Prep Baseball Report

I-10 Border Battle Preview: Roster & Check-In Times

Trey Sofio 
Louisiana Scouting Director

The Prep Baseball Report I-10 Border Battle at Lamar University in Beaumont, TX will take place on Monday, January 16, 2017.

This event will feature some of the top prospects in the 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 classes, from the states of Louisiana and Texas.

Check-in for position players will begin at 8:30 AM and the event will kick off at 9:00 AM. Position players will go through a pro-style workout, which includes: run times, defensive evaluation with positional velocity, swing analysis with exit velocity and round of batting practice.

Pitchers ONLY, should report for check-in one hour prior to game time, which is slated to start at 11:30 AM.

The afternoon session will consist of live game action as the event roster has been separated into two teams. There will be only one game on the day.

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 750 college coaches and professional scouts.

Louisiana-Lafayette recruit, 2017 OF Jeff Elkins (AES) is signed up to attend the event. Elkins is currently ranked No. 17 in Louisiana’s 2017 class, and posted a blazing 6.51 60-yard dash at the Preseason All-State Games this fall. 2017 RHP/IF Bo Hardin (Layette) is also registered for the I-10 Border Battle, the 2016 class 5A player of the year is currently ranked No. 24 in Louisiana's 2017 class and should run his fastball up to 90 mph. High school teammate of Hardin, 2017 RHP/3B Miguel Reyes (Lafayette) will join Hardin at the event. Reyes is currently ranked No. 7 in Louisiana’s 2017 class, and is back on the open market.

Three-time defending 5A state champion, Barbe, will be represented by several players at the event. 2019 OF Damon Fountain and 2020 IF Davis Meche are two names, from a heavily talented 2017 Barbe roster, that are registered for the event and have created significant buzz this fall.

CLICK HERE for the entire roster.

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