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TN Diamond Notes: Week 4

PBR Tennessee Staff

The Tennessee Diamond Notes is a 2023 content piece that will focus on highlighting some top performances across the state based on nominations from high school coaches. We will highlight those positions players, pitchers and two-way players every Tuesday of the high school season that are deserving to be highlighted based on their performance. 

Check out our scout blog HERE for games our staff was able to get out and see last week.

For now, let's take a look at those players from across the state highlighted in this week's Tennessee Diamond Notes. 


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Carson Quillen 3B / C / Greeneville , TN / 2025

Tossed seven innings on the mound for Greeneville in a complete game effort. Allowed five hits and struck out five.

Was 6-8 at the plate on the week, gathered three doubles and six RBI's

Turner Junkins 2B / RHP / Silverdale Baptist Academy, TN / 2023

The Middle Tennessee State recruit cashed in five innings on the mound in their win, allowed no hits, no walks and finished with 10 punch outs.

Was 8-13 (.615) at the plate for the Silverdale Baptist, had five doubles and seven total RBI's

Lantz Shirk RHP / OF / Rossview, TN / 2023

Was 9-11 (.818) during the Week 4 stretch, had 10 total RBI's and is hitting .525 to start the season.

Jake Cardin LHP / OF / Giles County, TN / 2023

Cardin comes in another week of the Diamond Notes with another solid week on the field, the senior tossed four innings of work for Giles County, allowed two hits, one run, none were earned and tallied 11 strikeouts on 65 pitches (75.3% strikes).

Carson Hoffmeister 3B / 1B / Hardin Valley Academy, TN / 2023

Was perfect in his seven inning performance in Week 4. The senior right hander also collected eight strikeouts in his perfect game.

Ethan Robinson RHP / OF / Donelson Christian, TN / 2023

Was another contender for Pitcher of the Week across the state this week as he also threw a no-hitter for Donelson Christian where he also punched out 12 opposing hitters and had three walks.

Aaron Moffitt 3B / RHP / Livingston Academy , TN / 2023

The Tennessee Tech signee continues to impress in all parts of his game this spring as he had a dominant performance on the mound in a seven inning complete game effort. Allowed five hits, no earned runs, no walks and struck out 15.

In one game at the plate was a perfect 3-3 with a double, triple, RBI, three runs and one walk.

Dakota Adkins / Oliver Springs, TN / 2024

Atkins was 4-7 at the plate with the bat, had an RBI and swiped seven bags.

On the bump, logged 6.1 innings of work for Oliver Springs, allowed five hits, and struck out seven.

Reilly Byers LHP / OF / Gibbs , TN / 2023

Another Pitcher of the Week contender is senior southpaw Reilly Byers, finished with a seven inning no-hitter and recorded 16 strikeouts.

Braden Graves 3B / OF / Gibbs, TN / 2023

Another Gibbs arm that had a solid outing as Graves went the distance in a six inning complete game performance and also collected 11 strikeouts during his outing.

Hayden Mills SS / 2B / Gibbs, TN / 2024

The junior infielder was 5-12 at the plate with the bat and had six RBI's to go along with a pair of doubles in Week 4.

Tyler Wilson C / RHP / Middle Tennessee Christian, TN / 2024

Wilson with a dominant performance on the mound as he cashed in a seven inning complete game performance, allowing just four hits, three walks and no runs all while stacking up 14 strikeouts.

Cayden King RHP / 1B / Middle TN Christian , TN / 2026

The young right hander logged four innings for MTCS, allowing just one knock, no earned runs, no walks and recording nine strikeouts.

Drew Massengale MIF / Middle Tennessee Christian, TN / 2025

The sophomore righty tossed five innings of two hit ball, allowing one earned run, four walks and striking out nine.

Brooks Jones 3B / SS / Middle Tennessee Christian, TN / 2024

The former Future Gamer was 6-11 at the plate (.545) with one home run, an RBI, scoring six runs and also had on OBP of .643.

Cason Hill OF / SS / Middle Tennessee Christian , TN / 2025

Hit for a .455 average (5-11) during Week 4, had a double, triple and three home runs. Adding to a total of eight RBI's, scoring two runs and had an OBP of .769.

Tyler Casserly LHP / OF / Middle Tennessee Christian , TN / 2024

MTCS had several standouts this week as Casserly joins the list, at the plate was 6-9 (.667) with an RBI, scoring five runs, drawing five walks, and had an OBP of .769.

Logged three innings on the mound, allowing just one hit, one walk, and no runs. Also snagged a pair of strikeouts.

Christian Henderson RHP / 1B / Clarksville, TN / 2024

Henderson recorded his third straight shutout this week and has now tossed 21 consecutive scoreless innings for Clarksville.

Lawson Ryan RHP / Father Ryan, TN / 2023

Collected twin wins for Father Ryan this past week, allowed just two earned runs, one walk and picked up six strikeouts.

Mason Melton / Gibbs, TN / 2024

Was 5-9 at the plate for Gibbs this past week, had a total of six RBI's and a pair of doubles.

Josh Whitson / Hampton, TN / 2023

The senior pitcher tossed six innings of work for Gibbs, picked up 12 punch outs, allowed just five hits, three walks an no earned runs.

Eddie Duncan / Sequoyah, TN / 2024

Duncan was 7-14 (.500) with four walks, a pair of doubles, eight RBI's, scored 10 runs and stole three bags.


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