I-10 Border Battle: Stats Breakdown


PBR Louisiana Staff
PBR Louisiana

The I-10 Border Battle took place on Saturday, January 18th at Joe Miller Ballpark on the Campus of McNeese State University. The invite only event featured 60+ prospects from both Louisiana and Texas.

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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.

10+ players turned in sub-7.05 second 60s on Saturday. Kameron Edwards (Barbe HS, LA) and Carter Griffin (Haughton HS, LA) led the way as they turned in identical 60-yard dash times of the event, posting a 6.59-second time. While Austin Beck (Allen HS, TX) and Griffin Cooley (Kinder HS, LA) followed closely as Beck clocked in a 6.66 and Cooley with a 6.71. 

The I-10 Border Battle had several pitchers standout with 6 players touching 84 mph or better. Ethan Garcia (New Braunfels Canyon HS, TX) led the way on the mound, running his fastball up to an event best 87 mph. While Zachary McNulty (Alexandria HS, LA) and Thomas Walsh (Alexandria HS, LA) both had solid showings on Saturday with McNulty running his fastball up to 87 mph and Walsh working up to 85 mph.

This years event saw 9 players with an exit velocity of 86 mph or better. John Alex Walsh (Alexandria HS, LA) and Tynan Gunn (Vista Ridge HS, TX) topped the exit velocity leaderboard on Saturday, posting 92 mph off a tee. Cade Tucker (Krum HS, TX) turned in an exit velocity of 91 mph while Landon Chustz (Catholic (BR) HS, LA) posted an 89 mph exit velocity.

John Alex Walsh (Alexandria HS, LA) and Luke Jackson (Lake Travis HS, TX) showed off quality arm strength on Saturday, posting an event high 84 mph positional velocity from the infield. While Thomas Walsh (Alexandria HS, LA) and Austin Beck (Allen HS, TX) followed them at the top of the leaderboard, posting an infield positional velocity of 82 mph. 

Slade Foreman (Bridge City HS, LA) topped the leaderboard with an event best 87 mph positional velocity from the outfield, while While Jake Brown (Sulphur HS, LA), JC Vanek (Barbe HS, LA) and Kameron Edwards (Barbe HS, LA) checked-in behind him with Brown going 84 mph and Vanek and Edwards registering 82 mph from the outfield.

Ethan Garcia (New Braunfels Canyon HS, TX) and Hayden Mangum (Calvary Baptist HS, LA) tied for an event best 1.97 second pop time while Carson Carey (Airline HS, LA) posted an event best 80 mph positional velocity for catchers. 

Keep an eye out for an announcement regarding when videos from the showcase are posted on player profiles, in addition to more coverage and analysis from Sunday’s I-10 Border Batle.

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

Rank Name State School Class Pos 60-yard
1 Kameron Edwards LA Barbe 2021 OF 6.59
^ Carter Griffin LA Haughton 2021 OF 6.59
2 Austin Beck TX Allen 2021 SS 6.66
3 Griffin Cooley LA Kinder 2023 OF 6.71
4 Slade Foreman TX Bridge City 2021 OF 6.76
5 Jake Brown LA Sulphur 2023 LHP 6.79

Rank Name State School Class Pos Max FB
1 Ethan Garcia TX New Braunfels Canyon 2022 C 87 mph
2 Zachary McNulty LA Alexandria 2020 RHP 86 mph
3 Thomas Walsh LA Alexandria 2020 LHP 85 mph
4 JC Vanek LA Barbe 2023 LHP 84 mph
^ Tynan Gunn TX Vista Ridge 2022 1B 84 mph
^ John Alex Walsh LA Alexandria 2023 RHP 84 mph
5 Trent Caime LA St. Paul's 2022 RHP 83 mph

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velo
1 Tynan Gunn TX Vista Ridge 2022 1B 92
^ John Alex Walsh LA Alexandria 2023 RHP 92
2 Cade Tucker TX Krum 2021 3B 91
3 Landen Chustz LA Catholic (BR) 2023 1B 89
4 Ethan Garcia TX New Braunfels Canyon 2022 C 88
5 Kameron Edwards LA Barbe 2021 OF 87
^ Thomas Walsh LA Alexandria 2020 LHP 87

Rank Name State School Class Pos INF Velo
1 John Alex Walsh LA Alexandria 2023 RHP 84
^ Luke Jackson TX Lake Travis 2022 RHP 84
2 Austin Beck TX Allen 2021 SS 82
^ Thomas Walsh LA Alexandria 2020 LHP 82
3 Trent Caime LA St. Paul's 2022 RHP 81
4 Tynan Gunn TX Vista Ridge 2022 1B 80
^ Nyan Hayes LA John Curtis 2021 SS 80
5 Cole Tabor TX Reagan 2022 SS 79

Rank Name State School Class Pos OF Velo
1 Slade Foreman TX Bridge City 2021 OF 87
2 Jake Brown LA Sulphur 2023 LHP 84
3 JC Vanek LA Barbe 2023 LHP 82
^ Kameron Edwards LA Barbe 2021 OF 82
4 Nyan Hayes LA John Curtis 2021 SS 81

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