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Recruiting Roundup Oct. 20

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Every Friday National Scouting Supervisor Nathan Rode provides a roundup of insider recruiting information and commitments throughout the PBR coverage area: The Buzz. CLICK HERE to take a look at this week�??s National Buzz. With that in mind, let�??s take an in depth look at the Maryland and area prospects who have committed to colleges recently with detailed scouting information when applicable.

Dillon Waters OF/RHP Southern 2016
Scouting Report
6.30.15 - Athletic frame at 5-foot-11, 185-pounds. Throws from a high ¾ arm angle with some arm speed. Long arm actions and pitches with regular effort. Has some rhythm in delivery and shoulders uphill going toward the plate. Square landing. Fastball slight movement at 82-84 mph. Sharp 11/5 breaking ball with hard movement. Slows down arm speed on breaking ball slightly. Good feel for the pitch. Hits from a balanced set up. Smooth back load with a short stride. Level swing path and some bat speed. Nice rhythm in swing and good balance. Gap-to-gap style with power potential. Has a long arm action throwing from a high ¾ arm angle. Throws had carry on them at 83 mph. Active outfielder with a quick and confident first step. Attacks baseball and gets rid of it. Could get over front leg more consistently to get more velocity.  Ran a 4.56 home to first and had an exit velocity of 86 mph.

Damond Nixon 3B/1B Archbishop Curley 2016
Mount St. Mary�??s
Updated Scouting Report
10.11.15 - Imposing frame at 6-foot-2, 210-pounds. Switch hitting corner infielder with some power potential. From the left side, hits from a slightly open setup with smooth load and short stride to balance. Shows hips explosion and could get more as he increases lower half involvement. Creates quick bat speed and shows pull side power. Right-handed, hits from slightly open setup. More gap-to-gap type hitter with power potential. Creates quick bat speed with shorter path. Gets uphill at times from both sides of plate. Exit velocity right handed is 93 mph and left handed is 92 mph. Has fluid actions from the corner spot. Sound footwork with a clean exchange. Has a longer arm action throwing from a high three-quarter arm angle. Infield velocity of 78 mph. Ran a 7.55 60-yard dash.

Taylor Cook SS/2B La Plata 2016
Scouting Report
8.4.15 - Athletic frame at 6-foot-1, 175-pounds. Has active feet  that work thru the ball well. Sound hands and exchange when fielding. Fields ball deep. Quick exchange throwing from a low three-quarter arm angle. Throws have average carry on them at 76 mph. Hits from a athletic setup. Has a level swing path to the ball. Shows some balance throughout swing. Exit velocity of 86 mph. Ran a 7.06 60-yard dash.

Ian Elliott OF Calvert Hall
Johns Hopkins

Will Pyne C DeMatha