Kolden Howerton
Kolden Howerton
Kolden Howerton
Kolden Howerton
Kolden Howerton
Kolden Howerton
Kolden Howerton
Kolden Howerton

CLASS OF 2021

3B
OF

Kolden
Howerton

Cloud County CC
Seaman (HS) • KS
5-11 • 190LBS • L/R
Travel Team: The Barn Baseball Academy

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6/23/20

Kolden Howerton: 3B/OF, (2021) Seaman, KS. 5-foot-11, 190-pound slim frame. During batting practice, Howerton displayed an exit velocity of 89 mph, showing his strength and power ability. Begins in a balanced stance with a arm bar load, then uses a quick stride to start his swing. Bat speed was above average, showed upward swing plane and high finish. He found multiple barrels with some loud contact. Pull side approach.  While in the infield, made throws at velocities up to 83 mph; has consistent hands, choppy feet and a natural exchange. Solid from the outfield, his best throws to the bases were registered at 81 mph; showed quick feet, a fluid exchange and sure hands. Decent accuracy to the bases, used a stiff arm action with an-over-the-top slot. Recorded a 60 time of 7.26 at the event.

2/29/20

Kolden Howerton, Seaman (KS), 2021
Positional Profile: 3B
Body: 5-foot-11, 190-pounds. Athletic, well-proportioned build.
Defense: Fields the ball out in front, quick funnel on the move, athletic defender.
Arm: RH.  INF - 81 mph. Loose arm action, quick draw, high 3/4 slot.
Hit: LHH. Balanced setup, active pre-pitch movement in hands, bar load, quick toe-tap trigger, short stride, showed occasional balance through contact.  Able to generate some bat speed with hands, level path to contact, line drive approach at the plate, aggressive hacks.
Power: 93 mph exit velocity from the tee. Showed some juice in BP, ball jumps when he finds the barrel.
Run: 7.43 runner in the 60. 

10/29/19

5-foot-11, 190 pound infielder ran a 4.26 home to first. Ranked #19 in the 2021 Kansas rankings. Athletic build with some present strength throughout. Crouched slightly open stance, leg kick trigger, slight arm bar, linear path through the zone, hard contact mid/pull during round of BP. Posted a 93 mph exit velocity off a tee. Topped out at 82 mph from the outfield, athleticism in actions. Feet work in the infield, hands funnel through body with extra tap in release, high ¾ arm was accurate across. 


1/13/19

Howerton is a 5-foot-10 165-pound left-handed hitting catcher, pitcher and third baseman in Kansas’ 2021 class. He ran a 4.10 home to first and had an 87 mph exit velocity. At the plate, starts slightly closed in stance and remains slightly close in stride, pre pitch rhythm in body and hands, slight hand load, loose hands with level path, high finish, mostly middle of the field contact.  Behind the plate, short exchange, quick jab step with right foot on time with exchange, over the top arm slot, 76 mph positional velocity from behind the plate. On the infield, 79 mph positional velocity, high three quarters arm slot, fields ball in athletic finish, feet and exchange in sync, soft hands with quick release, mostly accurate throws. On the mound, Howerton has an over the top arm slot, aggressive down the mound, loose arm action, creates good direction with stride, hides ball well until release, fastball worked, 78-82 mph, occasional running action, 11-to-5 action on breaking ball, will land for strike, 66-69 mph, change up 73-78 mph, slight fade, near fastball arm action.

6/05/18

Howerton is a lean 5-foot-10 155-pound left-handed hitting third baseman and right-handed pitcher in Kansas’ 2021 class.  He ran a 7.26 60 and a 4.44 home to first.  He has an 87 mph exit velocity. At the plate, pre swing rhythm in hands, small leg lift, in line stride, level path, quick bat speed, mostly middle to pull side contact with occasional opposite field line drive, flashed power to pull side. On the infield, 78 mph positional velocity, high three quarters arms slot, gains ground with feet after the catch, smooth to the ball, clean exchange with mostly accurate throws. On the mound, body stays under control, throws with regular effort, tuck and rotation at top of balance point, in line down the mound, over the top arm slot, fastball at 77-79 mph, works to both sides of the plate, breaking ball with gradual 12-to-6 action, throws for strike, throws with near fastball arm speed, 59-60 mph

1/13/18

Howerton is a 5-foot-9 155-pound left-handed hitting catcher and right-handed pitcher in Kansas’ 2021 class. He ran a 4.31 home to first and has a 77 mph exit velocity. At the plate, balanced stance, fluid pre swing rhythm, in line stride, level path through the zone, middle to pull side contact, loose hands that generate bat whip.  Behind the plate, short over the top release, 71 mph positional velocity, creates momentum to throw, sits high to receive.  On the infield, 79 mph across the infield, over the top release, feet and hands work in sync with exchange, plays through the ball with momentum from feet.  On the mound, Howerton has a controlled delivery, aggressive down the mound, in line direction, over the top release, fastball at 75-77 mph, some with running action, breaking ball flashes late 12-to-6 action, downward action, 57-59 mph, change up at 63-66, near fastball arm speed, slight sink.

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