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					                    WPIAL BASEBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION
                               PROSPECT BIOS
                        2012 POST-SEASON REPORT

 2013 Grads – Commitments

Logan Corrigan, P/1B, 5-10 185, Bethel Park HS, L/L, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Coach reports he throws 84 MPH and runs a 7.1 60. Stats: Batted .439 and was 5-2 on the mound as a
sophomore. Comments: Hits for power and average…strong arm and a fluid fielder…started at 1B as a freshman
and batted .350…excellent command of his fastball…good movement and improving control of his breaking ball
and change…very composed on the mound…hard worker who listens to and applies instruction. Honors: Post-
Gazette All-Section selection…South All-Star selection. Summer Team: EvoShield Canes. Fall Team: Allegheny
Pirates. Commitment: James Madison

Sam Mersing, P/3B, 6-0 165, Montour HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Threw 81-85 MPH at a Baseball Factory event and ran 7.61 60. Stats: 5-1 record with 61 Ks in 48.2
IP and a 2.30 ERA. Comments: Throws fastball, curve and changeup and spots them all very well for a
freshman…only loss of the season was in the playoffs vs Hopewell…should get bigger…throws all pitches for
strikes and changes speeds well…Honors: Selected for Keystone Games….Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-Section
selection. Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates. Commitment: Pitt

Jake Pribanic, C/IF, 5-10 180, Norwin HS, L/R
Measurables: 2.15 pop at Ed Santa 2009 Showcase…1.9 pop at Keystone Games tryouts. Comments: Very good
defensive player and a strong hitter…can catch and play all IF positions…very strong character and personality.
Commitment: Penn State

Nick Riotto, OF/P, 6-0 180, Trinity HS, L/L
Measurables: Ran 7.11 60 at 2010 Santa Showcase but has run sub-7.0. Comments: Highly regarded by coaches
and scouts….strong hitter who is instinctive in the OF…also a promising pitcher with a bright future. Honors:
Three--time Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates. Commitment: Penn State



 2013 Grads – Pitchers

Nick Artman, P/OF, 5-10 170, Burrell HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he throws 76-78 MPH and runs 7.38 60. Comments: Saw some pitching action a
sophomore.

David Bednar, P/C, 6-1 210, Mars HS, L/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Threw 84-86 MPH at William & Mary prospect camp…threw 84-85 MPH at WBCA showcase.
Comments: Hard worker…very good command of fastball and curve…uses curve to get ahead and put away…7-1
as a junior with a 1.16 ERA and 60 Ks in 46 IP...excellent student with 4.1 GPA and 1210 on two-part SATS….
father played college baseball and football. Honors: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-Section Selection. Summer Team:
Pittsburgh Diamond Dawgs. Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates.

Zach Chinchilla, P/OF, 6-2 170, Quigley Catholic HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 82-85 MPH at WBCA Showcase. Comments: Strong arm…hits for power and average…very
focused…good knowledge of the game….can be dominant on the mound. Honors: 3-time Post-Gazette All-Section
selection…selected for Keystone Games. Summer Team: Sports Zone Express (WPEBL).

Mike Clark, P/IF, 6-0 150, Avonworth HS, R/R
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Marcus Colella, P, 6-2 160, Pine-Richland HS, L/L, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Threw 81-83 MPH at WBCA Showcase….threw 83 MPH at 2011 Ed Santa Showcase. Stats: 45 Ks
in 34 IP as a junior. Comments: Good movement on fastball with command of curve and split finger
change…excellent student who is #2 in his class and scored over 1500 on two-part SATs and 2320 on three-
part…National Merit semifinalist…father pitched for Cornell. Summer Teams: Pittsburgh Spikes and Carolina Reds

Dennis Colton, P/OF, 6-6 180, Penn Hills HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 81-83 MPH at WBCA Showcase. Comments: Long body…can fill out and become
stronger…live arm…lots of movement on his fastball and runs in on right-hand batters…good change and curve has
potential…dedicated worker. Summer Team: Penn Hills Legion

John Cox, P/IF/OF, 6-0 180, McGuffey HS, B/R
Very accurate and hits his spots on the mound…good mechanics…throws 70 MPH…solid line drive hitter.

Luc Cox, P, 6-3 185, Bethel Park HS, R/L, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Coach reports 84 MPH from the mound. Stats: 5-0 on the mound with 2.88 ERA and 26 Ks in 24 IP.
Comments: Throws a heavy fastball with movement…very focused on the mound…lots of upside…fantastic work
ethic.

Michael Cramer, P, 6-1 170, Ringgold HS, L/L
Coach says he throws in mid-80s and has unbelievable stuff for his age.

Brennan Crimm, P/IF/OF, 6-4 190, McGuffey HS, R/R
Throws 70 MPH…hits for power to the gaps.

David Cross, P, 5-11, Plum HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he throws in the 79-82 range. Comments: Has good fastball command…developing
breaking ball and change…pitched limited varsity innings as a junior but will have an increased role as a senior.

Aaron DeSantis, P/OF/3B, Mohawk HS, R/R
Has nice command of his pitches…relies more on control than velocity…great poise and maturity on the
mound…hard worker…good speed and arm strength in the OF…great understanding and respect for the
game…decent power, including to the opposite field, but hits mostly for average…very smart.

Doug Donatelli, P/SS/3B/OF, 5-11 165, Kiski Area HS, R/R
Measurables: Reports 7.31 60 and 82 MPH from the mound. ..threw 79-81 MPH at WBCA Showcase/ Comments:
JV team captain as a sophomore…excellent student with 4.0 GPA and is #10 in his class. Fall Team: Kiski Legion.

Steve Driscoll, P, 6-3 170, Seneca Valley HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 80-83 MPH at WBCA Showcase. Comments: Throws all pitches with excellent accuracy.
Summer Team: Cranberry Palomino

Trevor Farrell, P, 6-2 190, Connellsville HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he throws in the low 80s.

Adam Fredley, P, 6-0 150, Deer Lakes HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 78-80 MPH at the WBCA Showcase. Honors: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-Section selection.

Will Gladden, P, 6-2 220, Mt Lebanon HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 82 MPH from the mound. Comments: Power arm…throws a hard sinking
fastball…slider is hard and breaks late…good sinking change up.

Colton Gossett, P/1B, 6-2 185, Ambridge HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 76-78 MPH at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: Batted.404 with 10 RBI…13 Ks in 22.2 IP with
3.40 ERA. Summer Team: Ambridge Legion.




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Tyler Grashoff, P, 6-0 160, Bethel Park HS, L/L, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Coach reports 82 MPH from the mound…threw 76-78 MPH at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: 6-0 as a
junior with 1.45 and 38 Ks in 38 IP. Comments: Terrific command of three pitches…good movement on
fastball…very composed on the mound...lettered as a sophomore…lots of upside…hard worker. Honors: Post-
Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Team: Iron Pigs (Palomino)

Dillon Green, P, 6-0 160, North Allegheny HS, R/R
College potential at the right level .Summer Team: North Allegheny (WPEBL)

Cullen Hoone, P/IF, 6-1 190, Albert Gallatin HS, R/R
Stats: Batted .300 with 13RBI…3-3 on the mound with 2.54 ERA. Comments: #1 in his class…hard worker who
sets example for everybody…can play virtually any position.

Andrew Hromoko, P/OF, 5-11 170, Keystone Oaks HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Threw 78-81 MPH at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Voted team MVP on freshman
team….varsity letterman as a sophomore…evaluated by Baseball Factory and is projected as best suited for the
mound at the next level…breaking ball is best off speed pitcher showing 11/5 shape with a gradual break…arm
strength is rapidly improving thanks to a strenuous workout/throwing program…great attitude and a hard
worker…very good student with 3.70 GPA. Summer Team: Keystone Oaks Legion….Pittsburgh Mongoose.

Corey Keenan, P, 6-0 167, Hempfield HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he throws 84 MPH. Comments: Works extremely hard and has really improved his
game…Exceptional curve ball and a plus change…solid mechanics…lots of upside. Summer Teams: Flood City
Elite and Hempfield East Legion

Chris Keith, P/IF/OF, 6-0 160, McGuffey HS, R.R
Very accurate pitcher who can hit his spots when he needs to…throws in the mid 70s…above average change…can
play anywhere in the field…good speed and will hit for average…will work hard.

Joe Kunzman, P/OF, 6-0 195, Hopewell HS, L/L
Measurables: Threw 78-80 MPH from the mound at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Starter as a sophomore in
left field and was #2 pitcher….good fastball and curveball… working on improving his mechanics and control… has
a great arm as an outfielder, and he has the ability to hit for power…good work ethic. Summer Team: Hopewell
Legion

Tim Leckenby, P/OF/1B, 6-1 170, Upper St Clair HS, L/L
Measurables: Reports he throws 80 MPH. Stats: Batted .328 in the summer and .532 in the fall. Comments: Good
fastball and throws 3 pitchers…consistent high average hitter…excellent speed. Summer Team: Mongoose Baseball
and Upper St. Clair Colt. Fall Team: Mongoose baseball.

Nicholas Lisanti, P, 5-9 138, North Hills HS, R/R
Summer Team: North Hills Palomino

Jake Makuch, P, 6-1 145, North Allegheny, R/R
Continues to develop on the mound.

Anthony Malky, P/SS/2B, 5-8 160, Riverview HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Threw 87-89 MPH at the WBCA Showcase…coach reports 7.0 60. Stats: 6-2 as a junior with 0.92
ERA and a WHIP of 0.64….85 Ks. Comments: Starter since freshman season. .throws fastball, slider, curve and
slider with good command of each…tough pitcher who battles and wins games….high honor roll student who is a
member of the National Honor Society. Honors: Two-time Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Team:
Pittsburgh Tigers (WPEBL) Fall Team: Pittsburgh A’s.




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Zac Manuppelli, P, 6-1 220, Plum HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 88 MPH at 2012 Colorado Rockies workout…threw 84-87 MPH at the WBCA Showcase.
Stats: 47 Ks in 36 2/3 IP and ERA of 1.34. Comments: Big frame and loose arm…mature, smart pitcher who will be
a three year varsity starter…good velocity with a plus slider and change that is college level…brother plays for
Youngstown State…coach says “has the look of a high level prospect”. Summer Team: Creekside in Youngtown B
League. Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates.

Brandon Marsonek, P, 6-0 155, Hampton HS, L/L, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Coach reports he throws in the low to mid 80s. Comments: Good stuff and nice movement….always
wants the ball…allowed only 6 hits in 16 IP…very coachable and a hard worker. Summer Team: Pittsburgh
Diamond Dawgs

Jason Martin, P/OF, 6-0 160, Seneca Valley HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 87-88 MPH from the mound, 88 MPH from the OF and ran a 7.14 60 at the WBCA
Showcase….threw 90 MPH from the mound, 91 MPH from the OF and ran a 6.9 60 at Colorado Rockies workout
on 6/19/12. Stats: Batted .356 as a junior in a tough conference. Comments: Was told by MLB scout that he had a
very lively arm with a lot of room to grow and expected velocity to improve…hits for average and power to all
fields…excellent in the OF. Summer Team: Seneca Valley (WPEBL).

Zack Martinelli, P/OF, 6-1 175, Hempfield HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 84-86 MPH from the mound, 86MPH from the OF and ran a 7.32 60 at the WBCA Showcase.
Comments: Has pitched varsity innings since his freshman season…has an above average curve ball and an
improving cutter…also has great upside as a hitter…has tremendous bat speed and has the chance to hit for power.
Summer Team: Flood City Elite and West Hempfield Legion

Blaise McCarty, P, 6-0 175, Riverside HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he throws 86 MPH. Comments: Was 4-1 as a sophomore…strong kid and coach expect
velocity to reach close to 90 MPH by senior season…good curveball…very serious baseball player. Honors: Post-
Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Team: Riverside Legion

Coor McClelland, P, 6-1 175, Woodland Hills HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he throws 85 MPH from the mound.

Ethan McCormick, P, 6-5 165, Freeport HS, R/R
No additional information available.

Colin McCowin, P/2B, 6-0 160, Blackhawk HS, R/R
Good movement on all pitches and will throw strikes…three-quarter arm slot…backup middle infielder…smart
player who will improve.

William McLuckie, P/1B, 6-3 215, Peters Township HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Threw 75-78 MPH at the WBCA Showcase. ..coach reports he throws 83-86 MPH from the mound.
Comments: Intelligent pitcher who can throw from windup or stretch without a change in mechanics or
velocity….above average curve with a changeup out pitch. Summer Team: Red Sox (WPEBL).

Tim Mulvey, 1B/P, 6-2 190, Our Lady of Sacred Heart HS, L/L
Measurables: Threw 74-76 MPH at the WBCA Showcase. ..coach reports he throws around 80 MPH. Comments:
Showing great improvement…good mechanics and a good contact hitter…good mechanics on the mound…very
dedicated player. Summer Team: Independent Players (WPEBL)

Levi Naughton, P/3B, 6-4 180, Kiski Area, R/R
Measurables: Threw 82-84 MPH at the WBCA Showcse. Summer Team: Kiski Legion

Jim Palmer, P/OF/2B, 5-10 160, Chartiers Valley HS, B/R
Measurables: Threw 82-83 MPH at the WBCA Showcase….threw 85 MPH at Youngstown State…high school
coach reports 6.7 60. Stats: 3-0 as a sophomore and 3-2 as a junior. Comments: Switch hitter who can play
anywhere. Summer Team: Allegheny Tigers (WPEBL) and Chartiers Valley/South Fayette Legion.



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Jake Pilewicz, P/OF, 6-3 190, Quaker Valley HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 79-82 MPH from the mound, 82 MPH from the OF and ran a 7.71 60 at the WBCA Showcase.
Comments: Can play anywhere in the IF…good glove and strong arm…consistent hitter with power to all
fields…confident pitcher with all the attributes and potential…good late movement on off speed pitches and solid
command…great combination of power and accuracy…hard worker…signed a tender sheet to play hockey in
Minot, North Dakota…is open to playing either baseball hockey at the college level…excellent student with 4.14
GPA and 1300 on two-part SATs. Honors: Selected for 2010 Keystone Games. ..Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-
Section selection. Summer Team: Sportszone Express (WPEBL)

Dylan Pounds, P/3B, 5-11 170, Chartiers-Houston HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he throws 83 MPH. Comments: Excellent poise on the mound…very good movement
on pitches and control…great determination to continue to improve. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section selection.

Jake Rayburg, P, 5-10 170, Valley HS, R/L
Can make his two-seamer move…0-6 curveball with good command…very good student.

Blake Reeping, P/1B/OF, 6-3 205, Latrobe HS, L/L
Measurables: Summer coach reports he throws 80-82 MPH. Comments: Big and athletic…velocity is improving.

Brian Reis, P/OF, 6-0 160, Penn Hills HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 80-84 MPH at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Good mechanics and great work
ethic…fastball tails in on right-handed batters…great change-up…a fitness fanatic…good control…20 IP as a
sophomore…has gotten bigger and stronger in the offseason. Summer Team: Penn Hills Legion

Brandon Ritchie, P/OF, 6-1 210, Laurel HS, R/R
Measurables: Clocked at 91 MPH at 2011 Under Armour Team One Northeast Showcase in Trenton NJ…threw 89
MPH at Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tryout in Washington, PA and ran a 4.24 30…threw 85-87 MPH
at WBCA Showcase. Comments: Excellent mechanics and work ethic…excellent student. Honors: Two-time Post-
Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Team: Creekside Physical Fitness in Youngstown B League. Fall Team:
Allegheny Pirates.

Austin Ross, P, 6-1 175, Beaver HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 86-87 MPH at the WBCA Showcase. Summer Team: Sports Zone Express (WPEBL)

Noah Saxon, P/2B, 6-0 195, Brownsville HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 78-80 MPH at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: 5-3 with a 3.61 ERA and 49 Ks…batted .300.
Comments: Throws fastball, curve, slider and knuckler…athletic around the diamond. Summer Team:
Grindstone/Colonial Legion

Adam Schaffner, P, 5-11 200, Butler HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 77-80 MPH at the WBCA Showcase. Summer Team: Lyndora American Legion

Richard Scheirman, P/OF/1B, 5-9 135, Mt Lebanon HS, R/R
No information available.

Myles Schmidt, P/IF, 6-4 215, Moon HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 78-80 at the WBCA Showcase…threw 84-85 at PSU Greater Allegheny camp. Comments:
Has great movement on off speed pitches (curve, slider) with strong, fresh arm…solid at the plate…big strong kid
who can hit with power. Summer Team: Red Sox (WPEBL)

Preston Semple, P/1B/IF, 6-2 172, McGuffey HS, R/L
Throws in the mid 70s…good movement on his curve…will hit for power and has a strong arm.

Ryan Sheffler, P/IF, 6-0 170, Avonworth HS, R/R
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Chris Shortley, P/3B, 5-10 180, Brentwood HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 78-80 MPH at the WBC Showcase. Stats: 4-4 as a junior with 2.19 ERA and 48 Ks in 48 IP.
Comments: Starter since freshman season…throws a hard slider and curve…work horse on the mound and doesn’t
get tired…shows composure in tough situations…working on off-speed pitches…good control…constantly in the
weight room….great work ethic…also starting QB in football…good student… Summer Team: Carrick Legion

Jared Skolnicki, P/OF/1B, 6-2 170, Keystone Oaks HS, B/L, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Threw 85 MPH at the 2012 Colorado Rockies workout…summer coach reports 6.8 60 and 83-84
MPH from the mound. . Comments: Free and easy pitching motion with consistent velocity…outstanding changeup
and good breaking ball…also an exceptional center fielder with pop from both sides of the plate. Summer Team:
Steel City Wildcats. Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates

Zack Spangler, P/IF, 6-4 190, Seneca Valley HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 88-91 MPH at the WBCA Showcase. Summer Team: Seneca Valley (WPEBL)…Evoshield
Canes. Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates.

Tyler Spohn, P, 5-10 180, Brownsville HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he throws 83 MPH. Stats: 10-1 as a junior and batted .365. Comments: Throws strikes
and is a workhorse. Honors: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-Section selection.

Justin Stascak, P/IF, 6-0 160, Kiski Area HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 77-80 MPH at the WBCA Showcase. Summer Teams: Kiski Valley Palomino and X-Innings
Travel Team.

Coleman Strohm, P/3B, 6-2 220, Shady Side Academy, R/R
Measurables: Threw 82-84 MPH fastball and 68-72 knuckleball at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: Summer team ERA
at 1.00. Comments: From Joel Dombkowski - - “I have seen his knuckleball float, dance and drop all the way to the
plate”…excellent command and poise…good movement on his pitches…has had limited opportunities to pitch for
varsity but will be counted in the upcoming season…very coachable. Honors: Selected for 2010 Keystone Games.
Summer Team: Pittsburgh Spikes (WPEBL)

Joe Vita, P, 6-2 200, Hampton HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 76-80 MPH at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: 10-2 record over 2 seasons…30 K and 10 BBs in
30 IP as a sophomore and 35 Ks and 9 BBs in 30 IP as a junior. Comments: Has command of all his pitches with a
plus change up…an extremely hard worker and competitive kid with good baseball instincts…consistently
demonstrates excellent control. Summer Team: Pittsburgh Spikes (WPEBL)

Ryan Welsh, P/IF, 6-1 155, Avonworth HS, R/R
No additional information available

Charles Zahn, P/3B, 6-0 245, New Brighton HS, R/R
Coach reports he throws 87 MPH….good command of fastball and curve…great mechanics…solid work ethic.

Justin Zeitler, P/2B, 5-11 150, North Allegheny HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he throws 82-83 MPH on the mound and runs a 5.05 40, Comments: Will be a starting
pitcher this season…good command of fastball, curve and change…very good student and very coachable.



 2013 Grads – Catchers

Sam Beckey, C, 5-11 190, Freedom HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.20 60 and recorded 2.00 pop at WBCA Showcase. Summer Team: Freedom Colt

Kevin Begley, C, 5-10 170, Deer Lakes HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.63 60 and recorded 2.09 pop at WBCA Showcase. Honors: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-
Section selection. Summer Team: All-American

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Brent Blacharczk, C/P/IF, 6-0 185, McGuffey HS, R/R
Very good athlete…strong arm and can play anywhere.

Tyler Bowman, C, 5-10 140, Jefferson-Morgan HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.07 60 and recorded 2.11 pop at WBCA Showcase

Tym Burkholder, C/P/3B, 6-0 170, South Allegheny HS, R/R
Measurables: 2.2 pop. Comments: Has excellent power.

Justin Dattilo, C, 6-1 180, North Allegheny HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 7.60 60 and recorded 2.08 pop at WBCA Showcase….ran 4.05 30 with 83 MPH bat speed and 83
MPH arm speed at PA Nine Combine…ran 7.30 60 at Coloardo Rockies tryout. Comments: Coach says “Division 1
hitting ability”…batted 3rd as a junior…good student with 3.6 GPA. Summer Teams: North Allegheny (WPEBL)
and Evoshield Canes.

Jacob Deane, C, 5-10 185, Ambridge HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 9.00 60 and recorded 2.45 pop at WBCA Showcase. Stats: Batted .326 as a junior. Summer
Team: Ambridge Legion

Justin Dilla, C/OF/1B, 5-11 170, South Park HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.98 60 and recorded 2.13 pop at WBCA Showcase. 72 MPH velo and 2.18 pop at the 2011
Beast of the East. Summer Team: Independent Players (WPEBL).

Sabatino DiNardo, C/3B, 5-11 215, Pgh Central Catholic HS, R/R
No information available.

Matt Eperesi, C/3B/P, 5-9 172, Mars HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 7.50 60 and recorded session best 1.97 pop at WBCA Showcase. Comments: Hard
worker…plays multiple positions as a high level…extremely coachable. Summer Team: Diamond Dawgs

Connor Fitzmaurice, C/P, 5-11 205, Franklin Regional HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.50 60 and recorded 2.08 pop at the WBCA Showcase…reports 83 MPH from the mound.
Comments: Good defensive skills behind the plate…showed some power at the plate…works hard. Summer Team:
Murrysville Legion.

Dominick Francia, P/C/3B, 6-1 210, Belle Vernon HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 82-83 MPH at 2011 Colorado Rockies workout…coach reports he throws 85 MPH, runs a 7.2
60 and has a 1.9 pop. Comments: Great power and arm strength…tends to be a streaky hitter…finished 7-1 on the
mound last year…good control…average command of fastball…power curve…below average change but working
on it…great work ethic. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Teams: Pittsburgh Diamond Dawgs
and Belle Vernon Legion.

Andrew Fritz, C/3B/P, 6- 210, Knoch HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.80 60 and recorded 2.13 pop at WBCA Showcase…ran a 7.88 60 and 2.12 pop at WVU 2012
winter camp). Stats: Batted .279 as a sophomore and .432 in the 2011 summer season. Comments: A leader behind
the plate who is a team player…manages the game well from behind the plate…passionate about
baseball…physically and mentally tough…good situational hitter to all fields….good student with 3.41GPA.
Summer Teams: Steel City Select and Saxonburg (Butler Eagle County League)

Ryan Gillespie, C, 5-8 202, Canon McMillan HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.50 60 and recorded 2.10 pop at WBCA Showcase. Summer Team: Houston Legion

Andy Grace, C/P, 5-11 175, Moon HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.73 60 and recorded a 2.16 pop at WBCA Showcase…2.00 pop at Radford showcase on
6/14/2012. Comments: Tough and smart behind the plate…excellent defensively and was voted Moon 2012
Defensive Player of the Year…hard to strike out, had lowest strikeout rate on high school team…team leader and a
higher worker…very good student with 3.80 GPA. Summer Team: Pittsburgh Diamond Dawgs

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Nick Gray, C, 5-10 165, Blackhawk HS, L/R
Good potential as a hitter…needs to improve defensively.

Brad Gresock, C/IF, 5-10 178, Seneca Valley HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 7.3 60 and recorded a 1.99 pop at WBCA Showcase…7.1 60 and 1.95 pop in preseason tryouts.
Comments: Starting catcher and left fielder in 2011 Keystone Games…started as a sophomore for WPIAL champs
and batted second in the lineup…great leader on and off the field…very coachable…very good student who is
member of National Honor Society and carries a 3.9 GPA. Summer Team: Seneca Valley (WPEBL)

Ben Herstine, C, 6-0 195, Beaver HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.75 60 and recorded a 2.09 pop at WBCA Showcase. Comments: Good arm strength and an
exceptionally quick release…accurate on throws…blocks well…hit in the .400s as a junior…hits for
power…responds well to instruction and is eager to learn. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer
Team: Roth Sports (Youngstown)

Daniel Hoss, C/IF, 5-11 215, Montour HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.77 60 and recorded a 2.20 pop at WBCA Showcase. Comments: Excellent defensive catcher
with an above average arm…calls a great game and directs the IF…perfect build for a catcher…very fast hands and
shows both raw power and patience at the plate…starting catcher for his 19 and under travel team. Summer Team:
Allegheny Hustlers.

Patrick Jobes, C, 5-9 155, Steel Valley HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 7.70 60 and recorded a 2.12 pop. Comments: Started all 19 games as a junior…great work
ethic…receives pitches well, blocks and throws to bases extremely well…worked hard to become the “field general”
and did a great job calling games as the year went on. Summer Team: Pittsburgh Diamond Dawgs

Cole Krut, C, 5-8 175, Beaver Falls HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports7.3 60 and 2.01 pop. Comments: Strong defensive catcher…hitting continues to
improve.

Dylan Kugler, C/OF, 5-9 149, Serra Catholic HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.00 60 and recorded a 2.20 pop at WBCA Showcase…2.04 pop (Ed Santa 2011 Showcase) and
6.8 60 (WPFBL Showcase). Comments: Started at both catcher and center field as a sophomore…lead-off hitter
…great attitude…works year round…top-shelf hitter…coach says he’s a D-2 prospect. Honors: Post-Gazette All-
Section selection. Summer Team: Pittsburgh RBI

Shawn McGowan, C/OF, 5-8 160, Kiski Area, R/R
Comments: Versatile player who is primarily a catcher but will play anywhere. Summer Team: Kiski Valley
Legion. Fall Team: Kiski Valley Legion.

Nathaniel Olbrich, C, 6-0 180, Fox Chapel HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 8.20 60 and recorded 2.46 pop at WBCA Showcase. Comments: Excellent student with 1400 on
two-part SATs. Summer Team: All-American

MacKenzie Quinn, C/OF, 6-1 177, Northgate HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 2.1 pop. Comments: Average arm but a quick release…good hitter for average with
just a little power.

Bob Reina, C/1B, 6-3 180, New Brighton HS, R/R
Hits for average and power…fielding is above average…strong arm.

Ryan Ribeau, C/IF/P, 6-1 192, Keystone Oaks HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.65 60 and recorded 2.25 pop at WBCA Showcase. Stats: Hit .438 with 19 RBO. Comments:
Very versatile player with good hands and feet…average arm strength…on the mound, hits spots with good
movement…threw no-hitter this as a junior. Honors: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Team:
Keystone Oaks Legion.



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Frank Shaffer, C, 5-8 160, Mohawk HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.50 60 and recorded 2.19 pop at WBCA Showcase. Comments: Very solid catcher who receives
and blocks well…accurate and lively arm…quick release…understands the game…very smart and can be trusted to
call his own game…gap to gap hitter who hits well for average. Summer Team: Lawrence County 9s.

Eric Smith, C/P/3B, 6-2 180, North Catholic HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 7.60 60 and recorded 2.14 pop at WBCA Showcase. Summer Team: Seneca Valley (WPEBL)

Luke Vorce, C/OF, 5-11 170, Norwin HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.50 60 and recorded 2.23 pop at WBCA Showcase. Comments: Versatile player who is
primarily a catcher but can play anywhere…great knowledge of the game…hits the ball well to all fields…very
good defensively and instinctive on the bases…excellent student who is third in his class…1400+ on two-part SATs.
Summer Teams: Irwin American Legion…Norwin Colt


 2013 Grads – Middle Infielders

Steve Antolic, SS/P, 5-9 170, Ambridge HS, L/R
Started 8 games as a freshman and batted .364.

Cam Balego, IF, Pittsburgh Central Catholic HS
Honors: Selected for Keystone Games…Post-Gazette All-Section selection.

Brandon Bergstrom, SS, 5-10 155, North Allegheny HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Stats: Batted .392 as a junior. Comments: Big-time ability defensively…excellent mental approach…his offense
will determine the level at which he can play…brother played for Bucknell. Summer Team: North Allegheny
(WPEBL)

Cameron Bernhardt, SS/3B, 6-1 185, Connellsville HS, R/R
Summer Teams: Connellsville Legion and Thunder AAU

Brad Bisko, IF, 5-10 160, Yough HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 6.87 60 and threw 70 MPH in the IF at WBCA Showcase… ran 6.9 60 and threw 75 MPH at
Paramount Scouting and Ed Santa showcases. Comments: Freshman starter for Shadow Ridge HS in Phoenix,
AZ…very versatile player who can play anywhere on the field…great knowledge of the game and can adjust to all
game situations…line drive hitter with power and drives ball to all fields…excellent hands and footwork in the
IF…strong and accurate arm, good game speed and quick reactions…father played college baseball and football.
Honors: Member of Winter Nationals Championship Team in Phoenix. Summer Teams: Allegheny Tigers
(WPEBL), Westmoreland County Bulldogs (ACBL).

Josh Braxton, 2B, 5-11 200, Northgate HS, R/R
Great person with great grades…average hitter with average power…good arm.

Garrett Brooks, SS/OF, 5-10 165, Greensburg Central Catholic HS, L/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 6.91 60 and threw 77 MPH in the IF at WBCA Showcase…ran 6.6 and 6.7 60s at 2011
American Legion All-Star tryouts. Stats: Batted .368 as a junior. Comments: Starting SS and leadoff hitter as a
sophomore…above average arm strength…excellent range…hits for average and has gap power…hard working and
very coachable…good pop….good control on the mound and pitches to contact…good composure…not much
movement on his pitches. Honors: Tribune Review “Terrific Ten” second team…Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-
Section selection. Summer Team: Connellsville Legion

Matt Calloway, IF/P, 5-11 160, Belle Vernon HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 7.1 60 and 78-80 MPH velo. Stats: Batted .327 and was 6-2 with a 2.57 ERA and 35
Ks in 36 2/3 IP. Comments: Line drive hitter who hits well to the opposite field….solid defensively….good
movement on his pitches…above average slider and an excellent splitter with run and drop…no nonsense player
who should continue to improve as he matures physically.


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Anthony Carter, SS/3B, 5-10 175, West Allegheny HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 7.0 60 and 78 MPH velo. Comments: Good arm and footwork…most likely a 3B at the
college level…average speed but knows the game of baseball…very good contact hitter who hits both gaps.

Bill Chahl, SS, 5-10 165, Albert Gallatin HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 7.25 60. Comments: Smooth infielder with lots of potential.

John Conglose, IF, 5-9 ½ 163, Neshannock HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.00 60 and threw 77 MPH in the IF at WBCA Showcase…ran 6.68 60 at Neshannock summer
football camp. Comments: Lettered as a freshman and a starter since his sophomore season…three-sport athlete who
started football as a freshman. …excellent student with 3.74 GPA and is 14 th in his class. Summer Team: Action
Physical Therapy (Youngstown)

Joe Conlon, IF, 5-10 175, Upper St Clair HS, L/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 7.14 60 and threw 76 MPH in the IF at WBCA Showcase. Comments: gap to gap power…solid
glove who can play any IF position…also star soccer player. Summer Team: Steel City Wildcats

Clayton Covalt, 2B/P, Hopewell HS, R/R
Average arm strength…fundamentally sound on defense…very good hitter for average with some power…excellent
command on the mound with all three pitchers…excellent change-up…great poise…hard worker.

Brett Cox, IF/OF, 5-6 165, McGuffey HS, R/R
Good contact hitter who will play anywhere on the field…works hard.

Ryan Cox, SS, 6-0 165, Hopewell HS, L/R
Measurables: Ran 7.59 60 and threw 78 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase…ran 7.30 60 at Sports Zone
tryouts. Comments: Outstanding defensive SS…runs well…hits for average and continues to improve his
power…great work ethic. Honors: Selected for 2010 Keystone Games…student athlete representative for Student
Athlete Leadership Association…Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Teams: Hopewell Legion and Sports
Zone (WPEBL)

Andrew Crawford, IF, 6-0 150, McGuffey HS, R/R
Did an excellent job at 2B as a sophomore…good contact hitter who is very coachable

Jake Debo, SS/P, 6-0 175, Quigley HS, R/R
An all around solid and fundamentally sound baseball player both on offense and defense….transferred from New
Brighton.

PJ DeMeo, 2B, 5-10 190, Pittsburgh Central Catholic HS, B/R
Measurables: Ran 7.40 60 and threw 82 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase…ran 7.01 60 at Colorado Rockies
workout. Summer Team: Pittsburgh Spikes (WPEBL). Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates

Jordan Dicks, SS/3B/2B, 5-9 140, Jefferson-Morgan HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.21 60 and threw 71 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: Batted .404 as a
junior….batted .424 in 2011 Legion season. Comments: Starter since his freshman season, last two years at
SS…strong defensive skills at any IF position…contact hitter who gets on base…excellent at moving runners
up…smart player with a love for the game…very coachable. Summer Team: Masontown Legion…Copperheads
(Fayette County)

Robert DiMaggio, IF, 5-8 145, Western Beaver HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.43 60 and threw 72 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section
selection. Summer Team Sports Zone (WPEBL)




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Nico DiPaolo, SS/3B/P, 5-11 175, Bishop Canevin HS, B/R
Measurables: Ran 7.69 60 and threw 76MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase…ran 7.2 60 and threw 78 MPH at
Ed Santa workout on June 19. Stats: Batted .375 as a junior with a .500+ OBP. Comments: Excellent fielder with
soft hands, quick release and a strong arm…good footwork and turns the double play well…starter since sophomore
season…excellent student with 4.0 GPA…also starts in football and basketball…named to 2011 PA All-State
academic team for football.

Justin Dowden, IF, 5-10 145, Elizabeth-Forward HS, R.R
Summer Team: Elizabeth-Forward Legion

Tyler Dubovich, IF/P, 5-11 175, Albert Gallatin HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.13 60 and threw 78 MPH in the IF…coach reports 82 MPH from the mound. Stats: Batted .500
as a junior with 24 runs scored and 16 RBI…1-2 on the mound with 2.87 ERA and 36 Ks in 31.2 IP. Comments:
Bulldog on the mound…best all around player on his team…can play any position well and has played 8 different
positions…hits with authority.. always puts in the extra time…varsity starter since his freshman season and team
captain as a junior. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Team: Uniontown Legion

Preston Falascino, SS/3B/P, 5-11 220, Our Lady of Sacred Heart High School, L/R
Measurables: Threw 81-84MPH from the mound, 83 MPH in the IF and ran a 7.70 60 at WBCA Showcase.
Comments: Live arm…good mechanics both in the field and at the plate…good bat speed and power…highly
dedicated player. Honors: Two-time Post-Gazette All-Section selection…selected for Keystone Games. Summer
Team: Seneca Valley (WPEBL)

Jamie Fell, IF/OF, P, 6-2170, Frazier HS, R/R
No additional information available.

Dakota Forsyth, P/IF, 5-9 175, Bethel Park HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 7.34 60 and threw 86 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase…coach reports he throws 85 MPH.
Comments: Hits average with gap power… started at 3B as a freshman…strong arm and a smooth fielder…very
coachable…able to hit spots consistently with his fastball...good movement on all his pitches (fastball, curve,
change)…excellent poise and focus on the mound…very mature for his age and takes instruction well….excellent
student with 4.4 GPA. Summer and Fall Team: Richmond Braves…RBI Red Wings

Sam Fragale, IF, 5-9 195, Seneca Valley HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 7.13 60 and threw 78 MPH in the IF at WBCA Showcase….ran 7.0 60 at 2011 Ed Santa
Showcase. Stats: Batted .480 with 3 HR, 19 extra base hits and 25 RBI as a junior Comments: A starter since his
freshman year…strong athletic kid who works hard in the gym and has a solid build…can play anywhere in the
IF…soft hands and good instincts in the field…above average arm…great approach at the plate…ball jumps off his
bat…very strong hitter…very good student with 3.88 GPA Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer
Teams: Pittsburgh Diamond Dawgs. Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates.

Kevin Giallonardo, MIF, 6-0 155, Mars HS, R/R
Comments: Strong fielder with great understanding of the game…excellent contact hitter…batted .333 as a
sophomore…excellent student with 1500+ on two-part SATs. Honors: Freshman team MVP as 8th grader. Summer
Team: Independent Players in WPEBL.

Brandon Gresh, 3B/P, 5-9 140, Keystone Oaks HS, R/R
Comments: Solid third baseman with above average arm…good movement on two seam fastball and cutter…sharp
slider. Summer Team: Keystone Oaks Legion

Jake Horew, IF/OF/P, 5-11 165, Chartiers Valley HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 7.16 60 and threw 84 MH in the IF and 89 MPH in the OF at the WBCA Showcase..has been
timed in the 6.9-7.0 range elsewhere. Comments: Starter since his freshman season…ball explodes off his bat and
has HR power to all fields…quick hands and turns around all fastballs…can flat out hit…great instincts on the
bases…big-time arm with excellent carry…plays IF and OF equally well…can reach high 80s off the mound in
relief situations….outstanding all around players. Honors: Two-time Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer
Team: Allegheny Tigers (WPEBL)…Pittsburgh Diamond Dawgs…Allegheny Hustlers.



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John Horvath, 2B/SS, 5-8 155, Beaver Falls HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 7.1 60 and 79 MPH velo. Comments: Very hard worker who improves every
day…smart player with good instincts…very good student.

Chad Hyzaga, SS/P, 6-0 160, Serra Catholic HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he throws 80 MPH from the mound. Comments: Best pitch is his curveball…strong
work ethic.

 Adam Jacko, SS/2B/P, 5-9 170, East Allegheny, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he runs 7.3 60 and throws 80-82 MPH. Comments: Excellent fielder with a strong
arm…best hitter on his team…average speed and a good base runner…gap to gap power…quiet kid who works very
hard…attended the Bucky Dent Baseball School…work hard in offeseason…very coachable.

Cody Karpiak, IF, 5-7 135, Uniontown HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.10 60 and threw 71 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Varsity starter sinc
sophomore season…excellent in the field…contact hitter without much power but puts the bat on the ball. Summer
Team: Connellsville Legion

Devin Kelosky, SS/2B/P, 6-0 170, Riverside HS, R/R
Measurables: Reports 6.7 60. Stats: batted .415 with .505 OBP in the regular season as a junior. Comments:
Excellent hands and great range…an above average hitter….leadoff hitter who can run. Summer Team: Sports Zone
Express (WPEBL)

Robert Killian, SS/IF/P, 5-11 165, Fox Chapel HS, R/R
Summer Team: Springdale Legion

Joel Klein, IF, 5-8 150, Upper St Clair HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.05 60 at Ed Santa Showcase and threw 79 MPH at Baseball Factory showcase. Comments:
Capable of playing both middle infield positions plus 3rd base…above average arm…gap to gap hitter who surprises
opponents…high baseball acumen and is a student of the game…will sacrifice personal success for the betterment of
the team…extremely coachable. ..excellent student with 4.6 GPA. Summer Teams: Pittsburgh Diamond Dawgs.

Kenny Knight, IF, 5-10 155, North Hills HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.12 60 and threw 72 MPH in the IF. Summer Team: North Hills Palomino

Zach Kocak, IF, 5-7 150, Hampton HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.00 60 and threw 67 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase.

Christopher Koegel, IF, 6-0 185, Moon HS, L/R
Measurables: Ran 7.60 60 and threw 69 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: Batted team best .438 as a
junior. Comments: Can play anywhere in the IF…good contact hitter…batted 3rd in the lineup…offensive play er of
the year for his team. Summer Team: Saints

Nick Lang, SS, 5-7 165, Carlynton HS, R/R
Starting SS as a freshman…great hands and range…excellent defensively…also #2 catcher.

Adam LaRue, 2B, 5-7 125, West Allegheny HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.31 60 and threw 71 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: Batted .339 as a junior.
Comments: A well-rounded player with exceptionally quick hands and great range at 2B…great footwork and can
make plays going either way…very instinctive on the bases and knows the game…hits for average and sprays the
ball all over the field. Summer Team: Steel City Select

Austin Logan, IF, 5-10 155, Beaver HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.97 and threw 74 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Played in Keystone
Games…tremendous leader with a great attitude …very strong glove and arm…type of player you can build a team
around. Honors: Two-time Post-Gazette All-Section selection…Selected for Keystone Games.




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Paul McCullough, SS/P, 6-0 180, Shady Side Academy, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.21 60 and threw 71 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: Batted .328 with 16 RBI and
was 2-0 on the mound. Comments: Very good arm strength and fielding ability…hits for average…excellent
command, movement and poise on the mound… very coachable…excellent student. Honors: Pittsburgh Post-
Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Team: Independent Players (WPEBL)

Danny McGrath, 2B/SS/OF, 5-8 140, Franklin Regional HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.61 60 and threw 78 MPH in the IF at WBCA Showcase…ran 6.40 at 2011 Ed Santa Showcase.
Stats: Batted .411 with 6 stolen bases as a junior. Comments: Excellent contact hitter…great range and instincts in
the middle infield…works hard and knows the game. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Team:
Crusaders 18U Blue.

.Zach Miller, 5-10 180, SS/P, Beaver Falls HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 7.2 60 and 82 MPH velo. Comments: Fills up the strike zone on the mound…solid
command of his pitches …loves the game.

Zack Miller, 5-11 170, SS, West Mifflin HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.19 60 and threw 81 MPH in the IF at WBCA Showcase. Comments: Started as a
sophomore…exceptional range and a strong arm…will bat 3 rd as a junior…strong hitter who hits the gaps quickly
and produce RBI. Summer Teams: West Mifflin Mudcats and West Mifflin Legion

Anthony Monteparte, 5-10 160, IF/P, Latrobe HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Comments: Good hands and range…strong arm…can play anywhere in the infield…good contact hitter…works
hard …good student with 3.60 GPA. Summer Team: Latrobe Legion.

Nathan Mori, SS/P, 5-8 160, Hempfield HS, R/R
Measurables: Threw 78-80 MPH from the mound, 79 MPH in the IF and ran a 7.03 60 at the WBCA Showcase…
coach reports he runs a 6.8 60 and throws 84-85 MPH Comments: Has the chance to be a four-year starter…has
great arm strength and tremendous hands… very disciplined at the plate and has quick hands…as a pitcher, throws
from a ¾ arm slot and has great movement on his fastball…good command of a plus change. Summer Team: West
Hempfield Legion

Jordan Nalevanko, 2B/P, 5-9 125, Jeannette HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 8.01 60 and threw 68 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Due for a major
growth spurt…starter at pitcher since his freshman year and at second base since sophomore season…clutch hitter
who finds his way on base…very good control on the mound…changes speeds and locates pitches well…throws
fastball, change and a very good curveball…was on the mound at the end of the game in all of his team’s wins.
Summer Team: Jeannette Legion.

Mike Oleyear, IF, 5-8 140, Greensburg Central Catholic, R/R
Primarily a defensive players…hits for average but not much power…works hard and listens to instruction…not
much speed.

Joe Palumbo, SS/2B, 5-7 160, Fox Chapel HS, L/R
Measurables: Ran 6.74 60 and threw 77 MPH in the IF at WBCA Showcase…ran 6.67 60 at the 2012 Colorado
Rockies workout. Comments: Strong arm and glove…excellent in the field…natural baseball instincts…consistent
hitter with power…good on the bases and good speed…extremely quick hands and feet…very coachable and willing
to learn…played on Springdale Senior and Junior Legion teams as a 15 year old. Summer Team: Springdale
Legion.

Rich Patsilevas, IF/P, 5-10 170, Shaler HS, R/R
Summer Team: Seneca Valley in WPEBL

Spencer Patterson, IF, 5-10 165, Woodland Hills HS, R/R
Measuables: Ran 7.15 60 and threw 74 MHP in the IF at WBCA Showcase. …87 MPH bat speed (Thiel camp)…80
MPH velo (Alderson Broaddus camp) Comments: Above average in all attributes…could be a good
player…Graded at 8 (definite D1 prospect) by Perfect Games. Summer Team: Independent Players (WPEBL)

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Tyler Podvasnik, IF, 5-9 165, Plum HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports a 7.1 60. Comments: Excellent defender and a solid hitter…working on improving his
speed…singles hitter and on base offensive player.

Ryan Robinson, IF, 6-1 160, Central Valley HS, R/R
Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates

Ryan Rosato, IF, 5-8 160, Keystone Oaks HS, L/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 7.25 60 and threw 71 MHP in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: Hit .333 as a junior and .388
as a sophomore. Comments: Excellent hands and footwork in the IF….good range and average arm…good student
with 3.90 GPA. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Team: Keystone Oaks Legion

Chris Sawicki, 2B/SS, 5-10 165, Shady Side Academy, R/R
Good arm strength and fields position well…hits with some power…very coachable…excellent student.

Jake Seabright, IF/OF, 5-3 115, McGuffey HS, R/R
Quickest player on his team…great baseball instincts…can play anywhere…very coachable

Joe Simsic, 2B/P, 5-9 190, Belle Vernon HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 7.3 60 and 72 MPH velo. Stats: Batted .333 as a sophomore. Comments: Varsity
starter at 2B since freshman season…2nd team all-section as an infielder…defensive skills have shown great
improvement over to first two seasons to a collegiate level…can pitch if needed with good control and command
…very hard worker with big upside… continues to develop a solid plate approach where he hits for average and has
gap power. ..excellent student with 3.9 GPA and a member of the National Honor Society. Honors: Pittsburgh Post-
Gazette All-Section selection.

Kyle Skelly, MIF, 5-9 160, Kiski Area HS, R/R
No additional information available.

Ryan Smerick, IF, 5-10 145, Ford City HS, R/R
No additional information available.

Alex Smith, IF, 6-1 175, Mars HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.75 60 and threw 74 MPH in the IF at WBCA Showcase. Stats: Batted .340 as leadoff
hitter…broke school record with 21 SBs. Comments: Extremely athletic…hits for power and runs very
well…offensive MVP on freshman team….honor roll student…team leader who received coaches leadership
award….strong baseball instincts and mechanics….skill developed to be versatile. Summer Team: Diamond Dawgs

Ishamel Tinsley, 2B/SS, 5-7 130, Penn Hills HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he runs a 7.0 60 and has 73 MPH velo. Comments: Great worker…good hands and
feet...arm is improving every year…has continued to improve overall…good contact swing and should hit for
average.

Dan Toner, IF, 6-0 170, Gateway HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.96 60 and threw 81 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: Batted .474 as a junior and
had the 4th most hits in the WPIAL. Comments: Very athletic with good baseball instincts. Honors: Post-Gazette
All-Section selection. Summer Team: Steel City Select.

Garrett Vrbanic, SS/OF/IF, 5-11 175, Pittsburgh Central Catholic HS, R/R
Measurables: Reports 6.79 60. Stats: Batted .451 in 2011 summer season. Comments: Solid on defense and has
pretty good speed…can play virtually anywhere on the field…works hard and is a team leader…

Chris Winkler, SS, 5-9 160, South Park HS, L/R
Will probably play 2B in college…excellent fielder who had only 2 errors in 58 chances during the high school
season…great hands and footwork in the field… has a good first step, though, and positions himself well…good
contact hitter who hits to all fields…make-up is off the charts…great work ethic and is very coachable. Summer
Team: Pittsburgh Diamond Dawgs.

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Zachary Wolosyzk, SS/P/OF, 6-0 167, North Allegheny HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.39 60 and threw 76 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Solid potential.
Summer Team: North Allegheny (WPEBL)

Mark Yuretich, 2B/C, 5-6 140, South Allegheny HS, R/R
Comments: A versatile player with a great knowledge of the game…a solid contact hitter with a reliable glove,
accurate arm and quick release…beginning to emerge as a young leader on a veteran team. Summer Team:
Revolution.

Justin Zak, 2B/SS/OF, 6-1 165, Allderice HS, R/R
Measurables: Reports 6.85 60. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Team: Mid-Atlantic Canes

Darren Zaslau, SS/OF, 5-7 150, Mt Lebanon HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.20 60 and threw 72 MPH in the IF at WBCA Showcase…ran 6.9 60 at Tufts University 2011
baseball camp. Comments: Very versatile and athletic…has arm strength and range to play SS…very good range in
the outfield…has the mental makeup to handle the grind of college baseball. Summer Team: Pittsburgh Spikes
(WPEBL)

Will Ziefel, MIF, 5-10 150, Waynesburg HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.34 60 and threw 83 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase…ran 7.20 60 at 2011 Santa
Showcase. Comments: Very versatile player who can play pretty much anywhere…quick hands and feet…great
reaction time and fielding range…natural leader who is very enthusiastic and plays with a never say die
attitude…very good defender with an above average arm…quick out of the box…three-sport athlete who favors
baseball…loves the game…excellent student with 3.875 GPA in advanced classes…National Honor Society VP
and an Eagle Scout. Summer Team: Point Marion Legion.



 2013 Grads – Corner Infielders and Outfielder


Zac Abel, OF, 5-10 170, Burrell HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports a 7.34 60. Comments: Good range and arm in the OF…very line-drive hitter. Honors:
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-Section selection.

Zach Aber, OF/1B, 6-0 180, Riverview HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.60 60 and threw 67 MPH in the OF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Above average
arm…hits for average and power…good athlete. Summer Team: Crusaders

Jordan Allen, OF, 5-5 135, Washington HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.76 60 and threw 80 MPH from the OF at WBCA Showcase. Comments: Very good arm
strength, especially for his size…outstanding glove…plays fast all the time…hits for a good average with some
power…has pitched but lacks confidence…sneaky fast on the mound with a good curve. Honors: Pittsburgh Post-
Gazette All-Section Selection. Summer Team: Drillers (C-Side Sports)

Jason Anderson, 3B/B, 5-9 225, Kiski Area HS, R/R
Measurables: Reports 7.86 60. Comments: JV captain as a sophomore.

Justin Bauer, OF, 5-11 185, Brentwood HS, R/R
Stats: Batted .294 for varsity as a sophomore. Comments: Excellent speed and strength…hits the ball hard and has a
strong arm…improving defensively…RB/LB on football team. Summer Team: Brentwood Colt.

Mason Beaudry, OF, 5-10 170, North Hills HS, L/R
Lefty hitter with great knowledge of the game…will be one of team’s fastest OF and best players/




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Shea Beaumont, 1B, 5-10 218, West Allegheny HS, L/R
Measurables: Ran 8.10 60 and threw 71 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: Batted .319 as a junior with
2 HR and 15 RBI…batted .455 in 2011 summer season with 5 HR. Comments: Very athletic for his size…fields the
first base position very well…a very good hitter with long ball potential. Summer Team: Allegheny Hustlers
(Palomino)

Brad Bekampis, OF, 5-7 145, Mt Lebanon HS, L/L
Has D-1 range as an outfielder…runs extremely well and hits the ball to all fields…started every game as a
junior…drove in key runs in important games…very mentally tough and mature…played exceptional defense in
right field for WPIAL runnerup…good student with 3.6 GPA while taking honors classes. Summer Team: Sports
Zone Lookouts (WPEBL)

Jacob Bevard, 1B, 6-2 190, Brownsville HS, R/R
Hit .375 as a junior…strong defensively and hits for average.

Sean Bialecki, OF/3B/2B, 6-0 190, Greensburg Central Catholic HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.25 60 and threw 79 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: Batted .424 and was 4-0
with a 2.90 ERA. Comments: Focused on improving…a quality bat with gap power…can play most
anywhere…above average arm…fastball jumps on batters…sharp breaking curve and is his best pitch…command is
improving. Summer Team: Connellsville Legion

Mitchell Bianco, OF, 6-0 195, Peters Township HS, L/R
No additional information available.

Clayton Bouchard, OF, 5-9 155, Quaker Valley HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports a 6.95 60. Comments: Solid outfielder who tracks down a lot of fly balls…disciplined
contact hitter who handles the bat well and hits to all fields…hard worker and solid team guy.

Zach Bredl, OF, 5-10 155, Seneca Valley HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.23 60 and threw 76 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Good contact
hitter…excellent student who is #1 in his class and has 1400 on two-part SATs. Summer Team: Seneca Valley
(WPEBL).

Michael-Patrick Buckley, OF/1B, 5-11 190, Central Catholic HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.9 60 at 2012 Rockies workout. Stats: Batted .450 and had 8 HRs (tied for WPIAL lead) and 40
RBI. Comments: Plays all three OF positions and 1st base…reads ball well and has natural instincts in the OF…hits
for power and average…has plus power from the pull side and uses the whole field when pitched away…patient
approach with quality at bats…excellent student with 4.3 GPA. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section selection.
Summer Teams: Pittsburgh Spikes and Paramount Panthers.

Jake Cadez, 6-2 157, OF/P, Canon McMillan HS, L/L
Measurables: Ran 6.94 60 and threw 81 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Summer Team:
Houston/Canonsburg Legion. Fall Team: Canon McMillan.

Jordan Campano, OF, 5-7 155, Thomas Jefferson HS, L/L
Measurables: Ran 7.05 60 and threw 71 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Started every
game as a sophomore and led team in OBP.

Joe Campbell, 1B, 6-2 190, Blackhawk HS, L/L
Good defensive first baseman…good contact hitter.

Jimmy Carassanesi, OF/P, 6-3 200, West Mifflin HS, L/R
Measurables: Ran 7.07 60 and threw 89 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Great arm from
the outfield…swings for power at the plate and runs the bases well…pitches in relief…fastball is consistent at 82
MPH. Summer Teams: West Mifflin Legion and West Mifflin Mudcats

Joe Cardone, Bishop Canevin HS, R/R
Developing outfielder who is a steady defensive player.
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Jimmy Caton, OF, 6-0 160, Bishop Canevin HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.14 60 and threw 77 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Saw playing time
as a sophomore…very good speed and a hard working player.

Caelan Ceratti, 3B/1B, 5-8 160, New Brighton HS, L/R
Mechanically sound…great hands…very good contact hitter.

Tyler Charie, OF, 5-7 160, Montour HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.14 60 and threw 86 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase. Summer Team: Steel City
Select

Cole Chiappialle, OF, 5-10 195, Blackhawk HS, R/R
Great speed and good defensive outfielder…could start this season.

John Choma, IF/OF, 5-9 150, Seneca Valley HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.78 60 at 2011 Paramount Scouting Showcase at Seneca Valley. Comments: Good defensive
player and a good contact hitter. Summer Team: Seneca Valley in the WPEBL.

Brett Dadig, OF, 6-1 155, Seton LaSalle HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.30 60 and threw 78 MPH from the OF at WBCA Showcase. Summer Team: Red Sox
(WPEBL)

Justin Davey, 1B, 6-3 210, Canon McMillan HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 8.27 60 and threw 63 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Summer Team: Houston Legion.

Jamie Deane, 3B/P, 5-9 165, Ambridge HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.08 60 and threw 70 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase…coach reports he throws 78-80
from the mound. Stats: Batted .424. Comments: Started as a sophomore at 2B and also pitched…moving to 3B as a
junior and will keep pitching… leadoff hitter…very coachable kid who works hard and is a leader. Summer Team:
Ambridge Legion.

Mike Dice, 1B/3B/P, 5-11 215, South Park HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 8.10 60 and threw 70 MPH in the IF at WBCA Showcase. Comments: Hard-nosed
player…average arm strength…consistently gets into good fielding position…above average power is his strength
and also hits for average…was the top JV pitcher in 2011… a bulldog on the mound. Summer Team: South Park
Legion

Nick DiDiano, 1B/P/OF, 5-9 150, Franklin Regional HS, L/L
Measurables: Ran 7.1 60 at Seton Hill Showcase….threw 73-76 MPH from the mound, 71 MPH in the IF and ran a
7.16 60 at WBCA showcase…ran 6.9 60 at Santa Showcase. Comments: Hits to all fields…great defensively at 1B
with excellent footwork…a team player with excellent intangibles and upside…strong work ethic. Summer Team:
AlleghenyTigers (WPEBL). Fall Teams: Franklin Regional…Pittsburgh Athletics

Jim Divosevic, OF, 6-4 200, North Allegheny HS, L/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 7.25 60 and threw 87 MPH from the OF at WBCA Showcase….threw 88 MPH from the OF at
2012 Colorado Rockies workout…ran 3.04 30 at 2012 PA Nine Combine. Comments: Coach says he has Division
1 potential…varsity starter as sophomore and junior…excellent defensive OF. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section
selection. Summer Team: EvoShield Canes and North Allegheny (WPEBL).

Jim Dlugos, 1B/C, Bishop Canevin HS, R/R
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Randy Dobnak, 3B/P, 6-1 200, South Park HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports that he runs a 7.2 60 and throws 82-85 MPH. Comments: Above average arm for 3B
and has good hands…excellent power to all field and is a .400-type hitter at his school’s level…takes instruction
well and works hard…batted .429 with 2 HR this fall…coming into his own on the mound…command is above
average and has good movement on his secondary pitchers…had 50Ks in 29 IP this fall. Summer Team:
Independent Players

Jonathan Dorogy, OF, 5-8 168, Seneca Valley HS, L/L
Measurables: Ran session best 6.51 60 and threw 80 MPH from the OF…threw 82 MPH from the OF at 2012
Colorado Rockies workout. Stats: Batted .419 as a junior. Comments: Excellent student with 4.1 GPA. Honors:
Post-Gazette All-Section Selection. Summer Team: Seneca Valley.

Keyshawn Dorso, IN/OF, 6-0 155, Allderdice HS, R/R
Starts as a freshman…versatile player…line drive hitter with power…runs in the 7.2 range and gets stronger and
faster each year. Summer Team: Mid-Atlantic Canes

Steve Eicher, OF, 5-10 160, Greensburg Central Catholic, R/R
Average arm strength and speed…quality range in the outfield…hits for average…good work ethic.

Evan Eisner, P/1B, 6-1 185, Shady Side Academy, R/L
Measurables: Coach reports 7.1 60. Comments: Excellent arm strength…hits for power and average…good in the
field…batted .415 as a sophomore. Summer Team: Bullpen Titans

Ben Erdahl, OF, 6-0 155, Mars HS, R/R
Athletic…very good speed…reliable outfielder with a great arm…will play CF this season.

Carter Evans, OF, 5-10 155, Carlynton HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 6.9 6- and 78-80 velo. Comments: Hits for average and power…great opposite field
power…aggressive base runner who plays hard all the time.

Tyler Falk, 1B/3B/OF, 6-4 208, Riverside HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 6.73 60at Kent State camp. Stats: Hit .400 with 4 HRs and 30 RBI as a junior…also hit 4 HR as
a sophomore Comments: Developing into an exceptional power hitter…great size, strength and skills…batted 3 rd
and 4th for two-time state championship team…strong leadership skills…excellent student with 4.61 GPA and 1280
on two-part SATs. Honors: Selected for Keystone Games. Summer Team: Riverside Legion.

Adam Ferita, OF, 6-0 195, Belle Vernon HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports a 6.76 60…84 MPH velo at 2012 Rockies workout. Stats: Batted .417 with 16 RBI and
14 SB. Comments: Above average in all tools…great work ethic… 3-year varsity starter….National Honor Society
member….4.0 GPA. Honors: Two-time Post-Gazette All-Section selection…Baseball Factory National Team
selection… Summer Team: Pittsburgh Diamond Dawgs

Sean Fitzgerald, 3B/OF/P, 6-2 210, North Allegheny HS, R/R
Measurables: 7.1 60 and 2.3 pop at LaRoche Showcase…threw 81-82 MPH from the mound, threw 76 MPH in the
IF and ran a 7.27 60 at WBCA Showcase. Comments: Good college prospect with interesting upside on the mound.
Summer Team: North Allegheny (WPEBL)

Frank Fortunato, IF, 6-1 190, Canon McMillan HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.02 60 and threw 73 MPH in the IF at WBCA Showcase….ran 5.06 40 and 4.41 home to first
and C-Side Sports Showcase. Stats: Batted .317 with 1HR as a junior. Comments: Hits for average and power…led
team in stolen bases…good hands…knows the strike zone. Summer Team: Houston Legion

Luke Fox, 5-10 160, OF, Hempfield HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.61 60 and threw 83 MPH from the OF at WBCA Showcase. Comments: Outstanding speed
and an excellent defensive outfielder…has pop in his bat…very athletic player.




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Tyler Frankel, 1B/P/IF, 6-0 170, Belle Vernon HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports a 6.95 60 and 80+ MPH from the mound. Comments: Change is a plus pitcher…curve
is average…fastball is above average but has had difficulty with control and command…wants the ball every
day…above average speed and defense in the OF…average arm and power…below average bat.

Troy Glendenning, 3B/1B, 6-3 225, Kiski Area HS, R/R
Stats: Batted .319 with 2 HR and 12 RBI as a sophomore. Comments: Smooth hands and quick feet…powerful
hitter. Summer Team: Kiski Valley Colt.

Carter Grote, OF/2B, 5-9 165, South Park HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 6.8 60 and 78 MPH velocity. Comments: Tremendous athlete (leading scores on
basketball team and leading WR in football)…solid average arm strength from the OF…gets great jumps on balls
takes a good angle…fast runner and it plays up in the field and on the bases…has good power and can hit for
average…high character with a strong work ethic. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Team:
Pittsburgh Dirtbags.

John Hartzell, OF, 6-0 170, Mohawk HS, R/R
Great OF arm….hs the speed to play CF and the arm to play RF…nice movement on his two seam fastball…very
coachable with a great work ethic.

Shane Heim, OF, 5-11 185, Pine-Richland HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.80 60 and threw 83 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Played varsity as a
freshman and has started since his sophomore season…batted 3 rd in the lineup as a junior…nationally ranked tennis
player at age 12…played DB and WR in football. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section as a sophomore. Summer
Team: Pittsburgh Spikes.

Blake Herron, OF/IF/P/C, 5-9 147, Belle Vernon HS, R/R
Strong defensively and an average hitter…reports he throws 77 MPH but throws a great variety of pitches including
2 and 4 seam fastballs, a cutter, knuckle ball, knuckle curve and curve…has good control.

Jordan Hessom, OF, 5-10 190, Kiski Area H, R/R
No additional information available.

Lucas Hilderbrand, OF/P, 5-10 165, North Allegheny HS, R/R
College potential at the right level. Summer Team: North Allegheny (WPEBL)

Matt Hogue, OF/P, 5-10 165, Latrobe HS, L/L
Hardest worker on this team…very coachable…nice arm and a contact hitter.

Mark Hollis, OF, 6-0 185, North Hills HS, L/R
Stats: Batting .429 for summer team. Comments: Strong hitter who also is excellent in the OF…good bat speed and
quick hands…hard worker with a good attitude who is very serious about the game. Summer Team: North Hills
Palomino

Taylor Huber, OF, 5-9 140, Fox Chapel HS, L/L
Measurables: Coach reports 7.24 60. Comments: Hard worker who has battled through some injuries…excellent
ball skills in the OF. Summer Teams: Springdale Legion and Aspinwall Colt

Tim Hughes, 1B/P, 6-0 193, Hopewell HS, L/L
Measurables: Threw 81-83 MPH from the mound, 70 MPH in the IF and ran a 8.10 60 at WBCA Showcase.
Comments: Solid defensive 1B…fundamentally sound on defense…hits for power…runs well for his size…natural
movement on his fastball…has improved his mechanics…great work ethic. Summer Team: Sports Zone (WPEBL).

Wayne Hydak, 1B, 6-3 225, Serra Catholic HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 8.01 60 and threw 70 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Excellent defensive
first baseman with a strong work ethic. Summer Team: Crusaders




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Logan Johnston, IF, 6-1 195, Hopewell HS, R/R
Versatile IF who probably projects as a 3B in college…strong arm and good range…hits for power…works hard.
Summer Team: Hopewell Legion

Dylan Jones, OF, 5-11 140, Riverside HS, L/L
Excellent outfielder with good foot speed…excellent lead-off batter.

Jay Joseph, OF, Bishop Canevin HS, R/R
Developing outfielder who has good range in the field.

Ryan Kearns, 1B/P, 6-4 185, East Allegheny HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports the runs a 7.6 60 and throws 78-80 MPH. Comments: Big frame…lots of power and
had 3 HRs over 400 feet last summer…excellent swing…average defensively…has had arm problems but has
rehabbed…attended Bucky Dent Baseball School.

Carson Kessler, 3B/2B/C, 6-0 200, Seneca Valley HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 7.01 60 and threw 77 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase …ran 7.0 at 2012 Colorado
Rockies workout. Stats: Hit .379 with .479 OBP in junior high school season. Comments: Strong hitter who makes
great contact…hits to all fields and has good power…great athlete who can play anywhere on the field. Summer
Teams: Seneca Valley (WPEBL) and Traveling Saints scout team..

Luke Kroneberg, 1B, 6-1 210, Knoch HS, R/L
Stats: Batted .313 with .472 OBP and .531 slugging percentage. Comments: Excellent defensive first
baseman…middle of the order hitter.

TJ Kuny, IF/OF, 5-10 145, Quaker Valley HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 7.15 60. Comments: Versatile fielder with good glove…smooth swing with good pop.

Jason Kurkiewicz, OF, 5-8 145, Blackhawk HS, R/R
Good defensive outfielder.

Jason Lanoy, 3B/P, 6-0 190, Our Lady of Sacred Heart HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.39 60 and threw 75 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Good mechanics at
the plate and in the field…good presence on the mound. Summer Team: Seneca Valley (WPEBL)

David Lattanzio, 1B/OF, 5-10 175, Ford City HS, R/L
Measurables: Ran 7.38 60 and threw 69 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Three-year starter.
Summer Team: Kiski Legion

Cameron Lawson, 1B/P, 6-2 200, North Hills HS, L/R
Measurables: Ran 7.38 60 and threw 63 MPH in the IF….ran 7,35 60 at Elite Showcase in Johnstown. Comments:
Good plate discipline and power…good with the glove…excellent student with 4.1 GPA. Summer Team: North
Hills Palomino

Jalen Lawson, OF, 5-9 170, Beaver HS, R/R
Summer Team: Brighton Township Legion

Corey Lazor, OF, 5-11 155, Bethel Park HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.05 60 and threw 87 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: Batted .352 as a junior.
Comments: Very good arm and speed for an outfielder…hits for average with gap power…hard worker. Summer
Team: Bethel Park Miners.

David Lemley, IF, 5-11 210, Bethel Park HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 7.44 60 and threw 79 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: Batted .396 as a junior
Comments: Solid defensive infielder…hits for both average and power…very coachable. Summer Team: Bethel
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Kolby Luttner, 3B/1B/P, 6-0 230, Greensburg Central Catholic HS, R/R
Strong arm and good speed for his size…natural power that should improve over time…hard worker who is willing
to take instruction…on the mound, has good control with very good movement.

Corey Marshall, OF/P, 6-2 210, Greensburg Central Catholic HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.19 60 and threw 83 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Good athlete with
natural power…very accurate arm…solid outfielder…good ground ball pitcher due to decent velocity combined
with natural movement. Summer Team: Hempfield Legion

Greg Martin, 1B/P, 5-11 160, Hempfield HS, L/L
Measurables: Threw 76-78 from the mound, 74 MPH in the IF and ran a 7.83 60 at the WBCA Showcase.
Comments: Has a lot of upside as a hitter…exceptionally quick hands and is a good line drive hitter to all
fields…has power potential…has a great 2-seam fastball with a lot of tail plus a sharp breaking ball and an
improving change. Summer Teams: Flood City Elite and West Hempfield Legion

Jake McCall, OF, 5-11 175, Bethel Park HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.01 60 and threw 85 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: Batted .396 as a junior.
Comments: Strong arm and good speed in the outfield…hits for average with gap power…top of the lineup hitter
who is tremendous on the bases…lettered as a sophomore…excellent student…hard worker. Summer Team:
Paramount Panthers.

James Meeker, OF/P, 6-4 200, North Allegheny HS, L/R
Measurables: Threw 74-78 MPH from the mound, 70 MPH in the IF and ran a 7.70 60 at the WBCA
Showcase…ran 7.2 60 at Baseball Factory event in Omaha…threw 76 MPH in the IF at showcase on 6/27.
Comments: Can hit the ball. Summer Team: Sportszone Express (WPEBL).

Phillip Meighan, 3B, 6-0 150, Carlynton HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports a 7.06 60; 75-79 MPH velo and 2.3 pop. Comments: Can player anywhere…team
leader…great hands…excellent arm strength behind the plate…above average range in the IF…coachable.

Anthony Meneice, OF, 6-0 165, Riverside HS, R/L
No additional information available.

Dom Merlino, OF/P, 6-0 150, West Allegheny HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Reports he throws 75 MPH….ran 6.8 60 in 2011 varsity tryouts. Stats: Batted .361 for JV team.
Comments: Hits for average and power…aggressive on the bases…coachable…calm under pressure…trains at
Bianco School of Baseball…coachable…excellent student. Summer Team: Findlay Colt.

Myles Mike, OF, 5-9 150, Ambridge HS, R/R
No additional information available.

Josh Miller, 3B/P 6-0 170, Beth-Center HS, L/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Reports he runs a 6.8 60…coach reports he throws 79 MPH. Comments: Strong glove and
arm…average bat…runs well and hits to all fields…21 SB as a sophomore. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section
selection.

James Molnar, OF, 5-11 175, North Hills HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.89 60 and threw 81 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase. Summer Team: North Hills
Palomino

Stefan Mrkonja, OF/P, 5-7 180, Hopewell HS, R/L
Measurables: Threw 71-76 MPH from the mound, 83 MPH from the OF and ran a 7.07 60 at the WBCA Showcase.
Comments: Very good defensive center fielder…good range and a strong arm…hits for both average and
power…runs well…excellent mechanics and poise on the mound…great command of fastball, curve and
change…great work ethic. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Teams: Hopewell Legion and
Allegheny Hustlers. Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates.



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Josh Mundell, OF, Carmichaels HS, R/R
Leader and 3 sport athlete…extremely fast…leadoff hitter…hits for average and is very coachable.

Charles Novak, OF/SS, 6-0 170, Beth-Center HS, R/R
No additional information available.

Joey Paul, OF/P, 5-11 145, Mt Pleasant HS, R/R
Very athletic player…solid defensively….will give up his body to make plays…tore his ACL during football season
but should be ready for the summer season…good baseball instincts…learned how to play the game last year.

Ryan Peluso, OF/1B, 6-0 185, North Catholic HS, L/L
Measurables: Ran 7.38 60 and threw 70 MPH from the OF at WBCA Showcase…ran 7.65 60 and threw 70 MPH
at WPEBL 2010 Scout Day. Comments: Good contact hitter…good defensively in OF and at 1B… coachable kid
with a good attitude…has good upside and hits the ball well to all fields…knows the game. Summer Team: Seneca
Valley (WPEBL)

Casey Rebosky, OF, 6-0 180, Norwin HS, R/R
Measurables: Reports 4.72 40 time and 80 MPH velo.

Jared Rebovich, OF/3B/P, 5-9 150, Frazier HS, R/R
No additional information available.

Josh Roble, OF/IF/P, 5-7 135, Latrobe HS, R/R
Very versatile and can player anywhere…decent contact hitter.

Anthony Rocco, OF/SS/P, 6-1 197, West Shamokin HS, L/R
Measurables: Ran 7.24 60 and threw 80 MPH in the IF at WBCA Showcase. Stats: Batted .414 as a junior with a
.569 slugging percentage. Comments: Very athletic…varsity starter since his freshman season…team leader in most
offensive categories…works very hard to better his game…started at SS as freshman and center field as a
sophomore…also pitched and caught as a junior…set a school record of 16 Ks on the mound…very good student.
Honors: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Team: Worthington/Kittanning Palomino.

Alexander Romango, 1B/3B, 6-5 205, Fox Chapel HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.70 60 and threw 74 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Leader on and off the
field…strong defensively….power hitter with a quick bat…strong arm, quick feet and very coachable…very good
student. Summer Team: Fox Chapel.

Rob Rowe, OF, 5-9 155, Ambridge HS, R/R
No additional information available.

Arion Sepp, 3B/P, 6-2 190, Hopewell HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.88 60 and threw 79 MPH in the IF at WBCA Showcase. Stats: Batted .383 with 2 HRs…3-0
on the mound with a 1.20 ERA and 13 Ks in 16 IP. Comments: Solid defensive 3B…good range and strong
arm…good knowledge of the position…hits for power…Good mechanics and poise on the mound…good
velocity…works hard. Summer Team: Hopewell Legion and Allegheny Hustlers

Noah Shanen, OF, Our Lady of Sacred Heart, L/R
Good arm and plays well defensively…runs well.

Tommy Shoaf, OF, Carmichaels HS, R/R
A leader..solid arm..excellent hitter and very coachable.

Justin Shuttleworth, OF, 5-9 142, Ambridge HS, R/R
No additional information available.

Joe Sineway, OF, 6-1 170, Ambrige HS, R.R
No additional information available.

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James Sirio,OF/P, 5-9 170, Fox Chapel HS, L/L
Measurables: Coach reports 7.49 60 and 72 MPH velo. Comments: Great work ethic…gets on base…good
outfielder with baseball intelligence and a solid arm.

Tucker Slatosky, OF, 5-6 145, Yough HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.98 60 and threw 83 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Three-year
starter…great range with exceptional speed and arm…very coachable. Summer Team: Yough Legion

Tyler Smith, OF, 6-0 175, Knoch HS, R/R
Good speed with an above average arm.

Ray Sowinski, OF/P, 5-10 170, Latrobe HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 7.02 60 and threw 84 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase….ran 6.89 60 at Keystone
Games tryouts. Comments: Mechanically sound…decent arm…contact hitter….selected for 2012 Keystone Games.
Summer Team: Revolution…Unity Legion.

Luke Spisak, OF/P, 5-11 160, Yough HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Ran 6.90 60 and threw 81 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Three-year
starter…has started at both SS and OF…outstanding potential…very knowledgeable about the game…works to
improve his game. ..very coachable. Summer Team: Yough Legion

James Stevenson, OF, 5-6 170, Connellsville HS, R/R, VIDEO AVAILABLE
Measurables: Reports 6.7 60 and 80 MPH velo. Comments: Contact hitter

Jon Stickel, OF, 5-10 170, Franklin Regional HS, R/R
Measurables: Reports 7.4 60 and 74-79 MPH velo. Stats: Batted .349 for varsity. Comments: Excellent student
ranked near the top of his class…excellent ability to read the ball off the bat in the OF…contact hitter with power to
the gaps.

Shea Sullivan, OF, 6-0 175, Pine-Richland HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6,62 60 and threw 86 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase. Comments: Solid defensively
with a strong arm…gets on base and is smart on the base paths…total team player…works hard and loves the game.
Summer Team: Pittsburgh Spikes (WPEBL)

Ian Sutherland, OF, 5-11 170, Riverside HS, R/R
Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section selection.

Pete Tarka, 3B/P/C, 5-10 200, Geibel Catholic HS, R/R
Measurables: 5.1 in the 40. Comments: Saw varsity action as a freshman…good arm and good in the field…can
hit…good genes with two sisters swimming in D-1.

Austin Tocco, OF, 5-9 155, R/R, Springdale HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he runs a 6.9 60. Comments: A great all-around player…leadoff hitter…hits for
average and reaches base a lot.

Brian Vales, OF, Avonworth HS, L/R
Good athlete who plays 3 sports…hit over .330 as a freshman…strong work ethic.

Nick Vento, OF/MIF, 5-11 185, Franklin Regional HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.67 at Strength Fitness and Speed workout…ran 7.00 60 and threw 86 MPH from the OF at the
WBCA Showcase… from All-Star Baseball Academy Showcase in July 2011 - - 6.96 60, OF velo - - 87 MPH; IF
velo - - 82 MPH …285 # bench press and 500# squat. Stats: Batted .403 with 8 stolen bases. Comments: Two-year
varsity starter…plays with intensity…hits for average and power to all fields…great work ethic and very
coachable…very good student…excellent range in CF with an excellent arm…extremely hard worker with the
desire to excel at the next level. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Team: Allegheny Tigers.

Matt Waugaman, 1B/OF, 5-11 205, North Allegheny HS, L/L
College potential at the right level. Summer Team: North Allegheny (WPEBL)

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Alex Welker, OF/P, 6-1 185, Neshannock HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.70 60 and threw 84 MPH from the OF at the WBCA Showcase…reports 295 bench press and
425 squat. Stats: 2.09 ERA as a junior. Comments: Started in both baseball and football as a sophomore. Summer
Team: Diamond 9 (Youngstown)

Nelson Westwood, OF, 6-1 155, Quaker Valley HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 6.9 60. Comments: Very solid center fielder who makes routine plays and then
some…good speed used effectively on defense and on the bases…makes solid contact with surprising
power…multi-sport excellent athlete.

Eugene Wilson, 1B, 6-0 180, Beaver HS, R/R
No additional information available.

TJ Winkler, 3B, 6-4 212, North Hills HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.54 60 and threw 76 MPH in the IF at the WBCA Showcase. Stats: Batted .419 as a junior.
Comments: Good hands in the field…can hit for power and is smart on the bases. Summer Team: North Hills
Palomino.

Brad Wisniewski, 1B/IF/OF, 6-1 165, Carlynton HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 7.1 60 and 74-75 velo. Comments: Dedicated and can play anywhere…above average
range at 1B…great hands…hits for average…great knowledge of the game.

Seth Wright, 1B, 6-1 215, Mt Pleasant HS, R/R
Quick hands for a big man…need to improve his defensive skills.

Nick Yobbi, OF/P, 6-2 185, South Park HS, L/R
Measurables: Coach reports that he runs a 7.13 60 and throws 84-85 MPH.. Comments: Above average arm and
fielding ability in CF…an excellent hitter for average who has above average power…a high character player with a
tremendous work ethic…extremely humble and has a great understanding of the game…coach thinks he has definite
D-1 potential…excellent poise on the mound…has good depth and tight rotation on his breaking ball…has some
arm-side run on his fastball…overhauled his mechanics last winter and is working to refine them going
forward…his command and control have improved. Honors: Two-time Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer
Team: Pittsburgh Diamond Dogs. Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates.



 2014 Grads – Pitchers

Zack Bahm, P/OF, 6-2 195, Mt Lebanon HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 85 MPH velo. Comments: Power arm with huge potential…won 5 games and made 11
starts as a sophomore …should reach high 80s consistently by his senior season…tremendous mechanics with
minimal effort in his delivery…coach (who has coached several D-1 pitchers) says he has definite D-1 potential
…command of all four pitches.…very good changeup…excellent bat speed…relentless work ethic…excellent
student with 4.3 GPA. Summer Team: Sports Zone Lookouts (WPEBL)

Zac Crosmun, P/MIF, 5-11 155, Penn Hills HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he throws in the high 70s. Comments: Groundball pitcher who gets ahead in the
count…fastball moves…good command of offspeed pitches…changes speeds with consistency.

Marc Demilio, P/3B, 5-11 190, Hempfield HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he runs a 7.4 60 and throws 85 MPH in the IF and 83 MPH from the mound.
Comments: A 3-sport athlete who played JV as a freshman…solid third baseman with the ability to hit for power…a
bulldog on the mound…good command of his fastball and attacks the strike zone…secondary pitches are improving.

Tim Estep, P/OF, 5-9, Ambridge HS, R/R
No additional information available.


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Brett Fess, P/IF/OF, 6-1 200, Mt Pleasant HS, R/R
Good frame…has a live arm…potential to be a power bat…needs to improve his hitting against off-speed pitches
and his defense and becoming a pitcher rather than a thrower…needs to develop a change on the mound.

Matt Gunsallas, P, 6-4 160, Plum HS, L/L
Measurables: Coach reports 78-83 velo. Comments: Good movement and sink on his fastball…long body and
growing…developing breaking ball and solid change that is used as his #2 pitch…calm demeanor on the mound
…high ceiling…good bloodlines as his father was a D-1player at Louisiana Tech.

Brandon Hoener, P/IF, 6-0 165, Plum HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 77-79 velo and 7.3 60. Comments: Body has high upside…plus change and average
curveball…good size and strength…strike thrower and spots fastball well…solid IF and contact hitter…a
developing player.

Shawn Holman, P/IF, 5-10 175, Ambridge HS, R/R
No additional information available.

Josh Kaminski, P/OF, 5-10 160, North Hills HS, R/R
Expected to make spot starts and pitch in relief for the varsity as a sophomore…has a good fastball…can play
anywhere on the field…expected to get playing time in the OF…great conditioning and hard worker.

Sean Kampsen, P/OF, 5-9 150, Avonworth HS, L/L
No additional information available.

Jake Kleindl, P.C, 6-1 185, Shady Side Academy, R/R
Excellent power to the gaps…strong and accurate arm…excellent in clutch hitting situations…very hard
worker..new to the catching position but started as a sophomore.

Brandon Lawless, P/3B, Carmichaels, R/R
Has all the tools to be a great pitcher…needs seasoning…young but extremely talented

Taylor Lehman, P/OF, 6-6 170, Keystone Oaks HS, L/L
Learning to use his frame…great downward plane…still developing but has a huge upside.

Mark Lodge, P/1B, 5-9 145, Northgate HS, L/L
Measurables: Coach reports 75 MPH from the mound. Comments: Decent arm and curveball…good
control…average at the plate with just a little power.

Dan LoPresti, P/OF, 6-0 185, Seneca Valley HS, L/L
Summer Team: Seneca Valley in WPEBL.

Dustin Maloney, P/OF, 6-0 180, Burrell HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he throws 74-77 MPH. Comments: Good OF who continues to improve…getting
bigger and stronger…a wrestler.

Brendon McKay, P/OF, 6-1 175, Blackhawk HS, L/L
Stats: 11 wins in two varsity seasons…0.61 ERA as a sophomore with 59 Ks and 9 BBs in 59 IP. Comments: Huge
freshman season both on the mound and as a position player…coach says he could be one of the best ever at
Blackhawk…middle of the order hitter. Honors: Two-time Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Team:
Blackhawk Legion. Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates

Gavin Miller, P/C, 5-10 165, Knoch HS, R/R
Good command of fastball and curve…working on the change…strong arm behind the plate and blocks the ball
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Derek Morrison, P/1B, 6-2 220, Steel Valley HS, L/L
Measurables: Coach reports mid to high 70s velo. Stats: 4-2 with 2.53 ERA as a sophomore. Comments: Very
good movement on all pitches…good power at the plate. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section selection.

Ryan Novotney, P, 6-2 155, Brownsville HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 85 MPH velo. Comments: Missed a lot of time on the mound with a knee injury in his
sophomore year…started in the OF …smooth delivery and may hit upper 80s by his senior year.

AJ Olasz, P/1B, 6-1 180, West Mifflin HS, L/L
Measurables: Reports 7.2 60 speed and 80-82 MPH velocity. Stats: 47 Ks in 40 IP for 2010 summer team while
batting .560…batted .306 for varsity in section play…9-0 with 0.91 ERA summer 2011. Comments: Smooth LHP
with strong build…velocity will increase as body matures…very athletic kid who also excels at football…powerful
hitter with soft hands and a slick glove at 1B. Honors: Team MVP…played in 2010 and 2011 Keystone Games.
Summer Team: Steel City Wildcats.

Nate Painter, P/OF/2B, 5-7 155, Franklin Regional HS, R/R
Measurables: Reports 7.5 60 and 71 MPH velo.

Dylan Pietrantoni, P/IF, 6-3 200, Belle Vernon HS, R/R
Big sophomore season with 6-0 regular season record and 31 Ks in 39 2/3 IP. Honors: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-
Section selection.

Nikola Rakic, P/IF, 5-10, Ambridge HS, R/R
No additional information.

Rich Rowe, P/OF, 5-10 150, Blackhawk HS, L/L
Father was a D-1 pitcher…will be #2 starter on varsity as a junior…good defensive outfielder with good
speed…selective at the plate…leader by example…nice arm and getting stronger.

Bryce Schnatterly, P/IF, 6-0 180, Seneca Valley HS, R/R
Summer Team: SenecaValley in the WPEBL

Brandon Smail, P/1B, 5-11 182, Kiski Area HS, R/R
Measurables: Reports 7.32 60 and 86 MPH velo. Comments: Mixes up his pitches…enjoys challenging situations.

Grant Smith, P/SS, 5-9 172, Ambridge HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 80-82 MPH from the mound and a 7.5 60. Comments: Played some varsity as a
freshman and then started as a sophomore…solid middle infielder…high baseball IQ for his age…excellent work
ethic…will continue to improve as he matures physically and mentally. Summer Team: Sports Zone (WPEBL).

Noah Smith, P/OF, 5-7 145, Norwin HS, R/R
Measuables: Threw 84 MPH and PA Nine Baseball Combine and reports he has reached 87 MPH on occasion…ran
3.87 30 at PA Nine Baseball Combine. Comments: Could be #1 starter as a junior...excellent athlete who also
lettered in soccer as sophomore. Honors: Selected for 2010 and 2011 Keystone Games teams…good student who
posted 3.7 GPA as a sophomore. Summer Team: Evoshield Canes

Cole Straiti, P/1B, 6-0 160, Blackhawk HS, R/R
Will battle to be #3 starter or closer in 2013….still growing and getting stronger.

Marshall Volosh, P/OF, 5-10 155, Ambridge HS, L/L
No additional information available.




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 2014 Grads – Catchers

Justin Autry, C/IF/P, 6-0 155, Carlynton HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 7.08 60 and 2.1 pop. Comments: Great potential as a catcher…quick release and above
average arm strength…excellent hands as an infielder…hits for average…works hard and understands the game.

Daane Berezo, C/IF, 5-7 145, Pine-Richland HS, L/R
Athletic player whose brother plays for Duke…played varsity as a freshman and should move in to the starting
lineup as a sophomore. Summer Team: Steel City Wildcats. Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates.

Chaise Bertocci, C/1B, 5-11 208, Frazier HS, R/R
No additional information available.

Shane Cornett, C, 6-1 200, Burrell HS, R.R
Measurables: Coach reports pop in the 2.2-2.4 range. Comments: Big and strong kid who plays football…good
defensively and improving at the plate.

Nick DiBucci, C/IF/P, 5-10 160, Riverview HS, R/R
Measurables: 2.1 pop time recorded at Santa showcase…reports 7.5 60. Comments: Very athletic, also plays point
guard in basketball. Honors: Selected to play in 2011 Keystone Games. Summer Team: Xtra Innings.

Jake Emge, C, 6-1 180, Blackhawk HS, R/R
Started 4 games as a 15 year old for team that won Pittsburgh Regionals in 2011 Legion ball…possible D-1 skills as
a receiver…extremely coachable and will make any team better…brother will play for Ohio State next season.

Reid Gadagno, C/P, 6-3 215, Mt Pleasant HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he throws 77 MPH. Comments: Great frame…very raw as a hitter…needs to grow into
his body…a work in progress who is still maturing…great at blocking balls in the dirt…still a little tight in the hips
and needs to work on agility behind the plate…throws a heavy ball on the mound…his fastball jumps from his
hand…12-6 curve that he can spot from corner to corner…needs to work on the mental side of pitching.

Derek Hogue, C, 5-9 185, Brentwood HS, R/R
Stats: Batted .355 with 1 HR and 8 RBI. Comments: Shows signs of power…good arm.

Parker Lynn, C, 5-9 165, Belle Vernon HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 7.0 60 and 2.0 pop. Comments: Great defensively behind the plate…Hits for average,
he will improve…understands the game, has great work ethic and trains year round…versatile and can play IF and
OF. Summer/Fall Team: Evoshield Canes Mid-Atlantic

Phil Madonna, C/SS, 5-7 160, Vincentian Academy, R/R
Measurables: 7.2 60 and 2.05 pop at Florida State Skills Camp... .1.98 pop, 7.06 60 and 80 MPH arm speed at
recent Baseball Factory event. Stats: Batted .448 as a sophomore. Comments: Batted .491 in the #3 spot as a
freshman and led the team in hits…has a great knowledge and awareness of the game…hard-nosed player with great
work ethic…started every game at catcher and was voted first-team all section…will be used as a relief pitcher this
season…throws 75-70 MPH. Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section selection. Summer Team: Sports Zone Lookouts
(WPEBL).

Marcus Malara, C/P, 6-3 215, Mt Pleasant HS, R/R
Lost a year of baseball due to illness…great size and athletic ability…good pop as a hitter…needs to refine skills
offensively and defensively…showed great improvement in 2012…batted .349 in first year as full-time starting
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Brandon Nania, C, 5-10 205, Franklin Regional HS, L/R
Measurables: Coach reports 7.4 60, 76-81 MPH velo and 2.1 pop…2.00 pop at 2012 Ed Santa workout. Stats:
Batted .298 for varsity. Comments: Good power to all fields…very versatile in the field…can play both corner IF
positions and is a good defensive catcher…2 year varsity letterman…USSSA 2011 All American…2012 Under
Armour National Team member. Summer Team: Pittsburgh Spikes

Mike Nitowski, C/1B, 6-0 195, Burrell HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 7.47 60 and pop of 2.1-2.3. Comments: Big, strong and fast…developing into a good
hitter with power…good defensively.

Tony Pacelli, C, 5-10 171, Greensburg Central Catholic HS, R/R
Strong player with average arm strength…improving as a catcher…quick swing…hard worker.

Albert Reese, C/3B, 6-0 195, Penn Hills HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he runs a 7.2 60, and a 2.13 pop. Comments: A real physical specimen…potential is
there to become a very strong hitter…good worker…good bloodlines as father played for SMU and the
Redskins…finished his first full year as a catcher…batted .341 as a sophomore with 2 HR and 13 RBI.



 2014 Grads – Middle Infielders

Cody Bain, SS/OF/P, 5-8 175, Blackhawk HS, R/R
Gets better and better at SS during varsity practice…good arm and very consistent in the field…used as a varsity
pinch runner as a sophomore…very coachable.

Roger Cline, MIF/OF/P, 5-8 145, Frazier HS, R/R
No additional information available.

Brandon Coddington, SS/2B, 5-7 130, Serra Catholic HS, R/R
No additional information available.

Ty Cole, SS, Carmichaels HS, R/R
Son of a coach…solid SS who makes all the routine plays…hits for average.

Connor Coward, IF, 5-10 165, Seneca Valley HS, R/R
Good range in the middle infield. Summer Team: Will play for Seneca Valley in the WPEBL.

Hyte Eurich, SS/2B/3B, 5-10 135, Knoch HS, R/R
Comments: Batted .492 for JV team with 15 SBs…has played hockey for 10 years…reports 4.1 home to first time.
Summer Team: Saxonburg Colt.

Dom Guzzi, MIF/3B/OF, 5-7 165, Valley HS, R/R
Smart and fast player…very good defensively wherever he plays…leadoff hitter who hits for average and high
OBP…good on the bases…hard worker whose father is a coach…very coachable… excellent student with 4.0 GPA.

Jordan Hickey, 2B/OF, 5-7 132, Knoch HS, R/R
Strong defensive mechanics…accurate arm…good contact hitter.

Ryan Hudec, 2B, 5-11 170, Mt Pleasant HS, R/R
Improves every day…great work ethic…has the skills to be a consistent gap to gap hitter…good arm.

Colton Joseph, SS/P, 5-11 155, Serra Catholic HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he throws 82 MPH from the mound. Comments: Coach says he is quickly develop into
one of the WPIAL’s best young pitchers…strong slider…very poised on the mound.

Kevin Koch, SS/3B, 5-11 193, North Hills HS, R/R
No additional information available.

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David Lyons, MIF/OF, 5-9 160, Montour HS, R/R
Comments: Saw varsity action as a freshman…USSSA All-American…lettered in wrestling. Summer Team: Red
Sox (WPEBL)

Mike Maleski, IF, 5-11 170, Plum HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports a 6.9 60. Comments: Athletic IF with ability to hit with power to all fields…balanced
hitter with good bat speed…still developing..

Alex Marusic, 2B, 5-10 180, Northgate HS, R/R
Average arm and good hands…hits for some power.

J J Matijevic, SS/3B/1B, 6-1 205, Norwin HS, L/R
Stats: Batted .500 in the regular season with 6 HRs and 35 RBI. Comments: Excellent strength…good fielding
ability…excellent contact hitter with extreme power…can hit with power to all parts of the field…coach calls him a
top prospect…listed with Perfect Game…excellent work ethic and grades. Honors: WBCA Quad A Position Player
of the Year…Post-Gazette All-Section Selection. Summer Team: Evoshield Canes.

Tom McCarthy, MIF/3B, 5-8 155, Baldwin HS, R/R
Measurables: Reports 7.1 60. Comments: Three brothers all played college baseball…good hitter with leadership
skills…hard worker…good student.

Joe McHugh, SS/2B, 5-0 160, Thomas Jefferson HS, R/R
Strong hitter who started for the varsity as a freshman…very athletic with good lateral quickness and a quick
glove…can play anywhere on the field. Summer Team: Steel City Wildcats. Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates.

Tyler Mellors, IF/P, 5-9 185, Mt Pleasant HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he throws 82 MPH Stats: 4-1 with 1 save and a 2.03 ERA….batted .348 Comments:
Started every game as a freshman and sophomore...tremendous strength and athletic ability…a bulldog on the
mound…needs to do a better job of controlling his fastball…becoming more of a pitcher than a thrower… fastball
jumps from hand…curve has good break…needs to work on become more consistent with the location of the curve
and change…developing a cutter.

Tyler Reis, SS/2B, 5-9 155, Penn Hills HS, R/R
Good speed and a very good bat…improving every day defensively…hit .423 with four doubles while starting last
12 games of varsity season as a freshman.

Gannon Rooney, IF, 5-8 145, Upper St Clair HS, R/R
Soft hands, a strong arm and makes every play look routine…line drive hitter who will develop power as he
physically matures.

Cameron Smail, 2B/SS/OF, 5-7 155, Kiski Area HS, R/R
Excellent base runner…good defensively…gets on base.

Don Valentine, IF, 5-10 170, Seneca Valley HS, R/R
Summer Team: Will play for Seneca Valley in the WPEBL this summer.

Cody Wolfe, SS/OF, 5-9 185, Burrell HS, R/R
Measurables: Runs 60 in 7.52, Comments: Good athlete.



 2014 Grads – Corner Infielders and Outfielder

John Beveridge, OF/P, 5-10 185, Keystone Oaks HS, R/R
Great jumps in the OF with surprising speed…very good power at the plate…throws a heavy ball on the mound and
keeps hitters off balance…threw a no-hitter versus Chartiers Valley this season..


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Dan Bonnett, OF, 6-0 147, Penn Hills HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.90 60 at Bianco College Showcase. Comments: Saw limited varsity action as a freshman and
hit well…quick hands…gap to gap hitter with some pop…continues to develop…good breaks and paths on balls in
the outfield…decent arm that is improving…good student with 3.80 GPA. Summer Team: Steel City Predators.

Chuck Calabrese, OF, 6-1 200, Shady Side Academy, L/L
Raw player with exceptional power and bat speed…very strong arm and covers a lot of ground in the OF…3-sport
athlete…tremendous upside in baseball.

Anthony Chuba, OF, 5-10 160, Steel Valley HS, R.R
Stats: Batted .328 as a sophomore with .409 OBP. Comments: Excellent instincts in the field…above average
arm…started every game as freshman and sophomore…led team in stolen bases…tireless work ethic.

Dan Clark, OF/P, 5-11 170, Indiana HS, R/L
Measurables: Coach reports he throws 85 MPH from the mound. Comments: Average speed and a contact
hitter…good work ethic. Honors: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-Section selection.

Stephen Dayton, 1B/C/3B, 6-0 170, Hampton HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 7.7 60. Comments: Strong and athletic…saw some varsity time as a freshman…good
stick and solid defensively…should compete for starting 1B job as a sophomore.

Joe Defloria, P/OF, 5-10 175, Hempfield HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports a 6.6 60 and 89 MPH from the OF. Stats: Batted .500 as a sophomore with 13 extra
base hits including 5 HR plus 27 RBI. Comments: An exceptional athlete…started as a freshman and was hitting
.350 before being injured… very natural outfielder with the ability to hit…great plate discipline and can drive the
ball to all fields…chance to be a 4-year starter in both baseball and football…great work ethic with D-1 potential.
Honors: Post-Gazette All-Section selection.

Matt Delie, 1B/P//OF, 5-10 180, Quaker Valley HS, L/L
Measurables: Coach reports 80 MPH velo. Comments: Great bat and hits with tremendous power…good movement
on his pitches…able to throw off-speed pitches for strikes.

Shane Fetsko, 1B, 6-2 165, South Park HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he runs a 7.4 60. Comments: Average arm strength at 1B…Solid fielder who is just
learning to play 1B after playing SS in youth baseball…developing power…hard worker who trains year round.
Summer Team: Pittsburgh Dirtbags.

James Franciscus, 3B/MIF/C, 5-7 135, Penn Hills HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 7.4 60, 78-79 MPH velo and 2.25 pop. Comments: Short compact swing…good arm
and can play anywhere on the field…baseball smart…hard worker and a good listener…will continue to improve.

Jacob Griffith, OF, 5-7, Ambridge HS, R/R
No additional information available.

John Harper, OF, 5-10 150, Seneca Valley HS, R/R
Very good speed. Summer Team: Will play for Seneca Valley in the WPEBL this summer.

Seth Hvizda, OF, 6-0 180, Beth-Center HS, L/L
No additional information available.

Colin Jonov, OF/SS/2B, 5-10 170, Franklin Regional HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 6.8 60 and 75-80MPH velo. Comments: Extremely fast and has excellent range in the
OF…batted .321 with 7 stolen bases…hard worker. Summer Team: EvoShield Mid-Atlantic Canes.

Zachary Junk, OF/P, 5-11 155, Knoch HS, R/R
Good defensive outfielder with a strong and accurate arm…explosive fastball…working on curve and
change…dedicated player with a strong work ethic.



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Eddie Kilkeary, OF, 5-10 175, Greensburg Central Catholic HS, R/R
Very fast player…way above average arm strength…very good range in the OF….line drive hitter who batted .341
as a sophomore…works hard.

Patrick Kukalis, OF/IF, 5-11 175, Franklin Regional HS, L/R
Measurables: Coach reports 7.2 60 and 73-78 MPH velo. Comments: Great contact hitter who only struck out 3
times in 57 plate appearances…clutch hitter who had 3 doubles and 11 RBI…very versatile in the field…can play
anywhere in the IF or OF and pitch.

Luke Liprando, 3B/OF, 6-1 205, Mt Pleasant HS, R/R
Very smart player…had a wrist injury in basketball and missed the first two months of the season…a hard worker.

Mitchell Machi, OF, 5-11 170, North Allegheny HS, R/R
Coach thinks he has D-1 potential. Summer Team: Independent Players (WPEBL). Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates.

Zack Mastowski, 3B/1B/C, 5-10 202, Frazier HS, R/R
No additional information.

Mitch Matlas, OF/P, 6-1 190, Mt Pleasant HS, R/R
Very athletic and has great arm strength and speed…explosive hitter…needs to work on defense…plus arm…
potential to be an impact player.

Tyler McElfresh, OF, 5-10 155, Mt Pleasant HS, R/R
Needs to get stronger…understands the game and has good speed…good defensively….needs to work on hitting.

Brett Myers, P/3B/1B, 6-2 202, Franklin Regional HS, R/R
Measurables: Reports 76-78 MPH velo on the mound, a 7.3 60 and 75-80 MPH velo in the field. Comments: Saw
time at the corner IF positions and on the mound…has a great baseball frame and tons of raw power…had 13 RBI as
a sophomore…didn’t allow any earned runs in brief pitching appearances…nice repertoire of pitchers with good
movement on fastball and curve…showed ability to throw off-speed pitches for strikes when behind in the count.

Kody Nichi, OF/IF. 5-10, Ambridge HS, R/R
No additional information.

Dante Palmieri, IF/C, Plum HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports a 7.5 60. Comments: Good arm strength…versatile athlete who also wrestles and plays
football…gap hitter.

Teagan Piechnick, OF/IF, 6-0 178, Canon McMillan HS, R/R
Stats: Batted .325 as a sophomore. Comments: Starter as a sophomore…very good student with 3.9 GPA…named
as a “player to watch” by the Almanac. Summer Teams: RBI Redwings…Canonsburg/Houston Legion.

Max Ponzurick, 3B/SS/OF, 6-3 228, Greensburg-Salem, R/R
Stats: Batted .485 as a sophomore. Honors: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-Section selection.

Tyler St. Esperit, OF, 6-2 190, New Brighton HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.89 60 and threw 81 MPH from the OF at Keystone Games tryouts. Stats: Batted .541 as a
sophomore. Comments: Starter since his freshman season…honorable mention all-conference linebacker…good
student. Honors: Beaver County Times Top 20 for 2012. Summer Team: New Brighton Colts.

Chuckie Scales, OF, 5-9 160, Shady Side Academy, L/R
Measurables: Ran 6.69 60 and threw 82 MPH from the OF at 2012 Colorado Rockies workout. Stats: Batted .381
with 15 SB, 24 runs and 13 RBI. Comments: Excellent speed…excellent in the field…hits for average…pretty good
arm strength…very coachable…great bloodlines. Honors: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-Section selection.

Ryan Sciullo, OF, 5-7 140, Kiski Area HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 6.71 60 at 2012 Rockies workout. Stats: Batted .316 as a sophomore with 11 SBs. Comments:
Starting CF for varsity as a sophomore…lead-off hitter…strong and accurate arm.

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Tyler Shroads, OF, 5-9 165, Blackhawk HS, R/R
Good defensive outfielder who will start as a junior…has hit well at lower levels.

Anthony Smaldino, OF/SS, 5-10 170, Vincentian Academy, R/R
Batted .391 in the leadoff spot…very good speed and led team in stolen bases…can play multiple positions but may
be best suited as an OF…tremendous knowledge of the game and ranks in the top 5% of his class…excellent cross
country runner. Summer Team: Allegheny Heat

Nick Stotler, IF/OF, 6-1 180, Plum HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach report a 6.9 60. Comments: Athletic and growing into his body…has gotten faster and more
athletic as he matures…starter as a freshman…versatile and can play multiple IF and OF positions…has power and
the ability to hit to all fields…plus arm strength…middle of the lineup hitter as a sophomore.

Adam Thompson, OF/P, 6-0 160, South Park HS, L/R
Measurables: Coach reports he runs a 7.6 60. Comments: Hit .333 this fall…saw some varsity action in
2011…improving his command on the mound…solid work ethic and has a good future. Summer Team: Pittsburgh
Dirtbags.

Caleb Thorn, 1B/OF/P, 6-0 185, Knoch HS, R/R
A strong line drive hitter.

Justin Vickless, OF/SS, 5-9 160, Brentwood HS, R/R
Stats: Batted .320 with 12 RBI. Comments: Very quick hands and good speed…a 3-sport athlete.



 2015 Grads – Pitchers

Brian Albert, P/IF, 6-2 170, Plum HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 83-84 velo and 6.7 60. Comments: Extremely athletic…can play multiple IF
positions…has tight breaking ball and excellent movement on his change…becoming more consistent with off-
speed pitches…very high ceiling and a high level prospect…good student.

Tyler Brenninghouse, P/SS/OF, 6-0 170, Burrell HS, R/R
Covers the outfield very well for his age…line drive hitter.

Colin Clauss, P, 6-0 225, West Allegheny HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports he throws 81 MPH. Comments: Number 2 starter as a freshman…can throw three
pitches for strikes and keeps the ball low…coach says “sky is the limit”…chance to be a D-1 or D-2 pitcher…should
be throwing in the upper 80s by senior season…very coachable and needs to continue to work hard and become
more muscular.

Jay Cortese, P/OF. 6-1 175, Vincentian Academy, L/R
Should see plenty of varsity action this season…plays for varsity basketball team as well…throws 78-81 MPH.
Summer Teams: Mid-Atlantic Curves and North Hills Fed.

Michael DePanicis, P/C/OF/2B, 5-10 150, Kiski Area HS, R/R
Measurables: Reports 75 MPH velocity from mound.

Brandon Donovan, P, 6-0, Steel Valley HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 80-83 MPH as a sophomore. Comments: Excellent curveball…led pitching staff with
1.75 ERA as a freshman.

Justin Johnson, P/1B, 6-2 200, Franklin Regional HS, L/L
Measurables: Coach reports 73-76 MPH. Stats: 11 Ks and only 2 BBs in 15 IP as a freshman playing varsity ball.
Comments: Good command of fastball, curve and change…excellent movement on his pitchers. Summer Team:
Mid-Atlantic Canes.

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Phillip Mahr, P/OF, 6-0 155, Plum HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 6.9 60 and 78-79 velo. Comments: Excellent athlete with speed and potential…solid
hitter with gap power…good velocity on the mound and developing curveball and change.

Nick Satovich, P/1B, 5-9 150, Plum HS, L/L
Measurables: Coach reports 7.3 60 and 74-75 MPH velo. Comments: Developing three pitches…excellent
defensive skills and good contact hitter…needs to get bigger and stronger…good potential…uses all fields…hard
worker.

Ryan Sowal, P/IF, 6-0 190, Burrell HS, R/R
Could see varsity action as a freshman…very promising.

Casen Wolinsky, P/1B, 6-2 185, Franklin Regional HS, R/R
Measurables: Reports 69-73 MPH velo.



 2015 Grads – Catchers
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Tyler Amedure, C/IF/OF, 5-6 125, West Allegheny HS, B/R
Measurables: Coach reports he runs a 6.8 60 and throws 80 MPH. Comments: Extremely athletic…small but
explosive…can play any position…started as a freshman and did well…played primarily in the OF…extremely
aggressive on the bases and has great instincts.

Anthony Falce, C/P/OF, 5-10 150, Franklin Regional HS, R/R
Measurables: Reports 7.77 60, 2.2 pop and 65 MPH velo.

Tyler Matthews, C/1B, 6-2 200, Burrell HS, R/R
Very good defensive catcher for his age…big and strong…a power hitter

Ryan Ray, C/3B/2B, 5-7 165, Franklin Regional HS, R/R
Measurables: 8.0 60 and 2.1 pop

Shane Roebuck, C, 5-9 175, Brownsville HS, B/R
Measureables: Coach reports 7.50 60 and 2.10-2.20 pop. Comments: Spot starter as a freshman…combination of a
good defensive catcher with good offensive production…hit .390 as a freshman…developing above average
power…good athlete…linebacker in FB.

Joseph Strange, C, 5-9 140, Pine-Richland HS, R/R
Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates



 2015 Grads – Middle Infielders


Jake Bickus, IF, 5-9 150, Carlynton HS, 5-9 150
Tremendous hands and fielding fundamentals…loves the game…A+ on work ethic.

John Bondi, 2B/SS/P, 5-11 142, Frankline Regional HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 7.2 60 and 71-74 MPH velo. Stats: Batted .314 on varsity. Comments: Nice range
laterally and has exceptional ability to get to shallow fly ball behind 2 nd base…hits for average and power.

Caleb Camacho, SS/OF/2B, 5-7 140, Franklin Regional HS, R/R
Measurables: Reports 7.4 60 and 66 MPH velo.



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Vince D'Orazio, MIF/OF, 5-8 150, Mt Lebanon HS, R/R
Measurables: Timed at 4.7 40 prior to freshman football season. Comments: Lettered as a freshman…good student.
Honors: Selected for 2012 Keystone Games. Summer Team: Red Sox (WPEBL)

Jordan Kowalski, IF, 5-7 130, Knoch HS, R/R
Good contact hitter.

Cody Laneve, IF/OF, 5-11 155, Pine-Richland HS, R/R
Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates.

Collin Liberatore, SS/2B/3B/P, 5-10 140, Greensburg Central Catholic, R/R
Line drive hitter who has a high ceiling…a natural with the glove…not very fast…hard worker who is very
coachable…pitches have natural movement on the mound..very poised.

Ian Moorehead, SS/2B, 5-7 125, Kiski Area HS, B/R
Measurables: Reports 7.4 60 and 76 MPH velo.

Nathan Pieszak, SS/P, 5-11 160, Mt Pleasant HS, R/R
Great athletic ability…above average arm and good instincts…needs to work on strength and his defensive skills.

Santino Platt, SS/IF, Our Lady of Sacred Heart HS, R/R
Good talent and athleticism…good fundamentals at the plate and in the field.

Trent Ream, SS/P, 6-2 185, Indiana HS, R/R
Meassurables: Coach reports he throws 83 MPH. Comments: Nice size for his age…average speed…a contact
hitter…hard worker.

Jackson Strange, IF, 5-10 150, Pine-Richland HS, R/R
Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates



 2015 Grads – Corner Infielders and Outfielders

Matthew Bisceglia, 1B/P/OF, 5-9 130, Kiski Area HS
Consistent hitter for average…strong glove in the field….knows the game.

Dan Farinelli, 1B/3B/OF, 6-0 195, Valley HS, R/R
Saw varsity action as a freshman…power hitter…very strong…plays QB on football team…very good student with
3.65 GPA and is very coachable.

Greg Hoolahan, OF/P/3B, 6-0 190, Penn Hills HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 6.9-7.0 60 and velo in high 70s. Comments: Excels in 3 sports…big strong kid with an
athletic build…bat has big power potential…very coachable and disciplined…somewhat raw mechanically on the
mound…very strong arm naturally….velocity will improve with tweaks to mechanics.

Jordan Kestler, OF/2B/P, Franklin Regional HS, R/R
Measurables: Reports 7.28 60 and 70 MPH velo.

Joe McAfoose, OF/IF, 5-9 180, Burrell HS, L/R
Measurables: Coach reports a 7.38 60. Comments: Quick feet and good defensively…shows promise on offense.

Connor McWilliams, 3B/C, 6-0 180, Brentwood HS, R/R
Stats: Batted .304 as a freshman. Comments: Can play multiple positions…also will pitch in the next couple of
years.

Cole Reese, 1B/OF, 5-9 155, Greensburg Central Catholic HS, L/R
Athletic and versatile player…contact hitter…good speed and works hard.

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Nick Schultz, OF/P, 5-9 150, Carlynton HS, R/R
Measurables: Coach reports 6.8 60 and 70-72 velo. Comments: Strong fundamentals in the OF…works hard at the
game and is coachable.



 2016 Grads – Pitchers


Jake Adamrovich, P/IF, 6-0 180, Mt Pleasant HS, R/R
Dominated at the junior high level as an 8th grader…very athletic with great determination….a winner…could
become a top pitcher by his senior season…able to spot all 3 pitches…still needs to work on the little things.

Zach Klejka, P/1B, 5-11 185, Mt Pleasant HS, R/R
Very raw as a pitcher…has good mechanics, needs to work on the mental side…good feet and glove at
1B…probably will be a finesse pitcher…does a good job of locating off-speed stuff.

Jeremy Paul, P/IF, 5-9 145, Mt Pleasant HS, R/R
Very athletic…good defensively…needs to develop pitch recognition at the plate.



 2016 Grads – Middle Infielders


Austin Hoffman, IF, 5-4 145, Moon HS, B/R
Fall Team: Allegheny Pirates

Joe Loughner, IF, 5-9 140, Mt Pleasant HS, R/R
Raw player who improved tremendously this season…great work ethic…still needs to develop as a hitter…worked
hard to improve his defense.

Tommy Pellis, SS, 5-9 135, Greensburg Central Catholic HS, R/R
Measurables: Ran 7.65 60 and threw 78 MPH at 2011 Team USA Showcase in Cary, NC. Comments: Strong arm
and a great glove…very quick in the field…hard worker with good power and has consistently hit for high
averages…good control and keeps his poise on the mound…throws fastball, change, curve and knuckler. Summer
Team: Beaver Valley Red.



 2016 Grads – Corner Infielders and Outfielders

Cole Adamrovich, OF, 6-0 165, Mt Pleasant HS, R/R
Made great strides as an 8th grader…working hard to become a good hitter.




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