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Fall Prospect Showcase: Statistical Analysis


PBR Louisiana Staff
PBR Louisiana

The Fall Prospect Showcase took place on Saturday, September 26th at Live Oak HS in Denham Springs, LA. The open event hosted 30+ prospects  across all classes from across the state of Louisiana. 

We begin our instant analysis from Saturday's event with a look at some top statistical performers. We measured six separate categories and we’ll detail the leaders in each category below.

Saturday’s event saw 9 players turned in sub-7.30 times. Crawford Courville (Barbe, 2022) turned in an event best 60-yard dash, posting a time of 6.71-seconds. Reese Dean (Central Private, 2023) and Giancarlo Arencibia (Rummel, 2024) were the other two players to finish under 7.05-seconds, with times of 6.86-seconds, and 7.01-seconds, respectively.

On the mound, the Fall Prospect Showcase saw 8 players flash a max velocity of 80 mph or better. Leading the way was Zeph Arnold (Sacred Heart(VP), 2022) posting a 93 mph max velocity on Saturday. Ethan Prescott (Live Oak, 2021) and Matthew Ma (Live Oak, 2022) also had quality outings on the mound, working up to 85 mph and 84 mph respectively. 

Saturday’s event also saw 8 players post an exit velocity of 90 or better including Matthew Ma (Live Oak, 2022) who led the way with a 96 mph exit velocity on TrackMan, while taking an impressive round of batting practice. Caleb Webb (Walker, 2022) and Caleb Smith (Live Oak, 2023) were tied for second on the exit velocity leaderboard with identical exit velocities of 94 mph.

Kade Pearl (Parkview Baptist, 2022) led the way on the infield positional velocity leaderboard checking in with an event best 83 mph. Pearl was followed up by Giancarlo Arencibia (Rummel, 2024) who posted a positional velocity of 80 mph.

Reese Dean (Central Private, 2023) topped the leaderboard with an event best 89 mph outfield velocity. Crawford Courville (Barbe, 2022) and Jackson Tarver was second on the outfield velocity leaderboard at 82 mph.

Caleb Webb (Walker, 2022) also showed off his arm strength behind the dish, posting an event best 76 mph catcher velocity. While Michael Curry (Brusly, 2021) finished in the number 2 spot with a 74 mph catcher velocity. 

Webb and Curry also topped the leaderboard for top pop times with Curry posting the top time of 1.91-seconds. Webb finished just behind him with a 1.95-second pop time. Jaxon Adams (Denham Springs, 2023) also posted a sub-2.0 second pop time as he rounded out the top three with a time of 1.99-seconds.

Keep an eye out for an announcement regarding when videos from the showcase are posted on player profiles, in addition to full reports on each and every one of the prospects who made it to the Fall Prospect Showcase.

For now, here’s a look at the top performances from a statistical standpoint.

CLICK HERE for a sortable board of all position player stats.

CLICK HERE for all the pitcher velocities on the day.

CLICK HERE for TrackMan Data from the event.

Top 60's

Rank Name State School Class Pos 60-yard
1 Crawford Courville LA Alfred M. Barbe 2022 OF 6.71
2 Reese Dean LA Central Private 2023 OF 6.86
3 Giancarlo Arencibia LA Archbishop Rummel 2024 SS 7.01
4 Geoffrey Fontenot LA Beau Chene 2023 SS 7.11
5 Eli Booth LA Brother Martin 2023 OF 7.19

Max Fastball

Rank Name State School Class Pos Max FB
1 Zeph Arnold LA Sacred Heart Ville Platte 2022 RHP 93 mph
2 Ethan Prescott LA Live Oak 2021 LHP 85 mph
3 Matthew Ma LA LIve Oak 2022 3B 84 mph
4 Michael Curry LA Brusly 2021 C 83 mph
5 Kade Pearl LA Parkview Baptist 2022 RHP 81 mph

Exit Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 Matthew Ma LA LIve Oak 2022 3B 96.0 mph
2 Caleb Smith LA Live Oak 2023 1B 93.9 mph
3 Caleb Webb LA Walker 2022 C 93.8 mph
4 Michael Curry LA Brusly 2021 C 93.1 mph
5 Caleb Easterling LA Central 2022 C 92.5 mph

Infield Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos INF Velo
1 Kade Pearl LA Parkview Baptist 2022 RHP 83
2 Giancarlo Arencibia LA Archbishop Rummel 2024 SS 80
3 Taylor Broxton LA Warren Eastson 2022 3B 78
^ Geoffrey Fontenot LA Beau Chene 2023 SS 78
4 Mason Bordelon LA Avoyelles Public Charter 2023 3B 74
5 Matthew Ma LA LIve Oak 2022 3B 72

Outfield Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos OF Velo
1 Reese Dean LA Central Private 2023 OF 89
2 Crawford Courville LA Alfred M. Barbe 2022 OF 82
3 Jackson Tarver LA Parkview Baptist 2022 3B 81
4 Kole Pearl LA Parkview Baptist 2022 OF 79
5 Eli Booth LA Brother Martin 2023 OF 76

Catcher Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos C Velo
1 Caleb Webb LA Walker 2022 C 76
2 Michael Curry LA Brusly 2021 C 74
3 Caleb Easterling LA Central 2022 C 73
^ Jaxon Adams LA Denham Springs 2023 C 73
4 Ethan Williams LA St. Pauls 2022 C 72
5 Will Tamplain LA Mandeville 2024 C 70

Catcher Pop Times

Rank Name State School Class Pos Pop Time
1 Michael Curry LA Brusly 2021 C 1.91-1.96
2 Caleb Webb LA Walker 2022 C 1.95-2.01
3 Jaxon Adams LA Denham Springs 2023 C 1.99-2.04
4 Caleb Easterling LA Central 2022 C 2.00-2.05
5 Ethan Williams LA St. Pauls 2022 C 2.01-2.08

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