Prep Baseball Report

SC Preseason All-State South: Trackman Pitching Leaders


Sammy Esposito
PBR SC Director of Scouting

On Saturday January 28th PBR of South Carolina was on hand at The Shipyard Park in Mount Pleasants for our Preseason All-State South Event. The event featured players from the 2023-2028 grad classes.

The day was split into two sessions.  The first sessions consisted of infielders and outfielders, and started with defensive evaluations followed by BP on the field with Trackman collecting ball flight data.  the players ran a laser timed 60 during an offensive rotation. 

The second sessions consisted of pitchers, catchers, and dual players.  This sessions started with players running a laser timed 60, followed by pitchers throwing a controlled bullpen with Trackman collecting data analytics, followed by defensive evaluations and finishing the day with BP on the field with Trackman collecting ball flight data.   

Below we begin our breakdown of the players in attendance. 

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Trackman Pitching Leaders

Fastball Stats

Peak Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP 88.1 mph
2 Thayer Tavormina SC Summerville 2024 RHP 86.7 mph
3 Jay Riddle SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 RHP 86.2 mph
4 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 85.3 mph
5 Hunter Gomes SC Hanahan 2024 RHP 84.4 mph
6 Owen Watts SC Lexington 2025 RHP 84.2 mph
7 Matthew Mitchell SC Georgetown 2024 RHP 84.0 mph
8 Jackson Burton SC Lexington 2024 OF 83.7 mph
9 Michael Vandemark SC St James 2024 RHP 83.5 mph
10 Corbin Martens SC Wando High 2025 OF 82.1 mph

 

Average Effective Velocity

Effective velocity is taking into account the velocity of each pitch, its release distance, the pitches time to the plate / hitting area, and the pitches movement.  With all of this information, Effective Velocity is allowing coaches and scouts to more accurately compare how a pitch is affecting a hitter.

Rank Name State School Class Pos Eff Velocity (avg)
1 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP 85.2 mph
2 Jay Riddle SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 RHP 85.0 mph
3 Thayer Tavormina SC Summerville 2024 RHP 84.0 mph
4 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 83.4 mph
5 Hunter Gomes SC Hanahan 2024 RHP 82.0 mph
6 Jackson Burton SC Lexington 2024 OF 80.9 mph
7 Owen Watts SC Lexington 2025 RHP 80.6 mph
8 Michael Vandemark SC St James 2024 RHP 79.6 mph
9 Cameron Austin SC Barnwell 2025 OF 79.5 mph
10 Malcolm Webb SC Beaufort 2024 SS 79.3 mph

 

Peak Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP 2424 rpm
2 Mason Coleman SC South Florence High 2025 LHP 2383 rpm
3 James Peterson SC Pinewood Prep 2024 RHP 2357 rpm
4 Corbin Martens SC Wando High 2025 OF 2352 rpm
5 Jay Riddle SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 RHP 2316 rpm
6 Jake Klein SC Oceanside Collegiate 2024 LHP 2310 rpm
7 Jackson Burton SC Lexington 2024 OF 2280 rpm
8 Michael Vandemark SC St James 2024 RHP 2249 rpm
9 Hunter Gomes SC Hanahan 2024 RHP 2243 rpm
10 James West SC Trinity Collegiate 2026 RHP 2209 rpm

 

Average Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP 2299 rpm
2 Jay Riddle SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 RHP 2293 rpm
3 James Peterson SC Pinewood Prep 2024 RHP 2261 rpm
4 Jackson Burton SC Lexington 2024 OF 2189 rpm
5 Corbin Martens SC Wando High 2025 OF 2179 rpm
6 Mason Coleman SC South Florence High 2025 LHP 2171 rpm
7 Michael Vandemark SC St James 2024 RHP 2158 rpm
8 Hunter Gomes SC Hanahan 2024 RHP 2098 rpm
9 James West SC Trinity Collegiate 2026 RHP 2084 rpm
10 Jake Klein SC Oceanside Collegiate 2024 LHP 2069 rpm

 

Average Induced Vertical Movement

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (avg)
1 Tucker Bass SC Lakeview 2024 C 20.9 in
2 Preston DeNapoli SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 20.6 in
3 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 17.8 in
4 Kyle Kirkland SC Clover High 2026 RHP 17.1 in
5 Jayce Stone SC Summerville 2025 LHP 16.9 in
6 Diego Patrick SC Waccamaw High 2025 LHP 16.7 in
7 Levi Srock SC Lucy Beckham 2026 RHP 16.5 in
8 Braydon Hallman SC Batesburg-Leesville 2026 SS 16.1 in
9 Colin Gallagher SC Oceanside Collegiate 2024 3B 16.1 in
10 Cale Reynolds SC Clarendon Hall 2025 OF 16.0 in

 

Average Horizontal Movement

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (avg)
1 Jackson Burton SC Lexington 2024 OF 19.1
2 Michael Vandemark SC St James 2024 RHP 18.3
3 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 16.5
4 Thayer Tavormina SC Summerville 2024 RHP 16.3
5 Kaedyn Harris SC Chapin 2026 1B 16.3
6 Malcolm Webb SC Beaufort 2024 SS 16.0
7 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP 15.5
8 Raleigh Salters SC Dutch Fork 2026 OF -15.1
9 Owen Watts SC Lexington 2025 RHP 15.0
10 Gates Chapman SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 RHP 15.0

 

Peak Spin Score

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Score (max)
1 Mason Coleman SC South Florence High 2025 LHP 31
2 James Peterson SC Pinewood Prep 2024 RHP 29
3 Corbin Martens SC Wando High 2025 OF 28
4 James West SC Trinity Collegiate 2026 RHP 28
5 Jake Klein SC Oceanside Collegiate 2024 LHP 28
6 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP 27
7 Colin Gallagher SC Oceanside Collegiate 2024 3B 27
8 Brayden Robinson SC South Florence High 2025 3B 27
9 Jackson Burton SC Lexington 2024 OF 27
10 Hunter Gomes SC Hanahan 2024 RHP 27

 

Curveball Stats

Peak Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Thayer Tavormina SC Summerville 2024 RHP 77.5 mph
2 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP 75.2 mph
3 Malcolm Webb SC Beaufort 2024 SS 74.4 mph
4 Jackson Burton SC Lexington 2024 OF 71.0 mph
5 Brayden Robinson SC South Florence High 2025 3B 71.0 mph
6 Tucker Bass SC Lakeview 2024 C 70.8 mph
7 Matthew Mitchell SC Georgetown 2024 RHP 70.8 mph
8 Hunter Gomes SC Hanahan 2024 RHP 70.5 mph
9 Cameron Austin SC Barnwell 2025 OF 69.3 mph
10 Finlay Pratt SC James Island Charter High 2026 C 68.4 mph

 

Peak Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Raleigh Salters SC Dutch Fork 2026 OF 2625 rpm
2 Walker Mikkelson SC Hilton Head Christian 2024 RHP 2538 rpm
3 Mason Coleman SC South Florence High 2025 LHP 2391 rpm
4 Malcolm Webb SC Beaufort 2024 SS 2385 rpm
5 Brayden Robinson SC South Florence High 2025 3B 2369 rpm
6 Hunter Gomes SC Hanahan 2024 RHP 2354 rpm
7 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP 2351 rpm
8 Jackson Burton SC Lexington 2024 OF 2259 rpm
9 Thayer Tavormina SC Summerville 2024 RHP 2172 rpm
10 Owen Watts SC Lexington 2025 RHP 2048 rpm

 

Average Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Raleigh Salters SC Dutch Fork 2026 OF 2597 rpm
2 Walker Mikkelson SC Hilton Head Christian 2024 RHP 2380 rpm
3 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP 2351 rpm
4 Mason Coleman SC South Florence High 2025 LHP 2338 rpm
5 Hunter Gomes SC Hanahan 2024 RHP 2330 rpm
6 Brayden Robinson SC South Florence High 2025 3B 2323 rpm
7 Malcolm Webb SC Beaufort 2024 SS 2316 rpm
8 Jackson Burton SC Lexington 2024 OF 2224 rpm
9 Thayer Tavormina SC Summerville 2024 RHP 2140 rpm
10 Noah Cannady SC Oceanside Collegiate 2025 OF 2011 rpm

 

Average Induced Vertical Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (avg)
1 Noah Cannady SC Oceanside Collegiate 2025 OF -17.8 in
2 Raleigh Salters SC Dutch Fork 2026 OF -15.3 in
3 Matthew Mitchell SC Georgetown 2024 RHP -15.1 in
4 Jayce Stone SC Summerville 2025 LHP -15.0 in
^ Michael Vandemark SC St James 2024 RHP -15.0 in
5 Walker Mikkelson SC Hilton Head Christian 2024 RHP -14.8 in
6 Jackson Burton SC Lexington 2024 OF -14.7 in
7 Jake Jepson SC Wando High 2026 RHP -12.8 in
8 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP -11.3 in
9 Kyle Kirkland SC Clover High 2026 RHP -10.3 in
10 Colin Gallagher SC Oceanside Collegiate 2024 3B -10.0 in

 

Average Horizontal Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (avg)
1 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP -19.8
2 Hunter Gomes SC Hanahan 2024 RHP -19.4
3 Raleigh Salters SC Dutch Fork 2026 OF 18.8
4 Cameron Austin SC Barnwell 2025 OF -17.0
5 Owen Watts SC Lexington 2025 RHP -15.8
6 Brayden Robinson SC South Florence High 2025 3B -14.4
7 Noah Cannady SC Oceanside Collegiate 2025 OF -14.3
8 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP -14.2
9 Jackson Burton SC Lexington 2024 OF -14.2
10 Colin Gallagher SC Oceanside Collegiate 2024 3B -13.7

 

Peak Spin Score

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Score (max)
1 Raleigh Salters SC Dutch Fork 2026 OF 41
2 Walker Mikkelson SC Hilton Head Christian 2024 RHP 39
3 Mason Coleman SC South Florence High 2025 LHP 36
4 Brayden Robinson SC South Florence High 2025 3B 33
5 Hunter Gomes SC Hanahan 2024 RHP 33
6 Kyle Kirkland SC Clover High 2026 RHP 33
7 Kaedyn Harris SC Chapin 2026 1B 33
8 Michael Vandemark SC St James 2024 RHP 32
^ Jayce Stone SC Summerville 2025 LHP 32
9 Jackson Burton SC Lexington 2024 OF 32
10 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 32

 

Slider Stats

Peak Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Thayer Tavormina SC Summerville 2024 RHP 78.7 mph
2 James Peterson SC Pinewood Prep 2024 RHP 76.8 mph
3 Jay Riddle SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 RHP 76.4 mph
4 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 75.1 mph
5 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP 73.4 mph
6 Tyler Stephenson SC Chapin 2024 RHP 72.3 mph
7 Jake Klein SC Oceanside Collegiate 2024 LHP 71.7 mph
8 Corbin Martens SC Wando High 2025 OF 71.3 mph
9 Matthew Mitchell SC Georgetown 2024 RHP 70.8 mph
10 Preston DeNapoli SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 70.1 mph

 

Peak Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Jay Riddle SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 RHP 2564 rpm
2 Corbin Martens SC Wando High 2025 OF 2452 rpm
3 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP 2358 rpm
4 Jake Klein SC Oceanside Collegiate 2024 LHP 2280 rpm
5 Brayden Robinson SC South Florence High 2025 3B 2266 rpm
6 James Peterson SC Pinewood Prep 2024 RHP 2243 rpm
7 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 2236 rpm
8 Thayer Tavormina SC Summerville 2024 RHP 2151 rpm
9 Tyler Stephenson SC Chapin 2024 RHP 1997 rpm
10 Matthew Mitchell SC Georgetown 2024 RHP 1992 rpm

 

Average Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Jay Riddle SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 RHP 2558
2 Corbin Martens SC Wando High 2025 OF 2379
3 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP 2344
4 Brayden Robinson SC South Florence High 2025 3B 2237
5 Jake Klein SC Oceanside Collegiate 2024 LHP 2198
6 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 2150
7 Thayer Tavormina SC Summerville 2024 RHP 2119
8 James Peterson SC Pinewood Prep 2024 RHP 2116
9 James West SC Trinity Collegiate 2026 RHP 1978
10 Preston DeNapoli SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 1934

 

Average Induced Vertical Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (avg)
1 Tyler Stephenson SC Chapin 2024 RHP -12.6 in
2 Diego Patrick SC Waccamaw High 2025 LHP -10.1 in
3 Thayer Tavormina SC Summerville 2024 RHP -7.3 in
4 Preston DeNapoli SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 4.8 in
5 Jake Klein SC Oceanside Collegiate 2024 LHP -4.7 in
6 Corbin Martens SC Wando High 2025 OF -3.7 in
7 Matthew Mitchell SC Georgetown 2024 RHP 3.2 in
8 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP -3.2 in
9 Jay Riddle SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 RHP -2.6 in
10 James West SC Trinity Collegiate 2026 RHP 2.6 in

 

Average Horizontal Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (avg)
1 Corbin Martens SC Wando High 2025 OF -16.2
2 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP -16.0
3 Jake Klein SC Oceanside Collegiate 2024 LHP 15.2
4 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP -14.1
5 Brayden Robinson SC South Florence High 2025 3B -13.1
6 Tyler Stephenson SC Chapin 2024 RHP -11.4
7 Matthew Mitchell SC Georgetown 2024 RHP -10.3
8 Thayer Tavormina SC Summerville 2024 RHP -7.4
9 Diego Patrick SC Waccamaw High 2025 LHP 7.1
10 Jay Riddle SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 RHP -5.3

 

Peak Spin Score

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Score (max)
1 Corbin Martens SC Wando High 2025 OF 34
2 Jay Riddle SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 RHP 33
3 Jake Klein SC Oceanside Collegiate 2024 LHP 33
4 Brayden Robinson SC South Florence High 2025 3B 32
5 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP 32
6 James Peterson SC Pinewood Prep 2024 RHP 31
7 James West SC Trinity Collegiate 2026 RHP 30
8 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 30
9 Diego Patrick SC Waccamaw High 2025 LHP 29
10 Matthew Mitchell SC Georgetown 2024 RHP 28

 

Change Up Stats

Peak Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP 82.5 mph
2 Thayer Tavormina SC Summerville 2024 RHP 81.1 mph
3 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 79.2 mph
4 Michael Vandemark SC St James 2024 RHP 79.2 mph
5 Tucker Bass SC Lakeview 2024 C 77.3 mph
6 Jackson Burton SC Lexington 2024 OF 76.7 mph
7 Matthew Mitchell SC Georgetown 2024 RHP 75.9 mph
8 Jake Klein SC Oceanside Collegiate 2024 LHP 75.7 mph
9 Hunter Gomes SC Hanahan 2024 RHP 75.6 mph
10 Levi Srock SC Lucy Beckham 2026 RHP 74.6 mph

 

Peak Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Score (max)
1 Raleigh Salters SC Dutch Fork 2026 OF 40
2 Walker Mikkelson SC Hilton Head Christian 2024 RHP 37
3 Mason Coleman SC South Florence High 2025 LHP 32
4 Preston DeNapoli SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 27
5 Cameron Austin SC Barnwell 2025 OF 27
6 Tucker Bass SC Lakeview 2024 C 26
7 James West SC Trinity Collegiate 2026 RHP 26
8 Braden Richardson SC Fort Mill High 2027 2B 25
9 Kyle Kirkland SC Clover High 2026 RHP 25
10 Malcolm Webb SC Beaufort 2024 SS 25

 

Average Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Mason Coleman SC South Florence High 2025 LHP 2301 rpm
2 Raleigh Salters SC Dutch Fork 2026 OF 2051 rpm
3 Walker Mikkelson SC Hilton Head Christian 2024 RHP 2019 rpm
4 Tucker Bass SC Lakeview 2024 C 1867 rpm
5 Hunter Gomes SC Hanahan 2024 RHP 1848 rpm
6 Michael Vandemark SC St James 2024 RHP 1785 rpm
7 Jake Klein SC Oceanside Collegiate 2024 LHP 1780 rpm
8 Malcolm Webb SC Beaufort 2024 SS 1778 rpm
9 Preston DeNapoli SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 1763 rpm
10 Braden Richardson SC Fort Mill High 2027 2B 1747 rpm

 

Average Induced Vertical Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (avg)
1 Walker Mikkelson SC Hilton Head Christian 2024 RHP -18.5 in
2 Jake Jepson SC Wando High 2026 RHP 16.0 in
3 Preston DeNapoli SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 14.8 in
4 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 13.6 in
5 Tucker Bass SC Lakeview 2024 C 13.3 in
6 Kyle Kirkland SC Clover High 2026 RHP 13.0 in
7 Finlay Pratt SC James Island Charter High 2026 C 10.5 in
8 James West SC Trinity Collegiate 2026 RHP 10.5 in
9 Jayce Stone SC Summerville 2025 LHP 10.4 in
10 Malcolm Webb SC Beaufort 2024 SS 9.7 in

 

Average Horizontal Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (avg)
1 Malcolm Webb SC Beaufort 2024 SS 22.9
2 Matthew Mitchell SC Georgetown 2024 RHP 22.6
3 Andrew McLaughlin SC Ashley Ridge 2024 RHP 21.1
4 Michael Vandemark SC St James 2024 RHP 19.5
5 Braydon Hallman SC Batesburg-Leesville 2026 SS 19.1
6 Braden Richardson SC Fort Mill High 2027 2B 18.8
7 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 18.1
8 Tyler Stephenson SC Chapin 2024 RHP 16.9
9 Finlay Pratt SC James Island Charter High 2026 C 14.3
10 Brayden Robinson SC South Florence High 2025 3B 13.7