Prep Baseball Report

SC Preseason All-State North: Blast Leaders


Sammy Esposito
PBR SC Director of Scouting

On Saturday January 20th PBR of South Carolina was on hand at Doug Kingsmore Stadium at Clemson University for our Preseason All-State North Event. The event featured players from the 2024-2028 grad classes.

On a cold and blustery day the day started with BP on the cages with Trackman collecting ball flight data followed the defensive evaluations along with a laser timed 60, jump testing, grip strength, and height and weight measurments.  Then pitchers throwing a controlled bullpen with Trackman collecting data analytics along with jump testing, grip strength, and height and weight measurments to finish the day.  

Below we begin our breakdown of the players in attendance. 

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BLAST LEADERS


 

MAX HAND SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (max)
1 Joey McGovern SC Seneca High 2025 OF 25.9 mph
2 Johnny Compton SC Indian Land 2026 SS 24.4 mph
3 Levi Ford SC Palmetto 2027 2B 24.3 mph
4 Landon Hulehan SC James F. Byrnes High 2026 OF 23.7 mph
5 Andres Lopez SC Legion Collegiate 2025 2B 23.5 mph
6 Samuel Schwamb SC Catawba Ridge 2025 C 23.4 mph
7 Brayden Stuart SC TL Hanna 2026 OF 23.0 mph
8 Bo Lowrance SC Christ Church Episcopal 2026 3B 22.8 mph
9 Britton Nash SC Catawba Ridge 2025 SS 22.7 mph
10 Anderson Hayes SC Fountain Inn High 2026 LHP 22.5 mph
^ Jackson Carter SC Pendleton 2025 RHP 22.5 mph

AVERAGE HAND SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (avg)
1 Joey McGovern SC Seneca High 2025 OF 24.3 mph
2 Landon Hulehan SC James F. Byrnes High 2026 OF 22.7 mph
3 Levi Ford SC Palmetto 2027 2B 22.2 mph
4 Samuel Schwamb SC Catawba Ridge 2025 C 22.1 mph
5 Bo Lowrance SC Christ Church Episcopal 2026 3B 21.8 mph
6 Jackson Carter SC Pendleton 2025 RHP 21.7 mph
7 Anderson Hayes SC Fountain Inn High 2026 LHP 21.7 mph
8 Johnny Compton SC Indian Land 2026 SS 21.6 mph
9 Britton Nash SC Catawba Ridge 2025 SS 21.6 mph
10 Andres Lopez SC Legion Collegiate 2025 2B 21.6 mph

PEAK BAT SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (max)
1 Cody Branham SC Central 2027 C 83.5 mph
2 John Delgadillo SC P27 Academy 2025 C 81.4 mph
3 Samuel Schwamb SC Catawba Ridge 2025 C 81.1 mph
4 Gavin MacDonald SC Legion Collegiate Academy 2025 RHP 78.8 mph
5 Justin Sheffield SC Atlantic Collegiate 2025 OF 78.7 mph
6 Joey McGovern SC Seneca High 2025 OF 76.7 mph
7 Johnny Compton SC Indian Land 2026 SS 76.5 mph
8 Britton Nash SC Catawba Ridge 2025 SS 75.7 mph
9 Landen Still SC Greenwood 2025 OF 75.5 mph
10 Jacob Pettit SC Nation Ford High 2025 OF 73.8 mph

AVERAGE BAT SPEED

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (avg)
1 Gavin MacDonald SC Legion Collegiate Academy 2025 RHP 75.7 mph
2 Samuel Schwamb SC Catawba Ridge 2025 C 73.5 mph
3 Justin Sheffield SC Atlantic Collegiate 2025 OF 72.3 mph
4 Landen Still SC Greenwood 2025 OF 72.2 mph
5 John Delgadillo SC P27 Academy 2025 C 72.2 mph
6 Joey McGovern SC Seneca High 2025 OF 72.1 mph
7 Britton Nash SC Catawba Ridge 2025 SS 70.1 mph
8 Johnny Compton SC Indian Land 2026 SS 70.0 mph
9 Macon Leppert SC Blythewood 2025 C 69.6 mph
10 Jacob Pettit SC Nation Ford High 2025 OF 69.5 mph

MAX ROTATIONAL ACCELERATION

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (max)
1 Johnny Compton SC Indian Land 2026 SS 35.3 g
2 Joey McGovern SC Seneca High 2025 OF 31.2 g
3 Justin Sheffield SC Atlantic Collegiate 2025 OF 25.9 g
4 Jackson Carter SC Pendleton 2025 RHP 25.1 g
5 Braydon Johnson SC Dutch Fork 2026 SS 24.4 g
6 Preston Smith SC Batesburg Leesville 2026 C 22.7 g
7 Samuel Schwamb SC Catawba Ridge 2025 C 22.1 g
^ Jacob Wiggs SC Southside Christian 2027 SS 22.1 g
8 Easton Keels SC Byrnes 2025 3B 21.9 g
9 John Walter Whisenhunt SC Christ Church Episcopal 2025 C 21.8 g
10 Jackson Driver SC TL Hanna 2026 OF 21.7 g

AVERAGE ROTATIONAL ACCELERATION

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (avg)
1 Johnny Compton SC Indian Land 2026 SS 27.8 g
2 Joey McGovern SC Seneca High 2025 OF 26.3 g
3 Justin Sheffield SC Atlantic Collegiate 2025 OF 21.7 g
4 Jackson Carter SC Pendleton 2025 RHP 19.6 g
5 Braydon Johnson SC Dutch Fork 2026 SS 19.0 g
6 Jackson Driver SC TL Hanna 2026 OF 18.8 g
7 Easton Keels SC Byrnes 2025 3B 18.7 g
8 Eithan Richards SC Woodruff 2025 OF 17.1 g
9 Anderson Hayes SC Fountain Inn High 2026 LHP 16.9 g
10 Lee Turnipseed SC Daniel 2025 2B 16.9 g

AVERAGE ON PLANE EFFICIENCY

Rank Name State School Class Pos On Plane Eff (avg)
1 Jake Santoro SC Chapman High 2025 OF 93 %
2 Levi Ford SC Palmetto 2027 2B 87 %
3 Anderson Hayes SC Fountain Inn High 2026 LHP 87 %
4 Brayden Stuart SC TL Hanna 2026 OF 86 %
5 Stephen Hudgins SC Powdersville High 2027 OF 83 %
6 Ayden Clay SC Pendleton 2025 SS 82 %
7 Britton Nash SC Catawba Ridge 2025 SS 80 %
8 Preston Smith SC Batesburg Leesville 2026 C 80 %
9 Eli Stone SC TL Hanna 2025 OF 79 %
10 Landen Still SC Greenwood 2025 OF 78 %