KHSBCA releases 2010 preseason top 50 players

High School Baseball
The Kentucky High School Baseball Coach’s Association has released its 2010 preseason top 50 players list. The honorees are listed below by first name alphabetical order with college commitments when known:
  • Aaron Schwobel (Campbellsville)
  • Andrew Bowling (Trinity)
  • Austin Clay (Daviess Co.)
  • Austin Pugh (Conner)
  • Austin Lyons (Paintsville)
  • Beau Bouthilette (Elizabethtown)
  • Brandon Alphin (Bullit East) — University of Louisville
  • Brian Hockman (Pleasure Ridge Park)
  • Brian Doering (Manual) — Western Kentucky University
  • Brock Downey (Murray) — Murray State University
  • Bud Mortin (West Jessamine) — Morehead State University
  • Chris Beymer (PLD) — Purdue University
  • Cole Isom (Christian Co.)
  • Cole Sturgeon (Owensboro Catholic) — UofL
  • Corey Littrell (Trinity) — University of Kentucky
  • Corey Sloan (Hazard)
  • Dakota Ritchie (Breathitt Co.)
  • Dalton West (Apollo)
  • Derek Stapleton (East Carter)
  • Duran Elmore (Danville) — Morehead St.
  • Eric Standafer (Shelby Co.)
  • Gus Wise (Lee Co.)
  • J. T. Riddle (Western Hills) — UK
  • Jacob Russell (Anderson Co.)
  • Jared Martin (Harrison Co.)
  • Jeff Gardner (Whitefield Academy)
  • Jimmy Conway (Eastern)
  • John Fidanza (Ballard) — Coastal Carolina
  • Jordan Cessna (Henderson Co.) — WKU
  • Justin Hageman (Hopkinsville) — WKU
  • Kyle Gibson (Henderson Co.)
  • Kyle Cornett (Eastern) — Murray St.
  • Logan Dailey (Harrison Co.)
  • Logan McQueary (George Rogers Clark)
  • Loui Helmburg (West Jessamine) — Marshall University
  • Lucas Whitt (LCA) — UK
  • Malcom Thomas (Harrison Co.)
  • Matt Bowles (Bullitt East)
  • Noah Smallwood (West Jessamine) — Morehead St.
  • Ryan Hayden (Graves Co.)
  • Sean Thompson (Franklin Co.)
  • Shane Pack (Lawrence Co.)
  • Spencer Pettet (Monroe Co.) — Belmont University
  • Spencer Drake (Eastern)
  • Tanner Smith (North Laurel) — WKU
  • Tanner Richerson (Murray)
  • Taylor Banks (PRP)
  • Trevor Gott (Tates Creek) — UK
  • Ty Downing (Greenwood) — Indiana University
  • Tyler Saltsman (Grayson Co.) — Murray St.

5 thoughts on “KHSBCA releases 2010 preseason top 50 players

  1. AP News / John Fidanza – Ballard HS(Coastal Carolina) hits a 460 foot walk off grand slam for Ballard 3/17/10.

  2. AP Newswire/ KY John Fidanza (Sr) ballard Fidanza starts off in stride. 3for3 (2) home runs 435 ft blast over the center field wall. Fidanza, also threw 2 runners out by 15 ft. fast feet, impresive pop time and MLB arm make him one of the hardest catchers to steal on in the nation.

  3. Ap News/ John Fidanza (Sr) ballard/ Coastal Carolina bound 5th ranked in the nation. Fidanza prior 3 games combined has gone on a tear. 3 home runs and is currently 7-9. Hard work and determination in the off season has placed this senior in a position to walk off with honors. Fidanza is regarded as a man with a lethal weapon. (Golden Arm) over 90% of runners who have attempted to steal have been caught like a deer in headlights.

  4. AP-Newswire 4/19/10 KY
    Top national prospect John Fidanza-ballard HS performs at high levels. Fidanza has been explosive! The senior catcher heading to Coastal carolina next year has truly displayed why he is a top catching prospect. Fidanza has compiled some serious stats this season. 3rd multi game homerun this season. One of the blast went to dead center a 475 foot titanic bomb! This kid has truly emerged! His off season intense workouts with major league ballplayers has really paid off said fidanza. Fidanza has 8 homers all with record distance and has pounded in 19 RBI’s. Fidanza continues to mow down runners who attempt to steal on him. It is no secret this young man has deep rooted talent, Fidanza’a dad played for the NY Yankees and Chicago White Sox as a professional ball player in the 80’s. What coaches like most about this ball player is his coachability. He maintiains a 3.75 GPA. If you lucky enough to be in KY try and see a game at Ballard HS. This is a true treat. Fidanza had been selected as the coaches 2010 baseball elite player of the year.

  5. Our coaches bureau have been posted in Louisville,KY to scout a senior at Ballard, HS. Senior (c) switch hitter, very strong defensive skills. John fidanza has been selected for player of the month on a national high school level. 420 avg, 28RBI’s, 10 HR 3 multil home run games. Numerous local coaches state “No one dares to steal on him”. Scouting reports have his arm and pop time at a MLB level. John Fidanza has been named to the 2010 1st team national high school all stars, 2010 national high school player of the month.Nominated for high school national player of the year 2010.

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