Player Spotlight: 2018 OF Basiel Williams




Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

Name: Basiel Williams
School: Ponchatula
Position: OF
Grad Year: 
2018
State Rank: 5

Scouting Report

Currently ranked No. 5 in Louisiana’s 2018 class, No. 163 Overall. A 6-foot-3, 180-pound outfielder with a lean, athletic, projectable frame. Excellent athlete that posted a 6.68 60-yard dash. Quality defender with soft hands, fluid footwork and clean exchanges. Long arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy and carry on throws that produced a positional velocity of 86 mph. Switch hitter that hits from balanced, athletic setup, short stride, smooth load, and quality balance. Line-drive type hitter with fluid rhythm, flat path, strength at contact, and bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 89 mph.

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