04/02/2023 - National Showcase - Sonoma, CA Lars is an athletic 1B/RHP who has a promising future on the diamond. At the plate is where he shows best, displaying near pro level hitting abilities with plus power potential through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (96 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows a feel for the barrel with power showing best to the pull side. Lower half works well through the swing through an aggressive hip turn. At 1B, he shows smooth/fluid actions. He displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Hands are clean and presents well out front. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. Throws are accurate with carry (84 mph velocity) to his target. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 71-75 mph with late movement. Breaking ball is a quality pitch, displaying 11/5 shape with late break. Control is solid as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Lars has a lot of potential and will get looks from collegiate coaches as he continues to progress his game.