08/13/2023 - National Showcase - Honolulu, HI Dayton is an OF/RHP who will graduate in 2025. Medium frame athletic build with strength present. In the OF, shows fluid feet and ability to cover ground. Fields ball out front from an athletic/low fielding position. Good reads off the bat enable him to flip his hips and works through the baseball with a 1-hand catch. Throws from a low 3/4 arm slot, with a loose arm stroke, and throws were accurate/on-line into the infield at 87mph. On the mound, he gathers over the rubber and keeps eyes on target throughout his delivery. He has a loose arm with good extension out front. Attacks hitters with a FB that sits 75-77mph, an 11/5 shaped breaking, and a changeup with sinking action that he throws with FB arm speed. FB was best pitch during his bullpen. At the plate, he hits from an athletic and closed stance. Gets his knob to C and keeps his hands inside the baseball. A direct barrel path enables him to hit hard line drives to all fields with a bat exit velocity up to 82mph during BP. With 2 years of continued growth and development, we see him having a bright future on the baseball field.