PA Travel Baseball State Championships Team Preview: Bloomsburg Storm

By Jacob Gill
Pennsylvania Assistant Director of Scouting

Update: As of August 11, the Bloomsburg Storm will no longer be participating in this event.

The inaugural Pennsylvania Travel Baseball State Championships are scheduled for August 19-21 at the Iron Horse Sports Complex in Windber. 14 teams from Pennsylvania, New York and Maryland, along with two teams organized by PBR, will participate. Two games will be played concurrently on neighboring fields in six time slots each of the three days of the event. In advance of the onset of the 36-game soiree, we will be running previews on each of the teams in attendance (with tidbits on a select group of players), beginning today with the...

Bloomsburg Storm

Ranked among the top 25 players in the state for the class of 2018, Loyalsock Township outfielder Hunter Webb is the top prospect among this group. A standout since his freshman year, the 6-foot, 200-pound right-handed hitter has an easy stroke that stays on plane and the potential to develop significant power.

Williamsport Area 2017 RHP/IF Tanner Esposito showed a mid-80s fastball while playing for Team Pennsylvania in the Big 26 Classic last month. The 6-foot, 155-pounder posted a line of 47.1 IP, 25 H, 20 BB, 40 K as a junior this spring.

Loyalsock Township 2017 LHP Andrew Malone, a Mount St. Mary's commit, has advanced pitchability with a tailing fastball and sharp 1/7 breaking ball, each of which he commands to both sides of the plate.

Other Storm notes
Hazleton Area 2017 outfielder Livan Reinoso was named a 2016 Times Leader Wyoming Valley Conference all-star following a junior season in which the 6-foot, 190-pound right-handed hitter batted .431 with 10 extra base hits and six walks against only two strikeouts ... Dallas 2017 right-handed pitcher Lee Eckert stands at 6-foot-1, 220-pounds and authored back-to-back no-hitters in April of his junior season ... Berwick 2018 right-handed pitcher Jared Marshman logged major innings as a sophomore and doubles as a physical 6-foot, 215-pound quarterback for the Bulldogs ... 6-foot-4, 185-pound Montoursville Area 2017 RHP/1B Brycen Mussina stands at least three inches taller than each of his teammates, has strong bloodlines, and is a three-sport athlete (1820 yards passing, 18 TD, 4 INT as a junior on the gridiron; 13 points-per-game on the hardwood).

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