06/22/2019 - Omaha National World Series - Session 2 (Ages 14-18)
Will is an athletic workhorse that showed well out in Omaha. At catcher, Will showed an athletic set up with soft but firm hands with a good secondary. His exchanges to second are clean with throws on the bag and effective footwork. Will showed the ability to block the ball well as he worked to center the ball and keep it in front of him. At the plate Will sets up in a square stance with high hands. He fires his lower half well and getting the bat on plane with the pitch. He shows the ability to hit the ball to all fields. Will showed to be an intelligent catcher and even stepped in to pitch for his team when they needed it. Wills work ethic and selflessness will be a big attribute to his development over the next few years.
03/17/2019 - College PREP - Tomball (Houston), TX
Will is a tall C/2B prospect who will graduate in 2021. Behind the plate, Will shows efficient footwork and gains ground when blocking. He sits in an athletic stance and receives with a firm glove. He makes a clean exchange and gets rid of the ball quickly, keeping his throws accurate and on-line to the 2B bag. Sitting in a more square stance to the pitcher can help Will improve as a C. At 2B, Will 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 accurate and on-line to his target. Will can improve as a 2B by increasing his lateral range. At the plate, this LHH sets up in a square stance and takes a square stride. He drives his lower half through well and sprays the ball to all fields. Working a smoother load into his swing can help Will improve as a hitter. With two more years to develop, Will has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.