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2016 State Draft Report: Nevada

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  When discussing baseball hotbeds, Nevada often gets overlooked. But the state has had at least one first or supplemental first round pick in every draft this decade. That streak will likely end this year, but there still is a solid amount of draftable talent between the high school and college ranks.
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1. Nicholas Quintana, 2b, Arbor View HS, Las Vegas (National Rank: 114) 2. Mikey York, rhp, JC of Southern Nevada (National Rank: 155) 3. Zach Trageton, rhp, Faith Lutheran HS, Las Vegas (National Rank: 249) 4. Jack Little, rhp, Bishop Gorman HS, Las Vegas (National Rank: 280) 5. D.J. Peters, of, Western Nevada CC (National Rank: 290) 6. Gabe Gonzalez, rhp, Southern Nevada  (National Rank: 457)  
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7. Ryan Anderson, lhp, Spanish Springs HS, Sparks, Nev. 8. Trenton Brooks, lhp, Nevada 9. Ryne Nelson, rhp/ss, Basic HS, Henderson 10. T.J. Friedl, of, Nevada 11. Chase Kaplan, RHP, Western Nevada JC 12. Brody Westmoreland, 1B, JC of Southern Nevada 13. Chris Dunn, of/1b, Bonanza HS, Las Vegas 14. Alex Lott, rhp, Nevada 15. Kenny Oakley, rhp, Nevada-Las Vegas 16. Ty Fox, rhp, Western Nevada JC 17. Sage Diehm, lhp, JC of Southern Nevada 18. Christian Stolo, lhp, Nevada 19. Jarrell Latham, of, JC of Southern Nevada  
Ryan Anderson, lhp, Spanish Springs HS, Sparks, Nev. - The top prep pitcher in Nevada was Ryan Anderson, a lean, lanky projection pick at 6-foot-6, 180 pounds. He's committed to Nevada, where his father played baseball and his sister plays volleyball. Anderson has feel for pitching and a fastball up to 86-87 mph. Chase Kaplan, RHP, Western Nevada JC - Western Nevada's program was shut down, sending Kaplan to Kasnas State as a transfer in its final season. He's got projection left at 6-foot-5 and has flashed low-90s velocity. But he usually sits in the upper 80s. Brody Westmoreland, 1B, JC of Southern Nevada

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