Future Games Follow Up: Don Goodes



Future Games 2016

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By Jerry Shank
Maryland Scouting Director

The Prep Baseball Report Future Games is the premier summer scouting event for rising junior and select rising sophomore prospects. This year close to 200 college and professional scouts from all over the country were in attendance. The Prep Baseball Report services are subscribed by more than 700 colleges and professional scouts.

2016 was the second year PBR Maryland and Virginia were part of the Future Games, this year forming Team Mid-Atlantic, who also included North Carolina.

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Team Mid-Atlantic Follow Up

Don GoodesDon Goodes
Pos: OF
HT/WT: 5-foot-10, 170-pounds
School: Greenbrier Christian
Grad: 2018

SCOUTING REPORT

8.4.16 - Don Goodes increased his stock after the Future Games. Has an athletic frame at 5-foot-10, 170-pounds. The outfielder shows the ability to play any of the outfield positions moving well taking confident routes with an aggressive first step.  Also has shown arm strength with an outfield velocity of 87 mph. Hits from a balanced setup at the plate with a simple load. Short swing path with quick hands and nice extension through contact. Exit velocity of 89 mph and ran a 7.19 60-yard dash.

 


Follow Up

Please describe your Future Games Experience
+Outstanding. It was well run, and did the most to show the strengths of every athlete. Great exposure.

Would you recommend to 2019 & 2020 grads to play in the Future Games? 
+Absolutely.

What is your timeline for making a decision? 
+ By the end of my Junior year. 

What are you looking for in your college choice? 
+I am seeking a school where I fit in as family, and am not just a number. Most importantly, a college with an excellent education, with other like-minded athletes, who have the drive to be successful.  
What do you feel are your strengths as a player? 
+My positive mentality. Baseball is a sport designed for failure, and every day you can prepare yourself and not preform how you wanted. Staying positive, despite failure is what separates baseball players from just any athlete.

Are there any areas of your game you would like to improve?
  +My knowledge for the game. There is always something new to learn.


What travel organization do you play for and/or what have you learned this summer? 
+I play for the EvoShield Canes North 16u, as well as the Lake County Stars 16u. I have learned a lot about the recruiting process.

Team Mid-Atlantic
NAME STATE SCHOOL CLASS POS COMMITMENT
Brooks Bengtson MD Georgetown Prep 2018 OF
Cameron Blankenship MD North East 2018 C
Brandon Cook MD St. Mary's 2018 OF
John Dempsey MD Georgetown Prep 2018 3B
Cole Dunn MD Middletown (DE) 2018 RHP Radford
Trent Gast-Woodard MD Archbishop Curley 2018 C
Will Glock MD Loyola Blakefield 2018 RHP
Don Goodes VA Greenbrier Christian 2018 OF
Camden Grimes VA Hanover 2018 3B
Nick Hopkins MD St. Mary's 2018 SS
Jeremy Lapp-Barger MD Century 2018 OF
Kevin Madden MD St. Pauls 2018 SS
Hunter McGarvey PA La Salle 2018 C
JP Murphy MD Calvert Hall 2018 OF
Bennett Nance NC Morehead 2018 LHP North Carolina
Kyle Novak VA James Madison 2018 SS
Austin Primm NC North Gaston 2018 RHP
Luke Rettig MD Wilmington Christian (DE) 2018 LHP
Joe Seidler MD Chesapeake 2018 RHP
Joey Silan MD Caravel Academy (DE) 2018 RHP
Tevin Tucker VA Prince George 2018 SS
David (Trip) Willis MD Red Lion Christian (DE) 2018 OF
 
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