Tennessee State Games: Pitcher Reports

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Lebanon, TN - The Tennessee State Games was held on September 17th and 18th at Friendship Christian School in Lebanon, TN. This event was an open event that consisted of prospects from the 2023-2026 classes. These players went through extended pro-style workout that included batting practice using Trackman and Blast Motion, participated in defensive evaluations, ran the 60 yard-dash using Swift Performance, and much more. Pitchers were able to throw in simulated outings during gameplay and were able to get numbers and metrics off of our Trackman unit, such as pitch velocity, spin rate, horizontal & vertical movement & much more. There were some players who showed up and continued to build off of prior performances, but there were also some new names who jumped onto our radar with a strong showing on Sunday.

Wrapping up our post-event coverage for the event, we take a look at the individual scouting reports for all pitchers in attendance. Be sure to check out our news feed for all reports on infielders, outfielders and catchers from the event.

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Ashton Sulack, LHP, Farragut, 2023
Late blooming southpaw w/ big velo jump and looks to be a sound college arm.
Body: 6-3, 165-pounds. Lean, wiry frame w/ tone and great projection. Slopped chest and shoulders w/ slender limbs.
Delivery: Strictly stretch w/ high leg lift and glove tap. Drop n drive lower half, gliding down the slope and open toe landing. Ease in the delivery.
Arm Action: LH. Compact, stabby arm action while hiding the ball and working up to a H 3/4 slot.
FB: T85.1, 82-84 mph. Heaviness w/ some sink action and ASR. T2003, 1924 average rpm.
CB: 72-73 mph. Big slurvy w/ depth and biting 1/7 action. Feel for both sides of the plate and flashes of swing n miss w/ good tunnel off FB. T2454, 2342 average rpm.


Riley Goodman, RHP, Christian Brothers, 2024
Athletic '24 arm, who attacks the zone and good feel for mix. The CBHS ace is one to follow.
Body: 6-0, 170-pounds. Lean, narrow frame w/ strength & slopped shoulders. 
Delivery: Ease and athleticism in quiet delivery. High leg lift into some drift and fall down mound w/ closed toe landing.
Arm Action: RH. Full arm circle working up to 3/4 slot w/ good arm speed.
FB: T86.9, 84-86 mph. Late life w/ arm side run and occasional sink. Good feel w/ location and working both sides of the plate. T2153, 2010 average rpm.
SL: 73-76 mph. Tight, downer action w/ fair bite and flashes of slurve. Landed for strikes and expanded the zone. Garnered several swing n miss as future putaway pitch. T2162, 2027 average rpm.


Keaton Reese, RHP, Mt. Juliet, 2023
Skilled uncommitted arm w/ two pitch mix and backend experience.
Body: 6-0, 180-pounds. Compact frame w/ muscular build and athleticism.
Delivery: Rhythm in delivery w/ good tempo. Drop n drive lower half w/ cross fire and square toe landing.
Arm Action: RH. Long, loose arm action working up to low 3/4 slot and some recoil.
FB: T87.5, 85-87 mph. Straight movement, but some ride and life up in the zone. Attacks the zone and challenges hitters. T2164, 2022 average rpm.
CB: 71-72 mph. Good shape and fair bite w/ flashes of swing n miss. Late slurvy bite. T2239, 2161 average rpm.
CUT: 76-78 mph. More SL than Cutter. Short 10/4 bite w/ some feel to land. Varies shape, finding more consistency.

Josh Jeffcoat, RHP, Eagleville, 2024
Two-pitch projectable '24 arm w/ length and rawness in delivery but potential.
Body: 6-3, 175-pounds. Slender, boney frame w/ lanky arms. Lacks strength in frame, but projection w/ room to add mass.
Delivery: Strictly strecth w/ hands set high and high leg lift. Tall n fall lower half w/ open landing. Pitches from 3B side creating tough angle for RHH.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm action w/ high front side, working up to H 3/4 slot.
FB: T85.7, 82-85 mph. Ride in the zone w/ horizontal bite, bearing down on RHH. T2205, 2071 average rpm.
CB: 69-72 mph. Good shape w/ fair bite. 11/5 action w/ flashes of being a swing n miss offering. Landed for strikes. T1977, 1905 average rpm.
CH: 75-78 mph. Development pitch w/ straight action. Kills spin, but a bit firm. T1483, 1428 average rpm.


Lake Morris, LHP, Hendersonville, 2024
Feel to pitch, attacks zone, poise, and presence from the top uncommitted southpaw in the '24 class.
Body: 5-10, 150-pounds. Small, slender build w/ some toned and room to add strength.
Delivery: Easy, quiet delivery w/ repetability. High leg lift into drop n drive lower half, on line w/ square toe landing.
Arm Action: LH. Long, quick arm action, working up to 3/4 slot.
FB: T85.3, 82-84 mph. Slight arm side action w/ life and late bite. Attacks the zone and more in the tank. T2268, 2069 average rpm.
CB: 72-74 mph. Feel for elevated tight, spin w/ depth and swing n miss offering. Varies shape but mostly 2/9 action. T2817, 2720 average rpm.
CH: 76-76 mph. Solid third offering w/ a chance, gets some arm side action. T1631, 1631 average rpm.


Braden Williams, RHP, Upperman, 2023 (Carson Newman Commit)
Very solid arm w/ feel for three pitch mix and sound frame. Committed to Carson Newman.
Body: 6-2, 180-pounds. Lean, narrow frame w/ slopped shoulders and some projection.
Delivery: Quiet delivery w/ steady head and consistency. Drop n drive lower half, on line w/ square toe landing.
Arm Action: RH. Compact arm action w/soft stab down. Working up to low 3/4 slot. Gets good extension.
FB: T85.2, 81-84 mph. Straigh action w/ some life up in the zone. Pounds the zone w/ more in the tank. T2091, 1951 average rpm.
CB: 69-71 mph. 11/5 action w/ depth & flashes power slurve bite. T2286, 2273 average rpm.
CH: 79-79 mph. Good feel for third pitch w/ fade and depth at times. Could kill some more spin and velo. T1982, 1968 average rpm.


Jake Cardin, LHP, Giles County, 2023
Uncommitted Sr. southpaw w/ feel for three pitch mix and some rawness but legit changeup.
Body: 6-1, 170-pounds. Lean, wiry frame w/ lanky limbs and some projection.
Delivery: Quiet delivery and hands the ball well. Drop n drive lower half w/ some crossfire and closed foot landing. 
Arm Action: LH. Long backstroke, working back to the ear into low 3/4 slot. Sling action working around the body.
FB: T84.4, 83-84 mph. Heavy arm side action and life w/ occasional sink. T1994, 1913 average rpm.
SL: 72-74 mph. Casts it out w/ 1/7 action and solid shape. Flashes of bite w/ more potential. T2149, 2062 average rpm.
CH: 75-76 mph. Best secondary offering w/ depth and excellent tunnel of running FB. Feel for fade and depth w/ swing n miss. T1582, 1529 average rpm.


Matthew Shorey, LHP, Father Ryan, 2024
Upside lefty w/ feel for spin and good projection.
Body: 6-2, 160-pounds. Lean, slender toned frame w/ point shoulders and slopped chest. Lacks strength but good projection.
Delivery: Step back rocker into strong balance point. Tall n fall lower half, on line, and square toe landing. Easy, relaxed rhythm.
Arm Action: LH. Long, loose arm action working to low 3/4 to side arm slot. 
FB: T84, 81-83 mph. Straight action w/ some arm side life when throwing arm side. T2213, 2061 average rpm.
SL: 70-74 mph. Power sweep w/ average bite and flashes of a future plus pitch. Better bite glove side, more cast on arm side. T2463, 2305 average rpm.
CH: 75-76 mph. Developing third offering w/ ok action and tunnel off FB. T1860, 1738 average rpm.

Eli Scoggins, RHP, Van Buren County, 2025
Top '25 arm at State Games with solid stuff and some upside.
Body: 6-1, 170-pounds. Lean, toned frame with strong wide back.
Delivery: Quiet delivery w/ quick tempo. Tall n fall lower half, on line, and closed toe landing. Double tap active hands.
Arm Action: RH. Full circle arm action w/ fair arm speed, up to 3/4 slot.
FB: T84.4, 80-82 mph. Straight action w/ some ASR at times. T2165, 2055 average rpm.
CB: 70-73 mph. Slurve action w/ varying shape, working best at 12/6. Good velo and feel for spin, potential to be an above average pitch. T2387, 2213 average rpm.
CH: 75-76 mph. Development pitch w/ some fade. T1682, 1621 average rpm.


Timothy Henderson, LHP, Coffee County, 2024
Lot of projection w/ good feel for mix while lacking strength.
Body: 6-0, 155-pounds. Slender, narrow frame w/ long limbs and room to add strength.
Delivery: Quick tempo delivery & short/online stride. Drop n drive lower half w/ square toe landing & balanced head before falling off to 3B side.
Arm Action: LH. Long arm action with soft stab. Up to low 3/4 slot with some whip.
FB: T81.1, 78-80 mph. Some life w/ horizontal bite to arm side. T1982, 1802 average rpm.
CB: 66-68 mph. Feel for zone w/ big shape slurve. Faie bite and solid spin. T2184, 2054 average rpm.
CH: 66-68 mph. Inconsistent command, but really kills velo w/ good arm side fade. 


Mitchell Griffin, LHP, Rockvale, 2023
Continues to show development w/ two solid pitches and more in the tank as uncommitted senior.
Body: 6-3, 190-pounds. Square chest, developed frame w/ sturdy lower half and strength.
Delivery: Standard delivery w/ still head and big rocker step. Tall n fall lower half, on line, and square toe landing.
Arm Action: LH. Average arm action w/ fair arm speed, working up to over the top slot.
FB: T84.3, 80-83 mph. Mostly straight but slight arm side run when he locates to arm side. T1973, 1731 average rpm.
SL: 67-71 mph. Flashes shape w/ 1/7 action and depth. So-so command, but flashes of being above average offering. T2045, 1956 average rpm.


Jonathan Van Ness, RHP, CAK, 2024
Reliever profile w/ feel for two pitch mix.
Body: 6-2, 195-pounds. Proportional frame w/ sturdy shoulders and back. reliever delivery with feel for spin and has arm speed
Delivery: Simple, slow tempo delivery into high effort. Coil lower half, opening up hips into open/square foot landing. 
Arm Action: RH. Average, compact arm action working up to 3/4 slot w/ some recoil.
FB: T83.9, 81-83 mph. Mostly straight w/ some life up in the zone. T2012, 1906 average rpm.
CB: 70-73 mph. 11/5 action w/ good bite and flashes power depth. T2252, 2104 average rpm.


Lars Dabrowiak, RHP, MBA, 2025
Body: 6-5, 225-pounds. Long, large frame w/ length in limbs and some lower half strength.
Delivery: Strictly stretch w/ simple knee to knee leg lift. Stays tall on back side, short stride on line, & square toe landing.
Arm Action: RH. Elbow wrap arm action w/ slow arm speed. Opens up hips and drags arm from sidearm slot.
FB: T79, 77-79 mph. Arm side action w/ natural sink. Low spin w/ some heaviness. T1804, 1700 average rpm.
SL: 69-70 mph. Soft sweeper w/ average shape. Change of pace pitch w/ 11/5 action. T1800, 1484 average rpm.
CH: 68-68 mph. Developing pitch, but slight depth, playing well off FB. T1515, 1515 average rpm.


Joseph Garrett, LHP, Mt. Juliet, 2025 
Body: 5-11, 215-pounds. Large, round frame w/ square shoulders
Delivery: Quick tempo delivery w/ steady head. Coil lower half into cross fire stride w/ open toe landing.
Arm Action: LH. Sidearmer arm action, working around the body and fair arm speed. Mixes a 3/4 slot at times.
FB: T78.8, 76-78 mph. Arm side action w/ natural sink around the zone. T1967, 1814 average rpm.
CB: 66-68 mph. Soft, big shape sweeper w/ depth at times and limited rotation. T2081, 1987 average rpm.
CH: 70-70 mph. Fair offering w/ flashes average fade. T1468, 1431 average rpm.


Two Way Arms

Tyler Wilson, RHP/C, MTCS, 2024
Good arm strength, feel for spin. Some two-way potential, but leans mound. 
Body: 5-10, 145-pounds. Small, narrow frame w/ limited strength
Delivery: Simple, clean delivery, drifting down the mound. Balanced, On line, closed toe landing, & occasionally falls off to 1B side.
Arm Action: RH. Average, compact arm action, hiding the ball well before working up to H 3/4 slot.
FB: T82.7, 79-82 mph. Sneaky life w/ spin, especially elevated. Good ride through the zone, playing up from velo. T2319, 2190 average rpm.
SL: 70-72 mph. 11/5 action w/ big shape and occasionally slurvy. Solid bite and feel for strikes/spin. T2314, 2149 average rpm.
CH: 78-79 mph. Solid action w/ some horizontal fade and occasional depth. T1714, 1643 average rpm.


Nathan Ferris, RHP/3B, Christian Brothers, 2024
Lanky projectable prospect w/ two-way upside. 
Body: 6-5, 180-pounds. Long, narrow frame w/ tons of projection and lanky limbs.
Delivery: Simple delivery w/ quiet actions. Tall n fall lower w/ slight cross fire and square toe landing. Works w/ ease down the mound.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm action w/ soft stab out & fair arm speed, working to 3/4 slot.
FB: T81.9, 79-81 mph. Solid spin, varies action slight cut or sink at times. T2268, 2137 average rpm.
SL: 72-75 mph. Sweeper w/ gradual bite and flashes shape. Feel for spin and some future projection. T2392, 2232 average rpm.
CH: 75-77 mph. Developmental pitch, guides w/ limited action. T1642, 1601 average rpm.


Ben Imlay, RHP/OF, Knights Academy, 2025
Body: 6-2, 185-pounds. Tall, lean frame w/ narrow shoulders and wiry legs. 
Delivery: Strictly stretch w/ hands at waist and average leg lift. Tall n fall lower, on line, & slightly open toe landing.
Arm Action: RH. Long, slow arm action, up to High 3/4 slot.
FB: T81.6, 78-80 mph. Straight, flat action w/ low spin efficiency. T1764, 1615 average rpm.
CB: 69-70 mph. Soft 12/6 action with average depth. Slurve bite at times. T1918, 1743 average rpm.


Ryan Edwards, SS/RHP, Webb Bell Buckle, 2026
Young middle infield prospect to follow w/ advanced defense and developing offense.
Body: 5-9, 145-pounds. Lean, slender frame w/ high waist and room to add mass.
Delivery: Quick tempo delivery w/ athleticism. Drop n drive lower half, on line, and slightly open/square toe landing.
Arm Action: RH. Long, loose arm action w/ some sling action from 3/4 slot.
FB: T81.3, 76-79 mph. Mostly straight w/ slight arm side at times. Chance to spin. T2138, 2027 average rpm.
CB: 63-66 mph. Big shape 12/6 action w/ elevated spin and tilt. Good feel and future projection of power slurve. T2350, 2242 average rpm.
CH: 65-70 mph. Developing pitch, limited action but kills velo. T1459, 1355 average rpm.


Brady Hendrix, RHP/SS, Summit, 2023
Uncommitted Sr., who has two way upside, LHH infielder and bullpen experienced arm. 
Body: 6-0, 195-pounds. Propotional, blocky frame w/ strength and athleticism.
Delivery: Strictly stretch w/ standard leg lift. Drop n drive lower half, working across his body, & square/slightly open landing.
Arm Action: RH. Compact, stab arm action w/ fair arm speed & low 3/4 slot.
FB: T80.8, 78-80 mph. Good ride thru the zone w/ slight horizontal action. More in the tank. T2409, 2299 average rpm.
CB: 66-67 mph. Slurvy, loose action w/ some deception. Feel for strikes and expand. T2075, 2039 average rpm.
CH: 72-72 mph. Kills spin and slight depth, tunnels well off FB. T1444, 1358 average rpm.


Eli Potter, LHP/OF, Dickson County, 2024
Steady eddie making slight improvements w/ two way upside.
Body: 5-11, 155-pounds. Lean, average frame w/ limited projection. 
Delivery: Stock delivery w/ high leg lift and tempo. Drop n drive w/ short, open stride and square toe landing.
Arm Action: LH. Short, arm action & hides the ball well, working up to low 3/4 slot.
FB: T80.7, 76-79 mph. Low spin FB w/ gradual arm side action. Commands it well around the zone. T1679, 1485 average rpm.
CB: 64-65 mph. Soft, loose breaker w/ some shape and 1/7 action. Change of pace pitch. T1488, 1337 average rpm.
CH: Didn't throw in gameplay, but showed some feel w/ fade from RHH and solid tunnel off FB.


Drew Childress, SS/RHP, Seymour, 2025
Young, raw athlete with some upside, just scratching the surface of his ceiling.
Body: 6-1, 160-pounds. Lean, narrow frame w/ athleticism and good projection.
Delivery: Simple, easy delivery w/ some tempo and standard leg lift. Leaks towards home plate w/ short stride & some cross fire.
Arm Action: RH. Average, long arm action w/ fair arm soeed and 3/4 slot.
FB: T80, 76-79 mph. Natural arm side action, but flat across the zone. T2163, 2065 average rpm.
CB: 68-69 mph. 11/5 action w/ shape and flashes of bite. Landed for strikes and expanded for chase w/ some future projection. T2060, 2023 average rpm.
CH: 71-72 mph. Developing pitch w/ good velo difference, but mostly straight. T1651, 1610 average rpm.


Tyson Henderlight, SS/RHP, Goodpasture, 2024
Highly projectable athlete, who has shown solid tools and high ceiling with more strength.
Body: 6-2, 180-pounds. Lean, wiry frame w/ athleticism and projection. Broad shoulders and length in limbs.
Delivery: Simple delivery w/ tempo and athleticism. Tall n fall, on line stride, square toe landing. Works slightly around the body, but steady head thru delivery.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm action w/ soft stab back. Works up to low 3/4 slot w/ good arm speed.
FB: T79.8, 77-79 mph. Mostly straight w/ slight arm side action at times. T1973, 1805 average rpm.
CB: 65-69 mph. Soft, slurve action w/ fair bite. Good feel, landing for strikes or bury for chase. T1705, 1566 average rpm.
CH: 68-68 mph. Solid third offering w/ fade and some depth. Flashes of feel. T1393, 1208 average rpm.


Brody Prairie, OF/LHP, Rossview, 2024
Body: 6-2, 175-pounds. Tall, lean frame w/ long torso & slender lower half.
Delivery: Stock delivery w/ tempo and winding leg lift. Drop n drive, drifting down the mound, & closed toe landing. Inconsistent line w/ thrower actions but strike thrower.
Arm Action: LH. Long, loose arm action w/ fair arm speed working up to H 3/4 slot.
FB: T79.6, 78-79 mph. Straight movement, but above average command. T2071, 1928 average rpm.
CB: 66-68 mph. Soft slurve action w/ shape and feel to land. T1830, 1759 average rpm.
CH: 70-71 mph. Developing pitch w/ slight fade. Slows down actions and guides. T1542, 1427 average rpm.


Nate Walters, 1B/LHP, David Crockett, 2024
Body: 6-0, 170-pounds. Thick, proportional frame w/ lower half strength.
Delivery: Slow, controlled delivery w/ short, on line stride. Tall n fall lower half, drifting down the slope while opening up and dragging the arm.
Arm Action: LH. Short arm action w/ some wrap, working up to 3/4 slot.
FB: T77.8, 75-77 mph. Low spin w/ gradual arm side run and slight sink. T1825, 1734 average rpm.
CB: 67-69 mph. Slow 1/7 action w/ solid shape. Change of pace, lands for strikes. T1986, 1801 average rpm.
CH: 74-75 mph. Development pitch w/ slight fade. Guides it and slows down the arm. T1818, 1771 average rpm.


Logan Barney, 3B/RHP, Green Hill, 2025
Body: 6-1, 189-pounds. Large, strong build w/ strength throughout and some athleticism.
Delivery: Simple, quiet delivery. Tall n fall lower half, opening up early, & square toe landing. Glove tap to get hands going. Sink/SL guy w/ feel for zone.
Arm Action: RH. Long, fluid arm action w/ fair arm speed, working up to 3/4 slot.
FB: T77.2, 74-76 mph. 2 seam action, getting arm side run and some sink. Very low spin. T1378, 1189 average rpm.
CB: 62-66 mph. Soft, 11/5 action w/ fair break. Flashes of some depth and future upside w/ more velo. T1476, 1303 average rpm.
CH: 69-73 mph. Solid offering w/ fade and depth. Good tunnel off FB. T1352, 1120 average rpm.


Jack Wyatt, OF/RHP, Clarksville, 2025
Body: 6-0, 155-pounds. Narrow, slender build w/ athleticism & good porjection to build.
Delivery: Slow, controlled delivery w/ tall n fall lower hald. Short stride, opening up early w/ open toe landing. Uses little of lower half.
Arm Action: RH. Short, compact arm action w/ elbow crank. Working up to H 3/4 slot w/ fair arm speed.
FB: T77, 75-76 mph. Mostly straight w/ slight arm side at times. T1911, 1746 average rpm.
CB: 66-69 mph. Soft bender w/ 12/6 action and little bite. Feel for zone. T1892, 1788 average rpm.
CH: 69-72 mph. Developing pitch w/ limited action. T1681, 1166 average rpm.


Davis Wilson, 2B/RHP, Riverdale, 2026
Body: 5-9, 150-pounds. Small, skinny frame w/ slender limbs & lacking strength to build.
Delivery: Stock delivery w/ conrolled tempo. Drop n drive lower half, on line, and square toe landing. Still head and strike thrower.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm action w/ soft stab down. Average arm speed, up to 3/4 slot.
FB: T73.4, 71-73 mph. Mostly straight action, tries to sink it at times. T1770, 1649 average rpm.
CB: 62-68 mph. Soft bender w/ shape and some depth. Lands for strikes and keeps hitters off balance. Lacks power. T1633, 1511 average rpm.
CH: 67-69 mph. Developing pitch, showing some natural fade but firm. T1443, 1132 average rpm.


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