Underclass Trials: Catchers Analysis




Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

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On Saturday, May 21, more than 40 underclass prospects from across the state of Louisiana participated in the Prep Baseball Report Underclass Trials at St. Thomas Aquinas high school in Hammond, LA.

Over the last few days we have released the Stats Breakdown of the event, which can be viewed HERE.

As well as, the Top Tools Breakdown article, which can be viewed HERE.

Today, Prep Baseball Report Louisiana takes a look at the catchers that were in attendance.

Catcher Analysis

+ Beau Blunschi, C, Dutchtown HS(2019)
A 6-foot, 175-pound catcher with an athletic, strong frame. Solid defender with average hands, fluid footwork, and clean exchanges. Short arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy on throws that produced a positional velocity of 68 mph. Right-handed hitter that hits from athletic setup, smooth load, and short stride. Line-drive type hitter, fluid rhythm, level path and bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 79 mph. Also posted a 7.94 60 yard dash.

+ Kyle Conigliaro, C, St. Pauls HS(2019)
A 5-foot-10, 140-pound catcher with a lean, athletic frame. Quality defender with soft hands, quick footwork, quick and clean exchanges, and athleticism. Short arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy and carry on throws that produced a positional velocity of 72 mph and pop time of 2.01. Right-handed hitter that hits from balanced, athletic setup, smooth load and short stride. Line-drive, gap to gap type hitter with fluid rhythm, and a short, slightly uphill path with bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 76 mph. Also posted an 8.00 60 yard dash.

+ Clint Hargrave, C, Ouachita Christian HS(2019)
A 5-foot-10, 160-pound catcher with a strong, athletic frame. Outstanding defender with soft hands, fluid footwork, and quick, clean exchanges. Short arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy on throws that produced a positional velocity of 74 mph and a pop time of 2.01. Right-handed hitter that hits from balanced, athletic setup, smooth load, and leg swing. Line-drive type hitter with fluid rhythm, short path and bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 76 mph. Also posted 7.71 60 yard dash.

+ Brennan Lambert, C, Catholic(BR) HS(2018)
A 5-foot-10, 165-pound catcher with an athletic, strong frame. Solid defender with soft hands, fluid footwork, and clean exchanges. Short arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy on throws, a positional velocity of 76 mph and a pop time of 2.18. Right-handed hitter that hits from athletic setup, smooth load, and short stride. Line-drive type hitter with fluid rhythm, short path and bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 84 mph. Also posted a 7.35 60 yard dash.

+ Christopher Mistretta, C, Parkview Baptist HS(2018)
A 6-foot, 200-pound catcher with a medium, strong frame. Solid defender with average hands, fluid footwork, and clean exchanges. Long arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy on throws and a positional velocity of 68 mph and a pop time of 2.17. Right-handed hitter that hits from athletic setup, smooth load, and short stride. Line-drive, gap to gap type hitter with rhythm, level path, strength at contact and bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 87 mph. Also posted a 7.48 60 yard dash.

+ Dylan Trahan, C, Houma Christian HS(2018)
A 5-foot-8, 155-pound catcher with a strong, athletic frame. Quality defender with soft hands, fluid footwork, and clean exchanges. Short arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy on throws that produced a positional velocity of 70 mph and a pop time of 2.25. Right-handed hitter that hits from balanced, open setup, smooth load, and short stride. Gap to gap type hitter with early rhythm, a level to slightly uphill path and bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 76 mph. Also posted 7.93 60 yard dash.

+ Wyatt Verret, C, Franklinton HS(2019)
A 5-foot-10, 135-pound catcher with a medium, athletic frame. Quality defender with soft hands, fluid footwork, quick and clean exchanges and plays through balls well. Short arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy and carry on throws that produced an infield positional velocity of 70 mph, and a catcher velocity of 68 mph. Also posted a 2.05 pop time. Right-handed hitter that hits from balanced, athletic setup, smooth load, and short stride. Gap to gap type hitter with fluidity in his rhythm, slightly uphill path and bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 77 mph. Also posted a 7.7 60 yard dash.

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