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Ohio Insider: State Final Four Scouting Notebook

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By: Dylan Hefflinger
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Ohio Insider: State Final Four Scouting Notebook

*** Any Position Prospect with scouting report that made the State Final are listed within the State Final Portion

Division I

State Semifinal Notes

Division I Semifinal- #1 Massillon Jackson def. #12 Lakota West, 5-1

Kyle NicholasThe Arms

  • Kyle Nicolas, RHP, Massillon Jackson, 2017 (Ball State commit)
    • Game Report: A 6-foot-3, 180-pound athlete. Projectable frame with room to fill out. Easy, little to no effort delivery. Throws from a long, no effort, high-3/4 arm action with the fastball exploding out of his had in the low-90s, touching 94 mph in the 1st inning. Throws two different breaking balls. His curveball has bigger 12/6 action at 72-74 mph. Also features a slider at 77-81 mph with good sharp movement. Has really good arm speed on his changeup at 80-82 mph with good life and sink to it. Outstanding arm talent.
    • FB: 88-94
    • CB: 72-74
    • SL: 77-81
    • CH: 79-81
    • Game Stats: 7 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 7 K. 100 pitches/63 strikes.
  • Jake Kates, LHP, Lakota West, 2017 (High Point commit)

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