All-State Games Preview: Roster & Check-In Times


Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

The Prep Baseball Report All-State Games will be held at Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge, LA, home of Louisiana State University and will take place on Saturday, November 2, 2019.

The invite only event is the premier annual event on the Prep Baseball Report Louisiana schedule, featuring the top prospects from across the state of Louisiana.

Check-in for position players will begin at 8:20 AM and the event will begin promptly at 9:00 AM. Position players will go through a workout, which includes: run times, defensive evaluation, swing analysis with exit velocity and batting practice.

Pitchers only will check-in one hour prior to their scheduled game time.

Pitchers will be limited to a certain pitch count as we follow PitchSmart Guidelines.

As always, players will have their performances video-taped and hosted on the Prep Baseball Report multi-media platform that is subscribed to by over 800 college coaches and professional scouts.

The event currently features 90+ of the top prospects in the state of Louisiana.

To see the current roster for the event, CLICK HERE.

Yesterday saw Louisiana Assistant Scouting Director, Walt Jones, break down five arms to watch for at the All-State Games in his weekly edition of The Five, which you can view HERE.

To further preview Saturday’s All-State Games, we take a look at a prospect from each class that will be in attendance.

Cole Stromboe OF / LHP / Brother Martin, LA / 2020

Currently ranked No. 35 in Louisiana's 2020 class. Athletic 5-foot-10, 170-pound frame with strong build and room to add strength. Quality athlete that posted a 6.99 laser-timed 60-yard dash. Left-handed hitter that hits from balanced, athletic setup, smooth load, short stride and solid balance throughout swing. Line-drive type approach with fluid rhythm, simple, compact stroke with flat path, can get rotational at times, generates easy bat speed, produced an exit velocity of 88 mph. Athletic defender with soft hands, fluid footwork, clean exchanges, and shows range to both sides. Short arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy and carry on throws that produced a positional velocity of 82 mph.

Zackarie Casebonne C / OF / Jesuit , LA / 2021

Medium 5-foot-11, 195-pound frame. Big, physical body with a strong, defined lower half, flexible, clear present strength in wrists and forearms. Showed solid athleticism turning in a 7.25 second 60-yard dash time. Right-handed hitter with balanced setup, starting slightly open, using small leg lift stride. Smooth, rhythmic load, creates separation and generates momentum through contact. Short, compact stroke with strength at contact. Can show some length to swing at times. Stays centered throughout the swing, fluid hand load with bat speed. Barrel stays flat through the zone, creates quality extension and backspin carry, posted a 90 mph exit velocity. Offensive catcher, physically imposing in the box, productive weekend with several loud hits. Solid defender, prototypical frame for position, plays low, folds up well. Balanced receiving position, showed clean transfers into high-3/4 release, feet can occasionally get a little rushed, solid arm strength with accuracy, posted 2.04-second pop time, and 76 mph positional velocity.

Carson Carey C / OF / Airline, LA / 2022

Long 6-foot-1, 180-pound frame, strong build. Room to add strength, wide hips that can handle added size/strength. Right-handed hitter that hits from a tall setup, athletic in the box, starts and stays even with hands starting around the back shoulder. Controlled, pronounced leg-kick, creates momentum, syncs up with hands, creates quality separation, and gets hands loaded into slot as front foot engages. Repeatable, slightly rotational swing with strength in hands, and bat speed, posted an exit velocity of 85 mph. Advanced receiving ability, creates inviting target, relaxed setup, soft hands that stops the baseball. Shows advanced feel to block. Quick, clean transfers with short arm action into high-3/4 release, quality arm strength with carry and accuracy, posted 2.04-second pop time, and 78 mph positional velocity. Plays with presence behind the dish. Looks comfortable, and confident with a balanced setup, stays squared and centered. Displayed flexible, loose movements, solid athlete that bends well, posted a 7.88 second 60-yard dash.

John Alex Walsh SS / RHP / Alexandria, LA / 2023

Solid 5-foot-10, 160-pound frame with room for physical maturity. Right-handed hitter stands tall in the box using a moderate leg lift to create momentum in the swing. Creates quality leverage and strength at contact with advanced bat speed resulting in an 83 mph exit velocity. Average defender in the outfield, took solid routes with sound exchanges into a compact arm circle and high-¾ release with solid arm strength turning in positional velocity of 78 mph. Showed solid infield actions, quality exchanges and the ability to throw from multiple arm angles resulting in a positional velocity of 80 mph. Developing athlete turned in a 7.70 60-yard dash.

Where

Louisiana State University
Alex Box Stadium
Nicholson Drive Ext
Baton Rouge, LA 70820 

ITINERARY

Check-in at 8:20 – 8:50 am for Position Players 

Event will begin at 9:00 am

Pitchers ONLY Check-In one hour before scheduled game time. 

*Schedule subject to change*

*Teams are subject to change*

Tentative Schedule is as follows:

GAME TIMES

Game 1 - 12:30 PM, Team 1 vs. Team 2

Game 2 - 2:30 PM, Team 3 vs. Team 4

Game 3 - 4:30 PM, Team 5 vs. Team 6

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