Prep Baseball Report

SC Preseason All-State South: Superlatives - Position Players


Sammy Esposito
PBR SC Director of Scouting

On Saturday January 27th PBR of South Carolina was on hand at The Shipyard Park in Mount Pleasent, SC  for our Preseason All-State South Event. The event featured players from the 2024-2028 grad classes.

On a beautiful sunny day day the day started with pitchers throwing a controlled bullpen with Trackman collecting data analytics along with jump testing, grip strength, and height and weight measurments, followed by 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.  

Below we begin our breakdown of the players in attendance. 

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SUPERLATIVES  - POSITION PLAYERS

 

TOP ATHLETES

Jayden Williams

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Spring Valley
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: KC Royals Scout Team
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 184lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R
 

Brady Gold

Class of 2025 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Wando High
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: Team Elite Platinum
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 171.1lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R
 

J. Watson Harvley

Class of 2025 / 2B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: 2B
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Lugoff-Elgin
    State: SC
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 151lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R
 

Braden Richardson

Class of 2027 / 2B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2027
  • Primary Position: 2B
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Fort Mill High
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: Canes American
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 162.7lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R
 

Levi Srock

Class of 2026 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Lucy Beckham
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: KC Royals Scout
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

TOP HIT TOOLS

Evan Smith

Class of 2024 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: AC Flora
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: Richland Post 215
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 173lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R
 

Jacob Amman

Class of 2025 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: James Island Charter
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: Diamond Devils Black
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 195.6lbs
  • Bat/Throw: S/R

Taj Marchand

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: James Island
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: Canes American 16U
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 172lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R
 

Aidan Brusman

Class of 2025 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Oceanside Collegiate
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: Upstate Mavz 17u Scout
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 178.8lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R
 

Alex Blanchette

Class of 2025 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Indian Land
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: Legacy 16U
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 153lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

TOP POWER POTENTIAL

Wiley Waring

Class of 2025 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Summerville
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: Bodyshop Scout 2025
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 268.1lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R
 

Stow Rogers

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: James Island Charter High
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: Team Elite Platinum Black
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 198.2lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R
 

J'Qwan Crosby

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Stratford
    State: SC
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 187lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R
 

Banks Wickersham

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Fort Dorchester
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: Royals Scout Team
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 207.7lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R
 

Christian Galasso

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Waccamaw
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: Power Baseball SC
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 192.7lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

TOP ARM STRENGTH

Cohen Parker

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: C
  • High School: Ashley Ridge
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: Diamond Devils
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 169.5lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R
 

Kason Herlong

Class of 2025 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Lake View
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: Florence Post 1
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R
 

Breon Earle

Class of 2025 / 2B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: 2B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Dreher
    State: SC
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 172.2lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R
 

Alex Carreiro

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Fort Mill
    State: NC
  • Summer Team: South Charlotte Panthers
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 160.1lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R
 

Taj Marchand

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: James Island
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: Canes American 16U
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 172lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R