Natural Baseball Academy Scout Day: Data Dive


Andy Urban
OK/MO/KS/AR/CO & Creekside Scouting Supervisor

On Sunday, September 25th, the PBR Kansas staff traveled to Olathe KS to host the Natural Baseball Academy Scout Day with the NBA travel program. More than 50 prospects representing the 2024-to-2026 grad classes attended and participated in a pro-style workout in front of our staff.

To see the full list of players in attendance, click HERE.

Previously, our staff compiled all of the stat leaders from this event in leaderboard format, which you can find HERE.

Now, we're diving deeper into the advanced metrics collected on this day with the help of our tech partners at TrackMan, Blast Motion, and Swift Performance. You'll find which prospects paced their peers in that regard, below.

PEAK EXIT VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 Cameron Blachowicz KS Olathe South 2026 SS 97.4 mph
2 Gavin Blachowicz KS Olathe South 2024 RHP 96.1 mph
3 Jack Naujokaitis KS Olathe East 2024 SS 95.4 mph
4 Tyler Vanderleest KS Blue Valley North 2025 1B 93.1 mph
5 Luke Hull KS Shawnee Mission East 2024 OF 89.4 mph

AVERAGE EXIT VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (avg)
1 Jack Naujokaitis KS Olathe East 2024 SS 92.1 mph
2 Cameron Blachowicz KS Olathe South 2026 SS 90.6 mph
3 James Starr KS Olathe Northwest 2026 RHP 82.8 mph
4 Roman Barnes KS Blue Valley Northwest 2025 C 81.7 mph
5 Gavin Blachowicz KS Olathe South 2024 RHP 81.4 mph

PEAK BATTED DISTANCE

Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (max)
1 Gavin Blachowicz KS Olathe South 2024 RHP 383 ft
2 Tyler Vanderleest KS Blue Valley North 2025 1B 357 ft
3 Jack Naujokaitis KS Olathe East 2024 SS 352 ft
4 Cameron Blachowicz KS Olathe South 2026 SS 350 ft
5 James Kegley KS Olathe Northwest 2026 RHP 339 ft

AVERAGE BAT SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (avg)
1 Jack Dilley KS Olathe West 2024 3B 75.4 mph
2 Brayden Bivens KS Heritage Christian 2023 1B 71.3 mph
3 Jack Naujokaitis KS Olathe East 2024 SS 70.7 mph
4 James Kegley KS Olathe Northwest 2026 RHP 69.1 mph
5 Cameron Blachowicz KS Olathe South 2026 SS 68.2 mph

AVERAGE HAND SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (avg)
1 Tyler Vanderleest KS Blue Valley North 2025 1B 24.4 mph
2 James Kegley KS Olathe Northwest 2026 RHP 22.5 mph
3 Cooper Peterson KS Osawatomie 2024 LHP 22.5 mph
4 Gavin Blachowicz KS Olathe South 2024 RHP 22.3 mph
5 Cameron Blachowicz KS Olathe South 2026 SS 22.2 mph

10-YARD SPLIT

Rank Name State School Class Pos 10-yd
1 Cameron Webster MO Kearney 2024 OF 1.64 s
2 Rocco Marriott MO Platte County 2026 OF 1.65 s
3 Jack Homoly MO Liberty 2025 SS 1.68 s
4 Carson Ambrose MO Platte County 2026 OF 1.69 s
5 Pete Miroslaw MO Rockhurst 2024 LHP 1.70 s

PEAK RUN SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Run speed (max)
1 Tyler Janssen KS Olathe North 2024 OF 20.4
2 Cooper Leiker KS Blue Valley Southwest 2023 RHP 20.2
^ Timothy Wood KS Olathe South 2024 OF 20.2
3 James Kegley KS Olathe Northwest 2026 RHP 19.9
^ Preston Baker KS Blue Valley 2024 OF 19.9
4 Connor Kudrna KS Heritage Christian 2023 SS 19.8
5 Derek Bartels KS Blue Valley Southwest 2024 2B 19.7
^ Tyler Wilcox KS Blue Valley Southwest 2024 RHP 19.7

PEAK FASTBALL VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Jack Dilley KS Olathe West 2024 3B 85.6 mph
2 Gavin Blachowicz KS Olathe South 2024 RHP 85.5 mph
3 Tyler Wilcox KS Blue Valley Southwest 2024 RHP 82.5 mph
4 Treyton DesLaurier KS Home School 2025 LHP 81.7 mph
5 Jack Naujokaitis KS Olathe East 2024 SS 81.4 mph

PEAK FASTBALL SPIN RATE

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Jack Dilley KS Olathe West 2024 3B 2330 rpm
2 Tyler Wilcox KS Blue Valley Southwest 2024 RHP 2288 rpm
3 Cooper Leiker KS Blue Valley Southwest 2023 RHP 2282 rpm
4 Gavin Blachowicz KS Olathe South 2024 RHP 2281 rpm
5 Jack Naujokaitis KS Olathe East 2024 SS 2194 rpm

PEAK SLIDER SPIN RATE

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Cooper Leiker KS Blue Valley Southwest 2023 RHP 2231 rpm
2 Tyler Wilcox KS Blue Valley Southwest 2024 RHP 1956 rpm
3 Cooper Peterson KS Osawatomie 2024 LHP 1929 rpm
4 Jackson Noland KS Blue Valley Southwest 2023 LHP 1883 rpm

PEAK CURVEBALL SPIN RATE

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Jack Naujokaitis KS Olathe East 2024 SS 2286 rpm
2 Jack Dilley KS Olathe West 2024 3B 2251 rpm
3 Gavin Blachowicz KS Olathe South 2024 RHP 2231 rpm
4 Cooper Hansen KS Olathe Northwest 2024 3B 2143 rpm
5 James Starr KS Olathe Northwest 2026 RHP 2109 rpm

MAX CHANGEUP HORIZONTAL MOVEMENT

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (max)
1 Cameron Hughes KS Olathe East 2024 2B 21.9 in
2 Emerson Prather KS Olathe East 2025 SS 21.8 in
3 Treyton DesLaurier KS Home School 2025 LHP -21.6 in
4 Scott Matzke KS Olathe East 2024 LHP -21.0 in
5 Will Naujokaitis KS Olathe East 2026 3B 20.9 in

For a full look at the statistics from this event, click HERE.

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