Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2024

OF
RHP

Will
Paxton

Highland (HS) • CA
6' 0" • 184.3LBS
R/R • 18yr 4mo
Travel Team: So Cal Giants

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Pitching Velos
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
27
Hand Speed (max)
1/07/24
76.9
Bat Speed (max)
1/07/24
36.2
Rot. Acc (max)
1/07/24
-
Hard Hit %
Power
102.2
Exit Velocity (max)
1/07/24
87.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
1/08/23
346
Distance (max)
1/07/24
86
Sweet Spot %
1/07/24
Run
7.35
60
1/07/24
4.08
30-yd
8/11/23
1.77
10-yd
8/11/23
18.4
Run speed (max)
8/11/23
Defense
80
INF Velo
10/15/22
89
OF Velo
8/11/23
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

87
Velocity (max)
1/07/24
83.3 - 86.5
Velo Range
1/07/24
2116
Spin Rate (avg)
1/07/24

Curveball

69 - 72
Velo Range
8/11/23
2041
Spin Rate (avg)
8/11/23

Slider

73.1 - 75.4
Velo Range
1/07/24
2055
Spin Rate (avg)
8/11/23

Positional Tools

2024
2023
2022
60 Yard Dash
7.35
Outfield Velocity
88.0
Power / Speed Score
13.9
60 Yard Dash
7.90
Outfield Velocity
89.0
Power / Speed Score
12.3
Infield Velocity
80.0
Outfield Velocity
82.0
SoCal Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jan 7, 2024
Position
7.35
60-yard
88
OF Velo
Power Speed Score
California State Games
Aug 11, 2023
Position
89
OF Velo
Power Speed Score
SoCal Preseason All-State Upperclass
Jan 8, 2023
Position
7.90
60-yard
85
OF Velo
Power Speed Score
SoCal Uncommitted Games
Oct 15, 2022
Position
80
INF Velo
82
OF Velo
Power Speed Score

Hitting

2024
2023
2022
Exit Velocity Max
102.2
Exit Velocity Avg
84.9
Distance Max
346
Distance Avg
197
Launch Angle Avg
14.5
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
97.3
Exit Velocity Avg
86.7
Distance Max
318
Distance Avg
196
Launch Angle Avg
15.1
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
94.1
Exit Velocity Avg
84.9
Distance Max
308
Distance Avg
138
Launch Angle Avg
7.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
SoCal Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jan 7, 2024
Trackman - Hitting
102.2
Exit Velocity (max)
84.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
197
Distance (avg)
346
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
California State Games
Aug 11, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
94.4
Exit Velocity (max)
85.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
209
Distance (avg)
290
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
SoCal Preseason All-State Upperclass
Jan 8, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
97.3
Exit Velocity (max)
87.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
179
Distance (avg)
318
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
SoCal Uncommitted Games
Oct 15, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
94.1
Exit Velocity (max)
84.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
138
Distance (avg)
308
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2024
2023
2022
Hand Speed Max
27.0
Hand Speed Avg
25.9
Bat Speed Max
76.9
Bat Speed Avg
73.6
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
26.3
Hand Speed Avg
25.4
Bat Speed Max
74.4
Bat Speed Avg
71.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
26.3
Hand Speed Avg
25.1
Bat Speed Max
73.7
Bat Speed Avg
71.4
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
SoCal Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jan 7, 2024
Blast - Hitting
27.0
Hand Speed (max)
25.9
Hand Speed (avg)
76.9
Bat Speed (max)
73.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
California State Games
Aug 11, 2023
Blast - Hitting
26.1
Hand Speed (max)
25.3
Hand Speed (avg)
73.5
Bat Speed (max)
70.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
SoCal Preseason All-State Upperclass
Jan 8, 2023
Blast - Hitting
26.3
Hand Speed (max)
25.5
Hand Speed (avg)
74.4
Bat Speed (max)
71.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
SoCal Uncommitted Games
Oct 15, 2022
Blast - Hitting
26.3
Hand Speed (max)
25.1
Hand Speed (avg)
73.7
Bat Speed (max)
71.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2024
2023
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.7
Fastball
Velocity Avg
84.9
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2116
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
24.9
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
74.2
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2041
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
84.6
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.9
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2031
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
24.5
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.3
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2041
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
68.7
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2055
Slider
Total Movement Avg
SoCal Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jan 7, 2024
Trackman - Fastball
86.7
Velocity (max)
83.3 - 86.5
Velo Range
84.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,292
Spin Rate (max)
2,116
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
75.6
Velocity (max)
73.1 - 75.4
Velo Range
73.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,093
Spin Rate (max)
2,041
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
California State Games
Aug 11, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
84.6
Velocity (max)
81.1 - 84.6
Velo Range
80.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,115
Spin Rate (max)
2,031
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
72.1
Velocity (max)
68.8 - 71.8
Velo Range
68.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,178
Spin Rate (max)
2,041
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
68.7
Velocity (max)
66.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,055
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 %

Pitch Scores

2024
2023
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Slider
Hammer+
Slider
Sweep+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
SoCal Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jan 7, 2024
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+
California State Games
Aug 11, 2023
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2024
2023
Fastball
Velocity Max
87.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
84.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
74.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
85.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
83.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
69.0
California State Games
Aug 11, 2023
Pitching
85
Max FB
81 - 85
FB
69 - 72
CB
69 - 69
SL

Game Performance

2024
2023
RSi
Vertical Jump
10 Yard Dash
1.77
30 Yard Dash
4.08
60 Yard Dash
7.41
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Vertical Jump
California State Games
Aug 11, 2023
Swift
1.77
10-yd
4.08
30-yd
7.41
60-yd
18.4
Run speed (max)
IE Preseason ID
Jan 22, 2023
Swift
1.92
10-yd
7.83
60-yd
17.3
Run speed (max)
1.74
RSi (max)
1.74
RSi (avg)
1,607
Jump Power (max)
26.4
Jump Height (max)
26.4
Jump Height (avg)
SoCal Preseason All-State Upperclass
Jan 8, 2023
Swift
1.79
10-yd
4.28
30-yd
16.5
Run speed (max)
1.29
RSi (max)
1.29
RSi (avg)
1,385
Jump Power (max)
22.1
Jump Height (max)
22.1
Jump Height (avg)
SoCal Uncommitted Games
Oct 15, 2022
Swift
1.87
10-yd
4.41
30-yd
8.00
60-yd
17.1
Run speed (max)
1.43
RSi (max)
1.43
RSi (avg)
1,355
Jump Power (max)
21.5
Jump Height (max)
21.5
Jump Height (avg)

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Notes

Comments

1/07/24
Will Paxton, Highland (CA), 2024 St. Peters
Positional Profile: OF/RHP Paxton has consistently shown his efficacy at the plate and on the mound.
Body: 6-0, 182-pounds. Strong base. Powerful and athletic frame.
Delivery: High leg kick, lets momentum carry his motion down the hill. Steps across his body.
Arm Action: RH. Compact and efficient arm path.
FB: T87, 83-86 mph. Located in the zone consistently. Sequenced well with his other pitches. T2292, 2116 average rpm.
SL: 73-75 mph. Horizontal movement, gets good sweep to the outside corner. Got it for strikes and chase pitches. T2093, 2041 average rpm.
ATH: 7.35 runner in the 60. 22.70 max vertical.
1/07/24
Will Paxton, Highland (CA), 2024 St. Peters
Positional Profile: OF/RHP Paxton has consistently shown his efficacy at the plate and on the mound.
Body: 6-0, 182-pounds. Strong base. Powerful and athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Relaxed narrow stance, bat rests on the shoulder. Whole body moves forward to the point of contact. Longer stride. 73.6 mph bat speed with 28 G's of rotational acceleration.
Power: 102 max exit velocity, averaged 84.9 mph. 346' max distance.
Arm: RH. OF-88 mph. Accurate arm, throws on the line.
Defense: Made good reactions and adjustments to set up for a throw.
ATH: 7.35 runner in the 60. 22.70 max vertical.
8/11/23

Will Paxton, Highland (CA), 2024
Positional Profile: OF/RHP Paxton has shown the ability to hit the ball hard consistently. He also possesses some intrigue on the mound.
Body: 5-11, 184-pounds. Stocky build.
Delivery: Kicks leg out horizontally into his leg kick and then loads heavy onto his back leg.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm action. Releases from a 2:30 slot.
FB: T85, 81-85 mph. Fastball has good side to side movement and gets down in the zone. T2115, 2031 average rpm.
CB: 69-72 mph. Both his CB and SL have similar vertical drop, the CB is more 1-7 T2178, 2041 average rpm.
SL: 69-69 mph. Good sweep, able to solicit chases when placed out of the zone. T2055, 2055 average rpm.
ATH: 7.41 runner in the 60. 1.77 and 4.08 in the 10 and 30 yard splits.

8/11/23
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8/11/23

Will Paxton, Highland (CA), 2024
Positional Profile: OF/RHP Paxton has shown the ability to hit the ball hard consistently. He also possesses some intrigue on the mound.
Body: 5-11, 184-pounds. Stocky build.
Hit: RHH. Upright stance, bat resting on the shoulder. Bat drops and remains vertical going into the swing. Hard contact up the middle. 70.5 mph bat speed with 28 G’s of rotational acceleration.
Power: 94 max exit velocity, averaged 85.7 mph. 290' max distance.
Arm: RH. OF-89 mph. Smooth arm motion. Has some arm side run on throws.
Defense: Remains balanced and patient when fielding GB in the outfield.
ATH: 7.41 runner in the 60. 1.77 and 4.08 in the 10 and 30 yard splits.

1/08/23

Positional Profile: OF/2B
Body: 6-0, 182-pounds. Proportional build. Present lower half strength. Average swift athletic testing metrics. 10yd- 1.79, 30yd - 4.28, 60yd - 7.90  , RSI - 2.64, VERT - 26.4
Hits: RHH. Relaxed stance with open set feet and bat rested on shoulder. Early loader. Rocks into backside with a leg lift trigger. Hands push back and down into a lower launch position. Some drift into contact corrected by a kickback of backleg. Flatter path. More GBs than LDs/FBs during BP round, the result of some rollover out front. Advanced bat speed and rotational acceleration via blast. Consistent out front contact with every ball being put down the left field line. Flashed pullside HR power. 
Arm: RH. OF - 85 mph. 3 mph increase since October. Loose arm. Full action. 4/5 lower arcing on-a-line throws. 
Defense: Smooth approach. Around and through. Fields cleanly without breaking momentum. Smooth transition into crowhop. Corner OF projection. 

10/15/22

Positional Profile: OF/2B
Body: 6-0, 182-pounds. Medium frame. Average build. Present lower half strength. Average swift athletic testing metrics. 
Hits: RHH. Relaxed stance. Narrow feet with bat rested on shoulder. Loads slow/early. Slight sway into backside as hands walk away from body. Uses a smaller leg lift trigger. Flat path through the zone. More GBs than LDs/FBs during BP round. Above avg. hand/bat speed. Turns tight and bat accelerates early (22gs avg. rotational acceleration). Small scissor with back leg. Pullside approach. Consistent out front contact. Slight drift into contact. 3 barrels during gameplay. Consistent on-time with FB. 
Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph. OF - 82 mph. Avg. strength/accuracy. Similiar action from both spots. Loose with a smaller circle in the back. OF throws were lower arcing.
Defense: Solid fundamentals from both spots. Relaxed approach in the OF. Average quickness to release. Glove/body works down late. Quick exchange that allows him to work quick to release. Soft hands in the INF. Gets a bit into knees. Avg. foot speed/quickness. 

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