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Top Catcher Velocities

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Patrick Ebert        
Published: Thursday, October 18, 2012

Below is a list of players, by class (2013, 2014, 2015) that threw the highest velocities from catchers that had attended a Perfect Game showcase event over the course of the summer.  To view the all-time records at Perfect Game events please visit this page.


Top Performers - C Velocity - Class of 2013

RK Name Velo Event School City State
1 Ronnie Healy 88 National Showcase Jupiter Jupiter FL
1 Andrew Dunlap 88 National Showcase Westbury Houston TX
3 Andrew Bryan 84 Sunshine South Showcase Sam Houston Lake Charles LA
3 Nathaniel Maggio 84 National Showcase Blessed Trinity Catholic Alpharetta GA
3 Chris Okey 84 National Showcase Eustis Mt. Dora FL
3 Ryan McCarvel 84 West Coast Top Prospect Showcase Canyon Springs Canyon Springs CA
7 Matthew Diorio 83 National Showcase Moore Catholic Staten Island NY
7 Adrian Chacon 83 National Showcase Jesuit Tampa FL
9 Carlos Diaz 82 National Showcase Grandview Preparatory School Guaynabo PR
9 Matthew Thaiss 82 National Showcase Jackson Memorial Jackson NJ
9 Nick Ciuffo 82 National Showcase Lexington Charleston SC
9 Kevin Abraham 82 Southeast Top Prospect Showcase Mater Academy Miramar FL
9 Chuckie Robinson 82 National Showcase Danville Vermilion Danville IL
9 Francis Christy 82 National Showcase Casa Grande Petaluma CA
9 Brian Navarreto 82 National Showcase Arlington Country Day Jacksonville FL


Top Performers - C Velocity - Class of 2014

RK Name Velo Event School City State
1 Alex Jackson 84 PG National Games Rancho Bernardo Escondido CA
2 Ryder Ryan 83 Jr. National Showcase North Mecklenburg Huntersville NC
3 David Banuelos 82 PG National Games Damien Ontario CA
3 Devon Fisher 82 Atlantic Coast Top Prospect Showcase Greenbrier Christian Academy Portsmouth VA
3 Michael Higgins 82 South Underclass Showcase Stillwater Stillwater OK
6 Tommy Pincin 81 Jr. National Showcase Upland Upland CA
6 Hunter Taylor 81 PG National Games Nandua Onley VA
6 Jakson Reetz 81 Jr. National Showcase Norris Hickman NE
6 John Jones 81 Jr. National Showcase East River Orlando FL
6 Jonah Girand 81 Jr. National Showcase Lake Highland Prep Maitland FL
11 Benjamin Hawkins 80 South Underclass Showcase Liberty Christian Argyle TX
11 Gunnar Lambert 80 Jr. National Showcase Hagerty Oviedo FL
11 Colton Shaver 80 Jr. National Showcase Jordan Riverton UT
11 Joseph Freiday Jr. 80 Northeast Top Prospect Showcase Bridgewater-Raynham Reg Middleboro MA


Top Performers - C Velocity - Class of 2015

RK Name Velo Event School City State
1 Noah Croft 82 Midwest Underclass Showcase St. Thomas Aquinas Olathe KS
2 Dominic DiCaprio 79 National Academic Showcase Marjory Stoneman Douglas Coral Springs FL
3 Michael Hickman 78 PG National Games Fountain Valley Fountain Valley CA
4 Ethan Maxey 77 Ohio Valley Showcase North Laurel London KY
5 Sam Wheatley 76 South Underclass Showcase Kingwood Kingwood TX
6 John (Jay) Perry 75 Northeast Underclass Showcase St. Mark's Elkton MD
6 Chase Boling 75 Ohio Valley Showcase Lexington Catholic Lexington KY
6 Jared Irvine 75 South Underclass Showcase Dripping Springs Austin TX
6 Nicholas Lafferty 75 Mid Atlantic Showcase Archbishop Wood Croydon PA
6 Pete Schuler 75 Midwest Underclass Showcase St. Joseph Catholic Academy Pleasant Prairie WI
6 Grayson Padgett 75 Sunshine South Showcase Hardin Jefferson Beaumont TX

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