WWBA Class Of 2008 17-U Top 10 Prospects

MARIETTA, Ga.--Suburban Atlanta is the site of more than a month of high school, wood bat tournaments each summer. The 17-and-under event featured more than 2,500 rising seniors, juniors and sophomores, and following is a ranking of the top rising seniors in attendance. Rankings are based on overall future performance with some consideration to event performance, and were compiled by Baseball America national writer Alan Matthews and intern Travis Young, in conjunction with scouts and college recruiters in attendance.

RankPlayer, Pos.School
1.Tim Beckham, ssGriffin (Ga.) HS
2.Tim Melville, rhpHolt High, Wentzville, Mo.
3.Kyle Skipworth, cRubidoux (Calif.) HS
4.Alex Meyer, rhpGreensburg (Ind.) HS
5.Sonny Gray, rhpSmyrna (Tenn.) HS
6.Bobby Bundy, rhpSperry (Okla.) HS
7.Steven Upchurch, rhpFaith Academy, Mobile, Ala.
8.Ethan Martin, 3bStephens County HS, Toccoa, Ga.
9.Brett DeVall, lhpNiceville (Fla.) HS
10.Robbie Ross, lhpLexington (Ky.) Christian Academy

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