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Top Diamond Kinetics Max Acceleration (g's)

3/3/2019

Name DK MA Grad School HomeTown
Weston Fulk 45.912 2021 Ankeny Ankeny, IA
Cody Barnes 37.403 2021 Adams Southbend, IN
Deandre Edwards 36.433 2021 Lane Technical Chicago, IL
Noah Van Veldhuizen 35.959 2020 Oskaloosa Oskaloosa, IA
Will Vierling 35.814 2022 Homestead Mequon, WI
Jaeden Kenward 35.656 2020 Mankato East Mankato, MN
Tate Kuehner 35.052 2019 Marshalltown Marshalltown, IA
Cody Sterkenburg 34.983 2019 Rockford H.S. Freshman Center Grand Rapids, MI
Hunter Pudlo 34.045 2022 Lakes Community Antioch, IL
Kyle Smith 34.036 2022 Warren Township Gurnee, IL
Carter Tibbits 33.477 2020 Wayzata Medina, MN
Zach Leslie 32.557 2020 Univ Of Chicago Lab Chicago, IL

Top Diamond Kinetics Impact Momentum

3/3/2019

Name DK IM Grad School HomeTown
Weston Fulk 28.869 2021 Ankeny Ankeny, IA
Carter Tibbits 27.056 2020 Wayzata Medina, MN
Noah Van Veldhuizen 26.299 2020 Oskaloosa Oskaloosa, IA
Cody Sterkenburg 26.003 2019 Rockford H.S. Freshman Center Grand Rapids, MI
Tate Kuehner 25.986 2019 Marshalltown Marshalltown, IA
Tyler Wessels 25.752 2020 Elmwood Brimfield, IL
Hunter Pudlo 25.726 2022 Lakes Community Antioch, IL
Cody Barnes 25.654 2021 Adams Southbend, IN
Noah Berndt 25.640 2021 Winneconne Larsen, WI
Jaeden Kenward 25.087 2020 Mankato East Mankato, MN

Top Diamond Kinetics Max Barrel Speed (mph)

3/3/2019

Name DK MBS Grad School HomeTown
Weston Fulk 76.195 2021 Ankeny Ankeny, IA
Tate Kuehner 71.878 2019 Marshalltown Marshalltown, IA
Carter Tibbits 71.555 2020 Wayzata Medina, MN
Noah Van Veldhuizen 69.569 2020 Oskaloosa Oskaloosa, IA
Cody Sterkenburg 68.737 2019 Rockford H.S. Freshman Center Grand Rapids, MI
Noah Berndt 68.313 2021 Winneconne Larsen, WI
Tyler Wessels 68.185 2020 Elmwood Brimfield, IL
Hunter Pudlo 68.148 2022 Lakes Community Antioch, IL
Cody Barnes 67.683 2021 Adams Southbend, IN
Kyle Smith 66.848 2022 Warren Township Gurnee, IL
Jaeden Kenward 66.730 2020 Mankato East Mankato, MN
Nicholas Wilkinson 65.988 2020 Dowling Catholic Indianola, IA
Connor Yawn 65.924 2021 Interstate 35 New Virginia, IA
Colton Smith 65.709 2020 Bennington Secondary Bennington, NE
Rhett Stein 65.640 2020 Auburn Senior Auburn, WA
Deandre Edwards 65.427 2021 Lane Technical Chicago, IL
Zach Jacobson 65.231 2020 East Marshall Gilman, IA

Top FB Velos (Sat/Sun)

3/3/2019

Name FB Grad School Hometown
Holden Phelps 90 2020 Prairie Ridge Crystal Lake, IL
Colton Smith 87 2020 Bennington Secondary Bennington, NE
Nathan Holler 86 2020 Barrington Lake Barrington, IL
Tate Kuehner 86 2019 Marshalltown Marshalltown, IA
Andrew Brockwell 85 2021 Brodhead Brodhead, WI
Hunter Pudlo 85 2022 Lakes Community Antioch, IL
Anthony Sorrentino 85 2021 Lyons Twp Burr Ridge, IL
Noah Van Veldhuizen 85 2020 Oskaloosa Oskaloosa, IA
Weston Fulk 84 2021 Ankeny Ankeny, IA
Blake Gaskey 84 2021 Davenport North Davenport, IA
Carter Tibbits 84 2020 Wayzata Medina, MN
Jack Wenninger 84 2020 Cary-Grove Community Cary, IL
Zach Jacobson 83 2020 East Marshall Gilman, IA
Merrik Coulter 82 2020 Barren County Glasgow, KY
Campbell Lyons 82 2020 All Saints Whitby, ON
Thomas Ritt 82 2020 Hastings Hastings, MN
Gunnar Goodwin 81 2021 Orono Orono, MN
Jack Gorsche 81 2021 Johnston Johnston, IA
Austin Greven 81 2020 Eastview Apple Valley, MN
Evan Jackson 81 2021 Milton Janesville, WI
Rhett Stein 81 2020 Auburn Senior Auburn, WA
Tyler Wessels 81 2020 Elmwood Brimfield, IL

Royal vs White Game Highlights

3/3/2019

Holden Phelps (2020 RHP, Crystal Lake, IL) The uncommitted 6-5, 200-pound right hander displayed a smooth, repeatable delivery. Fastball jumped out of hand very well creating heavy run through the zone in the upper 80's, topped at 90 miles per hour. Looked to pound the zone aggressively with fastball and challenge hitters.

Colton Smith (2020 RHP, Bennington, NE) Generated sharp sinking run with fastball offering sitting in the low to mid 80's, topped at 86 miles per hour. Maintained arm speed well with breaking ball creating sharp, hard depth to the bottom of the zone in the low 70's. Displayed good feel for both offerings and effectively challenged hitters.

Zach Jacobson (2020 RHP, Gilman, IA) The 2020 grad generated solid downhill plane while releasing from a high three-quarters slot. Fastball flashed solid run to arm side with occasional sink topping at 83 miles per hour. Effectively worked ahead of hitters with fastball offering before utilizing an 11/5 breaking ball and straight changeup.

Cody Sterkenburg (2019 C, Grand Rapids, MI) The Lansing CC commit showed very good bat speed with natural leverage through extension. Aggressively turned the barrel to baseball producing very loud, hard contact to pull side when squared.

Kyle Smith (2022 C, Gurnee, IL) The 2020 grad looked to utilized a naturally lifted path through extension with strong hand at contact. Showed the ability to drive the ball to both gaps when staying balanced.

Sunday Pitcher/Catcher BP Highlights

3/3/2019

Dylan Page (2021 C, Marion, IA) The 2021 grad showed a gap to gap approach with the ability to drive the ball through the gaps with power. Page showed a quiet hand path creating whippy barrel actions through the zone.

Cody Sterkenburg (2019 C, Grand Rapids, MI) Employs an upright stance with a leg lift trigger into weight shift. Flashed a gap to gap approach with impressive power to the pull side. The Lansing CC commit displayed fast hands going to and through the baseball. 

Tyler Wessels (2020 C, Brimfield, IL) Displayed fast explosive hands creating impressive bat speed. Uses a toe tap trigger with gliding actions at weight shift. Showed the ability to drive the ball with authority to and through the gaps in the outfield. Flashed a very athletic smooth swing. 

Evan Jackson (2021 RHP, Janesville, WI) Employs an upright stance with a high hand and back elbow set up with a small leg lift trigger. Uses a middle to pull side line drive approach with good barrel control creating consistent solid contact throughout batting practice. 

Hunter Pudlo (2022 RHP, Antioch, IL) The 2022 grad showed an aggressive power approach during batting practice. Pudlo showed the ability to drive the ball with authority. Flashed a steep swing path looking to lift the ball deep into the outfield. Displayed the ability to create bat speed and power with polished lower half mechanics. 


Rhett Stein (2020 C, Auburn, WA) The Washington native showed smooth pre swing actions. Flashed the ability to create bat speed in his compact swing. Employs a gap to gap approach looking to drive the ball into the outfield. Displayed good feel for the barrel throughout the round of batting practice with consistent loud contact. 

Top Exit Velos (Sat/Sun)

3/3/2019

Name Exit Velo Grad School Hometown
Carter Tibbits 91 2020 Wayzata Medina, MN
Cody Barnes 90 2021 Adams Southbend, IN
Weston Fulk 90 2021 Ankeny Ankeny, IA
Noah Van Veldhuizen 90 2020 Oskaloosa Oskaloosa, IA
Tate Kuehner 89 2019 Marshalltown Marshalltown, IA
Jack Gorsche 87 2021 Johnston Johnston, IA
Tyler Wessels 87 2020 Elmwood Brimfield, IL
Colton Smith 86 2020 Bennington Secondary Bennington, NE
Nicholas Wilkinson 86 2020 Dowling Catholic Indianola, IA
Noah Berndt 85 2021 Winneconne Larsen, WI
Maxwell Packingham 85 2020 John F Kennedy Hiawatha, IA
Will Vierling 85 2022 Homestead Mequon, WI
Zach Jacobson 84 2020 East Marshall Gilman, IA
Logan Fragomeni 83 2021 Wayzata Maple Grove, MN
Dylan Page 83 2021 Linn-Mar Marion, IA
Kyle Smith 83 2022 Warren Township Gurnee, IL
Rhett Stein 83 2020 Auburn Senior Auburn, WA
Blake Gaskey 82 2021 Davenport North Davenport, IA

Purple vs Red Game Highlights

3/3/2019

Merrik Coulter (2020 BHP, Glasgow, KY) Coulter, a both handed pitcher displayed solid feel for the zone from both sides. From the right side, topped at 82 miles per hour generating occasional run to arm side. From the left side, fastball showed more true 4-seam actions up to 78 miles per hour. Changed speed with a breaking ball from each side showing 10/4 and 2/7 shape.

Nathan Holler (2020 RHP, Lake Barrington, IL) The Illinois native showed good jump out of hand with a fastball offering that topped at 86 miles per hour. The 2020 grad consistently worked ahead in the count with fastball and utilized a sharp, late sweeping slider as a put away pitch.

Jack Wenninger (2020 RHP, Cary, IL) Wenninger showed an extended three-quarters arm slot that produced late running action through the zone with a fastball that topped at 84 miles per hour. The 2020 right hander also displayed good feel for both a late sweeping slider and 12/6 breaking ball.

Hunter Pudlo (2022 RHP, Antioch, IL) Pudlo showed good presence on the mound with his 6-4, 2020-pound frame. Fastball generated heavy run through the zone topping at 85 miles per hour. Looked to attack hitters with fastball and showed developing feel for the edges of the plate.

Rhett Stein (2020 C, Auburn, WA) Showed athletic actions behind the plate with soft hands while receiving. At the plate, Stein utilized a balanced, mature approach with a line drive barrel plane. Consistently produced sharp contact off the barrel with the ability to work to all fields.

Clay Billadeau (2020 C, Naperville, IL) The 2020 catcher utilized a naturally leveraged barrel plane that generated good backspin off the barrel when squared. Threw barrel head to cbaseball with intent and generated loud contact to the middle of the field and pull side gap.

Top C Pop Times (Sat/Sun)

3/3/2019

Name Pop Grad School Hometown
Carter Tibbits 1.90 2020 Wayzata Medina, MN
Rhett Stein 1.95 2020 Auburn Senior Auburn, WA
Jackson Powell 2.00 2021 Ankeny Centennial Ankeny, IA
Noah Berndt 2.01 2021 Winneconne Larsen, WI
Tyler Wessels 2.01 2020 Elmwood Brimfield, IL
Brett Bulkeley 2.02 2020 Blue Valley Leawood, KS
John Klosterman 2.02 2022 City High Iowa City, IA
Logan Fragomeni 2.03 2021 Wayzata Maple Grove, MN
Zach Leslie 2.05 2020 Univ Of Chicago Lab Chicago, IL
Cody Sterkenburg 2.05 2019 Rockford H.S. Freshman Center Grand Rapids, MI
Clay Billadeau 2.06 2020 Metea Valley Naperville, IL
Eli White 2.06 2021 Dowling Catholic West Des Moines, IA
Kyle Smith 2.08 2022 Warren Township Gurnee, IL
Will Vierling 2.08 2022 Homestead Mequon, WI
Andrew Johnson 2.09 2021 LaCrosse Central Lacrosse, WI
Dylan Page 2.09 2021 Linn-Mar Marion, IA
Wesley Hamor 2.10 2021 East Marshall Tama, IA

Top C Velos (Sat/Sun)

3/3/2019

Name C Grad School Hometown
Noah Berndt 80 2021 Winneconne Larsen, WI
Eli White 80 2021 Dowling Catholic West Des Moines, IA
Carter Tibbits 77 2020 Wayzata Medina, MN
John Klosterman 76 2022 City High Iowa City, IA
Rhett Stein 76 2020 Auburn Senior Auburn, WA
Will Vierling 76 2022 Homestead Mequon, WI
Brett Bulkeley 74 2020 Blue Valley Leawood, KS
Cody Sterkenburg 74 2019 Rockford H.S. Freshman Center Grand Rapids, MI
Tyler Wessels 74 2020 Elmwood Brimfield, IL
Clay Billadeau 73 2020 Metea Valley Naperville, IL
Logan Fragomeni 73 2021 Wayzata Maple Grove, MN
Wesley Hamor 73 2021 East Marshall Tama, IA
Daniel Satterlee 73 2022 Southmoore Oklahoma City, OK

Green vs Maroon Game Highlights

3/2/2019

Carter Tibbits (2020 C, Medina, MN) Showed good feel for the barrel with solid balance throughout his swing. Consistently barreled the baseball with the ability to work to all fields. Also pitched flashed a heavy fastball that topped at 84 miles per hour.

Noah Van Veldhuizen (2020 RHP, Oskaloosa, IA) The Oskaloosa native showed good life with a fastball that had some riding action up to 85 miles per hour. Consistently worked ahead of hitters with fastball before utilizing an 11/5 curveball in the upper 60's. Van Velduizen also showed good strength at the plate with a naturally leveraged barrel plane. Aggressively turned the barrel to baseball producing loud contact to the middle of the field.

Tate Kuehner (2019 LHP, Marshalltown, IA) The Uncommitted left handed showed very good feel for all three pitches and consistently kept hitters of balance. Consistently work to each side of the plate with his fastball topping at 86 miles per hour. Matches arm speed very well with changeup generating late sink in the mid to upper 70's. Kuehner also displayed good feel for the barrel while at the plate with present bat speed.

Andrew Brockwell (2021 RHP, Brodhead, WI) The Wisconsin native showed a loose, smooth arm action from a high three-quarters slot. Fastball jumped out of hand well created downhill plane through the zone in the low to mid 80's, topped at 85 miles per hour.

Blake Gaskey (2021 RHP, Davenport, IA) Topped at 84 miles per hour creating occasional riding life through the zone with fastball. Displayed good feel for the zone with the ability to locate a 12/6 breaking ball down on hitters.

Jack Gorsche (2021 RHP, Johnston, IA) Displayed a full, looser arm action while releasing from a three-quarters arm slot. Fastball came out of hand cleanly with occasional run to arm side topping at 81 miles per hour. Gorsche looked to change speeds with an 11/5 breaking ball and straight changeup.

Top FB Velos (Saturday)

3/2/2019

Name FB Grad School Hometown
Tate Kuehner 86 2019 Marshalltown Marshalltown, IA
Andrew Brockwell 85 2021 Brodhead Brodhead, WI
Anthony Sorrentino 85 2021 Lyons Twp Burr Ridge, IL
Noah Van Veldhuizen 85 2020 Oskaloosa Oskaloosa, IA
Weston Fulk 84 2021 Ankeny Ankeny, IA
Blake Gaskey 84 2021 Davenport North Davenport, IA
Carter Tibbits 84 2020 Wayzata Medina, MN
Campbell Lyons 82 2020 All Saints Whitby, ON
Thomas Ritt 82 2020 Hastings Hastings, MN
Gunnar Goodwin 81 2021 Orono Orono, MN
Jack Gorsche 81 2021 Johnston Johnston, IA
Austin Greven 81 2020 Eastview Apple Valley, MN

Saturday Pitcher/Catcher BP Highlights

3/2/2019

John Klosterman (2022 C, Iowa City, IA) Showed a gap to gap approach with good power. Employs an upright stance with a middle hand and back elbow set up. Flashed the ability to drive the ball to all parts of the field. 

Will Vierling (2022 C, Mequon, WI) Athletic build with quick, quiet hands. Showed the ability to drive the ball through the gaps in the outfield with good power. Flashed good barrel control with consistent solid line drive contact. 

Tate Kuehner (2019 LHP, Marshalltown, IA) The Iowa native showed an athletic swing creating good bat speed and launch angle. Kuehner displayed the ability to drive the ball to and through the gaps with good power and jump off the barrel. 


Carter Tibbits (2020 C, Medina, MN) Flashed a high intensity swing creating impressive bat speed. Showed the ability to drive the ball into the gaps in the outfield. Displayed good barrel control with loud gap to gap contact consistently throughout batting practice. 


Logan Fragomeni (2021 C, Maple Grove, MN) Showed a strong build with the ability to drive the ball to and through the gaps. Creates good bat speed with polished lower half mechanics. Flashed good jump off the barrel with lift to the pull side in the outfield. 

Top Exit Velos (Saturday)

3/2/2019

Name Exit Velo Grad School Hometown
Carter Tibbits 91 2020 Wayzata Medina, MN
Cody Barnes 90 2021 Adams Southbend, IN
Weston Fulk 90 2021 Ankeny Ankeny, IA
Noah Van Veldhuizen 90 2020 Oskaloosa Oskaloosa, IA
Tate Kuehner 89 2019 Marshalltown Marshalltown, IA
Jack Gorsche 87 2021 Johnston Johnston, IA
Nicholas Wilkinson 86 2020 Dowling Catholic Indianola, IA
Noah Berndt 85 2021 Winneconne Larsen, WI
Will Vierling 85 2022 Homestead Mequon, WI
Logan Fragomeni 83 2021 Wayzata Maple Grove, MN
Blake Gaskey 82 2021 Davenport North Davenport, IA

Columbia Blue vs Gold Game Highlights

3/2/2019

Logan Fragomeni (2021 C, Maple Grove, MN) The Minnesota native showed good balanced at the plate with solid feel for the barrel throughout the zone. Consistently created hard contact off the barrel flashing the ability to work to all fields.

Noah Berndt (2021 C, Larsen, WI) The 2021 catcher showed good strength at the plate paired with a naturally leveraged barrel plane. Aggressively threw the bat head to contact generating loud, hard carry to the middle of the field and pull side gap.

Anthony Sorrentino (2021 RHP, Burr Ridge, IL) The Illinois native displayed good feel for a fastball that generated solid downhill plane up to 85 miles per hour. Sorrentino would consistently work ahead of hitters before utilizing a breaking ball that flashed tight spin with late sweep in the low 70's.

Campbell Lyons (2020 RHP, Whitby, ON) The 6-5, 208 pound right handed displayed good presence on the mound. The Ontario native released from a three-quarters arm slot showing good feel to locate to each edge of the plate in the low 80's, topped at 82 miles per hour. Showed a balanced delivery with the ability to repeat mechanics and arm actions.

Thomas Ritt (2020 RHP, Hastings, MN) The 2020 Minnesota native showed an athletic frame on the mound and projects to add strength. Ritt generated solid downhill plane through the zone with a fastball that flashed occasional running action to arm side, topped at 82 miles per hour. Created sharp 11/5 shape with breaking ball when maintaining arm speed through extension.

Austin Greven (2020 RHP, Apple Valley, MN) Greven looked to utilize a smooth paced delivery while locating to the bottom quadrants of th zone. The 2020 grad generated occasional plane through the zone from a high three-quarters slot topping at 81 miles per hour. Kept hitters off balanced with an 11/5 breaking ball that flashed late depth in the upper 60's.

Top C Pop Times (Saturday)

3/2/2019

Name Pop Grad School Hometown
Carter Tibbits 1.90 2020 Wayzata Medina, MN
Noah Berndt 2.01 2021 Winneconne Larsen, WI
John Klosterman 2.02 2022 City High Iowa City, IA
Logan Fragomeni 2.03 2021 Wayzata Maple Grove, MN
Zach Leslie 2.05 2020 Univ Of Chicago Lab Chicago, IL
Eli White 2.06 2021 Dowling Catholic West Des Moines, IA
Will Vierling 2.08 2022 Homestead Mequon, WI
Wesley Hamor 2.10 2021 East Marshall Tama, IA

Top C Velos (Saturday)

3/2/2019

Name C Grad School Hometown
Noah Berndt 80 2021 Winneconne Larsen, WI
Eli White 80 2021 Dowling Catholic West Des Moines, IA
Carter Tibbits 77 2020 Wayzata Medina, MN
John Klosterman 76 2022 City High Iowa City, IA
Will Vierling 76 2022 Homestead Mequon, WI
Logan Fragomeni 73 2021 Wayzata Maple Grove, MN
Wesley Hamor 73 2021 East Marshall Tama, IA

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