Prep Baseball Report

Bigger Than Baseball Scout Day: Trackman Hitting Leaders


Sammy Esposito
PBR SC Director of Scouting

On Friday September 9th PBR of South Carolina was on hand at Field Day Park for a scout day with the Bigger Than Baseball event participants. The scout day featured players from the 2023-2027 grad classes.

The evening started with catchers going through a defensive evaluation then pitchers throwing a controlled bullpen with Trackman collecting data analytics. After the bullpens position players ran a laser timed 60 followed by BP on the field with Trackman collecting ball flight data. After BP outfielders and infielders went through a defensive evaluation. 

Below we begin our breakdown of the players in attendance. 

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Trackman: Leaders - Hitters

PEAK EXIT VELOCITY

TrackMan is able to track every ball hit into fair territory, throughout the BP sessions.  Below are the exit velocities produced by individual players.

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 Killion Bennett SC Nation Ford 2024 RHP 92.0 mph
2 Zechariah Haney SC Camden 2025 C 90.8 mph
3 Matthew Dorsey NC Porter Ridge 2026 C 89.5 mph
4 Quincy Richardson SC Rock Hill 2026 1B 89.1 mph
5 Daniel Durham SC Clover 2024 C 88.6 mph
6 Gavin Reynolds SC Lewisville 2025 1B 87.8 mph
7 Alex Blanchette SC Indian Land 2025 1B 87.7 mph
8 John Dober SC Fort Mill 2024 1B 87.4 mph
9 Bradley Spargo NC Sun Valley 2024 3B 87.3 mph
10 Austin Mitchell SC Clover 2024 1B 86.4 mph



AVERAGE EXIT VELOCITY

The average exit velocity measures a players ability to consistently produce hard contact.  The average was taken based on every ball tracked by TrackMan throughout the player's BP session.

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (avg)
1 Killion Bennett SC Nation Ford 2024 RHP 85.8 mph
2 Alex Blanchette SC Indian Land 2025 1B 83.3 mph
3 Zechariah Haney SC Camden 2025 C 83.1 mph
4 Quincy Richardson SC Rock Hill 2026 1B 83.0 mph
5 Andres Lopez SC Legion Collegiate 2025 2B 81.1 mph
6 Matthew Dorsey NC Porter Ridge 2026 C 81.1 mph
7 Gavin Reynolds SC Lewisville 2025 1B 80.1 mph
8 John Dober SC Fort Mill 2024 1B 80.1 mph
9 Austin Mitchell SC Clover 2024 1B 79.1 mph
10 Daniel Durham SC Clover 2024 C 78.3 mph



DISTANCE OFF THE BAT


TrackMan is able to measure and track the ball while in the air.  For every fair ball put in play it will display the distance the hit traveled.


Peak Distance - Best of the Hitter’s Session


Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (max)
1 Alex Blanchette SC Indian Land 2025 1B 324 ft
2 Zechariah Haney SC Camden 2025 C 323 ft
3 Quincy Richardson SC Rock Hill 2026 1B 318 ft
4 Andres Lopez SC Legion Collegiate 2025 2B 309 ft
5 Matthew Dorsey NC Porter Ridge 2026 C 309 ft
6 John Dober SC Fort Mill 2024 1B 304 ft
7 Gavin Reynolds SC Lewisville 2025 1B 301 ft
8 Daniel Durham SC Clover 2024 C 297 ft
9 Austin Mitchell SC Clover 2024 1B 296 ft
10 Michael Doan SC Indian Land 2025 RHP 286 ft


Average Distance - Average of each ball tracked in the Session


Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (avg)
1 Zechariah Haney SC Camden 2025 C 229 ft
2 Matthew Dorsey NC Porter Ridge 2026 C 224 ft
3 John Dober SC Fort Mill 2024 1B 218 ft
4 Quincy Richardson SC Rock Hill 2026 1B 208 ft
5 Alex Blanchette SC Indian Land 2025 1B 204 ft
6 Cameron Hartleb SC Nations Ford 2026 RHP 196 ft
7 Michael Doan SC Indian Land 2025 RHP 186 ft
8 Andres Lopez SC Legion Collegiate 2025 2B 185 ft
9 Tristan Sneed SC York Preparatory Academy 2025 3B 185 ft
10 Mitchell Thomas SC Fort Mill 2026 1B 174 ft

LAUNCH ANGLE PERCENTAGE

Based on the ball flight, TrackMan is able to identify each hit as a ground ball, line drive, or fly ball.  While there are many factors as to why a hitter may approach each pitch in a certain way, the overall groupings of BP can give some insight to each hitter's approach.

Line Drive %


Rank Name State School Class Pos Line Drive %
1 Robert Ford NC Meyers Park 2025 C 84 %
2 Cooper Mitchell SC Nation Ford 2025 C 58 %
3 Michael Doan SC Indian Land 2025 RHP 57 %
4 Brayden Brogdon SC Rock Hill 2027 OF 54 %
5 Killion Bennett SC Nation Ford 2024 RHP 53 %
6 Alex Blanchette SC Indian Land 2025 1B 50 %
7 Wesley Turner NC Kings Mountain 2026 SS 46 %
8 Quincy Richardson SC Rock Hill 2026 1B 45 %
9 Andres Lopez SC Legion Collegiate 2025 2B 41 %
^ Garrett Haston NC Myers Park 2025 C 41 %
10 Bradley Spargo NC Sun Valley 2024 3B 40 %
^ Zechariah Haney SC Camden 2025 C 40 %



Fly Ball %


Rank Name State School Class Pos Fly Ball %
1 Cameron Hartleb SC Nations Ford 2026 RHP 60.0 %
2 Tristan Sneed SC York Preparatory Academy 2025 3B 55.6 %
3 John Dober SC Fort Mill 2024 1B 54.5 %
4 Zechariah Haney SC Camden 2025 C 46.7 %
5 Matthew Dorsey NC Porter Ridge 2026 C 38.5 %
^ Mitchell Thomas SC Fort Mill 2026 1B 38.5 %
6 Benjamin Chuttey SC Nation Ford 2025 RHP 37.5 %
7 Brayden Bartholomew NC South Mecklenburg 2026 SS 36.4 %
^ Kieran Noel SC Clover 2026 OF 36.4 %
^ Brayden Brogdon SC Rock Hill 2027 OF 36.4 %
8 Justin Brink SC Nation Ford 2025 2B 28.6 %
9 Quincy Richardson SC Rock Hill 2026 1B 27.3 %
^ Hunter Rawls SC Chester 2026 SS 27.3 %
10 Andres Lopez SC Legion Collegiate 2025 2B 25.0 %



Ground Ball %


Rank Name State School Class Pos Ground Ball %
1 Daniel Durham SC Clover 2024 C 58 %
2 Gavin Reynolds SC Lewisville 2025 1B 54 %
^ Hunter Rawls SC Chester 2026 SS 54 %
3 Bradley Spargo NC Sun Valley 2024 3B 50 %
^ Justin Brink SC Nation Ford 2025 2B 50 %
4 Killion Bennett SC Nation Ford 2024 RHP 46 %
^ Christian Hall SC Legion Collegiate 2026 C 46 %
5 Kieran Noel SC Clover 2026 OF 45 %
6 Preston Sneed SC York Preparatory 2026 RHP 44 %
7 Austin Mitchell SC Clover 2024 1B 38 %
^ Wesley Turner NC Kings Mountain 2026 SS 38 %
8 Alex Blanchette SC Indian Land 2025 1B 33 %
^ Andres Lopez SC Legion Collegiate 2025 2B 33 %
^ Garrett Haston NC Myers Park 2025 C 33 %
9 Matthew Dorsey NC Porter Ridge 2026 C 30 %
^ Mitchell Thomas SC Fort Mill 2026 1B 30 %
10 Brayden Bartholomew NC South Mecklenburg 2026 SS 27 %
^ Quincy Richardson SC Rock Hill 2026 1B 27 %