06/18/2021 - Baseball Factory All-State Tournament (HS) Dawson is a C/RHP who will graduate in 2024. Medium frame athletic build with strength present and plenty of physical projection remaining. At C, shows efficient feet with good agility behind the dish. Good direction towards second base with an arm velocity of 80mph and a best pop time of 2.20 seconds. Keeps head still and presents low target for pitchers to throw to. Accurate/on-line throws to second base. On the mound, Dawson works exclusively from the stretch. He showed good rhythm to his delivery while keeping his eyes on mitt. Gathers over rubber, with good balance, and separates on time with a high 3/4 release point. 2 pitch mix with his FB topping out at 70mph and an 11/5 shaped breaking ball with some depth. In live game action, he was able to minimize and only allowed an unearned run in 2 innings of work. Right-handed hitter hits from an upright and open stance. Short stride, with level eyes at contact, and hits into a firm front side. Short/direct barrel path who hit line drives to all fields. Reached base 3 times, with 2 RBI's, and a bat exit velocity of 80mph in live game action. 3 years of continued growth and development will bode well for his opportunities to play at the next level.