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CA CCS Focus: 20 Underclass Uncommitted


Ryan Ozella
NorCal Area Scout


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Central Coast Section, CA: Spring 2020 is here and as teams get ready for game action to start in the next two weeks, I've been working my lists for under-class (2022/2023) players that could make big jumps in the Spring season. Athleticism, raw tools, and projection are all things I saw when creating this list. Whether you are a scout, recruiter, fan or parent here are twenty uncommitted under-class players to keep an eye on during the 2020 Central Coast Section season.

20 UNDER-CLASS UNCOMMITTED

NAME CLASS POS SCHOOL NOTES
Lucas Kelly 2022 SS/RHP Sacred Heart Cathedral One of the best players in CCS Focus as a Freshman and keeps improving.
Power arm/power bat plus 6-3 frame to be a problem for opposing pitchers
Brenden Moore 2022 RHP/OF Pacific Grove Big innings as a Freshman and growing into one of the better arms in area.
FB already touching mid-80's and feel for downer CB
Jack Vanoncini 2022 C/SS Carlmont Looked the part at NorCal PSAS with advanced understanding of positions
Bat has chance to be one of better ones in section.
Wyatt King 2022 OF/RHP St. Francis Lots of barrels at NorCal PSAS and athleticism to be a force defensively
Showed this summer skills to be a two-way guys also
Will Bowen 2022 OF Serra Quick, strong hands with ability to drive the ball. Easy lift on baseball.
Arm strength to play a corner OF spot.
Luis 'Eli' Martinez 2022 MIF Valley Christian Hands to stay at SS and arm strength for position.
Swing made to drive balls middle of the gaps.
Zach Yorke 2022 INF Archbishop Mitty Played 2nd as a Freshman with bat-to-ball skills from LH swing. Defensive skills present, long term future still undecided.
Lou Martineau 2022 OF Burlingame Lean and wiry frame with easy athleticism. Arm strength/speed for all OF. Barrel is quick and compact with growth as he matures/adds strength
Owen Dueck 2022 LHP Aptos Lean, wiry frame starting to add more strength. Shown pitchability and presence on the mound with FB/CHG/CB all showing promise.
Octavio Soto 2022 3B/1B Salinas Bat speed is impressive. Understanding of how his body works. Arm strength and chance to fit both corner spots
Liam Thompson 2022 RHP/OF Branham Frame projects well for both spots. Arm strength an assett in OF. Stuff on mound could decide his future.
Luke Rossi 2022 MIF Palma Multi-sport athlete with footspeed and glove actions to stick in MIF. Chance for bat to become an asset in near future.
Alex Harrison 2022 C/SS Carmel Switch hitting Catcher growing into frame. Controlled swing and some gap carry. Receiving skills are quiet and clean
Max Mendoza 2022 3B/OF Soquel Strong arm and bat speed to be a force. Two-sport athlete with football. Frame keeps strengthening and athletic to play both OF or 3B
Andre Hyrkin 2022 MIF Palo Alto Showed barrel speed and feel with some carry.
Feet/Arm to stick at SS and some more growth available.
Kai Price 2022 RHP/OF St. Francis SCP Whippy arm action on the hill with chance for more growth. Strong barrel with gap carry. Frame can continue to strengthen
Ryan Lee 2022 C/3B St. Francis Strong receiving and C/T skills. Understand position and grinder. Barrel has some strength and chance for XBHs
Jacob Hudson 2023 RHP/OF Valley Christian Chance to be one of the top arms in the class with FB already upper 80's. Bat speed present, looking forward to seeing in game approach.
Gabe Gaeckle 2023 RHP/3B Aptos Impact Freshman both on the mound and in the field.
Arm strength an asset and chance for some power at 3B
Oscar Knapp 2023 LHP/1B Santa Cruz One to follow for long term. Has put in more strength and keeps working. Loose arm showing ability to attack zone on the hill.

UPCOMING EVENTS

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
Norcal Underclass Games (INVITE-ONLY) CA 06/06 Islanders Field - Lathrop
Northern California ProCase (INVITE ONLY) CA 06/13 Folsom Lake College
SoCal Underclass Games (INVITE ONLY) CA 06/13 Hart Park
SoCal ProCase (INVITE ONLY) CA 06/14 Hart Park
2020 PBR Future Games (California Invite) CA 07/29 LakePoint Sports

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