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Will Paxton

Will Paxton 2B/OF

  • Tehachapi, CA
  • Highland High School
  • Travel Team: Trosky
  • Grad 2024
  • Ht 5'11''
  • Wt 165 lbs
  • Throws Right
  • Bats Right
  • Arm 83 mph
  • 60 Yd 7.78 Sec
  • Class

Running

  • 1.87 sec 10 Yds
  • 5.44 sec 40 Yds
  • 7.78 sec 60 Yds
  • 4.81 sec H > 1B (RHH)
  • 5.07 sec Shuttle (L)
  • 4.51 sec Shuttle (R)

Strength

  • 8'2'' Broad Jump
  • 6'11'' Lateral Jump (L)
  • 7'2'' Lateral Jump (R)
  • 104.40 psi Grip (L)
  • 116.80 psi Grip (R)

Throwing

  • 83 mph mph Velocity
  • 48 Arm Grade

Position - 2B

  • 45 Fielding Grade

Position - OF

  • 45 Fielding Grade

Hitting

  • 45 Hitting Grade (R)
  • 45 Power Grade (R)
  • 85 mph mph Exit Velocity

ADVANCED SWING METRICS BY SWINGTRACKER

Official Scouting Report

  • Class Rating
  • OF/2BPosition Projection

12/12/2021 - Official College Recruiting Membership - San Bernardino, CA Will is an OF/2B in the class of 2024 out of California. At 2B, he continues to show smooth athletic actions with efficient foot work and the ability to work through the baseball while making consistent throws to his target. In the OF, he works low and through the run through ball and does a good job working behind the fly ball to set up his arm to make strong throws on line to target. At the plate, he used a crouchy stance with smooth timing to find balance and drive the ball middle to pull side on a line. Will had yet another good showing at San Bernandino and we are impressed to see his continuous development on the diamond.

10/06/2021 - Arizona Sophomore Fall Classic Will is coachable and hard working 2B/OF in the 2024 class. At 2B, he showed active feet and the ability to get into a low fielding position with quick hands on the double play. In the OF, he worked behind the ball well and even handled tough sun conditions like a veteran. Offensively, he uses an open stance with a controlled leg kick to create explosive bat speed through the zone. He made hard consistent contact often. Will has really progressed since the last time we saw him and we are excited to see what his future holds with that continued work ethic.

12/18/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - San Bernardino, CA Will is an athletic 2B/OF who has a promising future on the diamond. At 2B, he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are active as he attacks balls and plays through with momentum to his target. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. In the OF, he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind, but needs to play through with momentum to his target. He moves well laterally with range improving as he increases his foot quickness. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he continues to shine through an open setup. Hands are loose and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach with power showing best to the pull side. With 4 years to further develop, Will has potential with time and room to progress his game.

Profile

Will Paxton Tehachapi, CA info@factoryathletics.com 800-641-4487 @baseballfactory
Primary Position 2B
Grad Year 2024 Secondary Position OF
High School Highland High School Bats Right
Height 5'11'' Throws Right
Weight 165 LBS Arm 83 mph
60 YD 7.78

The chart below shows the levels of college baseball, along with the range of players with potential to be recruited at that level.

Division I Class 1 – 4
Division II Class 1 – 5
Division III Class 1 – 8
NAIA Class 1 – 6
JUCO Class 1 – 8

Tool Grade Scale

Our main goals with the BF "10-70" Scouting Scale are to provide the player with a realistic evaluation of his "PRESENT" abilities (what he can do today), and to provide college coaches with information they can use to identify and/or compare potential recruits.

Tools are graded for all players and pitchers, regardless of age or graduation year. However, for High School players we use only grades 20-70 (grades 10-18 do not apply), while for Middle School players we use only grades 10-52 (grades 55-70 do not apply).

Grade Middle School (Ages 11-13) Description High School (Ages 14-18) Description 10 Yard Dash (seconds) 40 Yard Dash (seconds) 60 Yard Dash (seconds) Home-1B LHH (seconds) Home-1B RHH (seconds) 5-10-5Shuttle [LEFT] (seconds) 5-10-5Shuttle [RIGHT] (seconds) Broad Jump (inches) Lateral Broad [LEFT] (inches) Lateral Broad [RIGHT] (inches) Grip Strength [LEFT] (psi) Grip Strength [RIGHT] (psi) FB & Raw Velocity (mph) Bat Exit Velocity (mph) Catcher Release (seconds)
10 Poor -----N/A----- 2.50+ 7.50+ 10.50+ 6.70+ 6.80+ 6.80+ 6.80+ 35- 35- 35- 30- 30- 40- 30- 3.70+
12 Well Below Avg -----N/A----- 2.40 7.40 10.00 6.40 6.50 6.60 6.60 40 38 38 35 35 42 35 3.50
15   -----N/A----- 2.35 7.30 9.75 6.10 6.20 6.40 6.40 45 42 42 40 40 45 38 3.25
18 Below Avg -----N/A----- 2.30 7.20 9.50 6.00 6.10 6.20 6.20 50 46 46 45 45 48 40 3.15
20   Poor 2.25 7.00 9.25 5.90 6.00 6.00 6.00 55 50 50 50 50 51 45 3.10
22 Near Avg   2.15 6.50 9.00 5.80 5.90 5.85 5.85 60 54 54 55 55 54 50 3.00
25   Well Below Avg 2.10 6.25 8.75 5.70 5.80 5.75 5.75 64 58 58 60 60 58 55 2.90
28 MS Average   2.05 6.15 8.50 5.45 5.55 5.50 5.50 68 62 62 65 65 62 60 2.80
30   Below Avg 2.00 5.95 8.25 5.40 5.50 5.25 5.25 74 64 64 70 70 63 62 2.70
32 Solid Avg   1.95 5.80 8.00 5.20 5.30 5.10 5.10 78 68 68 80 80 67 65 2.60
35   Near Avg 1.90 5.65 7.75 4.90 5.00 5.00 5.00 82 72 72 90 90 71 70 2.50
38 Above Avg   1.88 5.45 7.50 4.80 4.90 4.95 4.95 86 74 74 100 100 75 75 2.40
40   HS Average 1.85 5.25 7.40 4.70 4.80 4.90 4.90 93 76 76 110 112 79 80 2.25
42 Well Above Avg   1.82 5.20 7.30 4.60 4.70 4.80 4.80 98 80 80 115 115 81 82 2.15
45   Solid Avg 1.80 5.18 7.20 4.50 4.60 4.70 4.70 103 84 84 118 118 83 84 2.10
48 Excellent   1.78 5.16 7.10 4.45 4.55 4.60 4.60 108 88 88 120 120 85 86 2.05
50   Above Avg 1.76 5.14 7.05 4.40 4.50 4.50 4.50 113 92 92 125 125 86 88 2.00
52 Outstanding   1.74 5.12 7.00 4.35 4.45 4.40 4.40 118 96 96 128 128 87 90 1.98
55 -----N/A----- Well Above Avg 1.72 5.10 6.95 4.30 4.40 4.30 4.30 123 100 100 130 130 88 92 1.95
58 -----N/A-----   1.70 5.05 6.90 4.25 4.35 4.25 4.25 128 104 104 135 135 89 94 1.93
60 -----N/A----- Excellent 1.68 5.00 6.85 4.20 4.30 4.20 4.20 133 106 106 138 138 90 95 1.90
62 -----N/A-----   1.66 4.95 6.80 4.15 4.25 4.15 4.15 138 108 108 140 140 91 96 1.88
65 -----N/A----- Outstanding 1.64 4.90 6.70 4.10 4.20 4.10 4.10 143 110 110 145 145 93 97 1.85
68 -----N/A-----   1.62 4.85 6.60 4.05 4.15 4.05 4.05 148 112 112 150 150 94 98 1.82
70 -----N/A----- Superior 1.60- 4.80- 6.50- 4.00- 4.10- 4.00- 4.00- 150+ 115+ 115+ 155+ 155+ 95+ 99+ 1.80-
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