HIGH SCHOOL: Oak Creek (#27)
CLUB TEAM: PTA Cardinal 17U (#7)
HOMETOWN: Oak Creek, WI
SKILLS: 93 mph exit, 84 mph IF, 7.1 60, 80 mph fastball; 8-3 standing long jump, 385 dead lift, 200 bench, 340 squat
SOPHOMORE (OAK CREEK H.S. VARSITY): .423 BA
SOPHOMORE (OAK CREEK H.S.)
WISCONSIN THUNDER (2014-2018)
1st, Badgerland State Tournament (2014, 2015, 2016)
6-foot-1, 192 pounds. 3B/OF. Bats R, throws R. Advanced athletic build for his age. 93 mph exit, 84 mph IF, 80 mph fastball. Balanced swing, good extension and bat speed (93 mph exit). Good bat path. Finishes high through ball. Working to keep hands inside. Stays in front of balls. Draws walks (12 BB in about 90 PA). Good speed (7.1 60) to track down balls in OF. Good footwork. Good body control on fielding bunts from 3B. Makes accurate throws, but working on being even more accurate. Working to polish backhand. Good arm strength (84 mph IF). Great work ethic. Does speed, strength and strength training three times a week. Gets in work on own in back yard or with a hitting coach. Pitching (80 mph fastball) is third position. Student of game. Good teammate. Attitude is good even when struggling. Runs everything out. Hustles in and out of dugout.
— Jason Lauren, ScoutU Head Scout, 414-303-7607, Jason@ScoutU.com
MESSAGE FROM HUNTER
My name is Hunter Johnstone, and I will be graduating from Oak Creek High School in Wisconsin in 2021. I am 6-1, 192 pounds, have a strong, physically mature build and primarily play third base and outfield. I have an 84 mph IF velo, 93 mph exit velo and a 7.1 60 time. I am studying business and accounting in high school.
You will find that I am a hard-working, mature athlete that goes above and beyond team practices. I am training at BRX Training Facility two times a week, attending team and individual practices with my club team, as well as workouts in the weight room 3-4 days a week. I am excelling in my accounting and business courses in school, which is preparing me for my business management/finance studies in college. I am continuing with my religious education classes, which brought me to confirmation as a junior. I am a well-rounded, disciplined player who is liked by his coaches. I am a leader on the field, with close attention to detail and a great knowledge of baseball.
Thank you for your interest in me, and thank you for your time learning more about me.
ACADEMICS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES
Community service: Special Needs Caregiving, 2011-2019; Feeding My Starving Children, 2016-18; Building and Grounds Maintenance, 2011-16 (St Matthews Church Oak Creek); Fruit Basket Bereavement Group, 2011-16; Legion Ground Crew, 2013-16
Extracurricular activities: CPR certified lifeguard, 2019; certified WUA umpire, 2019
Other sports: Football (varsity and JV as a sophomore), AAU basketball (3rd-8th grade)
2020 SUMMER (PTA CARDINAL 17U)
June 10-14: Cincy Flames TOC (Cincinnati, OH)
June 26-30: WWBA North Championship (Marion, IA)
July 2-5: PBR Badger State Battle (Mauston, WI)
July 15-21: PBR National Championship (Cartersville, GA)
July 23-26: PBR at The Rock (Rock Sports Complex, 7900 Crystal Ridge Rd., Franklin, WI): Friday — 8 a.m., Pirates Field at The Rock, 1 p.m. Greendale H.S.; Saturday — 6 p.m., Milkmen Field; Sunday — 10:30 a.m., Pirates Field at The Rock