2014 SS/OF Aaron Ping(Patrick Henry HS, San Diego, CA) showed good bat whip keeping the barrel in the hitting zone a long time to generate good bat speed with consistent hard line drives to both outfield gaps with a fluid swing. He projects to develop power as he matures.
2015 IF/OF NikoNavarro (Los Osos HS, Rancho Cucamonga, CA) showed good raw power, driving the ball hard to the pullside with a loose swing.
2014 OF/MIF Troy Lamparello(El Camino HS, Oceanside, CA) accelerated his hands well with a line drive plane and a direct path to the baseball.
The following players stood out during the 6:15 PM game atHelix.
Austin Irwin (2013, RHP, Faith Lutheran, NV) topped out at82 with good life to his fastball, and showed a sharp 11/5 curveball withdepth.
Cole Flint (2014, OF/2B, Steele Canyon, CA) went 2 for 3with a run scored, an RBI and 3 stolen bases, showing good bat speed and platediscipline.
Nathan Wiley (2015, MIF, Rancho Bernardo, CA) also went 2for 3 with a stolen base showing a line drive swing plane.
Trevor Willits (2015, 1B, Capistrano Valley, CA) went 2 for2 showing a gap to gap approach and staying through the ball.
Brandon Davis (2015, RHP/1B, Faith Lutheran, NV) had adouble for the Texas Orange team showing quick hands to the ball with a goodswing plane.
Ryan Crossley (2014, LHP, Helix, CA) pitched 4 inningstopping at 77, he throws strikes and stuck out 7 in his outing.
Kevin Tarque (2015, MIF, Citrus Valley), Matt Mullen (2015,INF, Torrey Pines, CA) and Rob Simsiman (2014, C, Torrey Pines, CA) all collected1 hit for the Vegas Gold team.
The following players stood out in the 3:30 PM game at HelixHS.
Morgan Heck (2014, LHP, Scripps, Ranch, CA) worked a perfect4 innings mixing his pitches up and keeping hitters off balance, he struck out5.
Carter Owens (2014, RHP, Cottonwood, UT) topped out at 85with a good quick arm and pitching down hill.
Isaiah Carranz (2015, RHP, Arbor View, NV) has a long leanprojectable build and topped out at 84 with more velo to come in the future.
Mickey Moniak (2016, OF, La Costa Canyon, CA) had a greatday at the plate going 3-3 with a 2 run home run in the 8thinning. He also scored all 3 times hewas on. He has a very nice swing for a2016 and shows an advanced hitting approach at the plate.
Ryan Moyes (2014, OF, Foothill, NV) collected 2 hits for theroyal including a nice bunt single in the 9th.
Nicholas Quintana (2016, MIF, Arbor View, NV) showed somepower at the plate with a home run in 8th, he also showed smoothfielding actions at SS.
John Jack Jeffries (2014, 1B/OF, Saguaro, AZ) has a nice approach and stays inside the baseball collecting 2 hits including a double. He also stole 2 bases.
The following players stood out and preformed well at the12:45 game at Helix High School.
Jake Bauman (2015, RHP, Torrey Pines, CA) topped out at 86with good movement, he also had good feel for a 11/5 curveball with sharpbreak.
Sean Bouchard (2014, INF, Cathedral Catholic, CA) opened upthe offense for the Gold Hi team with a double. He has a good approach at the plate and shows gap to gap pop.
Billy Cummings (2015, 1B/C, Granite Hills, CA) went 2 for 3with his second single registering 90 off the bat, has a good swing plane andstays balanced.
Jeff Houghtby (2015, INF, Valhalla, CA) went 2 for 2 with 2runs scored and an RBI with a solid approach at the plate.
Chandler Reynard (2015, INF, Hamilton, CA) had a double anddrive in 2 runs, he also scored once.
Jeremiah Wylie (2014, RHP, Helix, CA) topped out at 85 onthe mound with a loose arm action, his velocity projects with minor adjustmentsand some added strength to his lean frame.
Chris Colarossi (2014, MIF, Notre Dame, CA) provided thelone run for the Kelly Green team with a first inning home run to left field.
The following players stood out during the 10:00 AM game atHelix High School.
Ricky Tyler Thomas (2014,LHP, Mira Mesa, CA) had is fastball upto 84 today with good movement. Has aneasy deceptive delivery and works downhill, he sat in the 81-83 for his 3innings of work striking out 5.
Zach Weller (2016, RHP/3B, St Augustine, CA) has a youngprojectable build, his fastball topped out at 81 today with more to come in thefuture. Throws an 11/5 curveball at 68 and shows good potential. Has good upside on mound, but showed off atthe plate with a long home run to left field with good bat speed. Will be fun to watch over the next 3 years.
Evan Kaplan (2015, RHP, Carlsbad, CA) has a long leanprojectable build, works fast on the mound, fastball was up to 84 with life,flashed both a change up at 67 and a curveball at 65.
Brandon Posivak (2016, INF, Loyola, CA) went 2-3 with adouble and run scored and showed good swing path to the ball.
Philip Prendergast (2013, OF, South Bay Faith Academy, CA)showed good bat speed on a long home run to right field.
Devin Davis (2015, 1B/Of, Valencia HS, CA) also had a home run to deep center field showing anice line drive swing plane with lift.
John Jack McCarthy (2016, RHP/INF, San Juan, CA) pitched 3and a 1/3 innings topping out at 80 and striking out 6.
Shane Nobiensky (2015, C/RHP, Helix, CA) ran his fastball upto 86 working a perfect 10th inning striking out 2.
Geoff McCalley (2016, Of/3B, Scripps Ranch, CA) was 2 for 3on the day with a run scored and a stolen base.
Niko Holm (2014, 1B, Rancho Bernardo, CA) also went 2 for 3 with his last hit registering 85off the bat.
Colin Gordon (2016, SS, Bingham, UT) was also 2 for 3 with arun scored and a RBI>
Will Finnerty (2014, OF, Santa Fe Christian, CA) had aperfect day going 3 for 3 and an RBI
Tom Fuller (2015, C, Harvard-Westlake, CA) finished off theoffensive display for the black by going 2 for 3.
Andres Kim (2015 MIF) was 2 for 3 in the game with a single,double and a RBI. He showed good bat speed with quick hands
John Cresto (2015 SS) had a single in the game with an RBI,he showed good bat speed with power potential.
Conyal Cody (2013 LHP) sat 83-85 mph with his fastball,touched 87. He showed an online delivery with good arm action. Curveball had1-7 break at 76 mph.
Riley Akers (2014 SS) had a double in the game, he showedgood bat speed with lift in swing.
Bryce Jurries (2015 3B) was 2 for 3 in the game with a pairof singles. He showed good plate coverage and the ability to go opposite field.
Kiko Garcia (2014 RHP) pitched 4 innings striking out 6batters. His fastball sat 85-88 mph with a good curveball at 76 mph and flashedsplitter potential at 79 mph. He works fast on the mound and comes right afterhitters.