Best of 2021: Max Fastball Leaders


By: Diego Solares
Associate Scout, Staff Writer

The PBR Oregon staff hosted more than 20 showcases in 2021 – from invite-only events for select prospects, events for incoming freshmen, unsigned seniors, and the list goes on. Before we close the book on 2021 for good, we're going to check out some of the top showcase performances of last year.

To make your mark at a PBR showcase in 2022, check out the recently released PBR Oregon 2022 winter calendar.

Below you'll find the hardest fastballs by Oregon products over the last calendar year, separated by grad class.

MAX FASTBALL LEADERS

2022

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1
Nelson Keljo OR Jesuit 2022 LHP 94 mph
2
Jackson Jaha OR Clackamas 2022 3B 91 mph
3
Isaac Hill OR Hidden Valley 2022 RHP 89 mph
4
Zach Johnson OR Lakeridge 2022 SS 86 mph
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Ian Umlandt OR Sherwood 2022 LHP 86 mph
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Ky Hoskinson OR McMinnville 2022 SS 86 mph
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Ever Lamm OR South Umpqua 2022 RHP 86 mph
5
Mason Spellecy OR Hood River Valley 2022 1B 85 mph
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Carson Kruckman OR Sandy 2022 RHP 85 mph
6
Logan Plunkett OR Westview 2022 RHP 84 mph
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Tanner Douglas OR South Medford 2022 LHP 84 mph
^ Emerson Dennis OR Central Catholic 2022 RHP 84 mph


2023

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Paul Wilson OR Lakeridge 2023 LHP 94 mph
2
Noble Meyer OR Jesuit 2023 RHP 90 mph
3
Buddy Brands OR Tigard 2023 RHP 88 mph
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Ty Alleman OR Jesuit 2023 RHP 88 mph
4
Erik Hoffberg OR Lakeridge 2023 RHP 85 mph
5
Drake Gabel OR West Linn 2023 LHP 84 mph
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JD Cannon OR Tigard 2023 INF 84 mph
6
Carson Gantz OR Jesuit 2023 SS 83 mph
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Parker Guinn OR McMinnville 2023 C 83 mph
7
Benjamin Christensen OR Grant
2023 OF 82 mph


2024

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Gabe Howard OR West Linn 2024 RHP 86 mph
2
Jack Turnquist OR Oregon City 2024 LHP 81 mph
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Dustin Doherty OR Jesuit 2024 SS 81 mph
3
Lucas Geren OR Cleveland 2024 RHP 80 mph
4
Quin Dufort OR Ida B Wells (Wilson) 2024 LHP 79 mph
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Carter Nelson OR South Salem 2024 RHP 79 mph
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Jackson Sanders OR Tualatin 2024 1B 79 mph
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Jackson Barnachea OR Tigard 2024 SS 79 mph
5
Campbell Smith OR Lake Oswego 2024 OF 78 mph


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