AZDR Fall Showcase 2018/2019 Showcase Notes
Top 60 Yard Dash Times Top Throwing Velocity- Catchers Best POP Times: Top Throwing Velocity- Infielders: Top Throwing Velocity- Outfielders Exit Velocity (Wood) Grip Strength Top Performers: Nick Barendrick- 2018 MIF Saguaro HS: Bobby Peirce- 2018 OF Arcadia HS: Sam Curran- 2019 OF Kellis HS
Heraclio Botello 2018 Buckeye 6.46
Demetrio Botello 2018 Buckeye 6.52
Tyler Cranston 2018 Notre Dame 6.56
Gino Caperon 2018 St. Mary’s 6.65
Andrew Talamante 2019 Brophy 6.76
Justin Jarvis 2018 Saguaro 6.79
Matt Novis 2018 Corona del Sol 6.79
Samuel Curran 2019 Kellis 6.8
Bobby Peirce 2018 Arcadia 6.81
Daniel Galvin 2019 Casteel 6.81
Nicholas Barendrick 2018 Saguaro 6.9
Jacob Thiele 2018 Hamilton 6.95
Andru Collins Mountain Pointe 2019 C 78
Jack Silverman Desert Mountain 2018 C 78
Jacob Cavaleri Desert Vista 2018 C 77
Kody Huff 2019 Horizon 1.93
Andru Collins 2019 Mountain Pointe 2.00
Jack Silverman 2018 Desert Mountain 2.06
Max Callarman 2019 Casteel 2.15
Kyle Hasler 2019 Hamilton 2.16
Brian Kalmer Corona del Sol 2019 IF 83
Joey Cammarata Chaparral 2019 IF 82
Logan McDonald Millenium 2018 IF 81
Efrain Cervantes Salpointe Catholic 2018 IF 81
Nicholas Barendrick Saguaro 2018 IF 80
Matthew Armendariz St. Mary’s 2018 IF 79
Easton Erwin Hamilton 2019 IF 78
Logan Livingston Deer Valley 2019 IF 78
Noah Schiefer Campo Verde 2018 IF 78
Mason Skaugrud O’Connor 2019 IF 77
Jacob Thiele Hamilton 2018 IF 77
Wyatt Berry Corona del Sol 2019 IF 76
Cole Newgaard Desert Vista 2018 IF 76
Grant Gorrell Mesquite 2019 IF 76
Christian Dorsett Saguaro 2019 IF 76
Clayton Ross Moon Valley 2018 IF 76
Kyle Conway Highland 2019 OF 87
Tyler Cranston Notre Dame 2018 OF 86
Mason Kokodynski Brophy 2019 OF 85
Christian Contreras Liberty 2019 OF 85
Bobby Peirce Arcadia 2018 OF 84
Heraclio Botello Buckeye 2018 OF 84
Justin Jarvis Saguaro 2018 OF 84
Adam Baratta St. Mary’s 2019 OF 83
Demetrio Botello Buckeye 2018 OF 83
Ajay Ram Canyon del Oro 2019 OF 82
Samuel Curran Kellis 2019 OF 81
Joey Cammarata Chaparral 2019 94
Bobby Peirce Arcadia 2018 93
Matt Novis Corona del Sol 2018 92
Gino Caperon St. Mary’s 2018 92
Seth Funderburk Casteel 2019 90
Clayton Ross Moon Valley 2018 90
Jack Silverman Desert Mountain 2018 90
Matthew Armendariz St. Mary’s 2018 90
Kody Huff Horizon 2019 89
Casey Markham Sunnyslope 2018 88
Nicholas Barendrick Saguaro 2018 88
Samuel Curran Kellis 2019 88
Efrain Cervantes Salpointe 2018 87
Mason Kokodynski Brophy 2019 87
Adam Baratta St. Mary’s 2019 87
Ajay Ram 2019 Canyon del Oro 162
Bobby Peirce 2018 Arcadia 155
Jacob Thiele 2018 Hamilton 145
Samuel Curran 2019 Kellis 142
Adam Parra 2019 Perry 141
Gino Caperon 2018 St. Mary’s 140
Kody Huff 2019 Horizon 138
Mason Kokodynski 2019 Brophy 136
Daniel Galvin 2019 Casteel 134
Kyle Conway 2019 Highland 133
Joshua Avila 2018 St. Mary’s 127
Nicholas Barendrick 2018 Saguaro 127
Top Throwing Velocity- Catchers
Best POP Times:
Top Throwing Velocity- Infielders:
Top Throwing Velocity- Outfielders
Exit Velocity (Wood)
Nick Barendrick- 2018 MIF Saguaro HS:Nick ran a 6.9 60 yard dash and threw 80 across the infield . He also showed off good bat speed and strength posting an 88 exit speed with wood and 127 on the grip test. He took a nice infield, showing off slick action to go along with the arm strength. He took a good BP with an athletic swing and good feel for the barrel.
Bobby Peirce- 2018 OF Arcadia HS:Bobby showed a good blend of speed and strength. He ran a 6.81 60 and threw 84 from the OF. He had the 2nd strongest grip strength at 155 and a very good exit velo of 93. IN BP he sprayed line drives with authority to all fields.
Sam Curran- 2019 OF Kellis HS: The only 2019 player to be on all 4 lists, Sam ran a 6.8 60 and threw 81 from the OF. He’s only 5-9 155 but he had exit velo of 88 and a very good grip strength at 142. He’s a fast twitch . Showed good rhythm in the BP session.
Others: AJay Ram- 2019 OF Canyon del Oro Rocky Botello- 2018 OF Buckeye HS: Demetrio Botello- 2018 OF Buckeye HS: Joey Cammarrata- 2019 RHP/CIF Chaparral. Jack Silverman- 2018 C Desert Mountain HS: Kody Huff- 2019 IF/C Horizon HS: Tyler Cranston -2018 OF Notre dame Prep Matt Novis-2018 OF Corona del Sol: Kyle Conway- 2019 OF/RHP Highland HS Jacob Thiele- 2018 IF Hamilton HS: Gino Caperon-2018 IF St. Mary’s HS Mason Kokodynski- 2019 OF/RHP Brophy Prep: Randy Hutson- 2018 C Red Mountain HS: Efrain Cervantes- 2018 MIF Salpointe Catholic: Logan McDonald- 2018 MIF Millenium Barret Skaugrud- 2021 MIF O’Connor HS.
AJay Ram- 2019 OF Canyon del Oro: Ajay has a strong, projectable 6-2-195 pound frame. He posted the highest exit velo at 95 MPH as well as the 2nd highest grip strength. He also ran a very respectable 7.1 60 and threw 82 from the OF. Very physical athlete that has some big time power potential.
Rocky Botello- 2018 OF Buckeye HS:One of two twin brothers who blazed their way to the 2 fastest 60 times: Rocky ran a 6.46 and threw 84 from the OF. He has aline drive swing that will add pop as he gets stronger. The 5-9 145 pound frame will add strength in the next couple of years and watch out.’s also a 4.0 student.
Demetrio Botello- 2018 OF Buckeye HS:Ran a 6.52 and threw 83 from the OF. The brothers are not only identical twins, they are carbon copies on the field. He’s also a 4.0 student.
Joey Cammarrata- 2019 RHP/CIF Chaparral.Joey posted the top grip strength number ay 163 and 2nd highest exit velo with the bat at 94 MPH. He threw 82 across the infield. He’s a big strong bodied player who looked really good on the mound,. He was up to 88 with the fastball from a high ¾ slot and flashed a slider shaped breaking ball that has a lot of potential.
Jack Silverman- 2018 C Desert Mountain HS:Jack is a strong bodied 6-2 210 pound backstop. He put up a 90 MPH exit velo and threw 78 from behind the dish. His 2.06 pop time was accurate and on the bag.
Kody Huff- 2019 IF/C Horizon HS:Kody posted the highest velo across the infield at 87 and also threw 83 behind the plate with a 1.93 pop time. The Notre Dame commit is a very polished hitter with a flat bat path and good strength in his body Exit velo was 89 and grip was 138.
Tyler Cranston -2018 OF Notre dame Prep: Tyler ran a very fast 6.56 in the e60 and threw 86 from the OF. The Elon commit has a short stroke at the plate and uses the field very well.
Matt Novis-2018 OF Corona del Sol:A Very toolsy player, Matt had the strongest position player arm at 89 from the OF. He also an a 6.79 in the 60. He has a smooth downhill swing that produced 92 MPH exit velo. He also jumped on the bump and was 85-86 with a 2 plane slurvish breaking ball at 68-70.
Kyle Conway- 2019 OF/RHP Highland HS: Kyle has good strength in his 6-0 185 pound frame. He threw 87 from the OF and showed good hand strength at 133 on the grip test. On the mound he worked at 84-87 with some good run to the arm side. He also showed a slider at 783 with some good depth and a nice changeup at 70.
Jacob Thiele- 2018 IF Hamilton HS:Jacob ran a 6.95 in the 60 and took a nice infield. He has good infield actions and threw 77 across the diamond. He has a lot of strength in his 6-0 175 pound frame. Posted a very good 145 on the grip test.
Gino Caperon-2018 IF St. Mary’s HS: Gino ran a 6-65 in the 60. He’s one of the most athletic uncommitted players in the class. He posted a very good exit velo at 92 and a good grip strength of 140. He has a nice flat bat path that keeps the barrel in the zone a long time.
Mason Kokodynski- 2019 OF/RHP Brophy Prep:Mason has an athletic strong body at 6-3 200. He profiles as a corner guy at the next level if not on the mound. He produces plus bat speed with a n exit velo of 87. He threw 85 from the outfield and has strong hands with a grip of 136.
Randy Hutson- 2018 C Red Mountain HS:Randy showed off the night’s best pop time at 1.90 and threw 78 behind the dish. He has a quick transfer and is accurate. Certainly one of the top uncommitted defensive catchers in the state. Has strong hands at 145 grip. He also pitched and was 82-83 with a short arm stroke.
Efrain Cervantes- 2018 MIF Salpointe Catholic:Efrain took a very good infield. He has smooth actions, feet work well and the arm is strong at 81. A very good exit velo at 87 and has some strength with a 124 grip number. Ran a 7.16 in the 60.
Logan McDonald- 2018 MIF Millenium: Logan looked very smooth in the infield drills and showed a good arm at 81 MPH across the diamond. He also put up a very solid 85 exit velo. The swing is short and simple and he will add pop as he gets stronger.
Barret Skaugrud- 2021 MIF O’Connor HS.One of only a few underclassmen here, he couldn’t attend the earlier work out. Smooth defensive actions. Left handed swing with buggy whip and good swing plane. The consensus was he might be the best long term prospect who attended.