On Deck Preview: Downstate (2 of 3)

Joe Walentin
Scouting Director, NY

Preseason all-state - downstate


AM Percentage Full: 25%
Current Roster
PM Percentage Full: 35%
Current Roster
Registration Deadline: Feb. 17, 2022


Aidan Bergholc 3B / RHP / Kennedy Catholic, NY / 2023

What to expect: Power bat with + swing metrics
What we'd like to see: Continue to add on to the raw strength; improve on footwork and agility to stay at the hot corner.
Video: '21 NYS Games




Edwin Betances SS / 3B / Iona Prep, NY / 2024

What to expect: Fundamentally sound on both side of the ball.
What we'd like to see: Continue to get stronger so athleticism can break through and see a jump in the measurables
Video: '21 NYS Games




Ian Doherty 3B / RHP / Warwick , NY / 2024

What to expect: Fluid swing with developing power; athletic in the field; Arm has life off the mound with a good feel for the off speed.
What we'd like to see: Consistent hard contact with the EV in the 90's; Fastball getting into the 80's off the mound.

Video: '21 Last Chance Preview




Jon Melarczik C / OF / Carmel High, NY / 2023

What to expect: Quick swing with a line drive approach; strong arm with a quick catch & release.
What we'd like to see: Continue the trend of improving everytime we see him; Exit velo make the jump into the 90's. Straight line footwork on throw downs to see the strong throws carry through the bag.
Video: '21 Preseason Al-State - Downstate





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