Kolton Kennon
Kolton Kennon

CLASS OF 2023

LHP
OF

Kolton
Kennon

Bentonville West (HS) • AR
6-2 • 155LBS • L/L

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2023 National

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Pitching

Fastball

79
Velocity (max)
6/16/21
77 - 79
Velo Range
6/16/21
2055
Spin Rate (avg)
6/16/21

Changeup

65.1 - 66.5
Velo Range
6/16/21
1141
Spin Rate (avg)
6/16/21

Curveball

59.8 - 63.1
Velo Range
6/16/21
1860
Spin Rate (avg)
6/16/21

Slider

58 - 62
Velo Range
1/24/21
-
Spin Rate (avg)
Power
89.9
Exit Velocity (max)
6/16/21
79.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
6/16/21
323
Distance (max)
6/16/21
60
Sweet Spot %
6/16/21
Hitting
19.5
Hand Speed (max)
6/16/21
66.9
Bat Speed (max)
6/16/21
10.1
Rot. Acc (max)
6/16/21
-
Hard Hit %
Run
7.44
60-yard
6/16/21
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
-
INF Velo
80
OF Velo
1/24/21
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2021
60 Yard Dash
7.44
Home to First
4.63
Outfield Velocity
80.0
Power / Speed Score
12.1
Northwest Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 16, 2021
Position
7.44
60-yard
80
OF Velo
89
Exit Velo
Founders Club Scout Day
Jan 24, 2021
Position
80
OF Velo
4.63
H-1st
80
Exit Velo

Hitting

2021
Exit Velocity Max
89.9
Exit Velocity Avg
79.8
Distance Max
323
Distance Avg
228
Launch Angle Avg
25.1
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Northwest Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 16, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
89.9
Exit Velocity (max)
79.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
228
Distance (avg)
323
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2021
Hand Speed Max
19.5
Hand Speed Avg
19.0
Bat Speed Max
66.9
Bat Speed Avg
64.9
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Northwest Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 16, 2021
Blast - Hitting
19.5
Hand Speed (max)
19.0
Hand Speed (avg)
66.9
Bat Speed (max)
64.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.3
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2055
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
26.6
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
61.4
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1860
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
65.8
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1141
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Northwest Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 16, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
79.0
Velocity (max)
76.1 - 78.6
Velo Range
76.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,151
Spin Rate (max)
2,055
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
63.6
Velocity (max)
59.8 - 63.1
Velo Range
59.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,963
Spin Rate (max)
1,860
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
66.5
Velocity (max)
65.1 - 66.5
Velo Range
64.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,228
Spin Rate (max)
1,141
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
75.8
Curveball
Velocity Avg
58.8
Changeup
Velocity Avg
63.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
60.0
Northwest Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 16, 2021
Pitching
79
Max FB
77 - 79
FB
59 - 63
CB
65 - 66
CH
Founders Club Scout Day
Jan 24, 2021
Pitching
74
Max FB
73 - 74
FB
55 - 58
CB
61 - 62
CH
58 - 62
SL

Game Performance

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Comments

6/16/21

Player Spotlight

Kolton Kennon: LHP/OF, (2023) Bentonville West, AR. 6-foot-2, 155-pound projectable frame. Projectable at the plate, Kennon had a max exit velocity of 89 mph. Begins in an athletic stance with a smooth slow load, then uses a controlled stride. Has a short upward swing plane, average bat speed and high finish. Found multiple barrels with some loud contact . Pull side approach. Projectable from the outfield, he displayed a position velocity of 80 mph; shows sure consistent hands, rhythmic consistent feet, and a quick clean exchange. Fields the ball one hand, movements laterally were quick. Consistent accuracy to the bag, used a ¾ slot and a long arm action. Recorded a time of 7.44 in the 60-yard dash. Projectable on the mound, had a high ¾ arm angle and a loose arm action with quick arm speed. Drop-and-drive type pitcher and uses easy effort. Showed a consistent balance point. Lands square with a clean finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 77-79 mph; shows sinking action and arm side control with heavy movement. Throws a 1/7 curveball (59-63) that has glove side command and gradual action. Throws a heavy changeup (65-66) that has consistent control and fading action.

Scout Evaluation

Kolton Kennon, Bentonville West, 2023, AR

Position: LHP/OF

Body: 6-foot-2, 155-pound projectable frame.

Hit: (LHH) Began in an athletic stance with a smooth slow load, then used a controlled stride. Average bat speed. High finish, short upward swing. Pull side approach.

Power: 89 mph exit velocity, average 79.82 mph. 64.94 mph bat speed average. 18.96 mph hand speed average.

Defense:  (OF) Sure consistent hands, rhythmic consistent footwork, quick clean exchange. Projectable.  Movements laterally were quick and he fields the ball one hand.

Arm: 80 mph outfield velocity. Long arm action, ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 7.44 (60-yard).

Pitching: Projectable. Drop-and-drive delivery, easy effort. High ¾ arm angle, quick arm speed, loose arm action. Consistent balance point, lands square, a clean finish.

FB: T79. 77-79 mph. (Max spin 2150;  Avg 2055). Arm side accuracy, sinking action, heavy movement.

CB: 59-63 mph. Glove side command, gradual action, 1/7 shape. (Max spin 1962; Avg 1859).

CH: 65-66 mph. Consistent command, fading action, heavy movement.

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