Statistical Analysis: South Charlotte Panther Workout


Brandon Hall
Executive Director of Scouting, PBR NC

PBR was in attendance at Mountain Island Charter on Sunday November 1st for a workout being held by the South Charlotte Panther organziation.  The Panthers held the open workout to identify players for potential roster spots in the 2021 season.  Prep Baseball Report was brought in to help organize and run the day, as well as collect stats on the players in the workout.

The day was broken into two workouts.  The first session saw 2022 and 2023 graduates go through a modified pro-style workout.  Position players ran a laser timed 60, took multiple rounds of live BP, recorded an exit velocity off of a tee in the cages, and worked out from one defensive position.  The second session saw a very similar routine with players from the 2024 and 2025 grad classes.  At the conclusion of each workout, pitchers threw a very brief bullpen for coaches and scouts to get a glimpse at overall stuff.

Below are the leaders from several areas statistics were collected.  CLICK HERE to see the full roster and complete list of stats collected.

 

Statistical Leaders: South Charlotte Panther Workout

 

THE 60 YARD DASH

Players ran a laser timed 60 yard dash during the offensive workout.  The 60 was run on the artificial grass surface at Mountain Island Charter.  The surface played true throughout the course of the 60 yards.  Ninety players recorded a time in the 60 with  median run time of 7.51.

Session I

Rank Name State School Class Pos 60-yard
1 Aiden Evans NC Combine Academy 2022 OF 6.50
2 Nathan Chrismon NC South Rowan 2022 SS 6.57
3 Mac Gillespie NC Pro5 Academy 2022 OF 6.83
4 Braylen Hayes NC Randleman 2022 OF 6.86
5 Joshua Bussey NC Pro5 Academy 2023 OF 6.91
6 Tristan Salinas NC Watauga 2023 SS 7.16
7 Matt Heavner NC North Lincoln 2022 SS 7.23
8 Jake Beaty NC South Point 2022 LHP 7.38
9 Michael Forret NC Providence 2022 RHP 7.39
10 Owen Williams NC Myers Park 2022 C 7.40

Session II

Rank Name State School Class Pos 60-yard
1 Cameron Aycock NC Charles B. Aycock 2024 OF 6.72
2 Evan MacIntyre NC undecided 2024 OF 6.80
3 Dion Brown SC Clover 2024 2B 6.83
4 Joey Hall NC Charlotte Catholic 2024 SS 6.89
5 Kylan Odean NC Charlotte Catholic 2024 OF 6.97
6 Braylon Martin NC Sun Valley 2024 OF 7.00
7 Carter Blankinship SC Fort Mill 2025 OF 7.02
8 Neil Griffin NC Metrolina Christian 2024 SS 7.06
9 James Nesta NC Hough 2024 RHP 7.07
10 Luke Modrak NC Mooresville High School 2025 SS 7.19

 

CATCHER POP TIMES & POSITIONAL VELOCITY

In the pro-style workout, catchers workout from behind home plate, making multiple throws to 2B, simulating a stolen base attempt.  Scouts again are looking for a quick, clean transition to the release as well as carry and accuracy on the throw.  For catchers, evaluators will put a stopwatch on the “pop time” or the time the ball hits their glove to the time the ball hits the MIF’s glove at 2B.  Coaches can also time the transition from when the ball hits the catchers glove to when he is able to release his throw.  PBR scouts add the radar gun to put a number on the arm strength out of the crouched position.

Session I

Rank Name State School Class Pos Pop Time
1 Nik DeBerry NC Islands Savannah GA 2023 C 2.04-2.18
2 Dylan Kelly NC Lee County 2023 C 2.05-2.20
3 Morgan Padgett NC East Rowan 2023 C 2.07-2.18
4 Owen Williams NC Myers Park 2022 C 2.07-2.19

Rank Name State School Class Pos C Velo
1 Owen Williams NC Myers Park 2022 C 75
^ Morgan Padgett NC East Rowan 2023 C 75
^ Nik DeBerry NC Islands Savannah GA 2023 C 75
2 Dylan Kelly NC Lee County 2023 C 72

 

Session II

Rank Name State School Class Pos Pop Time
1 Evan MacIntyre NC undecided 2024 OF 1.97-2.01
2 Aidan Paradine NC Combine Academy 2024 C 2.00-2.06
3 Camden Ashe NC South Point 2024 C 2.07-2.19
4 Nick Leonard NC Weslyan Christian 2024 C 2.10-2.18
^ Caden Christman NC Apex Friendship 2024 C 2.10-2.18
5 Skyler Hegler SC Andrew Jackson 2025 RHP 2.11-2.19

Rank Name State School Class Pos C Velo
1 Evan MacIntyre NC undecided 2024 OF 80
2 Aidan Paradine NC Combine Academy 2024 C 78
3 Skyler Hegler SC Andrew Jackson 2025 RHP 72
4 Camden Ashe NC South Point 2024 C 71
5 Nick Leonard NC Weslyan Christian 2024 C 70
^ Caden Christman NC Apex Friendship 2024 C 70

 

EXIT VELOCITY (Off of a tee)
 

During BP, players were able to spend time in the cages working on their swing.  One station included an exit velocity off of a tee.  Players worked off of a tee, working to center balls off the barrel, producing a top exit speed on a radar gun.  Below are the top performers from each session.

Session I

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velo
1 Aiden Evans NC Combine Academy 2022 OF 93
2 Chance Mako NC East Rowan 2023 RHP 90
3 Mac Gillespie NC Pro5 Academy 2022 OF 89
4 Trace Humberger NC West Cabarrus 2023 RHP 88
5 Joshua Bussey NC Pro5 Academy 2023 OF 87
^ Haiden Leffew NC South Rowan 2023 LHP 87
^ Tate Green NC East Rowan 2023 1B 87
6 Matt Heavner NC North Lincoln 2022 SS 86
7 Nik DeBerry NC Islands Savannah GA 2023 C 84
^ Brendan Pouliot NC Charlotte Country Day 2022 RHP 84
8 Nathan Chrismon NC South Rowan 2022 SS 83
^ Sam Schaeffer NC Durham Academy 2023 1B 83
9 Tristan Salinas NC Watauga 2023 SS 82
^ Morgan Padgett NC East Rowan 2023 C 82
^ Dylan Kelly NC Lee County 2023 C 82
10 Cooper Hyatt NC Weddington 2023 1B 79
^ Gavin Johnson NC Wayne Country Day 2023 OF 79
^ Owen Williams NC Myers Park 2022 C 79
^ Nathanael Volk NC Piedmont 2022 RHP 79

 

Session II

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velo
1 James Nesta NC Hough 2024 RHP 88
^ John McKillop NC Charlotte Catholic 2024 1B 88
2 Colin Pritt NC Cox Mill 2024 3B 86
3 Evan MacIntyre NC undecided 2024 OF 85
^ Nick Leonard NC Weslyan Christian 2024 C 85
^ Tyson Grammer KS Lawrence 2024 SS 85
4 Aidan Paradine NC Combine Academy 2024 C 84
5 Kylan Odean NC Charlotte Catholic 2024 OF 83
^ Aiden Kwon NC Central Cabarrus 2024 SS 83
^ Jacob Smith NC Lincoln Charter 2024 3B 83
6 Owen Miller NC Charlotte Country Day 2024 3B 82
^ Aiden Perkins NC East Lincoln 2024 OF 82
^ Skyler Hegler SC Andrew Jackson 2025 RHP 82
^ Joey Hall NC Charlotte Catholic 2024 SS 82
7 Bo Nichols NC West Wilkes 2024 1B 81
^ Jack Newell NC Marvin Ridge 2024 81
8 Cameron Aycock NC Charles B. Aycock 2024 OF 80
^ Camden Ashe NC South Point 2024 C 80
^ Madden Bynum NC Pine Lake Prep 2024 3B 80
^ John Lash NC Charlotte Christian 2025 80
^ Colby Vanhook NC Hickory Grove Christian 2024 RHP 80
9 Neil Griffin NC Metrolina Christian 2024 SS 79
^ Brody Owens NC Union County Early College 2024 79
^ Brody Roderick NC Charlotte Catholic 2024 RHP 79
^ Trey Spees NC East Lincoln 2024 2B 79
10 Bennett Baldassarre NC Providence 2025 1B 78
^ Caleb Stickle NC Uwharrie Charter 2024 2B 78
^ Alex Robinson NC Bandys 2024 OF 78

 

Positional VELOCITY
Infielders and Outfielders worked out from their positions making throws that worked to simulate a game like opportunity.  During the 1st session, each player made a minimum of 4 throws from their specified position.  In session II, due to some time constraints, not all numbers were verified.  Those numbers that were verified are included in the overall statistics.  Below are the overall leaders from the day from the Infield and Outfield spots.

Infielders

Rank Name State School Class Pos INF Velo
1 Chance Mako NC East Rowan 2023 RHP 90
2 Matt Heavner NC North Lincoln 2022 SS 85
^ Brendan Pouliot NC Charlotte Country Day 2022 RHP 85
3 Trace Humberger NC West Cabarrus 2023 RHP 83
4 Nathanael Volk NC Piedmont 2022 RHP 80
^ Colby Vanhook NC Hickory Grove Christian 2024 RHP 80
5 Nathan Chrismon NC South Rowan 2022 SS 79
^ Braylon Martin NC Sun Valley 2024 OF 79
6 Carson Dahle NC East Lincoln 2024 78
7 Brody Roderick NC Charlotte Catholic 2024 RHP 77
8 Cooper Hyatt NC Weddington 2023 1B 76
9 Colby Hamilton NC South Point 2024 74
^ Tristan Salinas NC Watauga 2023 SS 74
10 Tate Green NC East Rowan 2023 1B 72

 

Outfielders

Rank Name State School Class Pos OF Velo
1 James Nesta NC Hough 2024 RHP 91
2 Michael Forret NC Providence 2022 RHP 88
3 Braylen Hayes NC Randleman 2022 OF 87
4 Aiden Evans NC Combine Academy 2022 OF 86
5 Evan MacIntyre NC undecided 2024 OF 83
6 Mac Gillespie NC Pro5 Academy 2022 OF 82
7 Aiden Perkins NC East Lincoln 2024 OF 81
8 Mason Child NC Charlotte Catholic 2024 LHP 80
9 Alex Robinson NC Bandys 2024 OF 79
10 Gavin Johnson NC Wayne Country Day 2023 OF 78
^ Cameron Aycock NC Charles B. Aycock 2024 OF 78

 

Max Fastball Velocity

 

Pitchers threw in a controlled bullpen.  Each arm threw 12-20 pitches, showcasing their complete arsenal.  A Stalker radar gun was used in each pen to verify velocity information

Session I

Rank Name State School Class Pos Max FB
1 Chance Mako NC East Rowan 2023 RHP 89 mph
2 Mason Murdock NC Combine Academy 2022 RHP 88 mph
3 Michael Forret NC Providence 2022 RHP 87 mph
^ Brendan Pouliot NC Charlotte Country Day 2022 RHP 87 mph
4 Aiden Evans NC Combine Academy 2022 OF 84 mph
5 Haiden Leffew NC South Rowan 2023 LHP 82 mph

 

Session II

Rank Name State School Class Pos Max FB
1 Maddox Jack NC Alexander Central 2024 RHP 84 mph
^ James Nesta NC Hough 2024 RHP 84 mph
^ Collins Black NC Cary 2024 RHP 84 mph
2 Carter Blankinship SC Fort Mill 2025 OF 82 mph
^ Evan MacIntyre NC undecided 2024 OF 82 mph
3 Jacob Smith NC Lincoln Charter 2024 3B 81 mph
^ Colby Vanhook NC Hickory Grove Christian 2024 RHP 81 mph
4 Seth Way NC Randleman 2024 80 mph
^ Camden Ashe NC South Point 2024 C 80 mph
5 Colin McKissick NC West Cabarrus 2024 RHP 79 mph
^ Brody Roderick NC Charlotte Catholic 2024 RHP 79 mph
^ Logan Davis NC Home School 2025 SS 79 mph