02/23/2019 - College Recruiting Day - Sioux Falls, SD Payton is an athletic OF prospect who continues to show improvements on the field. In the OF, Payton shows active footwork and is aggressive attacking the ball. He gets into a square position and fields the ball out in front of his body. He makes a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them consistently on-line to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a crouched stance and takes a square stride. He is smooth getting back into his load and leads well with his lower half. He takes a direct swing with fast bat speed, leading to solid gap to gap pop. Overall, Payton is a talented prospect who should find success in this, his sophomore season.