Prep Baseball Report

Kansas City Program Invitational: More Names To Know

By: Diego Solares
Area Scout, Illinois & Missouri

From June 30th to July 4th, the PBR Tournaments staff hosted the Kansas City Program Invitational, an event that featured 90+ teams from the 14U-to-17U level at Creekside Baseball Park in Parkville, Missouri.

Last week, our staff published a ‘Top 35 Prospects’ piece from the event, highlighting a multitude of high-end prospects that we saw throughout the weekend, most of which were committed. You can find that by clicking HERE

Now, we’ll put the finishing touches on this year’s Kansas City Program Invitational by bringing you more names-to-know in this piece, all of which are uncommitted. Below you’ll find over 70 additional prospects that caught our scouts’ attention at Creekside a few weekends ago.


Jamon Beck SS / Springhill, KS / 2023

Athletic 5-foot-9, 160-pound frame. Active, top-of-the-order sparkplug on the diamond that’s performed at multiple spots throughout this summer circuit for our staff at Creekside. Stays short through the zone on a level path to contact, feel to work line drives the other day. Bouncy up-the-middle defender with arm strength and lateral range. A top-40 prospect in the Kansas 2023 class. 

Jackson Bell 1B / Blue Valley Southwest, KS / 2023

6-foot-3, 195-pound physical corner infielder with plenty of room for added strength. Doesn’t get cheated at the plate; long and level path to contact, pull-side intent and aggression that way. Flashed juice off the barrel at times that’ll grow into more consistent power as he fills out his frame

Kai Bennett RHP / Liberty , MO / 2023

Sturdy 6-foot-4, 200-pound frame; starter’s build. Entered in relief for Building Champions on Sunday afternoon. Fired his fastball for strikes at 84-86 mph, ran and sunk it on occasion. Turned to a 75-76 mph slider with two-plane break from a high release point as his primary secondary pitch. Another former PBR Future Games participant in Missouri that’s still uncommitted.

Max Bettis RHP / Washburn Rural, KS / 2025

Large, physical 6-foot-4, 195-pound frame. Has been up to 85 mph on the mound in the past, pitching in the low-to-mid-80s. Sinks a mid-70s changeup that’s thrown with fastball intent, developing feel to spin a low-70s slider with late spin off a 10/4 plane. High upside follow on the mound set to start his sophomore season at Washburn Rural.

Sam Bettis RHP / Washburn Rural, KS / 2025

Large, physical 6-foot-4, 195-pound frame. Took the rubber for Building Champions 15U Navy on Thursday and fired a nine-strikeout no-hitter. Attacked hitters with fastball that played in the mid-80s, touching 87 mph early from a high slot. Feel to spin a sharp breaking ball with downer spin off a 12/6 plane. Owns a high ceiling on the mound as he grows more comfortable into his body.

Camden Brashear RHP / Liberty North, MO / 2023

Large, physical 6-foot-5, 200-pound frame with room for added mass; starter’s look. Took the mound for SOAR Select on Saturday night and turned in a quality start. Athletic delivery, moves well for size, developing feel to move downhill. Fastball sat at 82-85 mph, touching 86 mph early, more in the tank. Slider can be the separator at the next level; thrown with fastball intent and from the same arm angle with hard, late sweeping action at 77-78 mph. A name-to-know arm headed into his senior year that’s still on the market.

Trevor Brush C / Blue Valley, KS / 2023

Well-proportioned 6-foot, 175-pound frame with plenty of physical projection left to come; looks the part. Long flat path at the plate, pull-side approach. Quick release behind the plate with on-the-bag accuracy. Advanced runner for the position. Currently ranked inside the top-35 prospects on the Kansas’ 2023 board.

Liam Bryan LHP / Blue Springs South , MO / 2023

Lean, projectable 6-foot-1, 170-pound left-handed hitter. Consistently puts together quality at-bats, comfortable using the whole field at the plate. Can turn on one with authority off the barrel or flick one the other way for a single. Held his own against quality competition, particularly an upper-80s left/left fastball that he sprayed to left field for a single. Has also intrigued on the mound in the path. An arrow-up uncommitted two-way prospect in Missouri that’s headed into his senior season.

Johnny Carver 1B / Raymore-Peculiar, MO / 2026

Lean, upside 6-foot, 160-pound athlete. Took the mound on Thursday for Prime 27:17 and turned in a quality outing. Clean delivery with tempo, some effort downhill at times. Arm worked from a loose ¾ slot, pitched in the high-70s with his fastball and peaked at 82 mph. Mixed in an upper-60s slider with some sweep from that aforementioned arm angle. An intriguing arm to know in Missouri’s 2026 class.

Connor Cavnar C / Westmoore, OK / 2024

Strong 5-foot-11, 190-pound frame, sturdy lower half, multi-sport athlete at Westmoore. Handsy with athleticism at the plate level bat path, line drive feel to the pull-side. Quick feet from the crouch, some on-the-bag accuracy from a shorter slot. Will represent Team Oklahoma at the PBR Future Games later this month.

Whaetly Chaloupek C / Enid, OK / 2025

Lean, lanky 6-foot, 160-pound frame that projects to add strength in the coming years, particularly in the lower half. Intrigued our staff on both sides of the ball at the KCPI. Flat, rotational swing at the plate, uses levers to create whippy strength off the barrel. Hopped on the mound and reached an 86 mph high from a loose, easy high ¾ slot. Spun a slurvey-type breaking ball that got multiple swings-and-misses. An upside two-way follow in Oklahoma that’s set to start his sophomore year.

Quinton Coats 3B / Olathe South, KS / 2024

Extremely physical 6-foot-3, 205-pound frame that brings a certain presence into the right-handed batter’s box. Has bat speed and swings with aggression, doesn’t get cheated. Showed middle-of-the-order power upside and his batted ball data from the MOKAN Top Prospect Games supports that; 97.9 mph max EV, 92.4 mph average EV, 366 ft. max distance, 275 ft. peak distance. An emerging power bat in the Kansas’ 2024 class.

Owen Cornett 1B / Du Quoin , IL / 2023

6-foot-4, 225-pound left-handed hitter that brings a physical presence into the batter’s box. Displayed advanced gap-to-gap raw power at the plate this past weekend, ball jumps when he finds the barrel and will go the other way. Reached a 98 mph max exit velocity at the Battle For The Arch last September.

Xavier Deatherage 3B / O'Fallon, IL / 2023

Sturdy, compact frame. Hit leadoff for Extreme Elite National and saw time at shortstop. Advanced knack for contact, capable of changing planes on the barrel with authority. Feel for himself at the plate; drove a two-strike pitch deep to center field for an extra-base hit in one look and followed it up by staying back on a hanging breaking ball for a single in the next at-bat. Sure-handed defender on the dirt that moves well for his size.

Aiden Doll OF / Blue Springs South, MO / 2023

5-foot-11, 175-pound athletic build with lean strength. Performed offensively throughout the weekend, earning a spot on the all-tournament team. Quick twitchy hands from the right side, stays inside the baseball and maintains a flat path to contact. Flashed juice off the barrel, launching a no-doubt home run in the clip below. Has run a 6.7 60-yard dash and topped at 94 mph from the outfield in the past.

Manny Dunn 2B / Summer Academy, KS / 2025

Compact frame with lower half strength, switch-hitter. Advanced hit tool for age from both sides of the box, hitterish tendencies. Consistently puts together quality at-bats, knack for contact. Arm plays across the infield from third base, was also up to 84 mph on the mound with sink. One of the top prospects in the Kansas’ 2025 class that played a key role for the 15U tournament champions.

Ty Earwood LHP / St Pius. X, MO / 2025

Athletic 5-foot-9, 135-pound frame with plenty of room to grow and add mass. Took the mound for Engaged Athletics against the eventual tournament champions and held his own. Tempo’d worker with a quick arm and repeatable delivery. Ran his fastball up to 80 mph, pitching in the high-70s for strikes. Showed feel to spin two different breaking balls and mixed in a changeup as well. Polished, strike-throwing southpaw with advanced mound presence for his age.

Ryker Edwards OF / Smithville , MO / 2023

Muscular 6-foot, 189-pound athlete with strength throughout frame. One of the toolsiest athletes in Missouri’s incoming senior class; 6.55 60, 100.8 mph max exit velocity, 92.7 mph average exit velocities. Starting to translate his tools into more game action. Showed easy bat speed from the right side and gap-to-gap juice for the Royals Scout Team, thumping multiple balls throughout the tournament. Speed plays on the diamond. High-upside uncommitted name slotted inside the top-40 prospects on Missouri’s 2023 rankings.

Scotty Fegen SS / Shawnee Mission East , KS / 2024

5-foot-10, 170-pound athletic frame with compact strength, particularly in the lower half. Performed throughout the weekend for a Competitive Edge squad that won the 16U bracket, earned himself a spot on the all-tournament team. Athletic, high-motor player; ran a 6.85 last November. Quick right-handed stroke with bat speed, repeats and stays on a flat plane through the zone. An uncommitted incoming junior to note in Kansas.

Drake Fittro OF / Choctaw, OK / 2024

Upside 6-foot, 165-pound left/left nationally-ranked prospect in the Oklahoma 2024 class. Simple swing with bat speed and twitch, minimal hand usage and attacks out of load. Advanced runner on the diamond, fluid defensively in the outfield. Will represent Team Oklahoma at the PBR Future Games as one of the top uncommitted athletes in the region.

Max Flowers OF / Blue Valley Southwest, KS / 2025

Athletic 5-foot-10, 160-pound left-handed hitter. Showed out as one of the top 2025 prospects in attendance, really looks the part in the box. Repeated feel for the barrel throughout the tournament, started his week off strong with a pull-side triple on Thursday. Will grow into power as he gets older. Above-average runner for age.

Landon Flusche RHP / Broken Arrow, OK / 2023

6-foot-4, 200-pound starter’s look on the mound with room to fill out physically. Took the rubber in the tournament’s opening act and dominated, punching out 12 batters in a complete game one-hit shutout, earning a spot on our all-tournament team. Fastball carries into the zone from a high slot, has been up to 90 mph in the past. A high-follow uncommitted name in Oklahoma’s incoming senior group.

Cale Fossett 3B / Shawnee Mission North, KS / 2026

Physical 6-foot-1, 200-pound athlete that played a key role on a Prime 27:17 team that won the 14U tournament championship. Owns advanced raw power at the plate from the right side and showed it this weekend. Has also been up to 86 mph on the mound from a loose ¾ slot. High-follow prospect set to begin his high school career shortly.



Tanner Graham RHP / Columbia Hickman, MO / 2025

Sturdy 6-foot, 185-pound frame. Started for Warriors Baseball Club on Thursday. Clean, repeatable delivery with fluid movement patterns downhill. Ran his fastball up to 84 mph, pitched in the low-80s, strikes on the corners. Flipped a low-60s curveball for strikes as well. One of the top pitching prospects in Missouri’s 2025 class.

Ben Graves SS / Free State , KS / 2026

Athletic build. Toed the rubber for Team KC on Friday afternoon and punched out 10 batters in five innings of work, earning himself a spot on the 14U all-tournament team. Advanced feel to pitch for his age and consistently spun a breaking ball for strikes.

Kyle Graves SS / Free State, KS / 2024

Lean, wiry projectable athlete. Clean, repeatable left-handed stroke with hand speed, level path to contact. Advanced up-the-middle defender, soft hands and fluid footwork to pair, ranges well laterally to both sides and will stick on the infield down the road.

Logan Groh SS / Gardner Edgerton, KS / 2024

Athletic, well-proportioned 6-foot, 185-pound athlete that looks the part. Started his weekend off strong by doubling and launching a grand slam. Clear bat strength and hand speed from the right side with a short, quick stroke. Quality defender that’ll stick on the left side of the infield moving forward; soft hands, steady glove, true throws across the diamond. Ran a 6.95 60-yard dash last fall at the Cavalier Baseball Club Scout Day. A name-to-know prospect in the Kansas’ 2024 class.

Dustin Hagens RHP / Fulton , MO / 2023

Lean 6-foot, 150-pound frame with wiry arm strength. Toed the rubber twice for the 17U tournament champions on the weekend. Reached an 88 mph high the first outing, one-upped himself and topped at 90 mph in the second. Spun a slurvey-type breaking ball in the high-60s to miss bats. A live-armed uncommitted incoming senior in Missouri.

Tatum Hayworth RHP / Union, OK / 2023

Well-proportioned 6-foot-3, 187-pound with lower half strength. Took the mound for BBA Titans and punched out seven batters in three innings on Friday afternoon. Deceptiver delivery as arm draws back from the glove, fastball jumps from a high slot in the mid-80s, touching 85 mph. Spins a low-70s breaking ball with some depth as a change-of-pace offering. Uncommitted arm in the Oklahoma 2023 class that’s coming off a big spring for Union

Elijah Helberg RHP / Kearney , MO / 2025

6-foot, 195-pound frame with strength in the lower half. Former PBR Junior Future Games participant. Quick hand slot from the right side with bat strength to pair, showed pull-side pop at times throughout the weekend.


Brandon Hill OF / Lee's Summit North , MO / 2025

Compact 5-foot-9, 185-pound frame with lower half strength. Highly athletic at the plate, loose easy hands that whip through the zone, easily repeats a clean right-handed stroke, level path to contact. Made the 15U all-tournament team and helped lead the Royals Scout Team to a tournament championship.

Caleb Hines OF / Oklahoma Christian, OK / 2025

Athletic 6-foot-1, 167-pound frame. Controlled aggression from the right side, rotates with intent out of load, flat bat path. Hopped on the mound on Sunday at the KCPI and showed a rising mid-80s fastball with upper-quadrant life, topping at 85 mph. Fastball also averaged 17.7 inches of vertical carry at the Oklahoma Top Prospect Games on June 14th. High-follow prospect in the Oklahoma 2025 class.

Brody Irlbeck LHP / Staley, MO / 2025

6-foot, 160-pound athletic build with room to fill out. Has impressed on both sides of the ball this summer circuit. Loose, athletic left-handed stroke with line drive feel, flat path to contact. Was up to 84 mph on the mound at the MOKAN Top Prospect Games in late June with a curveball and changeup to pair. A follow left/left athlete that’s ranked inside the top-30 prospects on Missouri’s 2025 board.

Brian Justice SS / Bixby, OK / 2025

Strong, well-proportioned 5-foot-11, 175-pound frame. Took the mound for PWP on Friday and impressed. Fastball played at 83-84 with arm-side run, thrown for strikes east-to-west. Advanced feel to spin a low-70s curveball with depth and downer action off an 11/5 plane. Ranked inside the top-25 prospect in the Oklahoma 2025 class.

Owen Kelly RHP / Belleville East, IL / 2023

Highly projectable 6-foot-3, 185-pound frame that’ll comfortably add mass over the next few years. Took the rubber against one of the tournament’s top lineups and held them to one run in his start. Fluid downhill mover that repeats an efficient delivery and works in rhythm. Fastball played at 84-86 mph with feel for the corners, worked out of a ¾ slot. Threw several tightly spun low-70s sliders that broke late off a fastball plane. Bulldog mentality on the mound; competes and attacks the zone consistently. An arrow-up name in the Illinois’ 2023 class

Brady Kern OF / Lawrence Free State , KS / 2023

6-foot-1, 185-pound athletic build with room to add mass. Has been a top offensive performer on the summer circuit for us at Creekside, hitting at each stop we’ve seen him. Continued to show a quick twitchy swing from the right side with line drive feel to all fields. Hit towards the top of Mac N Seitz Cooper’s order all weekend. Recently ran a 6.72 60-yard dash at the MOKAN Top Prospect Games. An arrow-up prospect that’s still on the market as his senior year is set to start.

Jack Kesler UTILITY / Lees Summit North, MO / 2024

Lean 5-foot-11, 150-pound frame that projects. Played up an age level with Mac N Seitz Cooper and comfortably held his own against the older crowd. Long to contact from the right side with wiry strength off the barrel. Quality defender behind the plate with arm strength; reached a 79 mph high at an event this winter.

Jack Kreisman RHP / Blue Valley Northwest, KS / 2023

6-foot, 160-pound athletic frame with compact strength. Dominated in his start for the Royals Scout Team on Friday: 6 IP, 12 K, 0 R, BB and a spot on the 17U all-tournament team. Bumped his fastball up to 88 mph, sitting at 84-87 mph for strikes with occasional cut. Comfortable throwing all three of his secondary pitches for strikes at any point in the count, pitched backwards as the game went on. A name-to-know uncommitted arm in the Kansas’ 2023 class.

Blake Lamb SS / Jenks , OK / 2023

Lean, projectable 6-foot-1, 165-pound frame. Loose at the plate, repeats a simple right-handed stroke with line drive feel. Athletic feet on the infield, steady hands to pair. Recently ran a 6.94 60-yard dash at the MOKAN Top Prospect Games. Upside uncommitted follow in the Oklahoma 2023 class.

Casen Lett SS / Park Hill South, MO / 2025

Lett was one the weekend's most impactful offensive producers, slashing .480/.581/.840 across 25 at-bats for Competitive Edge Black's 2025 group. He flashed from the right side throughout, homering and driving in 10 total runs.



Jackson Lucht C / Mill Valley, KS / 2026

Strong 6-foot, 205-pound right-handed hitter with advanced physicality for age. Has impressed our staff throughout the summer thus far, starting at the Creekside Summer Championships and parlaying it into another impressive showing at the KCPI. Quick right-handed stroke with hand strength, juiced some balls that sounded different off his barrel, gap-to-gap approach. Athletic mover given size and age profile. Another follow name in Kansas that’s set to start his high school career shortly.

Noah McCombs 3B / Olathe South, KS / 2024

6-foot-3, 180-pound frame that oozes projection and future physicality. Long swing with barrel lag through the zone from the right side, intent to elevate the baseball. Should grow into more pull-side power as he physically matures. Sure-handed on the infield, glove works out front. Upside athlete that’s ranked inside the top-15 in the Kansas’ 2024 class.

William Millard C / O'Fallon, IL / 2023

Compact 5-foot-11, 190-pound frame that saw time behind the plate and on the infield for Extreme Elite National while hitting towards the top of their lineup. Simple right-handed swing without much additional movement, hands slot back early into load. Works the other way with intent, line drive approach, doesn’t try and do too much. Quality defender behind the plate; firm receiver and adept blocker that works.

Creed Muirhead C / Shawnee, OK / 2024

Compact frame, strong lower half. Left-handed hitting backstop that’s made improvements at the plate to go along with a quality defensive skill-set. Worked on the barrel in one look this weekend and collected two hits. Known for his capabilities behind the plate. Soft hands that confidently and comfortably receive the baseball. Quick catch-and-throw skills, accurate to the bag. One of the top catching prospects in the Oklahoma 2024 class.

Declan Murphy 3B / Carl Albert, OK / 2025

Strong 6-foot-1, 195-pound two-way prospect. Strong hands at the plate with length to contact. Fastball played at 82-85 mph from a high slot at the KCPI. Mixed in a tight mid-70s slider with feel for a changeup as well. Will represent Team Oklahoma at the PBR Future Games later this month.

Danny Napier III C / Home schooled, KS / 2026

Strong, sturdy 5-foot-11, 210-pound athlete that represented Team MoKAN at the Junior Future Games last summer. Played up two age levels this past weekend with Advanced Baseball Academy and held his own. Flashed advanced bat strength from the right side off his barrel this weekend.

Dax Noles SS / Norman , OK / 2024

Lean, athletic 6-foot, 175-pound frame that projects. Loose hands from the right side, long to contact with a level bat path. Fluid feet on the infield. Slotted inside the top-50 prospects on the Oklahoma 2024 board.

Crew Norden C / Rock Bridge, MO / 2025

Super physical 5-foot-11, 190-pound frame. Was one of the top performers in the 15U bracket for a team that lost in the semi-finals. True middle-of-the-order type bat with feel to hit; comfortably thumped several balls to the pull-side this weekend. Took arguably the loudest BP round on the Missouri summer circuit, averaging 92.9 mph off the barrel with a peak exit velocity of 96.3 mph at the Top Prospect Underclass Games. An arrow-up prospect in the state’s incoming sophomore class.

Michael Novak SS / Olathe East, KS / 2023

5-foot-11, 170-pound athletic build with proportional strength. One of the top remaining uncommitted prospects in the Kansas’ 2023 class. 6.94 runner with an athletic right-handed stroke, some length to contact and keeps the barrel in the zone. Active defender on the infield with some arm strength, has been up to 86 mph across the diamond at our events.

Dominic Ornelas C / Charles Page , OK / 2023

Strong, physical 6-foot, 220-pound athlete that’s one of the top power bats still on the market in Oklahoma’s 2023 class. Pounded a home run on Thursday with several loud batted balls throughout the weekend to boot. Showed middle-of-the-order upside at the next level.

Christopher Pelligreen LHP / Chaminade College Prep, MO / 2023

Lanky 6-foot-1, 185-pound athlete that’s been a winner thus far on the summer circuit. Impressed at the St. Louis Top Prospect Games in June and parlayed that into a successful showing on the mound at the KCPI. Ran his fastball up to 88 mph early from a deceptive ¾ slot, settled into the mid-80s as his outing went on. Showed one of the weekend’s better breaking balls; a low-70s curveball with depth off a 1/7 plane that mostly worked front door to right-handed hitters.

Mason Pickering C / Hilldale, OK / 2025

6-foot, 185-pound slotted inside the top-25 prospects in the Oklahoma 2025 class. Silky smooth left-handed stroke with a clean path to contact, ambushed some baseballs with juice off the barrel at the KCPI. Quality defender behind the plate as well. Upside on-the-rise follow in Oklahoma.

Diesel Purnell SS / Raymore-Peculiar, MO / 2025

Athletic, compact frame. Stood out as a top offensive producer for Raymore-Peculiar’s state bound squad as a freshman. Advanced bat-to-ball skills from the left side, projects as a top-of-the-order type at the next level. Short, simple stroke with a level path to contact, line drive feel. Athletic on the infield with quick feet. Competitive, gamer-type.



John Randle IV SS / Staley, MO / 2023

Athletic 5-foot-10, 160-pound multi-sport athlete for Staley. Has impact speed and showed that this weekend for SOAR Select. Swiped multiple bases throughout the tournament, tagged up from third base on a shallow fly ball to left field and scored. Also beat out a ground ball to first base in the same game, clocking plus-to-double-plus run times down the line. Quick hands at the plate with a flat path to contact. Likely projects in the outfield defensively down the road.

Myles Rees SS / Sioux Falls Washington, MN / 2023

Strong, broad-shouldered 5-foot-11, 185-pound frame. Took the mound on Saturday against arguably the tournament’s top lineup and held them off the board through six innings. Threw a mid-80s power sinker down in the zone that induced weak contact and ground balls, peaking at 85 mph. Occasionally threw a short wrinkle slider to change pace. Uncommitted arm ranked inside the top-50 prospects in the Minnesota 2023 class.

Tyler Schaefer 1B / Piper, KS / 2025

Proportionally strong 6-foot-1, 195-pound left/left prospect. Earned a spot on the all-tournament team after slashing .400/.571/.600 on the week over 20 at-bats. Has real juice from the left side with intent to elevate to the pull-side; averaged 88.9 mph off the barrel at the MOKAN Top Prospect Games with a peak exit velocity of 96.1 mph. Also averaged 257 feet per batted ball, reaching a 373 foot max. A high-follow uncommitted name in the Kansas’ 2025 class.

Jack Scott RHP / Olathe West, KS / 2023

Lanky 6-foot-3, 170-pound frame with wiry upside levers. Showed loud stuff on the hill in two different looks this weekend. Pumped his fastball up to 90 mph and hit the 88 mph mark a few days later. Easy worker downhill, more velocity in the tank. Throws a gradual breaking ball with some depth in the low-70s. Upside arm that looked like a high-follow uncommitted arm in the Kansas 2023 class.

Cale Sudderth 1B / Lone Grove , OK / 2024

Physical 6-foot-3, 200-pound stature that’s a high-follow uncommitted two-way prospect in the Oklahoma 2024 class. Ran a 6.75 60 early in June, was up to 89 mph from the infield and 90 mph from the outfield. Strong hands at the plate with lift through contact, was also up to 85 mph on the mound. Will represent Team Oklahoma at the PBR Future Games later this month.

Mason Thornton OF / Elgin, OK / 2026

Lean 5-foot-10, 126-pound frame. Advanced bat-to-ball skills for age, will hit at a high level. Loose, repeatable left-handed stroke with feel for the barrel. Runs a 7.12 60-yard dash and was up to 85 mph from the outfield at an Oklahoma event last June. Emerging as a high-follow prospect as he prepares to start his high school career.

Kyle Walker SS / Washburn Rural, KS / 2024

Athletic 6-foot, 160-pound frame that projects. Hitterish at the plate with hand speed, smooth left-handed stroke, flat path to contact, line drive approach, feel to work back up the middle. Fluid on the infield, plays low to the ground, quick mover with steady hands. An uncommitted name-to-know in the Kansas’ 2024 group.

Tanner Warner RHP / Liberty , MO / 2024

Sturdy 5-foot-11, 210-pound frame; strong shoulders and lower half. Took the mound for the Rangers’ 2024 club on Saturday night and showed some of the louder stuff we saw from the 2024 bracket. Pumped his fastball in the mid-to-high-80s, touching 88 mph a few times early on with life down in the zone. Spun a few low-70s curveballs with conviction that flashed swing-and-miss spin off an 11/5 plane. A follow uncommitted arm from the Kansas City area in the Missouri 2024 class.

Brody Wicker 2B / Ponca City, OK / 2024

6-foot, 175-pound frame. Earned a spot on the all-tournament team after showing well for the Oklahoma Fuel throughout the weekend. Impressive rotational athlete that creates leverage out front, quick hands and stays on plane. Advanced defensive actions for age; soft glove, quick trigger to release, covers ground on the move.

Lucas Wietholder SS / Father Tolton Catholic, MO / 2025

Highly projectable 6-foot-2, 165-pound frame with long, lanky limbs. Started at shortstop and hit out of the cleanup spot for Warriors Baseball Club throughout the weekend. Longer uphill path to contact with pull-side intent, creates leverage out front and should hit for power as his frame fills out. Covers ground defensively at shortstop, ranges well to the backhand. A top-25 prospect in Missouri’s 2025 class that played a pivotal role on Father Tolton Catholic’s state championship squad.

Danny Wiggs C / Staley, MO / 2023

Strong, sturdy 6-foot-2, 210-pound frame. Physical presence in the box with bat strength from the left side. Covers the plate and uses the whole field, gap-to-gap approach. Was on the barrel several times this weekend for SOAR Select, hit out of the three-hole. Flashed middle-of-the-order upside at the next level.

Dayne Wimberly SS / Platte County , MO / 2023

Highly projectable 6-foot-4, 185-pound frame; long, thin limbs capable of adding plenty of mass over the next few years. Handsy left-handed swing that’s long to contact with a flat attack angle. Whippy strength, turned on a loud single to right field in one look that showed what he’s capable of off the barrel. Defensively, saw time in the corner outfield and at first base.

Rhett Winchester OF / Edmond Memorial, OK / 2025

Strong, athletic 5-foot-11, 170-pound frame. Had a strong spring season as a freshman for Edmond Memorial and carried that momentum into the KCPI, earning all-tournament team honors for the 15U bracket. Controls the barrel well with feel to hit, short path to contact, comfortable using the whole field. Slotted inside the top-20 prospects on the Oklahoma 2025 board.

Austin Young RHP / Blue Valley West , KS / 2023

6-foot-3, 195-pound starter’s frame, looks the part on the mound. Started for Building Champions Navy on Saturday afternoon and threw three quality innings for his squad. Bumped his fastball up to an easy 87 mph, pitching at 84-86 mph with feel for the corners and occasional arm-side action. Spun a slurvey curveball for strikes at times in this look. Former PBR Future Games participant. High-academic uncommitted arm currently ranked inside the top-10 on the Kansas’ 2023 board.