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Baseball – JCCC showcase a huge success

01/31/13

Baseball – JCCC showcase a huge success

OVERLAND PARK, KS – The Johnson County Community College baseball staff held its annual Indoor Baseball Showcase, Jan. 26, and it was the best in the six-year running of the event. The showcase hosted 210 high school players from six different states and one other country (Kan., Mo., Iowa, Okla., Neb., Mich., and Canada). The JCCC Baseball Showcase has earned a reputation as one of the best in the area, and it showed in the record numbers this year. 

Fifty college coaches and professional scouts were in attendance to watch the participants showcase their abilities. Below are the top five results in the 60-yard dash, home to first, throwing velocities, pop times and pitching velocities. 

60-yard Dash
6.65 – Ben Calvano
6.66 – Bret Fehr
6.72 – Benjamin Tjiang
6.75 – Michael Valdivia 

Home to First Base Times
3.97 – Connor Sorge
4.03 – Ben Calvano
4.07 – Nolan Williams
4.09 – Daniel Lewis
4.09 – Blake Buzzard 

Outfield Throwing Velocity
88 mph – Timothy Wadkins
85 mph – Cameron Dean
83 mph – Zach Schmidt
81 mph – Tyler Burrow
81 mph – Jacob Kirmer
81 mph – Trevor Luther
81 mph – Tanner Pinnell 

Infield Throwing Velocity
83 mph – Brett Wolford
82 mph – Ben Calvano
82 mph – Alex King
81 mph – Freedy Jehle
80 mph – Casey Kelley
80 mph – Jacob Biller

Bat Speed
90 mph – Easton Barnes
90 mph – Matthew Perez
89 mph – Jacob Franey
89 mph – Walker Hines
89 mph – Tanner Pinnell 

Catcher Pop Times
1.85 – Jay Hrdlicka
1.87 – Frankie Burdolski
1.91 – Jacob Kirmer
1.97 – Payne McCutcheon
1.97 – Lucas Werner 

Catcher Throwing Velocity
78 mph – Jacob Kirmer
77 mph – Frankie Burdolski
77 mph – Lucas Werner
75 mph – Garrett Eck
75 mph – Jay Hrdlicka
75 mph – Tanner Pinnell 

Pitching Velocity
86 mph – Jake Patzner
85 mph – Tyler Funk
85 mph – Jacob Gleason
85 mph – Casey Kelley
84 mph – Adam Rea
84 mph – Timothy Wadkins

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For schedules, rosters, and other team information, go to www.jccc.edu/cavs.