Prep Baseball Report

Team Carolina Trials Charleston: Blast Analytics


Sammy Esposito
PBR SC Director of Scouting

On Wednesday, June 7th PBR of South Carolina hosted trials for Team Carolina at The College of Charleston in Charleston, SC. The Team Carolina Trials leads to identifying prospects for some of the summer’s biggest invite only events like PBR Southeast Senior Games, Top Prospect Games, PBR JR Future Games and the PBR Future Games. The event featured players from the 2024-2028 grad classes. 

The event began with A pro-style workout for all the position players followed that included running a laser timed 60 recorded using Swift Technology, BP with TrackMan ball flight analysis, a defensive evaluation, and finished with pitcher bullpens with each pitch tracked by Trackman and with a stalker radar gun.  

Below we will look at the statistical breakdown for the event.


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STATISTICAL BREAKDOWN

 

 

Blast Leaders

MAX HAND SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (max)
1 J. Watson Harvley SC Lugoff-Elgin 2025 2B 24.1 mph
2 Johnny Compton SC Indian Land 2026 SS 24.0 mph
^ Dawson Fowler SC UHC 2028 SS 24.0 mph
3 Brayden Richards NC Cuthbertson 2025 1B 23.8 mph
4 Ethan Sanchelli SC Mauldin 2026 OF 23.7 mph
5 J.R. Struk SC Oceanside Collegiate 2025 2B 23.3 mph
^ Connor Campbell SC HILTON HEAD PREPARATORY SCHOOL 2025 SS 23.3 mph
6 Seth Eckroth SC P27 Academy 2026 2B 23.2 mph
^ Landon Evans NC Clayton 2025 LHP 23.2 mph
^ Braden Richardson SC Fort Mill High 2027 2B 23.2 mph
7 Colt Babic SC North Central 2027 OF 22.9 mph
8 Jason Knotts Jr SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 OF 22.1 mph
^ Beatty Cummings SC Academic Magnet 2024 OF 22.1 mph
9 Banks Wickersham SC Fort Dorchester 2026 C 21.6 mph
^ Tye Livesay SC Bishop England 2024 C 21.6 mph
10 Corbin King SC Blue Ridge High 2027 C 21.4 mph

AVERAGE HAND SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (avg)
1 Ethan Sanchelli SC Mauldin 2026 OF 21.8 mph
2 Johnny Compton SC Indian Land 2026 SS 21.7 mph
3 J.R. Struk SC Oceanside Collegiate 2025 2B 21.7 mph
4 Landon Evans NC Clayton 2025 LHP 21.7 mph
5 J. Watson Harvley SC Lugoff-Elgin 2025 2B 21.5 mph
6 Brayden Richards NC Cuthbertson 2025 1B 21.0 mph
7 Jason Knotts Jr SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 OF 20.8 mph
8 Colt Babic SC North Central 2027 OF 20.6 mph
9 Seth Eckroth SC P27 Academy 2026 2B 20.5 mph
10 Braden Richardson SC Fort Mill High 2027 2B 20.5 mph

PEAK BAT SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (max)
1 Banks Wickersham SC Fort Dorchester 2026 C 74.7 mph
2 Tye Livesay SC Bishop England 2024 C 72.5 mph
3 Colt Babic SC North Central 2027 OF 72.2 mph
4 Brayden Richards NC Cuthbertson 2025 1B 72.0 mph
5 Ethan Sanchelli SC Mauldin 2026 OF 71.9 mph
6 J.R. Struk SC Oceanside Collegiate 2025 2B 71.6 mph
7 Jason Knotts Jr SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 OF 71.5 mph
8 Johnny Compton SC Indian Land 2026 SS 71.0 mph
9 Kevin Fagan SC Lucy Bechkam 2024 OF 70.8 mph
^ Beatty Cummings SC Academic Magnet 2024 OF 70.8 mph
10 Joel Cummings SC Lucy Beckham 2026 SS 70.7 mph

AVERAGE BAT SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (avg)
1 Banks Wickersham SC Fort Dorchester 2026 C 69.5 mph
2 J.R. Struk SC Oceanside Collegiate 2025 2B 69.2 mph
3 Ethan Sanchelli SC Mauldin 2026 OF 67.6 mph
4 Brayden Richards NC Cuthbertson 2025 1B 67.2 mph
5 Joel Cummings SC Lucy Beckham 2026 SS 66.9 mph
6 Tye Livesay SC Bishop England 2024 C 66.3 mph
7 Ryan Clough SC Woodmont 2026 3B 65.7 mph
8 Seth Eckroth SC P27 Academy 2026 2B 65.7 mph
9 Johnny Compton SC Indian Land 2026 SS 65.4 mph
10 Beatty Cummings SC Academic Magnet 2024 OF 65.3 mph

MAX ROTATIONAL ACCELERATION

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (max)
1 Johnny Compton SC Indian Land 2026 SS 33.1 g
2 Banks Wickersham SC Fort Dorchester 2026 C 26.4 g
3 Kingston Kolb SC Lucy Beckham 2026 OF 24.6 g
4 Landon Evans NC Clayton 2025 LHP 24.4 g
5 Jason Knotts Jr SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 OF 23.2 g
6 Colt Babic SC North Central 2027 OF 23.1 g
7 Connor Campbell SC HILTON HEAD PREPARATORY SCHOOL 2025 SS 22.7 g
8 Ethan Sanchelli SC Mauldin 2026 OF 22.2 g
9 Eli Headley SC Riverside 2026 C 20.1 g
10 J. Watson Harvley SC Lugoff-Elgin 2025 2B 19.2 g

AVERAGE ROTATIONAL ACCELERATION

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (avg)
1 Johnny Compton SC Indian Land 2026 SS 27.0 g
2 Kingston Kolb SC Lucy Beckham 2026 OF 21.3 g
3 Banks Wickersham SC Fort Dorchester 2026 C 18.6 g
4 Colt Babic SC North Central 2027 OF 18.3 g
5 Jason Knotts Jr SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 OF 18.2 g
6 Eli Headley SC Riverside 2026 C 18.1 g
7 Ethan Sanchelli SC Mauldin 2026 OF 17.0 g
8 Landon Evans NC Clayton 2025 LHP 15.8 g
9 J. Watson Harvley SC Lugoff-Elgin 2025 2B 15.6 g
10 Connor Campbell SC HILTON HEAD PREPARATORY SCHOOL 2025 SS 15.3 g

AVERAGE ON PLANE EFFENCIENCY

Rank Name State School Class Pos On Plane Eff (avg)
1 Wyatt Seegers AK Chugiak 2027 3B 90 %
2 J. Watson Harvley SC Lugoff-Elgin 2025 2B 87 %
3 Eli Headley SC Riverside 2026 C 84 %
4 Braden Richardson SC Fort Mill High 2027 2B 81 %
5 Jake Downing SC Wando 2026 2B 79 %
6 J.R. Struk SC Oceanside Collegiate 2025 2B 79 %
7 Corbin King SC Blue Ridge High 2027 C 78 %
8 Jason Knotts Jr SC Trinity Collegiate 2024 OF 77 %
9 Kevin Fagan SC Lucy Bechkam 2024 OF 76 %
10 Ethan Sanchelli SC Mauldin 2026 OF 75 %