Diamond Prospects Presents…
Hit, Run & Throw: A Pre-Season Skills Contest
You’ve heard of football’s Punt, Pass and Kick contest…Diamond Prospects is putting together a skills contest baseball-style! Think you can hit, run & throw? Then you are invited to participate in our statewide pre-season All-Skills event.
Participants will compete individually in:
Ø Homerun Derby
Ø Arm strength competition
Ø Throwing accuracy contest
Ø 60-yard Dash
Ø Baserunning contest
Each player will choose four events to compete in. You may sit out more than one contest if concern exists over an injury.
We will also have two team events, the “4 Corners Drill” and “Rocket Relay.” Five players from the same high school must sign up to qualify for this event. Players do not have to be in the same grade.
So who is the state’s top homerun hitter? Who has the most speed in the Palmetto State? Who has the best arm in South Carolina? What prep team has the quickest set of hands?
Signed and un-signed seniors will be present and, of course, Diamond Prospects will chronicle the entire event on TheDiamondProspects.com.
Winners will be given trophies and Diamond Prospects apparel for every event in every grade level. We will also crown an overall champion for each class.
This event is open to every player in grades 9-12. Each player will represent his high school by wearing his prep uniform. Please make every attempt to obtain your high school jersey.
Diamond Prospects will use this day to take pictures of prospects to have on file for the upcoming spring and future stories, a “media day” of sorts.
The Hit, Run & Throw event will also allow lesser-known players to be identified by Diamond Prospects.
The cost of the event is only $30 for seniors who have signed, $40 for un-signed seniors and underclassman. Lunch will be provided for every player. Discounts: DP website members receive $5 off. If 8 players from the same high school team attend, you will receive $10 off (please send applications in together).
The event will be held in Columbia’s Heathwood Hall High School athletic complex on Sunday, January 28. Check-in will begin at 10:00 a.m. The alternate weather date will be February 11.
This is not a showcase. It is a day to promote high school baseball in South Carolina!
Stay tuned to Diamond Prospects for details. In the meantime, round up your buddies and plan on spending a day with us!
Bonus: Following the Sunday workout, Diamond Prospects will provide you with the option of sitting in on “Recruiting 101”, a crash-course on the recruiting process. We will take approximately 45 minutes to counsel you through the maze that is often very confusing for players and their families. For more information on aspects that we will cover, please go to TheDiamondProspects.com and click on Recruiting 101. The cost for the seminar is $25 for the entire family. Payment details are on the second page.