All-State Games: Pitchers Analysis


Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

The All-State Games took place on Saturday, November 4th, at Alex Box Stadium, home of Louisiana State University, in Baton Rouge, LA. The event saw ninety-eight of Louisiana's top prospects perform in front of dozens of college coaches and the Prep Baseball Report scouting staff.

The All-State Games was loaded with top-level talent from across the state of Louisiana. A few weeks ago, our scouting staff dove into the top statistical performers from the event with the Stats Breakdown, which you can view HERE.

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To view the Quick Hits article from the event, CLICK HERE.

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Let's dive further into the event with analysis of the pitchers in attendance.

Pitchers

Dalton Aspholm 3B / RHP / Central, LA / 2019

Currently ranked No. 24 in Louisiana's 2019 class. Athletic 6-foot, 180-pound frame, lean build with room to add strength. Right-handed pitcher with long, clean arm action into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed and little effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, landing square and finishing athletic. Fastball sat 85-88 mph with life and control in the zone. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape with solid depth, tight spin, sharp break and firm velocity at 71-72 mph. Also flashed feel for a changeup with fastball arm speed, deception and hard fading action at 76-78 mph.

Raul Barrera LHP / Kinder, LA / 2018

Currently ranked No. 42 in Louisiana's 2018 class. Stocky 5-foot-8, 175-pound frame, strong build. Left-handed pitcher with short arm action into high- ¾ release, with quick arm speed, solid balance, and regular effort. Fluid rhythm with level shoulders, in-line direction, and lands square. Fastball was commanded and showed life to the arm side run sitting 83-86 mph, touching 87 mph. Breaking ball showed 1/7-shape with near fastball arm speed and depth at 71-73 mph. Change up showed slight fading action with near fastball arm speed and deception at 74-79 mph.

Brock Barthelemy RHP / 3B / Dutchtown, LA / 2020

Currently ranked No. 28 in Louisiana's 2020 class. Medium 5-foot-11, 174-pound frame, athletic build with room to add strength. Right-handed pitcher with short arm action into high- ¾ release, with quick arm speed, quality balance, and regular effort. Fluid rhythm to delivery with level shoulders, in-line direction, and lands square. Fastball sat 84-86 mph, touching 88 mph with occasional arm side life, and showed the ability to command the pitch. Changeup was thrown with near fastball arm speed and showed slight fading action at 72 mph.

Matthew Barthelemy RHP / 2B / Belle Chasse, LA / 2018

Currently ranked No. 19 in Louisiana's 2018 class. Athletic 5-foot-10, 155-pound frame. Showed athleticism running a 6.8 60-yard dash. Right-handed pitcher with medium, clean arm action into high- ¾ release, with quick arm speed, quality balance, and regular effort. Fluid rhythm with level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square, and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 83-85 mph, touching 86 mph, flashing life in the zone. Breaking ball showed 11/5-shape with solid spin, depth and deception with fastball arm speed at 71-73 mph.

Andy Bienvenu RHP / 3B / Bowling Green, LA / 2018

Currently ranked No. 138 in Louisiana's 2018 class. Lean 6-foot-3, 205-pound frame, strong, athletic build. Long arm action into high-3/4 release with average arm speed, solid balance and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 79-83 mph, touching 84 mph with quality angle in the zone. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape with depth, gradual break and near fastball arm speed at 66-67 mph.

Dylan Carmouche LHP / 1B / University Lab, LA / 2020

Louisiana-Lafayette recruit, currently ranked No. 4 in Louisiana's 2020 class, No. 94 Overall. Athletic 6-foot-5, 195-pound frame with long limbs and room to add strength. Left-handed pitcher with long, loose arm action into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed, solid balance and regular effort. Created deception in delivery by mixing arm slots, mainly using a ¾-release. Drop and drive type delivery, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and slight recoil in finish. Fastball sat 81-85 mph with arm side run and solid control. Breaking ball showed 2/7 shape with gradual break and occasional tight spin at 71-72 mph.

Jake Cohen RHP / OF / Brother Martin, LA / 2020

Southern Mississippi recruit, currently ranked No. 21 in Louisiana's 2020 class. Average 5-foot-9, 170-pound frame, room to add strength and size. Right-handed pitcher creates deception in delivery by closing off to the plate. Medium arm stroke into high-3/4 release, quick arm speed, solid balance point and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, lands square and finishes athletically. Fastball sat 82-85 mph with occasional life, and control. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape with depth and near fastball arm speed, controlled in the strike zone at 68-73 mph.

Cale Comeaux 3B / RHP / Teurlings Catholic , LA / 2023

Medium 6-foot, 155-pound frame, athletic build with room to add strength. Right-handed pitcher that works from short arm stroke into high- ¾ release, and regular effort in delivery. Smooth rhythm with level shoulders, in-line direction landing square, and finishes athletically. Fastball sat 74-77 mph with developing command. Changeup was thrown with near fastball arm speed at 64-68 mph.

Ashton Corcoran RHP / SS / Franklinton , LA / 2018

Currently ranked No. 116 in Louisiana's 2018 class. Average 5-foot-10, 150-pound frame, athletic build. Right-handed pitcher with short arm action into high- ¾ release, solid arm speed, balance, and regular effort. Choppy rhythm with level shoulders, in-line direction, landing square, and finishes athletically. Fastball showed straight action, scattered on occasion, at 73-77 mph. Breaking ball showed depth, early break with 12/6 shape at 63-66 mph.

Bret Coyne LHP / Ponchatoula, LA / 2021

Average 5-foot-11, 150-pound frame. Left-handed pitcher with medium, loose arm action into a 3/4 release with quick arm speed, solid balance and regular effort. Drop and drive type delivery with level shoulders, in-line direction, landing square and slight recoil in finish. Fastball sat 77-80 mph with straight action and solid control. Breaking ball showed 2/7 shape with gradual break, depth, and solid spin at 68-72 mph. Changeup was thrown at near fastball arm speed with slight fading action at 71-72 mph.

Destin Dotson LHP / 1B / Scotlandville Magnet, LA / 2018

Currently ranked No. 13 in Louisiana's 2018 class. A 6-foot-7, 225-pound left-handed pitcher with highly projectable, lean, athletic frame. Long, loose arm action into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed, solid balance and easy effort. Some rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball tipped at 91 mph while sitting 86-88 mph with arm side run and solid control. Breaking ball showed 2/8 shape with gradual break, occasional tight spin, depth and fastball arm speed at 70-74 mph. Also showed a changeup with fastball arm speed and arm side run at 77-79 mph.

DeOnte' Dotson LHP / OF / Scotlandville Magnet, LA / 2019

Currently ranked No. 100 in Louisiana's 2019 class. Long, athletic 6-foot-3, 170-pound frame, athletic, projectable build. Left-handed pitcher throwing from high-3/4 release, solid balance, regular effort, and long, loose arm action. Smooth rhythm with level shoulders, in-line direction, landing square and finishing upright. Fastball sat 75-77 mph, with slight arm side run, while scattering it at time. Breaking ball showed 1/7-shape with gradual break, solid depth and near fastball arm speed at 64-66 mph.

Garrett Edwards RHP / SS / Pitkin, LA / 2020

Long 6-foot-2, 165-pound frame with long levers and room to add strength. Right-handed pitcher with deliberate, segmented rhythm, long arm action into high-3/4 release and regular effort. Level shoulders, lands square, and finishes slightly off to the first base side. Fastball sat 78-80 mph with downhill angle and command in the zone. Breaking ball showed 11/5-shape with gradual break, solid spin, and depth at 66-68 mph. Also showed a changeup with fading action and near fastball arm speed at 67-70 mph.

Kade Gonsoulin LHP / OF / Catholic, LA / 2018

Currently ranked No. 36 in Louisiana's 2018 class. Lean 5-foot-11, 175-pound frame with athletic build. Left-handed pitcher with medium arm stroke into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed, solid balance and regular effort in delivery. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletically. Fastball showed natural arm side run at 84-85 mph, and commanded the pitch. Breaking ball showed 2/7 shape with tight spin, depth and fastball arm speed at 71-72 mph.

Austin Granier RHP / OF / Ponchatoula, LA / 2019

Currently ranked No. 111 in Louisiana's 2019 class. Average 5-foot-8, 165-pound frame, lean build. Right-handed pitcher with medium arm action into high- ¾ release with solid balance, and some effort to delivery. Fluid rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball was commanded in the zone at 78-82 mph with slight arm side life. Breaking ball showed early break, 11/5-shape, solid spin, depth and near fastball arm speed at 63-64 mph. Change up showed slight fading action with near fastball arm speed at 69

Brice Guidry 1B / RHP / Silliman Institute , LA / 2018

Currently ranked No. 140 in Louisiana's 2018 class. Average 6-foot, 195-pound frame, athletic build. Right-handed pitcher with a short arm action into a high-3/4 release with average arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes upright. Fastball sat 76-79 with occasional arm side run and flashed ability to command the pitch. Breaking ball showed gradual break, 11/5-shape with solid spin and depth at 63-64 mph. Flashed changeup with slight sinking action and near fastball arm speed at 66-70 mph.

Rhett Hebert 2B / RHP / Zachary, LA / 2018

Currently ranked No. 33 in Louisiana's 2018 class. Athletic 5-foot-10, 170-pound frame, lean build with room to add strength. Right-handed pitcher with short arm action into ¾ release with quick arm speed, solid balance, and regular effort. Fluid rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 79-83 mph with life to the arm side and control in the strike zone. Breaking ball showed sweeping, 11/5 shape with gradual break, solid spin, depth and near fastball arm speed at 70-75 mph.

Drew Lasseigne C / RHP / Central, LA / 2019

Currently ranked No. 35 in Louisiana's 2019 class. Physical 6-foot-3, 215-pound frame with strong, durable build. Right-handed pitcher with a medium, arm action, into a high-3/4 release and effort in delivery. Smooth rhythm, creating deception in delivery closing off the plate, slight uphill shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes slightly off to first base side. Fastball sat 84-87 with straight, downhill action and showed command of the pitch. Breaking ball showed occasional tight spin, depth, and 11/5-shape at 72-77 mph. Flashed changeup with slight fade action and near fastball arm speed at 80-81 mph.

Cameron Meeks RHP / 3B / Captain Shreve, LA / 2019

Currently ranked No. 62 in Louisiana's 2019 class. Lean 6-foot-3, 170-pound frame, athletic build with room to add strength. Right-handed pitcher with medium arm action into high- ¾ release with solid balance, average arm speed and regular effort. Slow, inconsistent tempo to delivery with level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square, and finishes falling off slightly to first base side. Fastball sat 77-82 mph, touching 84 mph, missing up in the zone, with occasional arm side run. Breaking ball showed 11/5-shape with solid depth, inconsistent spin and near fastball arm speed at 70-71 mph.

Beau Neelis SS / RHP / St Paul's, LA / 2019

Currently ranked No. 40 in Louisiana's 2019 class. Average 5-foot-10, 165-pound frame, lean, athletic build. Right-handed pitcher with short, stiff, arm action into high-3/4 release with average arm speed anad regular effort. Slow, deliberate tempo with level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 80-82 mph with straight action and control in the zone. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape with early break, solid depth, and spin at 66-68 mph. Also showed a changeup with arm side run and near fastball arm speed at 67-69 mph.

Branon Pope RHP / C / Acadiana, LA / 2018

Currently ranked No. 46 in Louisiana's 2018 class. Average 5-foot-7, 165-pound frame, medium, athletic build. Right-handed pitcher with short arm action into high-3/4 release, quick arm speed, quality balance and regular effort. Fluid rhythm, level shoulders, works downhill with in-line direction, and lands square at front foot strike. Fastball jumps out of his hand at 83-85 mph showing command and occasional arm side run. Breaking ball showed 11/5-shape with tight spin, sharp break, depth and near fastball arm speed at 73-74 mph.

Connor Sarrat RHP / Jesuit, LA / 2020

Average 5-foot-11, 165-pound frame, athletic build with room to add strength. Right-handed pitcher with long, loose arm action into high-3/4 release and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction and lands square. Fastball sat 75-76 mph with slight arm side run, and control in the strike zone. Breaking ball showed depth, inconsistent spin and 11/5 shape at 75-77 mph. Also flashed a changeup with fastball arm speed and fade action at 70-71 mph.

Jacob Scherer RHP / 1B / St. Paul's, LA / 2019

Louisiana State recruit, currently ranked No. 10 in Louisiana's 2019 class. Physical 6-foot-2, 215-pound frame, powerful lower half and strong, durable build. Slow, smooth rhythm, short arm action into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed, solid balance and regular effort. Some rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball showed downhill angle, arm side run and control at 86-88 mph. Breaking ball showed 10/5 shape with tight spin, depth and fastball arm speed at 72-74 mph. Also showed feel for a changeup with hard fading action and fastball arm speed at 76-79 mph.

Seaver Sheets SS / RHP / Sterlington, LA / 2021

Currently ranked No. 14 in Louisiana's 2021 class. Average 5-foot-9, 140-pound frame with room for continued growth. Right-handed pitcher with long, loose arm action into high-¾ release, solid balance, and regular effort. Fluid rhythm with level shoulders, lands square, and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 81-84 mph with slight occasional arm side run, and downhill angle. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape with near fastball arm speed, tight spin and depth at 67-68 mph. Change up showed slight arm side action with near fastball arm speed at 72-74 mph.

Parker Stewart RHP / SS / Ponchatoula, LA / 2020

Currently ranked No. 44 in Louisiana's 2020 class. Average 6-foot, 160-pound frame, athletic build. Right-handed pitcher with medium arm action into high-¾ release, smooth rhythm and regular effort. Drop and drive delivery with level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square, and finishes athletically. Fastball sat 81-82 mph with straight action and command. Breaking ball showed 11/5-shape with early break, solid spin, depth and near fastball arm speed at 68-70 mph. Change up showed slight arm side action with near fastball arm speed at 74-75 mph.

Chance Stone 3B / RHP / Sulphur, LA / 2018

Louisiana-Lafayette recruit, currently ranked No. 5 in Louisiana's 2018 class. Average, athletic 6-foot, 185-pound frame. Right-handed pitcher with long, loose arm action into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction and lands square. Fastball sat 90-91 mph with arm side run, and control in the strike zone. Breaking ball looked to be a legitimate out pitch with 11/5 shape, sharpness, tight spin and depth at 75-77 mph. Also flashed a changeup with fastball arm speed and fade action at 81-82 mph.

Benjamin Tate LHP / OF / Teurlings Catholic, LA / 2021

Currently ranked No. 4 in Louisiana's 2021 class. Lean 6-foot, 175-pound frame, athletic build. Left-handed pitcher with long arm action into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed solid balance, and easy effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square, and finishes athletically. Fastball was commanded in the zone, sitting 80-84 mph, with slight arm side action. Breaking ball showed 10/4 shape with tight spin, depth, and near fastball arm speed at 73-74 mph. Also showed feel for a changeup with fading action, deception and near fastball arm speed at 73-74 mph.

Gabe Thompson RHP / Sam Houston, LA / 2018

Currently ranked No. 88 in Louisiana's 2018 class. Athletic 6-foot, 165-pound frame, lean build with room to add strength. Right-handed pitcher with long arm action into high-3/4 release, average arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction and lands square. Fastball sat 80-81 mph with command to both sides of plate. Breaking ball showed 10/4 shape with early break, solid spin and fastball arm speed at 65-67 mph. Also showed a straight changeup with near fastball arm speed at 70-72 mph.

Will Thompson LHP / Sam Houston , LA / 2019

Currently ranked No. 37 in Louisiana's 2019 class. Long 6-foot-4, 185-pound frame, wiry build with room to add strength. Left-handed pitcher with long, loose arm action into high-3/4 release, quick arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 80-84 mph with quality angle and command in the zone. Breaking ball showed 2/7 shape with sharp break, tight spin, depth and near fastball arm speed at 66-69 mph. Changeup showed slight fading action with deception and fastball arm speed at 66-68 mph.

Will Tynes RHP / 1B / Airline, LA / 2020

Currently ranked No. 22 in Louisiana's 2020 class. Physical 6-foot2, 200-pound frame, strong, developed build with powerful lower half. Right-handed pitcher with long arm action into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed and easy effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletic. Pitched 82-86 mph with his fastball, showing arm side run and occasional sinking action, as well as solid control. Breaking ball showed 10/4 shape, with occasional slurve action to the pitch, quality depth, and developing spin at 67-71 mph. Also showed a changeup with arm side run action, slowing arm on occasion, and still developing command of the pitch at 68-69 mph.

Matthew Villa RHP / 3B / Archbishop Rummel, LA / 2020

Currently ranked No. 34 in Louisiana's 2020 class. Long 6-foot, 180-pound frame, athletic build. Right-handed pitcher with long, clean arm action into high-3/4 release, quick arm speed, solid balance, and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square, and finishes athletically. Fastball showed command in the zone, sitting 75-78 mph with slight arm side run. Breaking ball showed 11/5-shape with tight spin, late break and near fastball arm speed at 66-68 mph. Changeup showed life to the arm side with deception, command and near fastball arm speed at 73-74 mph.

Reed Vincent RHP / 1B / St. Thomas Moore, LA / 2019

Currently ranked No. 63 in Louisiana's 2019 class. Athletic 6-foot, 157-pound frame, long levers with room to add strength. Right-handed pitcher with short, loose arm action into high-3/4 release, quick arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 77-80 mph with slight cutting action and control. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape with gradual break, solid depth, inconsistent spin, and near fastball arm speed at 69-71 mph.

Jack Walker RHP / 1B / Barbe, LA / 2021

Medium 5-foot-11, 175-pound frame, athletic build. Right-handed pitcher with long arm action intof high-3/4 release, solid balance, quick arm speed, and easy effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, lands square and finishes athletically. Fastball sat 80-84 mph, touching 87 mph with command and life to the arm side. Breaking ball showed 11/5-shape with tight spin, quality depth, deception and fastball arm speed at 71-74 mph.

Thomas Wilhite RHP / 3B / West Ouachita, LA / 2019

Louisiana State recruit, currently ranked No. 3 in Louisiana's 2019 class, and No. 49 overall. Strong 6-foot-2, 189-pound frame, durable build with thick, powerful lower half. Medium, clean arm stroke into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed, and little effort. Fluid, athletic delivery with level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 90-91 mph, touching 92 mph with downward tilt and solid control in the zone. Presently, the change-up is his best secondary pitch, showing fastball arm speed, deception, and depth to the offering that flashes hard, late fading action at 79-83 mph. Primarily uses a curveball, when spinning the baseball that shows 11/5-shape, fastball arm speed, solid spin, and depth at 72-75 mph.

Crew Wilson 3B / SS / Ouachita Christian , LA / 2019

Currently ranked No. 52 in Louisiana's 2019 class. Lean 6-foot-1, 170-pound frame, athletic build. Right-handed pitcher with long arm action into high-3/4 slot, average arm speed, solid balance and regular effort. Fluid rhythm, lands square, and finishes tall with a slight recoil. Fastball sat 79-81 mph with slight arm side run and command in the strike zone. Breaking ball showed 11/5-shape, early break, developing spin and depth at 66-67 mph. Changeup showed fading action with depth, deception and near fastball arm speed at 66 mph.

Slade Zeppuhar SS / RHP / St. Amant, LA / 2021

Currently ranked No. 13 in Louisiana's 2021 class. Lean 5-foot-7, 140-pound frame, athletic build. Right-handed pitcher with long, clean arm action into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed, solid balance, and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, lands square, and finishes occasionally falling off to the first base side. Fastball sat 72-75 mph with slight arm side run and control in the strike zone. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape with solid spin, depth, command and near fastball arm speed at 63-65 mph. Changeup showed arm side run action with occasional depth and near fastball arm speed at 66-68 mph.

Zane Zeppuhar OF / LHP / St Amant , LA / 2018

Southeastern Louisiana recruit, currently ranked No. 10 in Louisiana's 2018 class, and No. 398 Overall. Athletic 5-foot-10, 170-pound frame, strong build. Left-handed pitcher with long arm action into high-3/4 release, solid balance, average arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes slightly off to the third base side. Fastball sat 83-84 mph with slight run to the arm side and command. Breaking ball showed gradual break with 2/7-shape, inconsistent spin, and solid depth at 73-74 mph.

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