Prep Baseball Report

Player Spotlight: C/OF Trever Lewis (East Carter, 2015)

Shon Plack
Missouri Scouting Director

Trever Lewis is an athletic 6-foot-3, 180-pound C/OF that showed very well at the Southeast Missouri Prospect ID in September.  The physical Lewis had pop times that ranged from 1.91 to 2.03 with a velo of 73 mph behind the plate.  His throws to the bag were accurate with carry.  

In the outfield, he has an over-top-release with a positional velo of 87 mph.  He has a quick exchange and release with fluid footwork, taking good routes to the ball. Lewis' throws were mostly accurate with life. 

At the plate, he has an athletic set-up with simple, repeatable swing mechanics.  He has a gap-to-gap approach with pulls power, showing extension through the ball at contact.  Lewis runs a 7.03 60 and gets down the line in 4.53 seconds.  

Lewis also worked off the mound with a max fastball at 84 mph.  He throws with easy effort and a high 3/4 release.  He has a loose, quick arm action.  He has an 11-to-5 curveball at 66-69 mph with late break, and throws his change-up at 71-74 mph with slight arm side release. 

Currently, Lewis is gearing up for his senior year of baseball at East Carter and looking over possible college opportunities.  Lewis talked about the recruiting process with us below. 

PBR: What schools have expressed interest in you?

Lewis: Harding University, Jefferson College, Fontbonne University, and Delta State have all showed interest.

PBR: Have you taken any visits, or have any visits scheduled in the near future? If so, what schools, and how recently?

Lewis: I have taken a visit to Harding University in early September and visited Jeff Co in late October.

PBR: Are you looking for anything in particular in a school? (Example: high academics, certain academic program, local, etc.)

Lewis: I am looking for a school with high academics.  I looking to enter an Engineering Program, with Civil or Structural.

PBR: How did you do your junior year? What were your high school statistics? And how did your team do?

Lewis: Last season, I hit .615 with eight doubles, two triples and five home runs.  I had 29 RBI's with a 1.030 slugging percentage and a .688 on-base percentate.  I finished with a 6-1 record on the mound and a 0.43 ERA, with 74 strikeouts. Our team had a good season.  We won districts, but lost in Quarterfinals.

PBR: What are you goals for your senior season? Name some players that will play a key role for East Carter in 2015.

Lewis: My goal is to hit  .650-plus with 10-plus home runs, and go undefeated on mound. As a team, our goal is go to the State Championships with no losses to a 2A school. Besides myself, other key players are Logan Saffle and Tyler Hengling

PBR: What travel team do you play for? Are you playing fall ball with a team?

I play for Scott Henfling with the Arkansas Athletics, and in the fall I play for my high school baseball team.

PBR: Do you play any other sports?

 No, I do not. 

PBR: What are your ACT and GPA?

I have a 27 on the ACT, and a 4.1 GPA.

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