01/07/2022 - 2022 Baseball Factory Pre-Season All-America Tournament (AZ) Ernest is a 2023 2B/3B who showcased his skills at the Baseball Factory Pre-Season All-American Tournament. At 2B, he starts in an athletic position and gets good 1st step reads off bat. He showed efficient footwork with ability to cover ground in all directions. Has a clean transfer as he made accurate/on-line throws from multiple arm slots and an arm velocity up to 80mph. At the plate, he hits from an athletic and open stance. Showed good awareness of the strike zone and only offered at his pitch. A direct barrel path, with a short glide step, and has late bat whip. Made consistent contact to all fields with a bat exit velocity up to 85mph. During the games, he reached base 3 times with a single and 2 walks. Ernest is a solid player who has the potential to further build upon his skills on the field with continued development.