 2024, OF, Greenfield-Central HS

Knecht went 10 for 15 (.667) on the week with 7 RBI and 10 R scored.




Kevin Reed, 2023, LHP/1B, Martinsville HS

Reed allowed just 3 H and 0 ER in a win where he threw 6 IP and struck out 12. He also went 6 for 12 (.500) on the week with 3 HR and 5 RBI. 




Micah Rienstra-Kiracofe, 2024, CF, North Central HS

The junior CF went 7 for 13 (.538) with 4 HR, 11 RBI, and 10 R scored. He also threw a scoreless inning on the mound with 3 strikeouts.



Jack Ferguson, 2023, C, North Central HS

Ferguson had a monster week at the dish, going 10 for 16 (.625) with 3 2B, 2 3B, and 2 HR. Ferguson also picked up 11 RBI and 10 R in four games.



Cody Jackson, 2023, INF, Providence HS

Jackson went 7 for 11 (.636) with 2 2B, 2 HR, and 8 RBI on the week.




Mitchell Dean, 2023, LHP/1B, Western HS

Dean had a big week on both sides of the ball, earning a win in an outing where he went 5 IP with 10 K. He also went 7 for 13 (.538) on the week with 2 2B, a 3B, and 7 RBI.



Hogan Denny, 2024, C, Mooresville HS

Denny went 6 for 9 (.667) on the week with a 2B, 3 HR, 9 RBI, and 5 R scored.




Seth Hogg, 2023, RHP/1B, University HS

Hogg allowed just 1 R over the course of 8 ⅓ IP, striking out 10 batters on the week. The two-way standout also went 8 for 15 (.533) with 3 2B and a HR.