07/18/2018 - Under Armour Southwest Championships 16U, powered by Baseball Factory's Team One Jared is an athlete that works hard behind the plate and has a promising future on the diamond. Behind the plate, feet are quick in gaining ground through a clean transfer / exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Pop times showed in the 2.00 range with accuracy and zip on his throws. He shows a solid setup and sticks balls well in the zone and utilizes his body well through the blocking process and is a wall behind the plate. Receiving / blocking skills show as outstanding tools that will play well at the next level. At the plate, he continues to show as a solid switch hitter with similar abilities from both sides. Power potential is now outstanding as a LHH/RHH. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows a feel for the barrel with gap-to-gap pop. At the event, he was 6 for 8 with 4 2B. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a great personality, is very coachable, and plays the game hard. Jared has the tools to play at the next level and will make some school a special type player.