Prep Baseball Report

SC Preseason All-State South: Trackman Pitching Leaders


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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TRACKMAN LEADERS

 

Fastball Stats

Peak Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 89.3 mph
2 Bradley Anderson SC Fox Creek 2025 RHP 89.0 mph
3 Sawyer Smith SC North Myrtle Beach 2026 SS 85.8 mph
4 Breon Earle SC Dreher 2025 2B 85.4 mph
5 Peter Fulton SC Bishop England 2025 3B 85.0 mph
6 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 84.8 mph
7 Logan McGarity SC Dorman High 2026 RHP 84.7 mph
8 Jeremy Powell SC White Knoll High 2026 LHP 84.7 mph
9 John Collins SC Blythewood 2026 SS 84.7 mph
10 Hayes Clark SC Green Sea Floyds 2026 RHP 83.8 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 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 86.8 mph
2 Bradley Anderson SC Fox Creek 2025 RHP 85.8 mph
3 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 84.4 mph
4 Sawyer Smith SC North Myrtle Beach 2026 SS 83.5 mph
5 Hayes Clark SC Green Sea Floyds 2026 RHP 83.0 mph
6 Peter Fulton SC Bishop England 2025 3B 82.9 mph
7 Logan McGarity SC Dorman High 2026 RHP 82.9 mph
8 Zechariah Haney SC Camden High 2025 C 82.7 mph
9 Breon Earle SC Dreher 2025 2B 82.6 mph
10 Alex Carreiro SC Fort Mill 2025 OF 82.4 mph

 

Peak Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 2517 rpm
2 Bradley Anderson SC Fox Creek 2025 RHP 2478 rpm
3 Sawyer Smith SC North Myrtle Beach 2026 SS 2396 rpm
4 Hayes Clark SC Green Sea Floyds 2026 RHP 2356 rpm
5 Dawson Lloyd SC Hartsville 2025 RHP 2316 rpm
6 Cole Smith SC Northwestern High 2025 SS 2279 rpm
7 Braden Richardson SC Fort Mill High 2027 2B 2253 rpm
8 Logan McGarity SC Dorman High 2026 RHP 2249 rpm
9 Brayden Brogdon SC Rock Hill High 2027 OF 2247 rpm
10 Gabe Johnson SC Lucy Garrett Beckham 2026 LHP 2240 rpm

 

Average Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 2417 rpm
2 Bradley Anderson SC Fox Creek 2025 RHP 2368 rpm
3 Sawyer Smith SC North Myrtle Beach 2026 SS 2292 rpm
4 Hayes Clark SC Green Sea Floyds 2026 RHP 2236 rpm
5 Dawson Lloyd SC Hartsville 2025 RHP 2234 rpm
6 Logan McGarity SC Dorman High 2026 RHP 2190 rpm
7 Braden Richardson SC Fort Mill High 2027 2B 2189 rpm
8 Parker Reavis SC Carolina Forest 2026 SS 2176 rpm
9 Gabe Johnson SC Lucy Garrett Beckham 2026 LHP 2143 rpm
10 Brayden Brogdon SC Rock Hill High 2027 OF 2130 rpm

 

Average Induced Vertical Movement

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (avg)
1 Gabe Johnson SC Lucy Garrett Beckham 2026 LHP 22.6 in
2 Aiden Culler SC Oceanside Collegiate Academy 2027 OF 21.8 in
3 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 21.6 in
4 Michael Fanelli SC Wando 2027 3B 20.2 in
5 Jack Delyra SC Wando High 2025 LHP 19.5 in
6 Jayce Stone SC Summerville 2025 LHP 18.4 in
7 Levi Srock SC Lucy Beckham 2026 RHP 18.4 in
8 Riley Huggins SC Gray Collegiate Academy 2027 RHP 18.4 in
9 Sawyer Smith SC North Myrtle Beach 2026 SS 17.1 in
10 Logan McGarity SC Dorman High 2026 RHP 16.7 in

 

Average Horizontal Movement

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (avg)
1 Kory Brame SC West Ashley High 2026 SS 18.9
2 Jeremy Powell SC White Knoll High 2026 LHP -17.5
3 Campbell Whitener SC Dorman 2024 3B 17.0
4 Charles Becker SC Oceanside Collegiate 2027 RHP 16.3
5 Riley Huggins SC Gray Collegiate Academy 2027 RHP 15.8
6 Parker Reavis SC Carolina Forest 2026 SS 15.6
7 Fredo Hernandez SC James Island Charter 2028 RHP 14.8
8 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 14.7
9 Jack Healing SC Ashley Ridge 2026 OF 14.0
10 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 13.7

 

Peak Spin Score

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Score (max)
1 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 29
2 Dawson Lloyd SC Hartsville 2025 RHP 29
3 Gabe Johnson SC Lucy Garrett Beckham 2026 LHP 29
4 Brayden Brogdon SC Rock Hill High 2027 OF 28
5 Zak Perry ME Gray Collegiate Academy 2027 RHP 28
6 Sawyer Smith SC North Myrtle Beach 2026 SS 28
7 Evan Johnson SC Wando 2027 1B 28
8 Bradley Anderson SC Fox Creek 2025 RHP 28
9 Hayes Clark SC Green Sea Floyds 2026 RHP 28
10 Cole Smith SC Northwestern High 2025 SS 27

 

Curveball Stats

Peak Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Alex Carreiro SC Fort Mill 2025 OF 77.0 mph
2 Peter Fulton SC Bishop England 2025 3B 74.3 mph
3 Zechariah Haney SC Camden High 2025 C 74.3 mph
4 Brogan Sox SC Brookland-Cayce 2026 RHP 74.1 mph
5 Kade Fortenberry SC James F. Byrnes 2026 2B 73.3 mph
6 John Collins SC Blythewood 2026 SS 72.5 mph
7 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 70.7 mph
8 Zak Perry ME Gray Collegiate Academy 2027 RHP 70.6 mph
9 Parker Reavis SC Carolina Forest 2026 SS 70.0 mph
10 James OConnor SC Oceanside Collegiate Academy 2027 RHP 70.0 mph

 

Peak Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 John Collins SC Blythewood 2026 SS 2451 rpm
2 Kade Fortenberry SC James F. Byrnes 2026 2B 2327 rpm
3 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 2308 rpm
4 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 2308 rpm
5 Jack Neal SC Legion Collegiate Academy 2027 OF 2295 rpm
6 Jayce Stone SC Summerville 2025 LHP 2238 rpm
7 Paiden Mergo SC Brookland-Cayce 2027 RHP 2203 rpm
8 Hayes Clark SC Green Sea Floyds 2026 RHP 2194 rpm
9 Peter Fulton SC Bishop England 2025 3B 2172 rpm
10 Logan McGarity SC Dorman High 2026 RHP 2136 rpm

 

Average Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 John Collins SC Blythewood 2026 SS 2340 rpm
2 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 2308 rpm
3 Kade Fortenberry SC James F. Byrnes 2026 2B 2294 rpm
4 Jayce Stone SC Summerville 2025 LHP 2187 rpm
5 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 2185 rpm
6 Jack Neal SC Legion Collegiate Academy 2027 OF 2181 rpm
7 Paiden Mergo SC Brookland-Cayce 2027 RHP 2147 rpm
8 Hayes Clark SC Green Sea Floyds 2026 RHP 2137 rpm
9 Logan McGarity SC Dorman High 2026 RHP 2086 rpm
10 Jeremy Powell SC White Knoll High 2026 LHP 2060 rpm

 

Average Induced Vertical Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (avg)
1 Jayce Stone SC Summerville 2025 LHP -14.4 in
2 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS -11.6 in
3 Logan McGarity SC Dorman High 2026 RHP -10.1 in
4 Gabe Johnson SC Lucy Garrett Beckham 2026 LHP -8.8 in
5 John Collins SC Blythewood 2026 SS -7.3 in
6 Paiden Mergo SC Brookland-Cayce 2027 RHP -7.2 in
7 Aiden Culler SC Oceanside Collegiate Academy 2027 OF -5.6 in
8 Jack Neal SC Legion Collegiate Academy 2027 OF -5.5 in
9 Campbell Whitener SC Dorman 2024 3B 5.3 in
10 Brogan Sox SC Brookland-Cayce 2026 RHP 5.2 in

 

Average Horizontal Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (avg)
1 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP -18.3
2 Gabe Johnson SC Lucy Garrett Beckham 2026 LHP 16.3
3 Paiden Mergo SC Brookland-Cayce 2027 RHP -14.6
4 Logan McGarity SC Dorman High 2026 RHP -14.2
5 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS -13.9
6 Braden Richardson SC Fort Mill High 2027 2B -13.7
7 Zechariah Haney SC Camden High 2025 C -11.8
8 Jack Neal SC Legion Collegiate Academy 2027 OF -10.6
9 Peter Fulton SC Bishop England 2025 3B -10.1
10 Jayce Stone SC Summerville 2025 LHP 10.0

 

Peak Spin Score

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Score (max)
1 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 36
2 John Collins SC Blythewood 2026 SS 35
3 Paiden Mergo SC Brookland-Cayce 2027 RHP 34
4 Jayce Stone SC Summerville 2025 LHP 34
5 Jack Neal SC Legion Collegiate Academy 2027 OF 34
6 Jeremy Powell SC White Knoll High 2026 LHP 34
7 Aiden Culler SC Oceanside Collegiate Academy 2027 OF 33
8 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 32
9 Gabe Johnson SC Lucy Garrett Beckham 2026 LHP 32
10 Hayes Clark SC Green Sea Floyds 2026 RHP 31

 

Slider Stats

Peak Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Bradley Anderson SC Fox Creek 2025 RHP 79.2 mph
2 Sawyer Smith SC North Myrtle Beach 2026 SS 78.7 mph
3 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 78.6 mph
4 Breon Earle SC Dreher 2025 2B 78.3 mph
5 Alex Carreiro SC Fort Mill 2025 OF 76.8 mph
6 Jackson Wyatt SC Dorman 2025 LHP 75.2 mph
7 Brogan Sox SC Brookland-Cayce 2026 RHP 74.0 mph
8 Brayden Brogdon SC Rock Hill High 2027 OF 73.1 mph
9 Kade Fortenberry SC James F. Byrnes 2026 2B 72.7 mph
10 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 72.5 mph

 

Peak Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Bradley Anderson SC Fox Creek 2025 RHP 2588 rpm
2 Jackson Wyatt SC Dorman 2025 LHP 2440 rpm
3 Brayden Brogdon SC Rock Hill High 2027 OF 2417 rpm
4 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 2406 rpm
5 Kade Fortenberry SC James F. Byrnes 2026 2B 2367 rpm
6 Collin Anderson SC James Island Charter 2025 LHP 2358 rpm
7 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 2334 rpm
8 Jeremy Powell SC White Knoll High 2026 LHP 2324 rpm
9 Sawyer Smith SC North Myrtle Beach 2026 SS 2318 rpm
10 Breon Earle SC Dreher 2025 2B 2280 rpm

 

Average Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Bradley Anderson SC Fox Creek 2025 RHP 2461
2 Brayden Brogdon SC Rock Hill High 2027 OF 2364
3 Kade Fortenberry SC James F. Byrnes 2026 2B 2343
4 Sawyer Smith SC North Myrtle Beach 2026 SS 2318
5 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 2296
6 Collin Anderson SC James Island Charter 2025 LHP 2249
7 Breon Earle SC Dreher 2025 2B 2240
8 Jeremy Powell SC White Knoll High 2026 LHP 2239
9 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 2227
10 Jackson Wyatt SC Dorman 2025 LHP 2215

 

Average Induced Vertical Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (avg)
1 Jackson Wyatt SC Dorman 2025 LHP 9.8 in
2 Logan McGarity SC Dorman High 2026 RHP -9.1 in
3 Alex Carreiro SC Fort Mill 2025 OF 8.0 in
4 Breon Earle SC Dreher 2025 2B 7.4 in
5 Braden Richardson SC Fort Mill High 2027 2B -6.1 in
6 Brogan Sox SC Brookland-Cayce 2026 RHP 5.7 in
7 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP -5.2 in
8 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP -4.9 in
9 Jack Delyra SC Wando High 2025 LHP 4.9 in
10 Evan Johnson SC Wando 2027 1B 4.9 in

 

Average Horizontal Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (avg)
1 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP -20.3
2 Logan McGarity SC Dorman High 2026 RHP -16.9
3 Cole Smith SC Northwestern High 2025 SS -15.9
4 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP -15.7
5 Collin Anderson SC James Island Charter 2025 LHP 14.3
6 Levi Srock SC Lucy Beckham 2026 RHP -13.0
7 Riley Huggins SC Gray Collegiate Academy 2027 RHP -11.3
8 Jack Healing SC Ashley Ridge 2026 OF -11.3
9 Brayden Brogdon SC Rock Hill High 2027 OF 10.9
10 John Risk SC Fort Mill 2025 2B -10.9

 

Peak Spin Score

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Score (max)
1 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 37
2 Brayden Brogdon SC Rock Hill High 2027 OF 34
3 Evan Johnson SC Wando 2027 1B 34
4 Jeremy Powell SC White Knoll High 2026 LHP 33
5 Jackson Wyatt SC Dorman 2025 LHP 33
6 Collin Anderson SC James Island Charter 2025 LHP 33
7 Riley Huggins SC Gray Collegiate Academy 2027 RHP 33
8 Bradley Anderson SC Fox Creek 2025 RHP 32
9 Kade Fortenberry SC James F. Byrnes 2026 2B 32
10 Cole Smith SC Northwestern High 2025 SS 32

 

Change Up Stats

Peak Velocity

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 82.3 mph
2 Bradley Anderson SC Fox Creek 2025 RHP 81.5 mph
3 Breon Earle SC Dreher 2025 2B 81.4 mph
4 Sawyer Smith SC North Myrtle Beach 2026 SS 80.2 mph
5 Logan McGarity SC Dorman High 2026 RHP 78.5 mph
6 John Collins SC Blythewood 2026 SS 78.3 mph
7 Alex Carreiro SC Fort Mill 2025 OF 77.9 mph
8 James OConnor SC Oceanside Collegiate Academy 2027 RHP 77.8 mph
9 Jackson Wyatt SC Dorman 2025 LHP 77.3 mph
10 Brogan Sox SC Brookland-Cayce 2026 RHP 77.2 mph

 

Peak Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Score (max)
1 Bradley Anderson SC Fox Creek 2025 RHP 31
2 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 30
3 Aiden Culler SC Oceanside Collegiate Academy 2027 OF 29
4 Zak Perry ME Gray Collegiate Academy 2027 RHP 29
5 Charles Becker SC Oceanside Collegiate 2027 RHP 28
6 Sawyer Smith SC North Myrtle Beach 2026 SS 28
7 Cole Smith SC Northwestern High 2025 SS 27
8 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 27
9 Jayce Stone SC Summerville 2025 LHP 27
10 Gabe Johnson SC Lucy Garrett Beckham 2026 LHP 26

 

Average Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 2232 rpm
2 Sawyer Smith SC North Myrtle Beach 2026 SS 2178 rpm
3 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 2058 rpm
4 Cole Smith SC Northwestern High 2025 SS 2009 rpm
5 Aiden Culler SC Oceanside Collegiate Academy 2027 OF 1926 rpm
6 Parker Reavis SC Carolina Forest 2026 SS 1882 rpm
7 Bradley Anderson SC Fox Creek 2025 RHP 1882 rpm
8 Paiden Mergo SC Brookland-Cayce 2027 RHP 1855 rpm
9 Jayce Stone SC Summerville 2025 LHP 1833 rpm
10 Zak Perry ME Gray Collegiate Academy 2027 RHP 1828 rpm

 

Average Induced Vertical Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (avg)
1 Michael Fanelli SC Wando 2027 3B 18.1 in
2 Jeremy Powell SC White Knoll High 2026 LHP 17.9 in
3 Jack Delyra SC Wando High 2025 LHP 17.6 in
4 Jayce Stone SC Summerville 2025 LHP 16.5 in
5 Dawson Lloyd SC Hartsville 2025 RHP 16.3 in
6 Taj Marchand SC James Island 2026 SS 15.6 in
7 Paiden Mergo SC Brookland-Cayce 2027 RHP 15.4 in
8 Alexander Romanski SC Bishop Enlgland 2026 OF 14.6 in
9 Hunter Doyle SC Lucy Beckham 2025 RHP 14.5 in
10 Evan Johnson SC Wando 2027 1B 14.0 in

 

Average Horizontal Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (avg)
1 Riley Huggins SC Gray Collegiate Academy 2027 RHP 18.5
2 Sawyer Smith SC North Myrtle Beach 2026 SS 18.4
3 Logan McGarity SC Dorman High 2026 RHP 17.9
4 Breon Earle SC Dreher 2025 2B 17.7
5 Parker Reavis SC Carolina Forest 2026 SS 17.0
6 Max Whitmer SC Wando 2025 RHP 17.0
7 Kory Brame SC West Ashley High 2026 SS 16.8
8 Fredo Hernandez SC James Island Charter 2028 RHP 16.6
9 Campbell Whitener SC Dorman 2024 3B 16.5
10 Alex Carreiro SC Fort Mill 2025 OF 16.4