Prep Baseball Report

Dirtbags Scout Day: Statistical Breakdown


Matt Payne
Director of Scouting, PBR of NC

PBR of North Carolina was on hand at Southern Alamance High in Graham, NC on Saturday May 13th for a Scout Day with the Dirtbags Organization. The scout day featured players from the 2024-2027 grad classes. 

 The day began with catchers going through a defensive evaluation, followed by pitcher throwing a bullpen with Trackman collecting ball flight analytics. After the pitchers, position players ran a laser timed 60 followed by BP on the field Trackman gathering ball flight data on each hitter. The day concluded with outfielders and infielders going through a defensive evaluation. 

Below we begin our breakdown of the players in attendance. Look for more stories to follow in the days ahead. 

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Statistical Breakdown


60 YARD DASH

Rank Name State School Class Pos 60-yd
1 Matthew Perez NC Grays Creek 2024 C 6.87 s
2 Dylan Palmer NC East Wake Academy 2026 OF 7.21 s
^ RJ Browning NC Topsail 2027 SS 7.21 s
3 Derek Guzman NC Davidson Day 2026 SS 7.22 s
^ Kayden McGlauflin NC Weddington 2026 RHP 7.22 s
4 William Leahy NC Heritage High 2025 LHP 7.23 s
5 Jackson Melton NC West Forsyth 2026 OF 7.24 s
6 Camden Spangler VA Northside 2027 SS 7.27 s
7 Max Luzarraga NC Weddington 2025 RHP 7.28 s
8 Christian Xavier Romine NC Union Pines 2027 3B 7.44 s
9 Talan Liljestrand NC Heritage 2024 SS 7.45 s
10 Braydon Smith NC Southern Alamance 2026 SS 7.46 s

TRACKMAN MAX EXIT VELOCITY (BP)

During BP, TrackMan tracked ball flight off the bat.  One element TrackMan is able to produce is the exit velocity.  Below are the top Exit Velocities produced during live BP.

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 Dylan Palmer NC East Wake Academy 2026 OF 102.6 mph
2 Matthew Perez NC Grays Creek 2024 C 94.2 mph
3 Maddax Brown VA Smithfield 2024 C 93.2 mph
4 Max Luzarraga NC Weddington 2025 RHP 92.6 mph
5 Giovanni Buccino NC West Forsyth 2027 1B 91.9 mph
6 Matthew Aldridge NC J.H. Rose 2025 OF 90.7 mph
7 Derek Guzman NC Davidson Day 2026 SS 90.5 mph
8 Tucker Anderson NC DH Conley 2026 RHP 89.9 mph
9 Cody Rogers NC Porter Ridge 2026 LHP 89.3 mph
10 Owen Hardee NC JH Rose 2025 RHP 89.0 mph

POSITIONAL VELOCITY – INFIELDERS

Infielders were able to workout at shortstop throwing across the infield, or from 1B throwing to 2B and 3B in the pro-style workout.  

Rank Name State School Class Pos INF Velo
1 Max Luzarraga NC Weddington 2025 RHP 84
2 Derek Guzman NC Davidson Day 2026 SS 83
3 Tucker Anderson NC DH Conley 2026 RHP 82
4 Cody Rogers NC Porter Ridge 2026 LHP 81
^ Ethan Simmons NC JH Rose 2025 3B 81
5 Carter Beck NC North Davidson 2027 2B 80
6 Noah Price NC Cleveland 2027 C 79
7 Brayden Seeley NC West Forsyth 2026 1B 77
8 Brody Edwards VA SMLCA 2027 C 76
^ RJ Browning NC Topsail 2027 SS 76
^ Giovanni Buccino NC West Forsyth 2027 1B 76
^ Dune Staniszewski SC South Aiken 2025 1B 76
^ Hunter Goss NC Excelsior Classical Academy 2025 1B 76
9 Owen Hardee NC JH Rose 2025 RHP 75
^ Talan Liljestrand NC Heritage 2024 SS 75
10 Andrew Brandt SC Blue Ridge 2027 SS 72

POSITIONAL VELOCITY – OUTFIELDERS

Outfielders worked out from right field and center field, making throws to the plate and third base.  Throws were measured by a radar gun to gauge arm strength. 

Rank Name State School Class Pos OF Velo
1 Owen Simmons NC JH Rose 2025 RHP 89
2 Matthew Aldridge NC J.H. Rose 2025 OF 86
3 William Leahy NC Heritage High 2025 LHP 83
4 Dylan Palmer NC East Wake Academy 2026 OF 79
5 Jackson Melton NC West Forsyth 2026 OF 73
^ Casey Murray NC Fuquay Varina 2027 RHP 73
^ Caleb Renn NC Holly Springs 2027 LHP 73
6 Anthony Zezza NC Holly Springs 2026 LHP 72

CATCHER POP TIMES & POSITIONAL VELOCITY

In the pro-style workout, catchers workout from behind home plate, making multiple throws to 2B, simulating a stolen base attempt.  

Rank Name State School Class Pos C Velo
1 Maddax Brown VA Smithfield 2024 C 77
^ Matthew Perez NC Grays Creek 2024 C 77
2 Judge Dillow VA Abingdon 2027 C 74
3 Jonathan Chappell NC West Forsyth 2025 C 73
^ Brody Edwards VA SMLCA 2027 C 73
^ Dune Staniszewski SC South Aiken 2025 1B 73
4 Noah Price NC Cleveland 2027 C 72
5 Brody Hines NC Corinth Holders 2025 C 71
6 Parker Harpin NC Southeast Alamance 2027 C 68

Rank Name State School Class Pos Pop Time
1 Matthew Perez NC Grays Creek 2024 C 1.98-2.05
2 Judge Dillow VA Abingdon 2027 C 2.03-2.07
3 Noah Price NC Cleveland 2027 C 2.10-2.19
4 Dune Staniszewski SC South Aiken 2025 1B 2.10-2.25
5 Brody Hines NC Corinth Holders 2025 C 2.11-2.22
6 Maddax Brown VA Smithfield 2024 C 2.13-2.16
7 Brody Edwards VA SMLCA 2027 C 2.18-2.28
8 Jonathan Chappell NC West Forsyth 2025 C 2.25-2.34
9 Parker Harpin NC Southeast Alamance 2027 C 2.28-2.34

TRACKMAN INFO - PITCHER BULLPENS

Pitchers threw a controlled bullpen showcasing their full arsenal of pitches. Velocity and spin rate information was gathered off of the TrackMan. TrackMan analytics are the official analytics and the velocities below were captured by TrackMan.

Max Fastball Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Owen Simmons NC JH Rose 2025 RHP 89.4 mph
2 Max Luzarraga NC Weddington 2025 RHP 89.1 mph
3 Kayden McGlauflin NC Weddington 2026 RHP 87.3 mph
4 James Sawyer NC Northside 2025 RHP 85.8 mph
5 Matthew Aldridge NC J.H. Rose 2025 OF 85.6 mph
6 William Leahy NC Heritage High 2025 LHP 82.2 mph
7 RJ Browning NC Topsail 2027 SS 82.1 mph
8 Maddax Brown VA Smithfield 2024 C 81.9 mph
9 Jackson Hardy NC Wake Forest 2025 RHP 80.9 mph
10 Cody Rogers NC Porter Ridge 2026 LHP 80.6 mph